After tailing a human trafficking ring for days, police in Ho Chi Minh City and Tay Ninh province Tuesday arrested two individuals trying to smuggle Chinese girls into Vietnam. During the on-going investigation, police nabbed the gang, who live in Dong Nai province, trying to illegally transport three Chinese girls. The three victims all hail from Zhejiang with the two siblings, Zhang Hai Lun, 9, and Zhang Shi Hui, 14, from WenZhou city and the other girl, Xiao Qiu, 13, from Rui'An. … [Read more...] about Vietnam police free more abducted Chinese children
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A Ho Chi Minh City research institute has said it cannot make good on its promise to study a girl reportedly with a paranormal ability to set things on fire by being near them, but expressed skepticism about her alleged powers. Du Quang Chau, director of the Energy Dowsing Center at the Hong Bang private university, told Phap Luat Thanh Pho Ho Chi Minh (HCMC Laws) newspaper that the center can no longer study her case. Chau, who studied her briefly, said, however: “I think she burns things to catch people’s attention.” The 11-year-old, identified only as Thuy, has attained fame after her father went to various media agencies 10 days ago seeking help saying stuff around his daughter kept going up in flames. Chau’s center, whose help was also sought, said earlier that the girl has a rare and “precious” ability that needs to be studied carefully. But he began to have doubts after meeting the girl, whom he described as smart and active. “All … [Read more...] about Expert suspects Vietnam fire girl burns things to get attention
VietNamNet Bridge - Declaring love to their girlfriends with thousands of roses, shouting their love declaration in public, or proposing by the light of hundreds of candles and kissing and cuddling right on teeming streets -pictures of such scenes can be seen on many Chinese websites. Educators worry that such behavior has been imported to Vietnam. In August 2010, the image of a young couple embracing tightly in a crowded canteen in China was posted on Internet and it was spread in Vietnam, causing anger among parents. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese students dating like Chinese peers?
by Tran Thuy Mai I met Lien, a fellow Vietnamese, at the crossroads near the end of Serangoon Street in Singapore. We looked at each other in great surprise. In this foreign land, such an encounter was like a lightning bolt from the blue sky. Indeed, you could even compare it to two ships colliding headlong in the open sea, or two planes crashing into each other in the immense sky. Our meeting was so unexpected. In the restaurant of the Mustafa Supermarket, while eating an ice cream, I just stared at her face. Her unkempt hair looked rather weird but her chubby cheeks appeared almost unchanged. When Auntie Hoa led her to the extremity of our small alley off the village border as a housemaid, I found her cheeks rather thin and pale, like two withered leaves. In our house, she was so timid that she just stood in a corner without saying a word. "In other families, a girl in your situation would have to eat after the family, but here you'll be equally treated," Mum told her at dinner, then … [Read more...] about Meeting ex-maid abroad
Chinese swindlers arrested in Ho Chi Minh City Ho Chi Minh City Police have arrested 16 Chinese fraudsters who used technology to swindle fellow countrymen living in China. Investigators uncovered a scam in which telecom devices were installed in rented house in Binh Tan district. These were used to make the wealthy Chinese residents believe that their bank accounts had been hacked. The residents then unintentionally handed over their account information to the fraudsters when trying to ensure their accounts were secure. The fraudsters capitalised by transferring money into other accounts. Central Highlands preserve ethnic languages Localities in the Central Highlands region have taken many measures to preserve and uphold the languages of ethnic minority groups, such as Ede, M'nong, K'ho, Ma, Churu, Bana and J'rai. According to the Steering Committee for the Central Highlands, the localities have worked closely with relevant agencies to compile five different Vietnamese-ethnic … [Read more...] about Chinese swindlers arrested in HCM City