BINH DINH (VNS)— As many as 70 households in the central coastal province of Binh Dinh's Hoai An District were fined a total of VND3.5 billion (US$166,000) for illegal logging in the area.
The fines were made known by Le Dinh Thanh from the provincial Forest Protection Department on Thursday.
Households in the communes of An Nghia, Dak Mang and Bok Toi were fined a total of VND50 million (nearly $2,400). They have also been ordered to pay expenses for replanting the forest. — VNS