Category Archives: Legal Matters

Vietnam Airlines keeps carrying Vietnamese back from Europe

The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines said on March 16 that it has created the most favourable conditions for Vietnamese citizens in Europe who want to return home amid the complicated developments of the COVID-19.The firm is maintaining five

UK police charge another over Essex lorry deaths

British police on March 16 charged another man as part of their investigation into the deaths of 39 Vietnamese people found dead inside a refrigeration trailer in Essex, northeast of London, last October.Valentin Calota, 37, will appear at Basildon

Texting campaign in support of dioxin victims launched

A texting campaign was launched in Hanoi on March 12 in order to raise funds to support Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin victims.The Central Committee of the Vietnam Association of Victims of Agent Orange/dioxin (VAVA) and the National Humanitarian Portal 140...

Traffic police launch drink driving crackdown

Traffic police have issued a plan to strengthen control over traffic violations, especially driving under the influence of alcohol following the strict new drink driving law.The crackdown will be implemented from March 16 to April 15, according to the...

All 27 EU countries have Covid-19 cases

All 27 EU member countries have reported cases of Covid-19 as Cyprus detected its first infection on Monday. By Monday, Europe had had 511 deaths of Covid-19 including 463 in Italy. The BFFM television reported that French Culture Minister Franck

All 27 EU countries have Covid-19 cases

All 27 EU member countries have reported cases of Covid-19 as Cyprus detected its first infection on Monday. By Monday, Europe had had 511 deaths of Covid-19 including 463 in Italy. The BFFM television reported that French Culture Minister Franck

Bomb-making materials seized by Hong Kong police

A "bomb-making factory" in Hong Kong that held 2.6 tons of chemicals was raided by police on Sunday and 17 people were arrested for plotting to force the city to close its border with mainland China. Three half-completed bombs, each

A new case of Covid-19 reported in Hanoi

The Ministry of Health reported a case testing positive to Covid-19 at 9:30 PM on Friday. The 26-year-old patient earlier visited her sister in the UK, then travelled to Italy and France and returned to Hanoi on March 1 on

DR Congo: Agencies appeal for funding for refugee support

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees urged for a 621-million-USD fund on Friday to support countries in southern Africa and the Great Lakes region which are hosting more than 900,000 refugees and asylum seekers from the Democratic Republic of

Vietnam calls on UNSC to review sanctions against South Sudan

Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of Vietnam's Permanent Mission to the United Nations (UN), on Mach 4 called on the UN Security Council (UNSC) to review its sanctions against South Sudan.Addressing a meeting of the UNSC in New York,