Ben Tre tightens handling of illegal fishing Society

Ben Tre tightens handling of illegal fishing

Secretary of Ben Tre province’s Party Committee Le Duc Tho asked localities and competent forces to strictly handle violations of fishing regulations at a meeting on fighting the illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing on October 14.
Steering committee on smuggling prevention sets out tasks Society

Steering committee on smuggling prevention sets out tasks

The National Steering Committee for Anti-smuggling, Counterfeit Goods and Trade Fraud (National Steering Committee 389) convened a meeting in Hanoi on October 14 to review its activities in the third quarter and set out tasks for the fourth quarter.
EC to review Vietnam's efforts against IUU at online meeting Society

EC to review Vietnam's efforts against IUU at online meeting

A delegation from the European Commission (EC) will convene an online meeting with the Directorate of Fisheries on October 27 to review Vietnam’s efforts against illegal, unreported and undocumented fishing (IUU), said the directorate's Deputy General Director Nguyen Quang Hung.
Disciplinary measures doled out to former officials of Hanoi, HCM City Politics

Disciplinary measures doled out to former officials of Hanoi, HCM City

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong chaired a meeting of the Party Central Committee’s Secretariat in Hanoi on August 17 to consider disciplinary measures against the Party Delegation to the Hanoi People’s Committee in the 2016-2021 tenure and several former leaders of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.
Bac Ninh aims to enter top 5 localities in PCI rankings Business

Bac Ninh aims to enter top 5 localities in PCI rankings

The northern province of Bac Ninh is applying measures with the aim of rising to the top five localities in the provincial competitiveness index (PCI) rankings, according to Chairwoman of the provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Huong Giang.
Coastal provinces act to remove EC yellow card Society

Coastal provinces act to remove EC yellow card

In an effort to remove the yellow card imposed by the European Commission (EC), coastal cities and provinces have adopted drastic measures to fight irregular, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing.
Man jailed for storing 780 kg of African pangolin scales Environment

Man jailed for storing 780 kg of African pangolin scales

The People’s Court of northern Hung Yen province on June 2 sentenced a man to five years and three months in jail for storing 780 kg of pangolin scales - a type of banned goods - in accordance with Clause 3, Article 191 of the 2015 Penal Code (revised and supplemented in 2017).
Hanoi recommends COVID-19 response measures Health

Hanoi recommends COVID-19 response measures

Hanoi has recently recommended the Government direct competent ministries and sectors to timely issue guidance on meting out punishment to violations of COVID-19 prevention rules in the capital city amidst the new COVID-19 resurgence.