Ho Chi Minh City helps Vientiane fight crime

Ho Chi Minh City helps Vientiane fight crime

NDO/VNA – Ho Chi Minh City police have handed over professional equipment to Vientiane police to help enhance the capability of the Lao capital’s forces in fighting crime.  (Apr 21, 2017)

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