Vietnam helps Cambodia combat drug

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Vietnam helps Cambodia combat drug

The Vietnamese Government has presented a batch of medicine for treatment of drug addiction worth VND3 billion (US$133,530) to Cambodia, aiming to support the country in its fight against drug.

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Woman busted for sex tourism business, police say

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Woman busted for sex tourism business, police say

Nguyen Thi Thanh Hoi was arrested at a hotel in Hanoi on December 15.

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Hanoi Police uncover sex ring

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Hanoi Police uncover sex ring

Ha Noi Police have detained a person who allegedly led a prostitution ring involving many young girls across the country, the Criminal Police Department said.

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Hanoi has about 2,000 prostitutes: police

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Hanoi has about 2,000 prostitutes: police

VietNamNet Bridge - There are about 2,000 prostitutes in public areas and conditional service establishments (bars, karaoke, night clubs, discotheques, hotels) in Hanoi, according to incomplete statistics.

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Prostitutes are more hi-tech to lure customers: police

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Prostitutes are more hi-tech to lure customers: police

Prostitutes in the capital city are becoming more active than ever on social networks despite efforts by authorities to control them, Ha Noi Police said.

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Da Nang cop mistakes woman for sex worker, beats her on the street

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Da Nang cop mistakes woman for sex worker, beats her on the street

No punitive action has been taken against a police officer in Da Nang after he admitted that he hit a local woman in public with a baton because he thought she was a sex worker.

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Hanoi to keep close watch on sex workers

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Hanoi to keep close watch on sex workers

Fines against sex workers are not enough to fight prostitution, a senior police officer in Hanoi said, adding that the city will take stronger measures to monitor them.

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In Vietnam, debate underway over whether sex buyers should be named and shamed

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In Vietnam, debate underway over whether sex buyers should be named and shamed

A debate has broken out over a recent proposal by the Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs that the names of sex buyers should be revealed as a measure to deter them from resorting to sex services still considered illegal in Vietnam.

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Prostitution racquet busted in central Vietnam

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Prostitution racquet busted in central Vietnam

Police interrogate a suspect belonging to the ring. Photo credit: CAND

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'Foreigner-only' restaurant makes waitresses dress in bikinis

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'Foreigner-only' restaurant makes waitresses dress in bikinis

Ho Chi Minh City authorities say they will fine a restaurant targeting foreign customers in the city downtown for making its waitresses work in bikinis.

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South Korea, Japan leaders to seek early resolution of 'comfort women' dispute

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South Korea, Japan leaders to seek early resolution of 'comfort women' dispute

South Korean President Park Geun-hye and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed on Monday to try to resolve as soon as possible a row over "comfort women" forced into prostitution in Japanese wartime military brothels, a feud that has been a major obstacle to better ties between two of Washington's key allies.

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Vietnamese at loggerheads over proposed ‘sensitive service’ quarter

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Vietnamese at loggerheads over proposed ‘sensitive service’ quarter

A proposal to gather “sensitive service” providers into one designated area in Ho Chi Minh City has just been put forward by a municipal office in charge of combating social ills, sparking mixed reactions.

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HCM City proposes to set up special zones for sensitive services

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HCM City proposes to set up special zones for sensitive services

VietNamNet Bridge –Areas for sensitive services should be established in some cities such as Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Hai Phong, and Nam Dinh, an official from HCM City said at a recent conference reviewing the prostitution prevention program in 2011-2015.

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Social News 26/10

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Social News 26/10

Deadline set for elevated train service

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Ho Chi Minh City social ill combat office proposes establishing ‘sensitive service’ quarter

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Ho Chi Minh City social ill combat office proposes establishing ‘sensitive service’ quarter

An office in charge of fighting social ills in Ho Chi Minh City has put forward a proposition regarding the designation of an area dedicated to “sensitive services,” which may easily turn into prostitution, on a pilot basis in order to better manage social evils and curb illegal sex work.

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