NDO—Huynh Van Nen, who was wrongly sentenced to life imprisonment, has accepted compensation to the tune of VND10 billion (US$440,000) from a court in the central province of Binh Thuan. (23 hours ago)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.