A shop in Ho Chi Minh city selling fake Nike and Adidas sports clothes and shoes is to be fined around VND53m (US$8,800) and its stock destroyed.

Violating industrial and intellectual property is commonplace in Vietnam, much like other surrounding countries such as China, challenging international investors doing business there.

The Vietnamese government has recently been applying new measures to deal with the issue, and its latest decision is in accordance with Vietnamese Government's Decree on Industrial Property.

By Ngo Tuan.