Khanh Hoa fines tourist firm for illegally using Chinese workers

Silent Bay Commercial and Tourist Company has been fined VND75 million (US$3,600) for illegally using Chinese workers in the south central province of Khanh Hoa.

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According to a penalty decision signed by permanent deputy chairman of the province People’s Committee Tran Son Hai, the Nha Trang city based company has employed 64 Chinese without labor licenses.
In addition, it served over 6,000 tourists without any recordkeeping from February to May 2016. With this violation, the company received a penalty of VND5 million (US$224).
Silent Bay is owned by the son of former director of the province’s Department of Sports, Culture and Tourism Truong Dang Tuyen, who has retired since April this year.
The Khanh Hoa province Department of Internal Affairs has set up a team to investigate and determine Mr. Tuyen’s signs of violations of the Law on Corruption Prevention and Fighting.

By Van Ngoc – Translated by Hai Mien

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