Minister Truong Minh Tuan addresses the meeting. (MIC photo)

Google, Facebook removes videos and links violating Vietnamese law

By the end of June, 2018, Google has blocked, removed nearly 6,700 video clips from YouTube, including nearly 300 video clips related to provoking people and anti-Party, State content, according to a conference held by the Ministry of Information and Communication in Hanoi yesterday.
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.
A vehicle in balance station (Photo: SGGP)

Stricter fines to be imposed on overloaded truck drivers

To deter drivers from violating regulation, People’s Committee in Ho Chi Minh City petitioned the Ministry of Transport to handle and impose harsher penalties on drivers who drive overloaded vehicles.

Company fined for boasting nutritional supplements

Company fined for boasting nutritional supplements

The Vietnam Food Administration (VFA) under the Ministry of Health yesterday slapped a fine of VND85 million ($3,742) on a company of herb development for violating the current advertising regulation. 
 
19 red-shirt leaders arraigned in Thailand

19 red-shirt leaders arraigned in Thailand

Thailand’s Minister of Justice on December 16 arraigned 19 leaders of the United Front for Democracy Against Dictatorship (UDD), or the red-shirts, for violating the government’s ban on political gatherings.
Death sentence upheld for ex bank executive

Death sentence upheld for ex bank executive

The Superior People’s Court in HCMC yesterday rejected appeal and upheld death sentence to former bank official Vu Quoc Hao and his accomplice for embezzlement and deliberately violating State regulations on economic management causing serious consequences.