-- Some individuals have recently been found to illegally charge drivers parking fees on some Ho Chi Minh City roads that do not allow parking, and overcharge them on those allowed.
-- More than 5 hectares of the five-year-old protection forest on the Ba Hoa (Mrs Fire) mountain in the central province of Quy Nhon were destroyed by a fire that broke out Sunday.
-- Only seven out of the 18 Chinese doctors working at the seven Chinese clinic that came under an inspection run by the HCMC Department Labors, Invalids, and Social Affairs that are allowed to work in Vietnam, while the remaining 11 do not have a work permit.
-- A medical checkup program has been running at discounted prices of 5 – 100 percent for more than 200 medical services in HCMC but patients from neighboring provinces have complained that they had wasted money on this dubious program.
-- Many construction projects across the country have to cease progressions or be delayed due to the lack of capital, the Ministry of Transport said in its report submitted to the government.
-- Vietnam needs to have an adequate human force in the fishing industry to make it a powerful oceanic economy, besides the modernized fishing boat fleets, Tran Cao Muu, general secretary of the Vietnam Fishery Association told Tuoi Tre.
-- HCMC is now home to 3,460 facilities that participate in the price stabilization program launched by the city’s Department of Industry and Trade, but some of them have yet to be known by local consumers.
-- The European Commission has conducted an inspection on Chinese lighter manufacturers for their evasion of anti-dumping taxes by exporting the products to the EU via Vietnam.
-- More than 400 contestants of the university entrance exams took place earlier this month admitted to having conducted cheating activities during their exams such as using cheat sheets and asking each other, a survey that randomly asked 500 contestants have shown. The respondents also revealed that the proctors had seemingly ignored their cheating.
-- As the London 2012 Olympics is only four days ahead, Tuoi Tre Newspaper Monday officially launched a writing contest titled “The Olympics Passion,” where readers are welcomed to comment about the world’s largest sporting event, and tell stories related to the Olympics’ theme, which is “faster, higher, and stronger.”
-- Readers of TuoiTreNews can now enjoy the latest updates from London 2012 via its newly-launched section "London 2012 from TuoiTreNews," at http://www.tuoitrenews.vn/cmlink/tuoitrenews/sports/london-2012/