Holiday turns deadly for 12 passengers on illegal bus leaving Sapa

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Officials in Hanoi suspended a bus company's operations after one of its vehicles flew into a gorge during an unapproved trip through Vietnam’s northern highlands on Monday night.

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Principal sent into mountains for literally turning Jr. High School into gold mine

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Principal sent into mountains for literally turning Jr. High School into gold mine

A junior high school principal in the north-central province of Nghe An has been disciplined for turning the yard into an illegal gold mine during summer vacation.

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Pictures: Cycling for bear protection 2014

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Pictures: Cycling for bear protection 2014

More than 100 Vietnamese and foreigners have joined in the program “Cycling for Bear Protection 2014”, during which they took a 132km trip by bicycle from Hanoi to the Vietnam Bear Rescue Centre (VBRC) in Tam Dao National Park in northern Vinh Phuc Province.

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Smuggler accuses environmental cop of ordering tiger and bear

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Smuggler accuses environmental cop of ordering tiger and bear

A convicted wildlife smuggler claims that the man who allegedly ordered a tiger and a bear from him in 2007 was a senior official in Vietnam's environmental police force.

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'Plain' packaging not a boost to illegal tobacco use, study suggests

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'Plain' packaging not a boost to illegal tobacco use, study suggests

A study of smokers in Australia suggests there is "no evidence" that the introduction of 'plain' cigarette packaging has changed the way people buy cigarettes.

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Vietnam, China agree to restore ties after oil rig rift

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Vietnam and China have agreed to take measures to restore and develop bilateral relations that have been undermined over China’s illegal deployment of an oil rig in Vietnamese waters between May and July.

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HCMC seizes 2.78kg of cocaine at airport

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Customs officers at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City has seized 2.78kg of cocaine worth VND20 billion (US$944,064), said its representatives.

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India court ruling threatens $47 billion of coal projects

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India's top court ruled allocation of coal mines to companies since 1993 as illegal, spurring concerns any cancellation may hurt economic growth. Harsha Subramaniam reports on "On The Move Asia."

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Vietnam footballer gets 30 months for betting on own Asian game

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Vietnam footballer gets 30 months for betting on own Asian game

A Vietnam court sentenced a local footballer to 30 months in prison and gave suspended sentences to eight of his teammates on Monday for betting on their own game at an Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Cup in March.

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Illegal food imports seized in Lao Cai

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Authorities seized more than 260 kilogrammes of illegally imported food including fried fish, sausages and frozen ducks in Lao Cai Province on Sunday.

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Protective forests destroyed, as forest-ranger units refuse to investigate

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Protective forests destroyed, as forest-ranger units refuse to investigate

VietNamNet Bridge – A protective forest in Xuan Chinh Commune in Thanh Hoa province was cut down illegally over the last month, but local authorities deny they know nothing about the action.

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Ha Noi to auction sand-mining rights

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Ha Noi to auction sand-mining rights

The Ha Noi People's Committee will auction sand-mining rights in the riverbed of the Hong (Red) River in the city's Long Bien District starting in the fourth quarter of this year.

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Canadian-run betting website busted in HCMC

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Canadian-run betting website busted in HCMC

Vietnamese police have arrested a Canadian citizen and seven Vietnamese for allegedly running an illegal football betting website that had nearly 15,000 members in Vietnam.

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Vietnam faces pressing need for saving wild tigers

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Vietnam faces pressing need for saving wild tigers

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam is one of the 13 countries that have tigers in the wild, yet it is facing an urgent challenge in protecting the species, which is being pushed to the brink of extinction due to economic and social pressures.

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Betting in Vietnam reaches tens of millions of dollars per day: police

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Betting in Vietnam reaches tens of millions of dollars per day: police

The total amount spent on illegal online football betting in Vietnam during the 2014 World Cup amounted to tens of millions of US dollars every day, a police report said on Friday.

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