ASEAN businesses boost anti-corruption efforts World

ASEAN businesses boost anti-corruption efforts

The top listed ASEAN companies have been improving their anti-corruption activities over the past two years, according to the Study on Corporate Disclosure on Business Integrity in ASEAN, which was announced at the ASEAN Responsible Business Forum (ARBF) in Singapore on August 27-28.
Lawmakers debate revisions to Anti-Corruption Law Politics

Lawmakers debate revisions to Anti-Corruption Law

Lawmakers gave different ideas on specific contents needed adjusting in the draft revised Anti-Corruption Law, especially the expansion of its coverage to the private sector, subjects to asset declaration and the reclamation of corrupted property at the November 21 sitting as part of the 14th National Assembly’s ongoing fourth session.
Corrupt asset reclamation needs stronger mechanisms Society

Corrupt asset reclamation needs stronger mechanisms

Revoking assets gained through corruption is one of the most important measures to deal with the consequences of corruption, said Vo Van Dung, deputy head of the Party Central Committee’s Internal Affairs Commission.
Vietnam committed to combating corruption Politics

Vietnam committed to combating corruption

Despite obtaining encouraging results in its combating and preventing corruption, Vietnam will continue to place a high priority on its fight against corruption, said Deputy Inspector General Le Tien Hao at the 9 th Southeast Asian Parties Against Corruption meeting (SEA-PAC 9).
Society

WB hails results of projects in Lao Cai province

The World Bank (WB) Country Director in Vietnam Victoria Kwakwa has hailed the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai ’s efforts in implementing projects and programmes funded by the World Bank and the United Kingdom ’s Department for International Development (DFID).
Business

VN modernises tax administration

Vietnam's General Department of Taxation is speeding up a project to modernise the country's tax administration so that it can be completed by 2015.