Shoe company fined for environment pollution

Pou Yuen Vietnam Company, located in Tan Tao Ward of Binh Tan District in Ho Chi Minh City, has been fined VND577 million (approx. US$28,200) for 9 violation counts of environment pollution.

According to the HCMC People’s Committee, the company emitted gas and dust 5 times higher than permissible levels at their shoe sole factory.

By Quoc Thanh –Translated by Uyen Phuong

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