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Coleen Bothma traipsed from one police station to another in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) this week to let them know about her missing son.
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Faheema Abrahams has been in Vietnam since July 10 looking for her son, Mushfiq Daniels, who was last seen in Ho Chi Min City on July 5.
Similarities in the cases of two missing South Africans living and working in Vietnam have revealed a pattern that indicates a possibility that organ harvesting was involved, according to Gift of the Givers founded Imtiaz Sooliman.
More than 380 Chinese nationals were detained during a raid on a gambling ring in Vietnam, state media reported Sunday, in what police claim is the biggest-ever betting operation run by foreigners.
The family of a South African teacher who has been reported missing in Vietnam plans to spread its search deeper into the the rural areas outside Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) this week.
Vietnam’s foray into the car business with its own brand comes at a cost to its manufacturer: No initial profit.
The mother of John Bothma, who went missing in Vietnam says she has not stopped crying and struggles to sleep.
A South African man who was teaching in Vietnam has disappeared without a trace, leaving his loved ones desperately hoping nothing has gone wrong.
Police in Vietnam broke up an online gambling ring that had handled more than $1bn in bets and arrested 22 people, reports said Saturday.
Four months after her son, John Bothma, disappeared without a trace in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Coleen Bothma has finally managed to secure a flight from South Africa to Vietnam to get answers.
Menacing macaques snatch bags of crisps, water bottles, cookies and crackers from uneasy tourists on Vietnam's Monkey Island, a popular attraction decried as cruel by activists calling for an end to animal tourism in Southeast Asia.
The mother of John Bothma, one of two South Africans who went missing in Vietnam, says she is feeling "hopeless" since the possibility was raised that they may have been victims of an organ harvesting syndicate.
John Bothma’s American girlfriend, Jody Kurash, and his family remain positive he’ll be found.
A lucky 5-year-old cheated death after he fell 12 floors from his family's flat.
An English teacher from Cape Town has been reported missing in Ho Chi Min City.
His loved ones still have no idea where he is but they're trying to stay positive.
Hopes of finding a South African man have been dashed after he went missing in Vietnam, where he was teaching.
Rainbow-coloured hot air balloons ferry giddy visitors over Vietnam's ancient city of Hue for a festival organisers hope will kickstart a passion for flying in the tourist hotspot.
Police in central Vietnam seized nearly a tonne of methamphetamine found abandoned by the side of the road, an officer told AFP, just days after another massive drug bust in the same region.
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