Law and judiciary

Crime and law enforcement

Vietnam introduces meth de-addiction regimen as use becomes widespread

Vietnam has created its first regimen for treating synthetic drug addicts, and it combines medication with psychological support. The addiction in Vietnam is being treated solely with psychological methods, but the new regimen by the Health Ministry suggests that it should go along with using ...

Le Nga

Transport minister issues measures to reduce traffic accidents

Minister of Transport Nguyễn Văn Thể has issued a plan to improve traffic safety for 2019, which details measures to raise public awareness and compliance with traffic rules, among others. The plan aims to reduce traffic accidents and related casualties by 10 percent compared to ...

VNS Reporter
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Crime prevention and combat fund established

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc recently signed a decision to set up a fund for the prevention of and fight against crimes. The fund at the central level will be managed by the Minister of Public Security while those at the provincial level, by the heads ...

Minh Hien

Traffic accidents drop 8.2% in 10 months

As many as 14,845 traffic accidents have been reported during the first 10 months of this year, killing 6,674 people and injuring 11,549 others, according to the General Statistics Office of Vietnam (GSO).Keep reading ...

VietnamNet Reporter

Traffic congestion costs Hanoi $1.2bn a year

Hanoi is losing $1-1.2bn a year due to traffic congestion according to the Transport And Development Strategy Institute under the Ministry of Transport.Keep reading ...

VietnamNet Reporter

Vietnam imprisons another 15 for SEZ law protest violations

A group of 15 protesters will be jailed for attacking police officers and vandalizing a fire police station last June. A court in the south central province of Binh Thuan Wednesday sentenced Pham Thanh, 31, to four years and six months in prison for disrupting ...

Tu Huynh

Traffic accidents cause 50 trillion VND in losses to Vietnam a year

Losses caused by traffic accidents in Vietnam amount to 50 trillion VND (over 2.12 billion USD) each year, equivalent to 30 percent of budget spending on education, or 1. 5 million people going without income for the whole year. Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Over 6,500 local websites hacked

More than 6,500 websites in Vietnam have been attacked by hackers so far this year, according to an expert at the 2018 ASEAN Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) Incident Drill, or ACID 2018, in Hanoi City on September 5.Keep reading ...

Van Ly

Vietnam jails another 10 SEZ law protestors for blocking traffic

A court in the central province of Binh Thuan sentenced Pham Sang, 26, to three years and six months in jail on Monday for disturbing public order during protests that broke out against the Special Economic Zones (SEZ) draft law on June 10 and 11. ...

Tu Huynh

More guidance needed for judgment of wildlife crimes

Illegal wildlife traffickers face heavy punishment in Viet Nam, according to officials. Illegal endangered species hunters and traders face two to seven years in prison, or fines from VNĐ50 million (US$2,200) to VNĐ3 billion ($133,000).Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

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