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From 2018, polluters will be jailed for up to 7 years: Vietnam penal code

Individuals caught polluting the environment in Vietnam are to be subject to jail terms, instead of merely cash fines, this year as the Penal Code has been amended to become more stringent to this offense. From January 1, people found guilty of dumping waste to ...

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PM agrees to VND90,000 salary rise from July 2018

Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has agreed to increase the monthly basic salary for civil servants from VNĐ1.3 million (US$57.2) to VNĐ1.39 million ($61.16), or a one per cent increase, starting from July 2018. Keep reading ...


Child protection hotline launched

A national hotline for child protection at 111 was launched yesterday morning in Hà Nội by National Committee for Children under Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA).Keep reading ...


Vietnamese names in Paradise Papers to undergo tax inspection

Following the publication of the “Paradise Papers,” a trove of leaked documents detailing offshore investments, Vietnam’s tax authority plans to begin its review of implicated Vietnamese entities and individuals to identify those with any tax responsibilities at home.Keep reading ...

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Vietnam raises power price by 6.08 percent

Vietnamese consumers woke up on Friday to a 6.08 percent electricity price hike that authorities failed to announce until one day before it came into effect. Power prices in the Southeast Asian country now average VND1,720.65 per kWh, excluding value-added tax, compared to the previous ...

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Rising coal prices cost Vietnam billions

Steep increases in global coal prices are forcing Vietnam’s coal-fired power plants deeper and deeper into the red as they struggle to minimize losses caused by cost overruns worth billions of U.S. dollars.Keep reading ...

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Animals Asia director calls on Vietnamese city to end buffalo fight festival

Daniel Neale, animal welfare director at Animals Asia, has penned an open letter to authorities in a northern Vietnamese city to call for the abolishment of buffalo fights held yearly in one of its districts as part of a long-standing tradition.Keep reading ...

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