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Authorities in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong has approved financial fines worth over 1 billion VND (43,584 USD) imposed on two people for their engagement in illegal wildlife trade and captivity.

Famous YouTuber fined for posting 'superstitious' content

After two days working with YouTuber Tho Nguyen, the authorities of Binh Duong province have imposed a VND7.5 million fine fine on the popular vlogger.

Sign of the times

Residents of Lane 38 Phuong Mai, Dong Da District, Hanoi in late May discovered that a sign that banned parking at the lane's gate had been replaced with a parking-allowed sign.

Prank police calls backfire on man

Bac Giang Police are completing documents to fine a man for reporting false information when calling 113 – Vietnam’s police hotline.

Online payments for traffic violations

People who violate traffic laws will be able to pay their fines online starting from June 30.

Facebook user fined for false post on Ly Son Island’s garlic

The HCMC Department of Information and Communications has imposed a fine of VND12.5 million on Luong Hoang Anh for her inaccurate Facebook post suggesting that Ly Son Island garlic is contaminated with pesticides.

 

Pharmaceutical company fined US$ 2,147 for raising facemask price

A pharmaceutical company in the Central Province of Thua Thien-Hue has been slapped with a fine worth VND50 million (US$2,140) after being caught selling a box of face masks at VND200,000 ($8.5), about four times higher than the regular price. 

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.

Money can't buy you class

The deputy director of a real estate firm in HCM City refused to get out of his car when ordered by traffic police, saying that the vehicle cost VND5 billion (US$215,700), much more than the VND8 million monthly salary of a police officer.

Phu Quoc Island cracks down on exploitation of natural resources

 VietNamNet Bridge – Authorities in Phu Quoc Island are strengthening oversight and protection of natural resources like sand and stone and cracking down on violators.

Administrative fines are not the only solution

Professor Dr Tran Thanh Nam of the Ha Noi National University’s School of Education talks to Kinh tế & Đô thị newspaper on the draft decree to issue heavy fines for administrative violations in schools.

Dong Nai fines illegal waste disposal

 VietNamNet Bridge – Dong Nai People’s Committee has fined the subsidiary of a Malaysian company VND9.7 billion (US$415,232) for illegally burying waste.

Vaping - the rise in five charts

For travellers looking forward to their summer holidays, what to pack can be a source of stress. But did you know that taking an e-cigarette with you to countries such Thailand could land you with a fine - or even time in jail?

Tougher fines for animal, fishery products’ violations

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Government has issued a new decree regulating the fines imposed for violations in the livestock breeds, feed and fishery products sectors.

French baker disputes fine for opening every day

 A French baker has been fined €3,000 (£2,650) for opening his business seven days a week, breaking labour rules.

A new pet peeve for city dwellers

 VietNamNet Bridge – Dogs are said to be man’s best friends. But what happens when the dogs or owners are not so friendly?

Hanoi fines fake mail trucks

 VietNamNet Bridge – Investigators from Ha Noi’s transport department recently slapped fines on fake mail trucks that were violating road and traffic rules.

Company fined $44,000 for breaking environmental laws

Nghe Tinh Metal Color Joint Stock Company will have to pay a fine of VND1 billion (US$44,000) for a dam collapse incident in March and the violation of environmental laws.

Hanoi: Pavement encroachment comes back to rife

Many pavements in Ha Noi were cleared of encroachments in the two months after a campaign was launched to remove illegally parked cars, vendors, cafes, canopies and other obstructions, 

Uber may face $1 million fine over California drunken-driving complaints

 Uber's popular ride-sharing network has repeatedly failed to promptly suspend and investigate its California drivers when passengers report them driving drunk,