Sex industry thrives in Ho Chi Minh City despite decade of control

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Sex industry thrives in Ho Chi Minh City despite decade of control

The illegal sex business in Ho Chi Minh City has become more complicated and blatant, according to municipal policymakers.

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HCMC jails downtown pimps, bar owners

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HCMC jails downtown pimps, bar owners

The owners and managers of a handful of downtown bars were sentenced by a Ho Chi Minh City court, on Friday, for procuring prostitutes for foreign clients.

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Police bust high school prostitution ring in Vietnam

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Police bust high school prostitution ring in Vietnam

Bac Kan police arrested a madame who enlisted high school students as sex workers in the north central province.

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Red tape, lack of funds hinders drug treatment

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

Red tape, lack of funds hinders drug treatment

VietNamNet Bridge – Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam on Sept 10 called on agencies and localities to speed up the treatment of drug addicts throughout the nation.

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Deputy PM urges to solve hiccup in implementation of Methadone treatment program

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam, who is also Chairman of the National Committee for AIDS, Drug and Prostitution Prevention and Control, has asked related agencies to resolve hiccups along the implementation of anti-AIDS, Drug and Prostitution program.

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Red tape, lack of funds hinders drug treatment

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

Red tape, lack of funds hinders drug treatment

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam yesterday called on agencies and localities to speed up the treatment of drug addicts throughout the nation.

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Ministry announces banned trades

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Ministry announces banned trades

The Ministry of Planning and Investment has released a list of 11 trades that are banned for investors, and had also lifted bans on 40 others.

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Red-light district dims as Zurich bankers curb spending

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Red-light district dims as Zurich bankers curb spending

Zurich’s red-light district is dimming. Bankers who have been core patrons of the city’s sex industry and cabarets are curbing spending.

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Ministry proposes eight lines of business to be banned

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) has proposed eight lines of businesses subject to an investment ban in the country.

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Focus should be on reducing prostitution's harm to society

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news 1 related news

Chung A, former vice chairman of the Viet Nam National Committee for Prevention and Control of AIDS, told newspaper Nong thon Ngay nay (Countryside Today) that prostitution needs to be under control.

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Majority oppose measure to ‘out' people paying for sex

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

Last week, Viet Nam News asked readers to share their thought about a proposal from the Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs to publicise names of people who pay for sex and require them to do community service. Here are some of the responses:

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Vietnam’s capital authorities suggest publicizing sex buyer names to combat prostitution

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

Vietnam’s capital authorities suggest publicizing sex buyer names to combat prostitution

Vietnamese experts are debating whether the names of sexual service users should be made public following a suggestion by the Hanoi Department of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs that these names should be publicized as a way to deter sex purchases.

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Sex website seizure spurs San Francisco bid to decriminalize prostitution

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Sex website seizure spurs San Francisco bid to decriminalize prostitution

The head of San Francisco’s Erotic Service Providers Union has been a sex worker for 24 years — and "I hope to be doing it for another 24," says Maxine Doogan.

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Hanoi officials want to publicise names of people using prostitutes

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago

VietNamNet Bridge - Along with proposals to increase administrative penalties, Hanoi People’s Committee wants to make public the names of people who pay money to sex workers.

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Anti-drug campaign produces big wins

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago 2 related news

Anti-drug police have made over 44,900 arrests and seized nearly 800kg of heroin, 70kg of opium and 390,000 ecstasy pills during a one-year crack down on drugs.

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