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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.

Vietnamese, Philippine naval forces step up exchange

Politics

Vietnamese, Philippine naval forces step up exchange

Vietnamese and Philippine naval forces discussed search and rescue operations, maritime security, regional disaster warning and illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing (IUU) during their fourth personnel exchange on November 10 on Song Tu Dong (Northeast Cay).

HCM City refines customs procedures

Business

HCM City refines customs procedures

Customs inspection paperwork will be reduced, while procedures and services will be improved to aid firms’ operational activities, experts said at a conference in Ho Chi Minh City this week.

Anti-corruption committee asks for quickening case judgment

Politics

Anti-corruption committee asks for quickening case judgment

The Central Steering Committee for Anti-corruption instructed agencies to speed up the investigation, prosecution, and judgment of big cases from now to the yearend during its meeting under the chair of its head, Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong in Hanoi on November 10.

New securities law is a better fit for market

Business

New securities law is a better fit for market

The new amended draft law on securities was revised based on the inheritance of the current Securities Law, broadening the scope of regulation and adopting a new approach more suited to market condition and overcoming the remaining limitations of the current law.

12-year jail sentence upheld for Dinh Ngoc He

Society

12-year jail sentence upheld for Dinh Ngoc He

The Central Military Court upheld a 10-year imprisonment sentence for Dinh Ngoc He – also known as “Ut troc”, former Deputy General Director of Thai Son Corporation – for “abusing position and power while performing official duties”, and another two years for “using falsified documents of agencies and organisations”, as heard at a court of appeals on November 1.