SBV steps in as banks overcharge

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

SBV steps in as banks overcharge

Tran Anh Tuan of HCM City's Tan Binh District, who has a Dong A Bank ATM card, recently had to pay VND5,500 for making an internal funds transfer.

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Illicit pedicab drivers boldly ‘mug’ foreign tourists in Ho Chi Minh City

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

Illicit pedicab drivers boldly ‘mug’ foreign tourists in Ho Chi Minh City

A group of pedicab drivers illegally operating in downtown Ho Chi Minh City have been found fleecing foreign travelers in a bold manner just like “mugging,” a Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper investigation has found.

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Vinh Phuc: Tay Thien festival commences

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VietnamPlus English 5 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Tay Thien festival, one of the major northern spiritual events, began on April 3, drawing a wave of people making pilgrimages to pray for a new year of good health, happiness, and prosperity.

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Regulation issued on electrical safety

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VietNam News English 6 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Construction has issued a new technical regulation on electrical installations in homes and public buildings.

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Young trio tries to make Saigon shopping tourist-friendly

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Báo Thanh Niên English 7 month(s) ago

Young trio tries to make Saigon shopping tourist-friendly

Mai Cam Linh took her Indonesian boss to a cloth shop in Ben Thanh Market and ordered a piece similar to one just bought by a group of Vietnamese customers.

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Currency shops overcharge for lucky money

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VietnamNet English 7 month(s) ago

VietNamNet Bridge – Currency changers are taking advantage of the Tet occasion to charge exorbitant fees for crisp, newly minted notes, despite the State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV)'s warning that it is a violation of law, Tuoi Tre newspaper reported.

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Currency shops overcharge for lucky money

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VietNam News English 7 month(s) ago

Currency shops overcharge for lucky money

Currency changers are taking advantage of the Tet occasion to charge exorbitant fees for crisp, newly minted notes, despite the State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV)'s warning that it is a violation of law, Tuoi Tre newspaper reported.

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Restaurant at new Noi Bai terminal closed for overcharging

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VietnamNet English 7 month(s) ago

Restaurant at new Noi Bai terminal closed for overcharging

VietNamNet Bridge - Bamboo Cafe & Fast Food has been closed at Hanoi’s Noi Bai airport and fined VND8million (US$400) for selling a dish not listed on the menu, vegetarian instant noodles, for VND100,000 ($5) a bowl.

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Ha Noi urges speed on bus station expansion

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VietNam News English 9 month(s) ago

Ha Noi's People's Committee asked the Ha Noi Transport Corporation to speed up construction on the My Dinh Bus Station expansion and assure its completion by January 2015.

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Microchips used at fuel stations to scam customers

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Microchips used at fuel stations to scam customers

The police in Nghe An Province has arrested a man who had been supplying customised microchips to dozens of fuel stations designed to cheat consumers.

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Ministry told to make sure schools don't overcharge

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VietNam News English 12 month(s) ago

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has ordered the Ministry of Education and Training to make sure schools don't charge additional fees when the new school year begins.

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Vietnam police nab cabby for snatching phone from Finnish tourist

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Vietnam police nab cabby for snatching phone from Finnish tourist

A young taxi driver in Hanoi was put Thursday night in police custody for snatching a mobile phone from a Finnish woman after failing to overcharge her and her husband earlier the same day.

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Taxi driver apologises after swindling tourists

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Taxi driver apologises after swindling tourists

A female taxi driver who charged USD50 for a short trip in Hanoi was forced to apologise and return the money to two foreign tourists.

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Vietnam police arrest 2 taxi drivers for attacking, robbing Korean tourist

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Báo Thanh Niên English 20 month(s) ago 2 related news

The Hanoi police said Wednesday they have arrested two taxi drivers for allegedly attacking a South Korean tourist and stealing his things after failing in an attempt to overcharge him last weekend, An Ninh Thu Do newspaper reported.

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85 die in traffic accidents over three days up to Tet

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Báo Dân Trí English 20 month(s) ago 8 related news

Up to 85 people were killed and 148 others injured in the 168 traffic accidents nationwide over the past three days as the nation is celebrating the traditional Tet (Lunar New Year). January 30 is the day with the highest number of both accidents and casualties, seeing 61 cases and 30 dead along with 49 injured.

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