Containers of food are placed in toilet (photo: SGGP)

Food safety violators to be fined $4,298

As per the government’s decree No. 115/2018 on food safety regulations, an individual violator could receive a fine of VND100 million ($4,298) while an organization will face VND200 million penalty.

BLF & LUT fined VND 145mln

BLF & LUT fined VND 145mln

The State Securities Commission of Vietnam (SSC) has just issued administrative fines worth VND 145 million to Bac Lieu Seafood Corp (BLF) and Luong Tai Investment & Construction Corp (LUT).

Sugar plant fined over $93,000 for violating environment law

Sugar plant fined over $93,000 for violating environment law

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources in the south-central Vietnamese province of Binh Dinh yesterday issued a fine of VND1.9 billion (US$93,600) on a local sugar factory for illegally discharge into Con river.
3 businesses fined due to violation in medicine quality

3 businesses fined due to violation in medicine quality

The Drug Administration of Vietnam (under the Ministry of Health) announced yesterday that it had just imposed formal sanctions of administrative violation to three drug and cosmetics producers / traders who had violated quality regulations.
Nguyen Minh Chanh ( R) listens to decision of fine (Photo: SGGP)

Ben Tre man fined $439 for posting fake news to Facebook

Inspectors from the Department of Information and Communications in the Mekong delta province of Ben Tre decided to issue an administrative fine of VND10 million ($439) on a local man for publishing a false new to his fan page on social media, said Deputy Director of the department Trinh Van Thinh, yesterday.