Vietnam ready to help Laos train inspectors Politics

Vietnam ready to help Laos train inspectors

Vietnam stands ready to assist Laos in training inspectors, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung told visiting Lao President of the Government Inspection Authority Bounthong Chitmani in Hanoi on July 7.
Society

Banking Supervision Agency to be upgraded

The Banking Supervision Agency under the central bank has been upgraded to a general department, with more duties and rights as of August 1, according to a newly issued decision.
Politics

Perfect laws urged for People’s Councils

Many members of the People’s Councils of northern mountainous and mid-land provinces have voiced the need to amend and perfect laws regarding the operation of their offices to improve their performance.
Society

Hoa Binh province to boost fight on crime

The northwestern mountainous province of Hoa Binh must boost its efforts in cracking down on crime, including drug and human trafficking prevention activities, in 2014.
Politics

Revised Land Law features important new contents

The revised Land Law, which was adopted by the 13th National Assembly at its 6th session on November 29, 2013, features a number of important new points that draw great public concern.

According to Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Nguyen Minh Quang, this is an important law that has wide and deep impacts on the country’s political and socio-economic situation.
Procuracy sector told to strictly deal with economic cases Politics

Procuracy sector told to strictly deal with economic cases

President Truong Tan Sang urged the Supreme People’s Procuracy to accelerate the settlement of and strictly deal with economic and corruption cases at a working session in Hanoi on December 24 to review its performance this year and launch tasks for 2014.
Business

Can Tho improves economic competitiveness

After 10 years operating as a centrally governed city, Can Tho has overcome plenty of challenges to achieve socioeconomic development successes. Vietnam Business Forum interviewed Le Hung Dung, Vice Chairman of Can Tho People’s Committee, on remarkable achievements the city has made in the past 10 years as well as economic development orientations and solutions the city plans for upcoming years.
Business

Central bank's tasks, structure decreed

The Government has issued a decree defining functions, tasks, powers and organisational structure of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV), according to the Vietnam Government Portal.
Society

Defendants imprisoned for revealing State secrets

The People’s Court of central Khanh Hoa province on October 29 sentenced two defendants to a total of 11 years behind bars on charges of “intentionally revealing State secrets” stipulated in Article 2, Provision 263 of the Penal Code.