Last update 5/16/2012 12:06:30 PM (GMT+7)

Model, singer fined for smoking and scanty clothes
VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism have imposed VND3.5 million ($170) each on supermodel Thanh Hang for smoking at Elle Show and singer Thu Minh for wearing scanty clothes in a music show.

Singer Thu Minh is fined for wearing this costume.

Thu Minh will have to pay the fine within ten days while the show organizing firm served a warning.

On May 3, the Performing Art Agency asked HCM City authorities to check and punish singer Thu Minh for wearing scanty clothes in a music show in late April. Earlier, the local media criticized the singer for showing her breast in the show.

The Agency also asked HCM City to take tough measures to prevent artists from wearing scanty clothes.

Thanh Hang smokes on the catwalk.

On April 16, Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Hoang Tuan Anh issued an instruction on addressing performing activities to deal with violations in art shows.

Before the case of Thu Minh, model Thanh Hang was criticized for smoking in the Elle Show 2012. HCM City authorities also decided to impose VND3.5 million of fine, on the show organizing company because smoking was arranged by the organizer.

Thanh Van