The HCM City Police Department of Fire Fighting and Prevention on Monday handed over 12 state-of-the-art fire engines imported from France to grassroots authorities.
Three of the fire engines, made by Gimaex, are robots that can destroy a structure. Others can be used in a tunnel or to rescue people in a tunnel, and two are used to treat toxicity in the environment.
Gimaex has also sent staff to conduct a training course for 100 firefighters in HCM City.
Le Tan Buu, director of HCM City's Police Department of Fire Fighting and Prevention, said the equipment would help to increase capacity of the department and contribute to reduce losses caused by fire.
Tuoi Tre (Youth)
Warehouse of fake products found in HCM City.
HCM City market watchdogs and police officials in the municipal Hoc Mon District on Monday discovered a warehouse storing fake products in Ba Diem Commune in Hoc Mon District.
Authorities detained a truck containing four kinds of commodities, including briefcases and shoes with brand names of Gucci, Lacoste, and LV. Officials found a huge amount of products imported from China. Yesterday, officials conducted another inspection of the warehouse.
Nguoi Lao Dong (Labourer)
Banking official flees with VND17 billion
HCM City police on Monday (Feb. 2) arrested a banking official of Agribank for being involved in a property appropriation case.
Phu Minh Hoa, born in 1983, and a staff member of the Hoa Hung transaction office of the bank's Mac Thi Buoi Branch, was arrested for further investigation.
Police are seeking Nguyen Le Kieu Quang, born in 1978, head of the transaction office, who allegedly took VND17 billion after fleeing.
According to the bank, Hoa and driver Nguyen Dinh Cong were assigned to take the money; Quang decided to accompany his two staff members. After getting the money, he asked the driver to take him to a foreign bank and told the driver he would call him to pick him up. However, he did not call, and then disappeared.
Lao Dong Labour