Government Inspectorate reviews first six month performance

Government Inspectorate reviews first six month performance

NDO - The Government Inspectorate (GI) should continue intensifying its operations and work more closely with the relevant agencies to further develop the sector in order to meet the requirements. (Jul 11, 2017)


New policies take effect in June

  Jun 03, 2017
NDO/VNA – A string of new government policies come into force in June, including the exemption of land use fees for housing projects, specific financial mechanisms for HCM City, increased fees for medical examination and treatment of those insured as well as the reduction of social insurance premiums.  

Vietnam suggests ways to ensure int’l info security at Russia meeting

  May 26, 2017
NDO/VNA – Deputy Minister of Public Security Sen. Lt. Gen. Bui Van Nam has suggested measures for ensuring the security of international information, while attending a high-level meeting on security concerns, in Russia’s Tver Region on May 24-25. 

Vietnam’s parliament debates criminal liability of children aged 14-16

  May 25, 2017
NDO - The National Assembly remained split over whether to bring criminal charges against children aged between 14 and 16 for a number of crimes regardless of their severity as it debated changes to the 2015 Criminal Code on May 24. 

Vietnam, France exchange judicial experience

  May 19, 2017
NDO/VNA – Chief Justice of the Supreme People’s Court Nguyen Hoa Binh is making a visit to France between May 15 and 19 to discuss bilateral judicial ties and attend the 20th International Judicial Conference in Paris. 

PM stresses importance of guaranteeing public order

  May 16, 2017
NDO/VNA – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has underscored the need to reshape awareness in relation to the importance of guaranteeing public security and order in the new situation. 

Inspection teams set up to target serious corruption cases

  May 04, 2017
NDO/VNA – Eight inspection teams have been set up to inspect and supervise the investigation, prosecution and trial of serious corruption and economic cases related to the standing boards of 20 provincial party committees. 

Eight get death for smuggling heroin

  Apr 28, 2017
NDO/VNA – The People’s Court of Hanoi on April 27 sentenced eight people to death for trafficking 490 bricks of heroin hidden in gas cylinders, after a four-day trial. 

Ho Chi Minh City helps Vientiane fight crime

  Apr 21, 2017
NDO/VNA – Ho Chi Minh City police have handed over professional equipment to Vientiane police to help enhance the capability of the Lao capital’s forces in fighting crime.  

Vietnam, Cambodia step up cooperation in fight on drugs

  Apr 19, 2017
NDO/VNA – Vietnam and Cambodia have agreed to push ahead with cooperation in the fight on drugs by instructing authorised agencies and border localities to maintain regular exchanges of information and close coordination in investigating and cracking down on drug trafficking rings.  

Smuggled pangolin scales discovered at Noi Bai airport

  Apr 05, 2017
NDO/VNA - Customs officers detected two consignments containing pangolin scales at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi on April 4. 

Paper factory pollution under scrutiny

  Apr 01, 2017
NDO/VNA—The Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources has ordered the Vietnam Environment Administration to collaborate with Hau Giang Province to investigate media reports about environmental pollution caused by Vietnam Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing,Limited after its waste treatment plant developed problems.  

Two arrested for anti-State Facebook use

  Mar 23, 2017
NDO/VNA - Two men have been arrested for spreading news against the State on Facebook - the most popular social network in Vietnam, police announced on March 22. 

Towboat owner, driver in Ghenh Bridge collapse prosecuted

  Mar 05, 2017
NDO/VNA - The Dong Nai province People’s Procuracy said on March 4 that it has issued an indictment prosecuting two men involved in the collapse of the Ghenh Bridge spanning Dong Nai River, which disrupted operations of the north-south rail link for 90 days. 

Vietnam, Australia launch reciprocal work and holiday visa

  Mar 01, 2017
NDO – Australia and Vietnam have commenced a reciprocal work and holiday visa arrangement effective March 1.