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Yen Bai shooting caused by discontent over personnel assignment

  Dec 27, 2016
NDO - Police have concluded that the reason behind a shooting in the northern province of Yen Bai that killed two of its top leaders was due to personal discontent over personnel assignment. 

PM calls for preventing vested interest in building laws

  Dec 23, 2016
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.  

Ministry of Public security reviews 2016 performance

  Dec 22, 2016
NDO/VNA – Public security forces uncovered 42,558 criminal cases and arrested 80,210 offenders this year, the Ministry of Public Security told a press conference in Hanoi on December 21. 

Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia convene 4th court conference

  Dec 20, 2016
NDO—The fourth court conference among the border provinces of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia officially opened in Nha Trang in the central coastal province of Khanh Hoa on December 20.  

VFF president calls for popular movement against corruption

  Dec 19, 2016
NDO—The Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) and its member organisations should form a movement of the whole people against corruption, as the struggle against corruption and wastefulness cannot succeed without the participation of the people, President of the VFF Central Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan has said. 

Man arrested for allegedly spreading banknote change rumour

  Dec 16, 2016
NDO - A 34-year-old man named Nguyen Xuan Long in the southern province of Dong Nai has been arrested for allegedly spreading false information that the Vietnamese government was planning to change banknotes. 

Need for transgender law emphasised at Hanoi forum

  Dec 14, 2016
NDO/VNA—An official from the Justice Ministry has underlined the need to issue a law on transgender issues to ensure the right to gender re-identification, which is enshrined in the 2015 Civil Code. 

Presidential Office announces three new laws

  Dec 12, 2016
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. 

Deputy PM urges further efforts to fight smuggling and trade fraud during Tet

  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.