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Heavy fines still fail to stop littering

Society

Heavy fines still fail to stop littering

Regulations imposing heavy fines of up to 7 million VND (308 USD) on those who litter in public areas have been in effect for a year-and-a-half, but the number of violators who have been discovered and fined remains modest, so most city dwellers are indifferent to the fines.

Japan top foreign investor in Vietnam

Business

Japan top foreign investor in Vietnam

Japan poured 6.88 billion USD, 30 percent of the total foreign direct investment (FDI), into Vietnam in the first seven months of 2018, the biggest figure among 96 countries and territories investing here.

Ca Mau tightens control of fishing fleet

Society

Ca Mau tightens control of fishing fleet

The southernmost province of Ca Mau is tightening control of local fishing vessels operating at sea in line with national efforts to fight illegal, unreported and uncontrolled (IUU) fishing.