Publisher fined for putting comic actor in underpants on law book

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Publisher fined for putting comic actor in underpants on law book

The Department of Printing and Publishing has issued nearly $10,000 worth of fines against the publisher of a book on Vietnam’s Civil Code that used a photoshopped image of a comedian in his underpants as its cover.

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Publisher fined for 2 law books with inappropriate images

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 day(s) ago

Publisher fined for 2 law books with inappropriate images

A state-run publisher has been fined a total of US$11,861 for violations in two law books including one whose front cover features an almost-nude, smiling comedian standing on a ball of fire. The other has a heap of money depicted on its cover.

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Comic actor in underpants leads to ban on Vietnamese law book

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Comic actor in underpants leads to ban on Vietnamese law book

The Department of Printing and Publishing has ordered a publisher to yank a book on Vietnam’s Civil Code off the shelves due to the fact that its cover features a comic actor in his underpants.

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Publishing house denies responsibility for book cover

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Báo Dân Trí English 5 day(s) ago

The Labour Publishing House has now claimed that their partner, Labour Bookstore, added the photoshopped picture of comedian Cong Ly without his consent or their agreement.

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Publisher recalls law book with cover featuring half-naked comedian

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Publisher recalls law book with cover featuring half-naked comedian

A state-run publisher who allowed a book on Vietnam’s Civil Code and its guiding documents to feature a semi-nude, smiling comedian standing on a ball of fire on the front cover said they are recalling the copies. Meanwhile, the creator of the controversial image said his design was for fun only.

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Law book cover angers comedian

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Báo Dân Trí English 6 day(s) ago

Law book cover angers comedian

Comedian Cong Ly expressed his displeasure after a publishing house issued a law book using a photoshopped picture of him, nearly in the buff, on the cover.

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Vietnam law book cover features topless comedian on fire

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Vietnam law book cover features topless comedian on fire

A book on Vietnam’s Civil Code and its guiding documents, whose cover is supposed to feature serious depictions, nevertheless has a semi-nude smiling comedian standing on a ball of fire on the front, drawing much criticism.

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Media only allowed to partially cover Vietnam legislature’s confidence vote

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Media only allowed to partially cover Vietnam legislature’s confidence vote

Many local journalists who are covering the on-going eighth session of the 13th National Assembly (NA) in Hanoi were shocked by a press release issued by the NA Press Center this morning stating that the media are not permitted to report on the confidence vote for the nation’s top political leaders.

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Takata accused of burying bad air bag test results

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago

Takata Corp., the maker of automobile air bags with a potentially lethal defect that prompted the recall of almost 8 million cars, was accused in a lawsuit of a years-long cover-up. Bloomberg's Craig Trudell reports on "First Up."

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Vietnam rubber giant seeks permission to help loss-making arm with state money

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Vietnam rubber giant seeks permission to help loss-making arm with state money

State-run Vietnamese rubber giant Vietnam Rubber Group (VRG) is seeking permission from the Prime Minister to acquire its own finance subsidiary to help cover the VND1.77 trillion (US$83.31 million) losses of the beleaguered company.

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Cameraman carjacking caught on tape

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 week(s) ago

An Australian news cameraperson is carjacked by the assailant he's sent to cover.

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Obama wants $3.2 billion more for US air war on IS: officials

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

President Barack Obama will ask lawmakers on Friday for an additional US$3.2 billion to pay for the war against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria, including funds to train and arm Baghdad government forces, officials have said.

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Surrounded by rebels, Ukrainian soldiers battle on

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Surrounded by rebels, Ukrainian soldiers battle on

The boom of incoming artillery fire from the Ukrainian position sends the pro-Russian rebels scrambling for cover.

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VN bad debt problem needs more clarity, multiple solutions

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

VN bad debt problem needs more clarity, multiple solutions

VietNamNet Bridge – People don't have the responsibility to cover for bad debts created by enterprises, economist Nguyen Minh Phong spoke to the Khoa Hoc &Doi song (Science and Life) newspaper.

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New rice model to grow in Ca Mau

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

The Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau plans to expand its large-scale rice fields to cover 15,000 hectares by 2015 and 20,000 hectares by 2020, said a provincial official.

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