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Two foreigners fined for working without permission

Vice Chairman of the People’s Committee of northern Hai Duong province has signed decisions fining two foreigners 40 million VND (1,739 USD) in total for entering Vietnam, working or engaging in other activities without permission of Vietnamese competent authorities.

Specifically, the first one is Wang Shoucheng, who is a Chinese national born in 1970 and now living in Lam Son commune, Hai Duong’s Thanh Mien district. Wang was granted a visa by the border guard station of Lang Son province’s Huu Nghi Border Gate with a temporary stay extension until June 23, 2021 to work at Kam Fung Vietnam International Company Limited in Quat Lam township in Nam Dinh province’s Giao Thuy district. However, on April 22, he quit this job and began working for Champion Product Vietnam Co., Ltd. in Lam Son commune one day later. Wang was fined 20 million VND for violating regulations at Point b, Clause 5, Article 17 of the Government’s Decree 167 dated November 12, 2013 on penalties for administrative violations in the field of security, social order and safety, and prevention of social evils; fire prevention and fighting, and domestic violence prevention and control.

The other was also given the same charge. The Chinese national, Ye Zhaoxin, was born in 1996 and is now living in Lam Son commune as well. He had a temporary stay extension until June 18, 2021 to work at Sun Vigor Vietnam Smart Toy Joint Stock Company in Hai Phong city’s Tien Lang district. However, on April 27, he also left his job and came to work at Champion Product Vietnam Co., Ltd.

With involvement with Wang Shouchen, Vu Van Buong, born in 1967, was fined 1.25 million VND for "letting foreigners stay overnight without declaring temporary residence, failing to instruct foreigners to declare temporary residence as prescribed or failing to comply with other regulations of competent agencies./.