Mr. Han Duc Long was unjustly imprisoned for over 11 years

Man demands compensation for 11 years false imprisonment

Mr. Han Duc Long who had been wrongly jailed for 11 years sent a petition to the senior People’s Court of Hanoi, demanding VND20 billion (US$881,000) in compensation for 11 years false imprisonment.
The dam Xuan Tai Company builds to illicitly mine sand (Photo: SGGP)

Fine of $1,769 issued to illegal sand dredger

Xuan Tai Company in the Highland province of Kon Tum was fined VND40 million ($1,769) for illegal sand exploitation, said Chief Inspector of the Department of Environment and Natural Resource Tran Cong Hau yesterday.
Customs officers seize over 4kg elephant tusks

Customs officers seize over 4kg elephant tusks

Customs officers at Tan Son Nhat Airport in HCMC yesterday detained a 62-year-old Vietnamese woman who touched down on a flight from Africa because she illegally brought nearly 4kg of elephant tusks, nine tails, claws and three sets of leopard skin.
Police officers are checking the truck with smuggled medicine containers (Photo: SGGP)

Police detect smuggled medicine worth $219,968

The department of smuggling prevention (C74) under Vietnamese Ministry of Public Security and Economic Police of District 4 confiscated smuggled medicine worth VND5 billion ($219,968) yesterday.