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Chinese contractor hit for illegal planting

Update: September, 01/2012 - 09:55

LAO CAI — A Chinese contractor of bidding package A7 of Noi Bai-Lao Cai Highway project has been fined VND8.2 million (US$390) for illegally planting an exotic type of grass by the side of a road in Bao Yen District, Lao Cai Province.

According to the northern mountain province's Agricultural and Rural Development Department, Huang Yong, the package's construction director, part of the China's Guangxi Road and Bridge Construction Company, violated the plant protection and quarantine regulations of Viet Nam.

Strange grass seed was illegally imported and planted there without permission from Vietnamese authorities. —VNS

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