Inspection on Da Nang’s projects begins

Inspection on Da Nang’s projects begins

NDO/VNA – The Government Inspectorate of Vietnam (GIV) will begin its inspection of the controversial Da Phuoc International Urban project, along with all of the investment and construction projects on the protected Son Tra Peninsula.  (Dec 07, 2017)


Household registration book in citizen management scrapped

  Nov 06, 2017
NDO - The Government has decided to abolish the household registration book in citizen management and replace it with a new online national database, according to Resolution 112/NQ-CP on the simplification of administrative procedures signed by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on October 30, 2017. 

Life sentence given to former leader of Housing Group

  Oct 16, 2017
NDO/VNA - Chau Thi Thu Nga, former Chairwoman and General Director of the Land and Housing Construction and Investment JSC (Housing Group), was sentenced to life imprisonment for swindling to appropriate assets at a two-week trial that concluded on October 16.  

Three more PVC officials detained in embezzlement case

  Sep 30, 2017
NDO – Three more top officials of the PetroVietnam Construction Joint Stock Corporation (PVC) will be investigated for “property embezzlement” under Article 278 of the Penal Code, the Ministry of Public Security announced on September 29.  

OceanBank trial: Son sentenced to death, Tham life imprisonment

  Sep 29, 2017
NDO - A Hanoi court has sentenced OceanBank’s former general director Nguyen Xuan Son to death and its former chairman Ha Van Tham to life imprisonment in one of the most high-profile corruption cases in recent years. 

PetroVietnam chief accountant arrested for economic mismanagement

  Sep 26, 2017
NDO/VNA – The Ministry of Public Security’s Investigation Agency on September 26 detained and launched legal proceedings against chief accountant of the Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) Le Dinh Mau for intentionally violating State regulations on economic management causing severe consequences.  

First instance verdict of VN Pharma case requested to be cancelled

  Sep 23, 2017
NDO - The People’s Procuracy of Ho Chi Minh City on September 22 decided to appeal the case file of the pharmaceutical company VN Pharma and requested the cancellation of the entire first instance verdict of the case by the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Court.  

Foreign employees to get work permits online from October 2017

  Sep 19, 2017
NDO – Foreign nationals who want to work in Vietnam will be able to acquire employment permits online, via the web portal, starting from October 2, 2017. 

Three OceanBank officers wanted for alleged fraud

  Sep 18, 2017
NDO - The Ministry of Police has issued a warrant of arrest for three officers of the private lender OceanBank’s Hai Phong branch for their involvement in an alleged fraud that caused total losses of VND400 billion (US$17.6 million) from its clients.  

Absconding death row convict Nguyen Van Tinh arrested

  Sep 17, 2017
NDO – Nguyen Van Tinh, the other of the two death row inmates who escaped from the T16 detention camp on September 10, has been arrested, as announced by the General Police Department (under the Ministry of Public Security) on September 17.  

Death row inmate arrested after escaping from Vietnam prison

  Sep 16, 2017
NDO - One of the two death row inmates who escaped from solitary confinement in a prison of the Ministry of Public Security (MOPS) in Hanoi on September 10 have been arrested.  

OceanBank’s former leaders face life imprisonment and death penalty

  Sep 14, 2017
NDO - Prosecutors have recommended a sentence of life imprisonment for Ha Van Tham, the former chairman of OceanBank and the death penalty for Nguyen Xuan Son, its former general director.  

Corruption causes damage worth over VND1.35 trillion in 2017: government report

  Sep 05, 2017
NDO – Corruption cases in 2017 have so far cost over VND1.35 trillion (US$59.4 million) in damages, of which VND158.8 billion, US$314,000, four houses and one apartment have been retrieved.  

Criminal proceedings launched against regulation violation at PetroVietnam

  Sep 01, 2017
NDO/VNA – The Police Investigation Agency under the Ministry of Public Security on September 1 issued a decision to launch criminal proceedings against the suspected deliberately violation of State regulations causing serious consequences at the Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam).  

Vietnam, Cambodia strengthen judicial cooperation

  Aug 29, 2017
NDO – The first judicial conference of localities sharing the Vietnam-Cambodia border opened in the southern province of Tay Ninh, on August 29, gathering over 100 delegates from ten Vietnam and nine Cambodia’s localities, as well as representatives from both ministries of justice.