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Tourism firm may be shut down after Chinese client burns Vietnamese money

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Tourism firm may be shut down after Chinese client burns Vietnamese money
The Chinese man who has been accused of burning Vietnamese money in Da Nang on June 14, 2016. Photo: Vo Van Trung Da Nang authorities said Tuesday that they want to shut down a local tourism firm after one of its clients from China burned Vietnamese money at a bar in the city last week. Tran Chi Cuong, vice director of Da Nang Tourism Department, told the media that the Landscape Trading and Tourism Company on Tran Phu Street will be punished. Cuong said his agency will advise the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism to revoke Landscape’s license. The case happened on June 14 at TV Club when a group of Chinese tourists argued with the staff. A bar's spokesperson said the group wanted to pay in yuan, claiming that they had spent all Vietnamese money. After being allowed to pay in yuan, a Chinese man suddenly took out a VND200,000 bill, lit it and threw it at a waitress before quickly leaving in a taxi. Investigation found the group was traveling in Da Nang with Landscape. The company obtained a license to organize tours for foreign tourists last December. The group of 25 Chinese tourists visited the central city from June 12-16 and they did not have a tour guide for most of the time. The tourism department has filed the company’s violations, including lack of contracts with the tourists and changing the itineraries. Cuong said his agency will issue fines of VND30 million (US$1,350) in total against the violations this week. He said there may also be a ban on the Chinese tourist. In Vietnam, destroying money can be fined up to VND15 million ($672). Read on the original site
Syrian army announces victory in Aleppo in boost for Assad

By Ellen FrancisBEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian army said it had retaken complete control of Aleppo on Thursday after the last rebel fighters were evacuated from the battered city, handing President Bashar al-Assad his biggest victory of the nearly six-year-old war.The military said it had brought "the return of safety and security to the city of Aleppo", ending four years of rebel resistance in the northern Syrian city."This victory constitutes an important turning point," an army statement… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Russian hacking: the real threat lies ahead

Russia meddled in a US election in the past. Will the US be able to stop Moscow when it tries to repeat that action in the future?That important question has been a subtext in a number of big Russia-related congressional hearings in recent days. FBI Director James Comey, former acting Attorney General Sally Yates, and ex-Director of National Intelligence James Clapper have all testified before Senate committees in May.Necessarily much of this public time has been spent talking about FBI… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Good job: Vietnam to ease visa, work permit requirements for foreigners

Duong Manh Hung, director of the Foreign Labor Department under the Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs, said the government has instructed his agency to draft proposals on requirements for foreign professional workers. “It has been too strict when we require foreigners to have at least a bachelor degree and five years of experience in their field to be able to work in Vietnam,” he told a conference in Ho Chi Minh City on Thursday. Hung said amendments to Decree 102 on… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Secondary bond market attracts record foreign purchases

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Wenger adamant Walcott was always staying at Arsenal

London (AFP) - Arsene Wenger insisted Tuesday there was never any danger of Theo Walcott leaving Arsenal despite a reduced role with the Gunners last season.The England international started just 15 league games and scored five goals in the 2015/16 season.But Walcott, 27, has already matched that goal tally this term following a double in Arsenal's win over Swansea City on Saturday.Arsenal manager Wenger, speaking ahead of Wednesday's Champions League tie against Ludogorets, said of winger… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

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