Timor-Leste Prime Minister resigns World

Timor-Leste Prime Minister resigns

Timor-Leste’s Prime Minister Taur Matan Ruak offered a letter of resignation on February 25 after the collapse of a coalition supporting him in parliament, plunging the country into new political uncertainty.
Court maintains 13-year sentence for anti-State agitator Society

Court maintains 13-year sentence for anti-State agitator

The High-Level People’s Court in Hanoi upheld a jail sentence of 13 years handed down on 54-year-old Nguyen Van Tuc for “attempting to overthrow the people’s administration” at an appeal trial in the northern province of Thai Binh on September 14.
Man in Thai Binh gets 13 years in jail for overthrow attempt Society

Man in Thai Binh gets 13 years in jail for overthrow attempt

The People’s Court of northern Thai Binh province sentenced Nguyen Van Tuc to 13 years in jail for “attempting to overthrow the people’s administration” under Clause 1, Article 79 of the 1999 Penal Code at the first-instance trial on April 10.
Draft law on Cyber Security debated Society

Draft law on Cyber Security debated

Some proposals in the draft Law on Cyber Security by the Ministry of Public Security are not consistent with international commitments Vietnam has made.
HCM City aims to be smart city Society

HCM City aims to be smart city

HCM City’s Party Committee plans to establish a steering committee to provide guidance on developing the southern metropolis into a smart city that would improve the quality of life of its residents.
Philippines: Agreement with MILF set for 2014 World

Philippines: Agreement with MILF set for 2014

The Philippine Government on December 24 revealed its plan to finalise the framework agreement on the Bangsamoro (FAB) in 2014, which is seen to help end its four-decade armed conflict with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), the largest southern Islamic group.
Politics

Proper policies help defeat religious abuse plots

The Vietnamese Party and State’s religious and belief policies have vanquished schemes to abuse religions to conduct a “peace evolution”. This is the title of an article by Major General Ass. Prof. Tran Minh Thu, Editor-in-Chief of the People’s Public Security Magazine, released on the occasion of Human Rights Day.
Politics

Fulro reactionaries arrested

The police in Gia Lai province on May 8 arrested a number of FULRO reactionaries in Hra Commune, Mang Yang district as they allegedly incited the locals to sabotage national unity.