Vietnam seizes Apple gadgets smuggled from US, gold from Thailand.
20 kilos of suspected gold was hid on a flight from Bangkok to Hanoi while the Apple package was sent to Saigon via post.
Customs officers in Ho Chi Minh City on Friday said they had just seized the largest postal package of iPhones and iPads smuggled from the U.S. The shipment included 144 smartphones and tablets, most of them new and of the latest versions.
It was labeled as non-commercial package and declared to contain computer mouses and keyboards, the officers said, as cited by local media. The recipient has been identified as a resident in District 1 in the city downtown.
Also on Friday, more than 20 kilograms of what was suspected as gold from a Bangkok flight was seized at Noi Bai Airport in Hanoi.