|Da Nang to monitor service charges of enterprises
DA NANG (VNS) — The Da Nang department of industry and trade has announced hotlines to receive complaints about service charges during Liberation Day and Labour Day holidays on April 30 and May 1.
If residents discover any enterprises, such as restaurants, hotels, coach companies and parking lots, increasing their service charges, they can contact deputy director of the municipal department of industry and trade Lu Bang at 0913414909, the market watch at 05113624191, the department of culture, sports and tourism's inspectors at 05113886761 and the finance department's inspectors at 05113825946.
Earlier, the Da Nang People' Committee asked individuals and organisations providing accommodations during the holiday not to increase their charges by more than 50 per cent, compared with the rates on normal days.
The rate list must be put up in public so that residents and inspectors can keep track of them easily.
Restaurants and food stores have been banned from increasing their prices, and have been asked to put up their price lists.
Parking lots must charge regulated rates, which is VND2,000 (US$0.09) for each bicycle, VND5,000 ($0.23) for a motorbike, VND30,000 ($1.4) for a vehicle with less than nine seats, and VND50,000 ($2.3) for a vehicle with less than 30 seats, as well as VND70,000 ($3.3) for each vehicle with more than 30 seats.
Bang said those who violate the rules would receive administrative fines based on the city regulations, and would have their business permits withdrawn and their names publicised. — VNS