Society

Former Tien Lang officials get final sentences

The Hai Phong City People’s Court on August 1 reviewed and announced the final sentences given to defendants involved in “destroying property, irresponsibility and causing serious consequences” in relation to a case of coercive land reclamation in Vinh Quang commune, Tien Lang District.
Former officials sentenced in land eviction case Society

Former officials sentenced in land eviction case

The first-instance trial of five local officials involved in a land eviction case in Tien Lang district, Hai Phong City, concluded on April 10 after three days of sitting with several jail sentences.
Former Hai Phong leader on trial over land seizure Society

Former Hai Phong leader on trial over land seizure

Investigative police in northern Hai Phong port city have decided to take legal proceeding against the former chairman of Tien Lang district’s People’s Committee, Le Van Hien, for his alleged misconduct in an unlawful land seizure in his locality in 2012.
Society

Canadian Governor General meets Hanoi students

Canada’s Governor General David Johnston talked with students of the University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Hanoi on Nov. 17 during his current State-level visit to the country.
Business

Delta fruit prices soar ahead of Tet

Off-season fruit harvests have been poor in most provinces in the Mekong delta, but prices have risen as export demand soars and sales for Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday increase.