Viet Nam News HCM CITY — Many driving training centres in HCM City ignore regulations, and encourage learners to pay additional fees aside from tuition in return for guaranteed success in theory tests required for drivers’ licences. The fact that learners pass their tests, but lack essential skills to master their driving, makes accidents more likely to occur, posing a threat to people’s lives, Tuổi Trẻ (Youth) reported. Bùi Thị Hoa, an office worker from HCM City, said that after establishing contact with a company specialising in training drivers in the city, she decided to register for a course to obtain a B2 driver licence . She had to pay VNĐ5.5 million (US$241) for the course which included 32 hours of practice and four theory lessons. She was guaranteed to pass theory tests without having to learn the lessons. However, she was asked to pay an additional VNĐ2.9 million ($127) for examination and licensing fees. The centre … [Read more...] about Driving schools at fault for easy driving tests
Malaysian-owned Chin Well Fasteners Vietnam Co., Ltd. (Chin Well Fasteners), located in Hung Nghiep Formosa Co., Ltd.’s industrial park subdivision in Dong Nai province, is waiting for the authorities’ conclusion on the suspicion that it has not resolved environmental issues at its facility. Chin Well Fasteners Vietnam may not have put a stop to its environmental violations On April 18, during the inspection to verify whether the firm has successfully remedied the damage caused by its environmental violations, the authority found large amounts of waste mud and chemicals buried around the factory of Chin Well Fasteners Vietnam. The representative of the board of management of Dong Nai Industrial Zones Authority told VIR that during the past two years, the inspection team of the Department of Natural Resources and Environment has conducted weekly inspections to supervise the firm’s actions to mitigate the it caused. “At the latest inspection, the … [Read more...] about Chin Well Fasteners fails to resolve environmental violation?
Virgil van Dijk has lived up to his billing as the world's most expensive defender in his short Liverpool career, but shutting out a desperate Manchester City in the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final on Tuesday will be his biggest test yet. Van Dijk-led Liverpool defence set for City acid test, photo: AFP / Oli SCARFF Runaway Premier League leaders City could line-up with the most expensive defence ever assembled for their rescue mission, but they may regret letting Van Dijk get away if they fail in their mammoth task to overturn a 3-0 first-leg deficit. Liverpool beat off competition from City to sign Van Dijk for £75 million (US$106 million) in January from Southampton, six months after their first attempt to land the Dutchman failed. Jurgen Klopp was much-criticised early in the campaign for refusing to splash out on a back-up option to Van Dijk as Liverpool's chances of challenging City for the title vanished quickly due to defensive … [Read more...] about Van Dijk led Liverpool defence set for City acid test
Investors of apartment buildings in Hanoi who fail or defer to follow regulations on fire prevention would face legal proceedings, a Hanoi People’s Committee meeting heard yesterday. Investors of apartment buildings in Hà Nội who fail or defer to follow regulations on fire prevention would face legal proceedings, a municipal People’s Committee meeting heard yesterday. - Photo plo.vn Deputy chairman of the city’s People’s Committee Nguyen Van Suu said 14 out of 29 apartment buildings which failed tests and control requirements must solve the problems by the end of the month. And if they don’t, he warned that the People’s Committee would consider legal proceedings to prosecute investors. He criticised the Department of Construction for not installing fire hydrants in the second half of 2017 and the first quarter of 2018, especially as the city was reportedly missing more than 3,400 hydrants, 600 in key areas. According to the … [Read more...] about Legal threat to landlords who fail fire safety
Hanoi's first elevated railway line running from Cat Linh to Ha Dong would finally start seeing test runs this September, according to the transport ministry. The long-delayed railway line's testing phase would accordingly kick off on September 2, after failing to meet last year's plan. The trial is expected to take three to six months, the ministry said in a report to the government. The test runs will use empty trains and trains carrying simulated passengers to fine-tune the more than 13-kilometer (eight-mile) railway. Authorities would then decide on a launch date for the sky train based on the results of these runs. Once launched, the project would be warranted for a further two years before being officially considered completed in 2021. The transport ministry's latest schedule would have the project delayed by 11 months compared to the previous schedule adjustment made in February last year. Currently 95 percent of the project's construction works have been completed and all 13 … [Read more...] about Hanoi’s long-delayed sky train set for test run in September, again