Up to 68 percent of people who drink alcohol in restaurants drive home afterwards, according to a study by the Vietnamese-German University’s Vietnamese-German Transport Research Centre on drunk driving in Vietnam.
Per capita liquor consumption in Vietnam increased 90 percent in 2010-2017, surpassing regional giants and against drops in Europe.
Government officials are divided over the need for a law requiring all accommodation providers to get a license to sell liquor.
The traffic police department said Tuesday that a scattered 20-day inspection found 182 truck and minibus drivers high on narcotics.
The country is one of the biggest consumers of beer and liquor, and health officials are not happy about that.
A Korean passenger who flew business class has been fined by a Vietnamese airport operator for disturbing a Korean Air flight that landed in Hanoi last week.
Experts have pointed out that it is unreasonable to impose low tax on discouraged products such as beer while imposing high taxes on milk.
In Vietnam, local officials drink bottles of liquor worth of thousands of dollars that Japanese dare not drink.
(VOV) - Vietnamese authorities have made tens of thousands of arrests for trading in knock off products, mainly fake electronics products, liquor, medicines and other goods, law enforcement officials have announced.