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Controversy erupts over proposed immigration ban on rule-breaking Vietnamese models, beauties

Controversy erupts over proposed immigration ban on rule-breaking Vietnamese models, beauties

Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 17:49 GMT+7

Members of the public, lawyers, and showbiz celebs in Vietnam have frowned on the national performing department’s proposal to ban models and beauties who have competed in other countries without seeking prior permission from going abroad.

Nguyen Dang Chuong, head of the Performing Arts Department under the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism recently said in an interview with a local newspaper that his department will recommend the Ministry of Public Security to bar models and beauties who defy local performing regulations from leaving Vietnam.

The proposal came as a drastic, preventive measure to cope with local beauties’ unauthorized competition in overseas pageants in recent years, Chuong added.

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