Vietnam’s gold prices saw one of the deepest daily plunges in their history, going down by VND4 million ($170) a tael Monday.
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has approved closing Bong Mieu gold mine in the central Quang Nam Province to protect resources and the environment.
Police in Hanoi have terminated four floors trading digital and foreign currencies as well as gold illegally for the purpose of committing fraud.
In a jungle of Quang Nam, miners crawl through deep tunnels searching for luck before a raid by authorities forces them to run for cover.
Gold prices in Vietnam continued to rise on Wednesday, reaching a new peak, amid global strength due to the surge in Covid-19 cases.