She made the statement in response to media questions over reports of many foreigners leaving Việt Nam in what has been described by some as an ‘exodus’ due to a crackdown on illegal immigration.
Many roadside businesses in Hà Nội continue to illegally spread out onto the pavement during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Illegal soil mining has been rampant in northern Thái Nguyên Province due to high demand of land levelling for infrastructure construction and high profit despite efforts by local authorities.
Crimes related to social order fell by 6.8 per cent last year, while the continuing crackdown on corruption helped gain public confidence in the State, two committees reported yesterday.
HCM City and southern border provinces are working hard to fight against counterfeit goods, trade fraud and illegal cross-border smuggling as the Tết (Lunar New Year) holiday approaches.