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Putting a dent in drug crime

Police Captain Cà Văn Nghĩa in the northern mountainous province of Sơn La’s Vân Hồ District has earned a reputation as the nemesis of local criminals, especially drug smugglers.
Politics & Laws

Trust Bank swindle case appeal resumes

The HCM City People’s Supreme Court yesterday (June 22) began hearing the second phase of the appeal in the misappropriation case at Đại Tín Bank, or Trust Bank, which caused a loss of VNĐ1.338 trillion (US$57.51 million).  

Tax deferral policy must be longer to benefit firms

The Government’s policy of giving a five-month postponement of tax and land-use fee payments to support businesses to overcome the difficult time caused by COVID-19 pandemic should be extended to allow more companies to get back on their feet.
Inner Sanctum

Upland girl overcomes mountains to pursue education

Chảo Thị Yến, a young woman from the Dao Tuyển ethnic minority in northwest Việt Nam has defied challenges to become the first woman from her community to earn a master’s degree abroad through a full-degree scholarship awarded by the European Union.


The beginning of the end?

In 1992, English composer Tony Britten wrote a piece of music that lasts around three minutes and is loosely based on Zadok the Priest, which was written by George Frideric Handel in 1727.