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Vietnam police seize a tonne of meth stashed in loudspeakers

22-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:38 AM

Much of Vietnam’s illegal supply floods in from the lawless “Golden Triangle” zone that straddles Laos, Thailand and Myanmar Police in southern Vietnam have [...]
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Police seize 600 kilos of meth in Vietnam

17-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:38 AM

Police in central Vietnam have seized more than half a tonne of methamphetamine in one of the largest drug busts in recent years in the communist country where synthetic drug [...]
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Vietnam man arrested smuggling tiger skin, bones to China

12-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Vietnamese man has been arrested for attempting to smuggle an entire tiger skin and tiger bones into China, police said Thursday in the southeast Asian country where [...]
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Buddhist nun prays for Vietnamese workers who died in Japan

30-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian markets rose Friday, putting them on course to end the week on a positive note with investors looking past a downgrade of US growth to focus on the next round of [...]
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Vietnam seizes 9 tonnes of suspected ivory from Congo

30-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Vietnam has seized more than nine tonnes of suspected ivory in a timber shipment from the Republic of Congo, customs officials said Friday, in one of the country’s [...]
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Vietnam arrests Chinese man with 300 kilogram of heroin

29-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Vietnam police have arrested a Chinese national found with a massive haul of heroin in HCM City, the second such bust in a week as the country cracks down on the illicit [...]
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Vietnam police seize 300 kilogram of meth in mansion bust

23-Mar-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Vietnam police busted a massive meth ring in a HCM City mansion allegedly run by a Chinese national who used a textile company as a cover for the operation, police and state [...]
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Poachers kill elephant in Cambodia wildlife sanctuary

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

An elephant has been found dead with its tusks and tail sliced off in a wildlife sanctuary in Cambodia, where wild elephant numbers have dwindled to just a few hundred due to [...]
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African swine fever spreads to fourth Vietnamese provincestate media

African swine fever spreads to fourth Vietnamese provincestate media

26-Feb-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

African swine fever is spreading in Vietnam hitting two more provinces, after it was first detected in three separate farms in two other provinces earlier this month. The new [...]
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The battle for Hmong heritage in Vietnam

08-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Vuong Duy Bao surveys his ancestral palace, a vestige of Vietnam’s marginalised Hmong ethnic minority that he says was taken from his family by local officials. The [...]
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Goodbye, again: Vietnam’s reburials send souls on final journey

01-Feb-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

In the dead of night in a Hanoi cemetery, Nguyen Van Thang’s casket is unearthed; his bones carefully cleaned, wrapped in silk and then reburied, so he can finally [...]
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Vietnam jails man for 14 years for attempting to overthrow state

24-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A court in Vietnam has jailed a man for 14 years for attempting to overthrow the state, in cahoots with a group based in the United States, the Ministry of Public Security [...]
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Vietnam arrests former BIDV banker amid graft crackdown

11-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Police in Vietnam have arrested a former senior executive of BIDV, a bank that has come under scrutiny from an anti-graft campaign in the communist-ruled country, the [...]
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Vietnam’s ‘incense village’ blazes pink ahead of lunar new year

09-Jan-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

In Vietnam’s “incense village”, dozens are hard at work dying, drying and whittling down bamboo bark to make the fragrant sticks ahead of the busy lunar new [...]
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Vietnam criticised for ‘totalitarian’ law banning online criticism of government

03-Jan-2019 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Vietnam has introduced a new cybersecurity law, which criminalises criticising the government online and forces internet providers to give authorities’ user data when [...]
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