Officials at the ceremony to launch a new division for cyber security and high-tech crime prevention and control He pledged the authorities will create best condition possible for the local police force to invest in infrastructure and equipment serving the work in contribution to boosting technological application in guarding political security and social order right from the outset of 2021. … [Read more...] about HCM City police sets up division to crack down on cybercrime
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Major General Lê Hồng Nam, director of the police department, said with criminals taking advantage of the internet and other technologies to subvert political and social security and social order, the establishment of the PA05 would meet the requirements of fighting crime. … [Read more...] about HCM City sets up cyber security, hi-tech crime prevention division
According to Major General Le Hong Nam, director of the HCM City Department of Police, Tan Son Nhat is Vietnam’s biggest airport. Security at the airport has been ensured but the airport still faces problems such as passengers using forged identity papers for flights and smuggling. The group includes police officers from the city’s different police forces, and will patrol in the areas of Tan Son Nhat Air Traffic Control Centre and Tan Son Nhat Airport Radar Station. In the 2018-2020 period, up to 257 cases of illegal weapon transportation were found at Tan Son Nhat International Airport. Meanwhile, 96 cases threatening flight safety by laser beams and drones took place over the period. … [Read more...] about Armed police force deployed to Tan Son Nhat Airport
Thu Duc City to serve as new growth engine for HCM City Thu Duc City is expected to make up 30 percent of GRDP of HCM City, or 7 percent of GDP of the entire country, thus serving as the new driving force for HCM City to grow rapidly in a sustainable way. … [Read more...] about What policies are needed for Thu Duc City to ‘take off’?
HCM City (VNS/VNA) - Officers tasked with preventing fake goods, trade fraud and smuggling in Ho Chi Minh City and southern border provinces have been forced to work hard ahead of Tet (Lunar New Year), which falls on February 12 this year. Last week, the HCM City customs department discovered 14 steel containers that consignee V.V Steel Company described wrongly to evade tax. The company, in Long An province’s Duc Hoa district, made a declaration that would have allowed it to enjoy 0 percent tax instead of the 10-15 percent it had to pay, equivalent to 1 billion VND (43,000 USD). Now, besides the tax it will also have to pay a penalty of 20 percent of the amount. Smuggling and trade fraud are becoming increasingly sophisticated. Truong Van Ba, Director of the HCM City Market Surveillance Department, said last year 25,538 violations had been discovered involving loss of tax revenues of 5.8 trillion VND. Competent agencies filed charges in 113 cases. … [Read more...] about HCM City, southern provinces step up efforts against fake goods