Nguyen Duc Chung elected as Hanoi’s leader Politics

Nguyen Duc Chung elected as Hanoi’s leader

Vice Secretary of the Hanoi Municipal Party Committee and Director of the Hanoi Police Nguyen Duc Chung has been elected as Chairman of the Municipal People’s Committee with 94.56 percent approval.
National Assembly adopts important laws Politics

National Assembly adopts important laws

The National Assembly on November 25 adopted several important laws, including the revised Civil Procedures Code, the revised Law on Administrative Procedures, the Law on Referendum.
Indonesia forest fire suspects named ASEAN

Indonesia forest fire suspects named

The Indonesian police on October 20 published the names of seven foreign companies and their leaders suspected of causing forest fires in Sumatra and Kalimantan.
National Assembly adopts more laws Politics

National Assembly adopts more laws

The National Assembly adopted the Law on Government Organisation (revised), the Law on Organisation of Local Governments, the Law on Military Service (revised) and the Law on Veterinary at a plenary session on June 19.
National Assembly convenes ninth sitting Politics

National Assembly convenes ninth sitting

The ninth sitting of the 13th National Assembly (NA) opened in Hanoi on May 20, seeking ways to implement the 2013 Constitution and inspect key national socio-economic issues.
World

Malaysia: Police burst international drug ring

The Malaysian Police busted one of the biggest international drug rings in the last five years, with the arrest of 17 of its members and the seizure of 370 kg of drugs with street value worth USD 14.3 million.
Environment

Smuggled rhino horns seized in HCM City

A Vietnamese man was caught on March 10 at Ho Chi Minh City’s Tan Son Nhat International Airport while attempting to smuggle five African rhino horns weighing a total of 13.1 kg into the country.