Crimes related to social order fell by 6.8 per cent last year, while the continuing crackdown on corruption helped gain public confidence in the State, two committees reported yesterday.
A co-operation agreement was signed last week between the police departments of HCM City and six southern provinces to increase efficiency in crime prevention and control in adjacent areas.
Minister of Public Security Tô Lâm said hiking medical equipment’s prices, smuggling goods across borders and making fake COVID-19 prevention and control products were new types of crimes this year while delivering a report at the National Assembly meeting on Monday.
In a legal first, a man has been jailed in Việt Nam for killing another man 14 years ago in the United Kingdom.
A gang of bandits who stole more than VNĐ35 billion (US$1.5 million) in HCM City has been arrested thanks to tip-offs from the public, the Ministry of Public Security announced on Monday.