A man from Hanoi has been fined VND4 million (US$180) for smoking in the toilet during a domestic flight.
Wildlife protection officers in the central province of Nghe An have fined a local man VND5.25 million (US$235) for keeping an endangered bird illegally.
Owners of automobiles will not be fined as stipulated in a police fiat if they do not carry fire extinguishers in the cars, Vietnamese police officers said, adding that competent agencies are considering many factors before any more enforcement.
Medical workers who help women to determine the sex of their child during the early stages of pregnancy will be fined VND10-20 million (US$470-950), 30 percent higher than before.
Users of cell phones at petrol stations will be fined up to VND5 million (US$240) under a new regulation that will take effect as of August 5.
An airline passenger was sentenced to 15 months' probation and fined more than VND100 million (US$4,800) for joking about having bomb after boarding a flight from Hanoi to Da Lat.
A store based in Ho Chi Minh City has been fined VND22.5 million (US$1076) for selling counterfeit condoms to their customers.