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Vietnamese firm builds concrete-mixing facility in cemetery

Concrete-mixing equipment and vehicles are seen at a cemetery in Lam Dong Province in Vietnam’s Central Highlands.

A private enterprise has been utilizing part of a cemetery in Vietnam’s Central Highlands as an unlicensed place for mixing concrete and parking trucks for nearly one year, causing annoyance for people living around. Trieu Khanh Limited Company has occupied a 3,000-square-meter area, about half a standard football field, of …

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The artless art of censorship in Vietnam

Vu Viet Tuan, a journalist in Hanoi

Clueless cultural czars are stunting Vietnamese creativity with arbitrary stances on what art should and should not be. A woman with a flower in her mouth and hair blowing in the wind. This was an attractive illustration that painter Thanh Chuong drew for the cover of a local newspaper in …

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Saigon restaurant managers arrested for pimping

Police block off part of Tran Quang Khai Street in Saigon as a team raid a restaurant Wednesday night .

The Saigon police carried out a raid of a downtown restaurant Wednesday night, and allegedly caught waitresses in compromising positions with customers. Dozens of officers blocked off both ends of a section of Tran Quang Khai Street in District 1, a 15-minute drive from Ben Thanh Market, before raiding Thanh …

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Passengers fined for carrying more cash than permitted

An airplane at Tan Son Nhat International Airport. The customs office at the airport has fined a couple for carrying more cash than permitted.

A couple from the Tay Nguyen (Central Highlands) province of Lam Dong has been fined VND30 million (US$1,300) for carrying cash exceeding the permitted amount without customs declaration when checking out for international exit at airport. Customs officers at Tan Son Nhat International Airport announced on Tuesday the issuance of …

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