More prison time proposed for ex-Chairman of OceanBank Society

More prison time proposed for ex-Chairman of OceanBank

A prison term of 10 to 12 years was proposed on April 28 for Ha Van Tham, former Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Ocean Commercial Joint Stock Bank (OceanBank), for “breaching accounting regulations causing serious consequences”.
Mekong Delta provinces get help to cope with drought Society

Mekong Delta provinces get help to cope with drought

An aid package of 530 billion VND (over 22.7 million USD) has been approved by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc to help eight provinces in the Mekong Delta deal with drought, water scarcity and saltwater intrusion, which have been taking a heavy toll on the agricultural production hub of Vietnam.
Lao Prime Minister visits Da Nang Politics

Lao Prime Minister visits Da Nang

Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith made a working trip to the central city of Da Nang on October 2, as part of his Vietnam visit at the invitation of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Former VSS heads imprisoned for economic mismanagement Society

Former VSS heads imprisoned for economic mismanagement

Le Bach Hong, former Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs and former General Director of Vietnam Social Security (VSS), was sentenced to six years in prison by the Hanoi People’s Court on September 25.
More quality books are needed: experts Society

More quality books are needed: experts

Local publishers and book distributors should release more quality books and expand their market to rural areas, border areas, islands and abroad to serve more readers, speakers said at a recent conference in Ho Chi Minh City.