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A bus-tanker collision on a southern expressway that left seven dead last week has shed light on Vietnam’s inadequacy of relevant safety rules even as the country is developing a high-speed traffic system.
The Ministry of Public Security announced Tuesday that they've launched investigations into three former senior officials at Bao Viet Holdings, Vietnam's top insurer, for alleged misconduct which resulted in a VND4.5 billion (US$213,472) loss to the State.
A doctor in the southern city of Can Tho had his medical license suspended for 9 months and was fined VND29.35 million (around US$1,400) for prescribing anti-inflammatory medicine and painkillers for children suffering from a lack of appetite.
The Ministry of Transport and the Hanoi government were ordered to determine who is to blame for the slow progress railway project funded mostly by Chinese money.
As Vietnam clamps down on used car imports by overseas Vietnamese, many Viet kieu complain that excessive red tape is costing them time and money.