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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 Information and Communications Department has fined a Facebook user for posting fake news about social distancing measures.
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).
A woman in the central province of Quang Binh has been fined by police for spreading ‘fake news’ on her Facebook page.
Police in Hanoi City reported on Tuesday they had fined a GrabCar driver VND1.5 million (US$65) for ripping off foreign tourists.
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.
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.
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 has been fined £500,000 by the UK's data protection watchdog for its role in the Cambridge Analytica data scandal.
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.
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.