Kien Giang works to prevent illegal fishing activities Business

Kien Giang works to prevent illegal fishing activities

Authorities in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang are working out measures to prevent illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing (IUU) activities in an effort to remove the yellow card warning of the European Commission (EC).
Philippines: Nearly 8,000 policemen punished over drug killings World

Philippines: Nearly 8,000 policemen punished over drug killings

Close to 8,000 Philippine police officers have recieved administrative punishments, of whom 2,000 were dismissed, for wrongdoings during raids where drug suspects were killed under President Rodrigo Duterte’s crackdown, a Philippine official said on July 18.
State corps commit violations worth 15.4 billion USD Business

State corps commit violations worth 15.4 billion USD

State corporations and groups have been found to have committed violations worth nearly 350 trillion VND (15.5 billion USD) in State capital usage and management during the 2011-2016 period, according to the Government Inspectorate.
Airlines talk facilitating transport Business

Airlines talk facilitating transport

Representatives from domestic and foreign air carriers called for the announcement of the plan on upgrading and expanding Ho Chi Minh City-based Tan Son Nhat International Airport.
Alcohol – major cause of traffic accidents Society

Alcohol – major cause of traffic accidents

As many as 10,000 cases violating alcohol concentration regulations while driving were handled nationwide in August this year, mostly in Hanoi, Da Nang, Can Tho and Ho Chi Minh City.
Stronger punishment urged for IP violations Business

Stronger punishment urged for IP violations

The infringement of intellectual property, manufacturing and trading of counterfeit goods in Vietnam has become more complicated, but most violations were punished with administrative penalties.
Hanoi launches “red book” crackdown Society

Hanoi launches “red book” crackdown

The Hanoi Department of Natural Resources and Environment has decided to crack down on investors who delay the issuance of land use certificates, known as "red books", to home buyers.
Polluters of Buoi River fined Environment

Polluters of Buoi River fined

Businesses in the northern province of Hoa Binh have received administrative punishments for polluting the Buoi River under a decision issued by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.
Corruption cases in Q1 brought to light Society

Corruption cases in Q1 brought to light

The Government Inspectorate detected four corruption cases involving six people with a combined monetary value of 3.1 billion VND (139,500 USD) in the first three months of 2016.