Oscars auditors apologise for Best Picture mix-up

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 week(s) ago

HOLLYWOOD: PriceWaterhouseCoopers, the accounting firm responsible for tabulating Oscar ballots, apologised for an "error" in the presentation of the best picture award on Sunday (Feb 26), saying Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway were handed the wrong envelope.

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In downtown Saigon, officials mount ‘sidewalk reclamation’ campaign against state cars

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

Authorities in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City have proved that in their ‘sidewalk reclamation’ campaign, which has seen numerous car owners fined for parking their vehicles on the sidewalk, no one stands above the law.

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HCMC suspends injustice case, cancels wrong sentences

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

The judge board of the High People’s Court in HCMC on February 10th announced cancelation of two sentences by the Binh Chanh District and HCMC People’s Courts and suspended the case to Mr. Nguyen Van Thanh who has been proved not guilty.

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Man high on drugs causes street chaos with stolen cab in Saigon

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

A man under drug’s influence was caught driving wrong way on a street in Ho Chi Minh City with a stolen taxi, before being arrested after a high-speed chase with police at dawn on Wednesday.

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Tra fish exports could be hurt by false news: VASEP

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago

Incorrect news broadcast by overseas media can hurt exports of tra fish this year, the Vietnam Association of Seafood Producers and Exporters (VASEP) has said.

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Wrongly jailed man in Binh Thuan province agrees US$440,000 compensation

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

Mr. Huynh Van Nen unjustly jailed for more than 15 years in the southern province of Binh Thuan has agreed with a proposal by the provincial People’s Court to receive over VND10 billion (US$440,000) in compensation for wrong charges of murder and robbery and imprisonment.

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Man compensated USD444,400 for wrongful murder convictions

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago

The Bình Thuận People’s Court announced that it would give Huỳnh Văn Nén a compensation of VNĐ10 billion (US$444,400) for jailing him for 17 years on two wrong murder convictions.

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In Vietnam, traffic jams may be to blame for ATM cash shortage

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 month(s) ago

While Vietnamese banks have prepared solutions to prevent ATM cash shortage during the season of high demand in the upcoming holidays, they admit that plans could go wrong due to such objective reasons as traffic gridlock.

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Vietnam removes four cosmetic products with wrong labels

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SaiGon GP English 3 month(s) ago

The Drug Administration of Vietnam under the Ministry of Health yesterday decided to remove four cosmetic products from shelves.

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Limited speed in roads in HCMC to reduce traffic accidents

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SaiGon GP English 4 month(s) ago 1 related news

Because many roads in Ho Chi Minh City have seen an increase in traffic accidents, the Department of Transport proposed reducing speed in some roads in the city to cut traffic accidents.

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Schools lower the bar for higher standards

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Báo Dân Trí English 4 month(s) ago

Shortly into the new academic year, a sixth grader in Soc Trang City’s Le Vinh Hoa Secondary School was recently demoted to first grade.

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Harsh penalties on wrong information of traditional fish sauce

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SaiGon GP English 5 month(s) ago

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc yesterday ordered the Ministry of Information and Communications to issue punishment on media organizations that published unbelievable information of traditional fish sauce, causing negative affects on business and society.

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In Vietnam, three is not a crowd

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 5 month(s) ago

How many Vietnamese does it take to change a light bulb? Answer: three – one to change the light, another to tell him he’s changing it the wrong way, and a third laughing his head off.

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Millions paid in compensation for wrongfully convicted

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Báo Dân Trí English 5 month(s) ago

About VND53.50bn (USD2.4m) from the state budget has been used to compensate for people who were given wrong sentences within the past 12 months.

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Philippines jails Canadian for life for selling ectasy

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Báo Dân Trí English 6 month(s) ago 2 related news

A Canadian man has been jailed for life in the Philippines for selling 160 tablets of ecstasy, with his swift prosecution part of President Rodrigo Duterte's drug war, police said Thursday.

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