Steering Committee 389 launches campaign to prevent smuggling and trade frauds

Steering Committee 389 launches campaign to prevent smuggling and trade frauds

NDO – The National Steering Committee for Combating Smuggling, Commercial Fraud and Counterfeit Goods (National Steering Committee No. 389) has launched a peak-season anti-smuggling, commercial fraud and counterfeit good campaign ahead of the upcoming Lunar New Year 2018. (Dec 15, 2017)


Deputy PM urges for better crime prevention in border areas

  Dec 06, 2017
NDO – It is necessary to timely prevent criminal acts that are increasingly sophisticated with an inter-provincial and transnational scale to maintain political and social security, especially in strategic areas in the mainland border and on the sea. 

Malaysia to resume trial of Doan Thi Huong in January 2018

  Dec 02, 2017
NDO/ VNA – The trial of Vietnamese citizen Doan Thi Huong and Indonesian citizen Siti Aisyah, the suspects in the murder of Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) national Kim Chol, will continue in January next year.  

Deputy PM Binh urges raising public awareness in anti-counterfeit goods

  Nov 27, 2017
NDO – Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has stressed the need for improving the awareness of the whole society in participating in anti-counterfeit goods and in protecting intellectual property rights. 

Former Da Nang leader dismissed from chairman position of municipal People's Council

  Nov 24, 2017
NDO – Nguyen Xuan Anh, former Secretary of the Da Nang Party Committee, has been dismissed from his post as Chairman of the municipal People's Council for the 2016-2021 tenure. 

Deputy Minister urges for acceleration of building national database on population

  Nov 15, 2017
NDO – The national database on population should be completed and put into use no later than January 1, 2020 and, although it is shared by the relevant sectors and localities, data security must be the top priority. 

Household registration book in citizen management scrapped

  Nov 06, 2017
NDO - The Government has decided to abolish the household registration book in citizen management and replace it with a new online national database, according to Resolution 112/NQ-CP on the simplification of administrative procedures signed by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on October 30, 2017. 

Life sentence given to former leader of Housing Group

  Oct 16, 2017
NDO/VNA - Chau Thi Thu Nga, former Chairwoman and General Director of the Land and Housing Construction and Investment JSC (Housing Group), was sentenced to life imprisonment for swindling to appropriate assets at a two-week trial that concluded on October 16.  

Three more PVC officials detained in embezzlement case

  Sep 30, 2017
NDO – Three more top officials of the PetroVietnam Construction Joint Stock Corporation (PVC) will be investigated for “property embezzlement” under Article 278 of the Penal Code, the Ministry of Public Security announced on September 29.  

OceanBank trial: Son sentenced to death, Tham life imprisonment

  Sep 29, 2017
NDO - A Hanoi court has sentenced OceanBank’s former general director Nguyen Xuan Son to death and its former chairman Ha Van Tham to life imprisonment in one of the most high-profile corruption cases in recent years. 

PetroVietnam chief accountant arrested for economic mismanagement

  Sep 26, 2017
NDO/VNA – The Ministry of Public Security’s Investigation Agency on September 26 detained and launched legal proceedings against chief accountant of the Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) Le Dinh Mau for intentionally violating State regulations on economic management causing severe consequences.  

First instance verdict of VN Pharma case requested to be cancelled

  Sep 23, 2017
NDO - The People’s Procuracy of Ho Chi Minh City on September 22 decided to appeal the case file of the pharmaceutical company VN Pharma and requested the cancellation of the entire first instance verdict of the case by the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Court.  

Foreign employees to get work permits online from October 2017

  Sep 19, 2017
NDO – Foreign nationals who want to work in Vietnam will be able to acquire employment permits online, via the web portal, starting from October 2, 2017. 

Three OceanBank officers wanted for alleged fraud

  Sep 18, 2017
NDO - The Ministry of Police has issued a warrant of arrest for three officers of the private lender OceanBank’s Hai Phong branch for their involvement in an alleged fraud that caused total losses of VND400 billion (US$17.6 million) from its clients.  

Absconding death row convict Nguyen Van Tinh arrested

  Sep 17, 2017
NDO – Nguyen Van Tinh, the other of the two death row inmates who escaped from the T16 detention camp on September 10, has been arrested, as announced by the General Police Department (under the Ministry of Public Security) on September 17.