The four defendants, who are former senior members of PVTEX, at the trial on August 28 (Photo: VNA)

Ex-senior members of PVTEX brought to trial

The Hanoi People’s Court on August 28 opened a trial of four former senior members of the Petrovietnam Petrochemical and Textile Fiber JSC (PVTEX) for the charge of “deliberately violating State regulations on economic management causing serious consequences”.
Phan Van Anh Vu at the court (Photo : VNA)

Another charge for Phan Van Anh Vu

The Ministry of Public Security announced on August 9 that its investigative agency has decided to launch criminal proceedings against Phan Van Anh Vu and four others on the charge of violating regulations on management and use of State assets, causing loss and wastefulness in the central city of Da Nang.

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.