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Vietnam city fines Bayer chief for South China Sea ‘nine-dash’ map

HO CHI MINH CITY — The CEO of Bayer Vietnam faces up to 70 million dong ($3,000) in fines for disseminating a map of the South China Sea that included the so-called nine-dash line, which China uses to demarcate its claims on the waters.

The Ho Chi Minh City government summoned Bayer’s local chief Lynette Moey Yu Lin on Friday to inform her that she will be fined for violating Vietnam’s regulation banning the spread of illegal information and images regarding Vietnam’s sovereignty through a personal email.

According to Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Information Technology and Communications, Lin

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Bayer’s Vietnam chief fined for South China Sea ‘nine-dash’ map

HO CHI MINH CITY — The CEO of Bayer Vietnam faces up to 70 million dong ($3,000) in fines for disseminating a map of the South China Sea that included the so-called nine-dash line, which China uses to demarcate its claims on the waters.

The Ho Chi Minh City government summoned Bayer’s local chief Lynette Moey Yu Lin on Friday to inform her that she will be fined for violating Vietnam’s regulation banning the spread of illegal information and images regarding Vietnam’s sovereignty through a personal email.

According to Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Information Technology and Communications, Lin

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Bayer fined in Vietnam for South China Sea ‘nine-dash’ map

HO CHI MINH CITY — The CEO of Bayer Vietnam faces up to 70 million dong ($3,000) in fines for disseminating a map of the South China Sea that included the so-called nine-dash line, which China uses to demarcate its claims on the waters.

The Ho Chi Minh City government summoned Bayer’s local chief Lynette Moey Yu Lin on Friday to inform her that she will be fined for violating Vietnam’s regulation banning the spread of illegal information and images regarding Vietnam’s sovereignty through a personal email.

According to Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Information Technology and Communications, Lin

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Coronavirus latest: Tokyo issues road map for looser restrictions

The Nikkei Asian Review is tracking the spread of the new coronavirus that originated in the central Chinese city of Wuhan.

Global cases have reached 4,438,371, according to Johns Hopkins Univertsity.

The worldwide death toll has hit 302,115.

To see how the disease has spread, view our virus tracker charts:


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Here are the latest developments (Tokyo time):

Friday, May 15

7:32 p.m. Japanese apparel giant Renown will enter bankruptcy proceedings, Nikkei learned on Friday. With many people staying inside because of the new coronavirus, clothing sales plummeted and the company’s financing reached its limit.

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