At the explosion scene (Photo: VNA)

Seven prosecuted, arrested for explosion at police station in HCM City

The Ho Chi Minh City police have launched criminal proceedings against and put into temporary detention four suspects with charges of conducting terrorist activities aimed at overthrowing the people’s administration, and three others of illegal trading of explosives.
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Caricature contest responds to fight against corruption

A caricature drawing contest on anti-corruption was launched in Hanoi on June 22 by the Department of Fine Arts, Photography and Exhibition under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
Dollar hike won’t significantly affect Vietnam’s economy

Dollar hike won’t significantly affect Vietnam’s economy

The US dollar has appreciated significantly against the Vietnamese dong in the past few days in the wake of the US Federal Reserves (Fed)’s interest rate hike last week, but local officials and experts are not too worried, believing these hikes won’t affect Vietnam’s economy in any major way.

Protestors set fire to motorbikes in building of the Binh Thuan Department of Planning and Investment (Photo: VNA)

Binh Thuan: legal proceedings launched against disturbance case

The Investigation Police Agency of Binh Thuan province’s Police on June 15 decided to start legal proceedings against people involved in disturbances in Phan Ri Cua town in Tuy Phong district, and Phan Thiet city on June 10-11.

A traffic police officer measures breath alcohol concentration of a driver. (Photo: Sggp)

Campaign against drunk driving launched

The National Traffic Safety Committee in cooperation with the Hanoi Traffic Police Department has launched a campaign themed “No alcohol concentration behind the handlebars” in Hanoi on June 10.
Harsh penalties against those drying rice straw in roads

Harsh penalties against those drying rice straw in roads

As per the National Committee of Traffic Safety’s direction, those who use roads to dry agricultural products after harvest or burn rice straw generating smoke and danger for the road traffic will receive harsh penalties.