Update news crack down
Joint efforts are being made to crack down on the illegal trade of wild animals on the Internet in Vietnam as more traders have shifted offline to Internet-based markets.
Hanoi moves to crack down on COVID-19 law-breakers
Large fines of up to VND20 million are set to be imposed on individuals and organisations that break regulations on social distancing in the capital city of Hanoi in an attempt to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
HCM City cracks down on construction violations on roads
The HCM City Department of Traffic will suspend projects or revoke construction permits for units that repeatedly violate regulations related to construction works on roads.
HCM City to crack down on pollution
VietNamNet Bridge – The HCM City People’s Committee has announced an action plan in 2016-20 to reduce environmental pollution.
China cracks down on $4.3m worth of illegal and fake beauty products
Police in China have cracked down on a supply network of unlicensed and counterfeit beauty products, state media said.
HCM City cracks down on illegal sand exploitation
VietNamNet Bridge – The city’s People’s Committee has directed city police and border guards to strengthen management, inspection and handling of illegal sand mining on rivers and canals in the city.
Da Nang cracks down on foreign tour guides
VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Public Security has set up an interdisciplinary inspection team to supervise foreigners’ compliance with the regulations on their entry, exit, and residence in central Da Nang City.
Factbox: EU crackdown on multinational tax deals
The European Commission on Tuesday ordered Ireland to reclaim up to 13 billion euros ($14.5 billion) in taxes from U.S. technology giant Apple (AAPL.O).
VN police crack down on Chinese crime ring
VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam's crackdown on a crime ring organised by a group of Chinese citizens has been successful, according to a report by the Ministry of Public Security's Police Department.
Hanoi likely to crack down on corrupt building officials
VietNamNet Bridge – The capital city of Ha Noi will consider doubling administrative fines on construction violations with the aim of strictly tightening related regulations.
Social Headlines December 17
Police forces to launch crime crackdown before Tet; HCM City Police apprehend drug ring, seizing drugs; 40 market kiosks destroyed in huge fire; Sa Pa snowfall damages farms; Vietnam, US cooperate in landmine clearance