PM calls for preventing vested interest in building laws

PM calls for preventing vested interest in building laws

NDO/VNA – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc called for the thorough verification of draft laws and preventing vested interest in law building during a national teleconference of the Justice Ministry in Hanoi on December 23.  (Dec 23, 2016)

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NDO—The Presidential Office announced three laws freshly adopted at the fourteenth National Assembly’s second session last month at a press conference in Hanoi on December 12. 

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  Dec 02, 2016
NDO - Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has recently asked all ministries, ministry-level agencies, Government bodies and provincial People’s Committees to exert greater efforts to combat smuggling, trade fraud and counterfeit goods for the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival, which will occur next month. 

Thai Nguyen detention camp frees nearly 97 prisoners

  Dec 01, 2016
NDO - As many as 90 domestic and foreign inmates at the Phu Son 4 detention camp in the northern province of Thai Nguyen were freed on December 1 under the President’s Amnesty Decision.  

Vietnam pardons over 4,000 inmates, including 14 foreign nationals

  Nov 30, 2016
NDO—The Presidential Office announced on November 30 the president’s decision to grant amnesty to over 4,000 inmates who have shown good behaviour at correctional facilities. 

Students raise voices on sexual violence against women and girls

  Nov 23, 2016
NDO—Stories and opinions from students on sexual violence against women and girls were shared at a discussion at Hanoi University on November 23 on the implementation the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) in Vietnam. 

Vietnam and Cambodia agree to reinforce drugs fight

  Nov 22, 2016
NDO—Vietnam’s General Police Department, in coordination with Cambodia’s Drug Prevention and Combat National Committee, organised a conference in Ho Chi Minh City on November 22 to evaluate the results of a coordination programme, as well as to exchange experience and information and discuss solutions to enhance the fight against cross-border drug trafficking.  

50 press agencies fined for publishing false information on fish sauce with excessive amounts of arsenic

  Nov 21, 2016
NDO—The Ministry of Information and Communications said on November 21 that it has decided to fine 50 press agencies for publishing false information on fish sauce with excessive amounts of arsenic. 

Government announces action plan for 2016-2021 term

  Nov 19, 2016
NDO—The Government for the new term has issued Resolution No. 100/NQ-CP, dated November 18, on publicising its programme for the next five years.  

Home affairs minister admits flaws in personnel work

  Nov 17, 2016
NDO/VNA—Minister of Home Affairs Le Vinh Tan took the floor at the question-and-answer session of the fourteenth National Assembly’s second session in Hanoi on November 16, clarifying issues of public concern regarding personnel work. 

Three prosecuted over deadly Hanoi karaoke bar fire

  Nov 12, 2016
NDO—Criminal charges have been filed against three persons for violating fire safety rules, which led to thirteen deaths in a karaoke bar fire that broke out in Hanoi’s district of Cau Giay in early November. 

Perfecting institutions to avert corruption

  Nov 03, 2016
NDO—National Assembly (NA) deputies at the ongoing second session of the Fourteenth NA have taken time to discuss a report on actions by the Government in 2016 to prevent and combat corruption amidst rising concern over the severity and prevalence of crime in a range of sectors due to a lack of effective measures to prevent and gradually reverse corruption. 

Hanoi karaoke bar blaze kills 13

  Nov 02, 2016
NDO—Thirteen people were killed after a fire broke out at an eight-storey karaoke venue on the afternoon of November 1 and tore through four neighbouring buildings in Hanoi’s Cau Giay District, the Ministry of Public Security’s Fire and Rescue Police Department has confirmed. 

Conference reviews project on combating armed drug trafficking

  Oct 29, 2016
NDO—The Border Guard High Command held a conference in Hanoi on October 28 to review the two-year deployment of a project on combating and preventing armed drug trafficking crimes in the border areas of the Northern province of Son La.  

Deputies hear crime, corruption fight reports

  Oct 29, 2016
NDO/VNA—In 2016, the Government issued drastic instructions, and ministries, sectors, local administrations and the entire people made concerted efforts to combat crime, To Lam, Minister of Public Security, told legislators on October 28.