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Hoi An: Five women disguised as beggars fined nearly $3,000

The People's Committee of Hoi An announced on Tuesday it would issue a fine of VND67.5 million (US$2,870) to five people who disguised themselves as beggars in some areas of the city.

Hanoi facebook user fined for posting fake news about social distancing

Hanoi Information and Communications Department has fined a Facebook user for posting fake news about social distancing measures.

Coronavirus: Medical equipment manufacturers fined

Authorities have fined 30 medical equipment manufacturers nearly VND65 million (US$2,800) for violating sales regulations for medical supplies used to fight the novel coronoavirus disease (COVID-19).

Drunk youngsters pose risk to society

Doctors have warned of rising alcohol consumption among adolescents, posing a risk to their health and social order.

Honest work, dishonest pay

Everybody wants to be paid a fair wage for an honest day's work, but what happens when your employer isn't honest or honourable? Some workers in Vietnam's capital found out recently.

Speed demon fined for social media hoax

A young man who posted photos of his high-speed motorbike journey across the country has admitted to police that it was a hoax, the Traffic Police Department announced on Tuesday.

Company fined for illegal sand mining

Central Highlands Dak Nong Province's People’s Committee has fined a company VND130 million (US$5,600) for illegal sand mining, online newspaper reported.

Busan award winning film gets fined

Vietnamese coming-of-age drama Ròm, a recent winner at the Busan International Film Festival, has been fined VND40 million (US$1,700) for participating in the festival without an official licence from the authority.

Woman fined for spreading fake news on social media

A woman in the central province of Quang Binh has been fined by police for spreading ‘fake news’ on her Facebook page.

Hanoi's GrabCar driver who ripped foreign visitors off fined US$65

Police in Hanoi City reported on Tuesday they had fined a GrabCar driver VND1.5 million (US$65) for ripping off foreign tourists.

Nghe An company fined $25,600 for pollution

Le Hong Vinh, Vice Chairman of Nghe An Provincial People's Committee, issued a decision on Monday to fine Nghe An Urban Construction and Environment Joint Stock Company VND594 million (US$25,600) for pollution.

Lam Dong restaurant fined VND80 million in food poisoning case

The People's Committee of Central Highlands Lam Dong Province has fined Hoang Vy Restaurant VND80 million (US$3,500) for its involvement in a food poisoning case that affected 136 local residents, the local authorities said on Tuesday.

Coca Cola fined over advertisement

The Ha Noi Department of Culture and Sports on Monday fined a company for hanging an advertisement sign with unclear content.

VFF fined $39,500 for flares

The Viet Nam Football Federation (VFF) has been fined US$39,500 because of supporters letting off flares.

Ship repair firm fined for environmental violations

Long Son Co., Ltd, located in Tam Diep City’s Yen Khanh District, the northern province of Ninh Binh, will be fined VND524 million (US$22,400) for violations relating to environmental protection, according to the provincial People's Committee.

Dak Nong woman fined for spreading fake swine fever news

 VietNamNet Bridge – A woman in the central province of Dak Nong has been fined VND10 million (US$430) for posting fake news about a swine disease outbreak in the area.

Facebook fined £500,000 for Cambridge Analytica scandal

 Facebook has been fined £500,000 by the UK's data protection watchdog for its role in the Cambridge Analytica data scandal.

Passengers fined for carrying more cash than permitted

A couple from the Tay Nguyen province of Lam Dong has been fined VND30 million for carrying cash exceeding the permitted amount without customs declaration when checking out for international exit at airport.

Man fined $4,000 for exchange of $100

Police in the southern city of Can Tho plan to propose less harsh punishments on foreign currency exchanges at unlicensed organisations after a citizen was fined VND90 million (US$4,000) for trading a $100 banknote

Steel producer in Ba Ria-Vung Tau fined for importing substandard scrap

The southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau’s People’s Committee has fined Pomina Steel VND4.8 billion (US$210,500) over 17 environmental violations committed by two subsidiaries over the last two years.