Eight get death for smuggling heroin

Eight get death for smuggling heroin

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. (Apr 28, 2017)


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. 

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.  

Two drug traffickers, 30 packages of heroin seized in Son La

  Feb 23, 2017
NDO/VNA - Police of the northern mountainous province of Son La arrested two men for illegally transporting 30 packages of heroin on February 22. 

Minister of Public Security works with Yen Bai Police

  Feb 17, 2017
NDO - A delegation of the Ministry of Public Security led by Senior Lieutenant General To Lam, Politburo member and Minister of Public Security had a working session with the provincial Public Security Department on February 16. 

Quang Nam works to ensure security for APEC events

  Feb 15, 2017
NDO/VNA – The central coastal province of Quang Nam has deployed a plan to ensure safety and security for the organisation of APEC events.  

Binh Thuan man compensated with VND10 billion for wrongful conviction

  Jan 17, 2017
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. 

Supreme People’s Court launches video conference system for district-level courts

  Jan 15, 2017
NDO—The Supreme People’s Court (SPC) held a ceremony in Hanoi on January 14 to launch a video conference system for district-level people’s courts, which is part of efforts towards the goal of building e-courts for public and transparent court operations.  

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.