Government reports increase in petitions in 2018 Politics

Government reports increase in petitions in 2018

The number of petitions and denunciations in 2018 increased by 11.8 percent compared to last year and the number of cases rose by 4.7 percent, said the Government’s report on the settlement of complaints and petitions delivered by Inspector General Le Minh Khai to the National Assembly in the morning of November 14.
Lawmakers: North-South road may be costly Politics

Lawmakers: North-South road may be costly

The Ministry of Transport should consider the possibility of cost overruns as it prepares to build a 654km section of the North-South expressway, NA deputies said at the ongoing fourth session of the 14th National Assembly in Hanoi on November 8.
 NA Standing Committee discusses draft laws Politics

NA Standing Committee discusses draft laws

The NA Standing Committee gave opinions on the drafts of the revised Law on Administrative Procedures and the revised Criminal Procedure Code at its 42nd session in Hanoi on October 14.
NA Standing Committee convenes 39th session Politics

NA Standing Committee convenes 39th session

The 39th session of the 13th National Assembly Standing Committee took place in Hanoi on July 14 to review the outcomes of the 9th sitting of the 13th legislature and to prepare for its next meeting.
Society

Legislators mulls over racing, betting proposal

The National Assembly Standing Committee has approved of a proposal regarding the Government’s issuance of a decree regulating horse and dog racing and international football betting that looks to formally legalise the business.