The escape nearly 600 inmates at Dong Nai Province Drug Rehabilitation Centre may be because of fears of being convicted at courts, according to Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, Dao Ngoc Dung.

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Hanoi suspends West Lake wharf operation

Hanoi has approved Department of Transport's proposal to suspend the operation of restaurant boats on the West Lake for hygienic reasons.

HCM City police investigate huge ivory smuggling cases

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Six killed after car crosses railway

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Investigation into fatal shooting in Dak Nong

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