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EC recognises Vietnam's improvements in combating IUU fishing

The European Commission’s (EC) inspection delegation has acknowledged recent improvements made by Vietnam in the fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing (IUU).

China makes up nearly 40% of Vietnam’s steel imports despite tighter trade measures

The neighboring country remained Vietnam’s leading supplier of steel over the last three years, with the quantity and value growing at two-digit growth rates annually.

Quang Nam works to improve endangered langurs’ habitat

The forest ranger department of Quang Nam has been assigned to strictly protect 30ha of remaining natural forests in Nui Thanh district and crackdown on illegal poaching to save the endangered gray-shanked douc langur.

Lucky money sellers may not be so lucky

 VietNamNet Bridge – Online services for exchanging old notes for new ones mushroom in the days prior to the Tet (Lunar New Year) holidays, although the activity is illegal and charges fees ranging from eight to 120 per cent in some cases.

First bitcoin online trading floor in Vietnam illegal

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has warned the first online Vietnam Bitcoin Trading Centre (VBTC) is illegal and all of its trading activities are not protected by law.

Online game firms live outside the law

 VietNamNet Bridge – Online games have been living quietly in the dark, because they cannot advertise their products under any form, and because they have not been granted operating licenses.

Models fined for illegal performance of lingerie

Eleven models who performed in underwear illegally in a recent fashion show in HCM City will have to pay VND3.5 million fine each, announced the HCM City Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

Vietnam turning Chinese refuse tip?

Chinese toxic products have been flooding the Vietnamese market for the last many years. However, the problem has become more serious, more alarming, because they are undermining the national economy and harming Vietnamese people.