Disciplinary measures doled out to former officials of Hanoi, HCM City Politics

Disciplinary measures doled out to former officials of Hanoi, HCM City

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong chaired a meeting of the Party Central Committee’s Secretariat in Hanoi on August 17 to consider disciplinary measures against the Party Delegation to the Hanoi People’s Committee in the 2016-2021 tenure and several former leaders of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.
Vietnam intensifies handling of fake news Society

Vietnam intensifies handling of fake news

Authorities have been working together to deal with fake news, which has grown in concern during the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. Fake news is proliferating due to the gullibility and irresponsibility of social media users around the country.
Appeal trial held for former public security officers Society

Appeal trial held for former public security officers

The Hanoi-based High-level People’s Court on June 10 opened a trial to look into appeals of Phan Van Anh Vu, also known as Vu “nhom”, four former officers of the public security sector, and the Hanoi People’s Procuracy.
Garment labourers earn lowest incomes: workshop Society

Garment labourers earn lowest incomes: workshop

Labourers working in the garment-textile sector earn the lowest incomes in Vietnam, despite the industry having the second-largest export value, an official from the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) has said.
Phan Van Anh Vu sentenced to 15 years in jail Society

Phan Van Anh Vu sentenced to 15 years in jail

The People’s Court of Hanoi on January 30 sentenced Phan Van Anh Vu, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bac Nam 79 Construction Company and former Chairman of the Nova Bac Nam 79 Company, to 15 years in jail for “abusing position and power while performing duties” under Article 356 of the 2015 Penal Code.
Trial of former senior security officials scheduled for Jan. 28 Society

Trial of former senior security officials scheduled for Jan. 28

The People’s Court of Hanoi has decided to open the first-instance trial on January 28 for two former Deputy Ministers of Public Security who were prosecuted with the charge of “showing irresponsibility, causing serious consequences” in line with Article 285 of the 1999 Criminal Code.
Indictment against senior security officers completed Society

Indictment against senior security officers completed

The Supreme People’s Procuracy has accomplished an indictment involving Phan Van Anh Vu, known as Vu Nhom and high-ranking officers of the Ministry of Public Security for their violations in the purchase and sale of State-owned houses and land in Da Nang and Ho Chi Minh City.
Malaysian former PM summoned to parliament over 1MDB World

Malaysian former PM summoned to parliament over 1MDB

Malaysian former Prime Minister Najib Razak and fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho are among the 18 witnesses to be called up before Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC), announced PAC chairman Ronald Kiandee on September 27.
Former Malaysian PM’s wife questioned on 1MDB World

Former Malaysian PM’s wife questioned on 1MDB

Rosmah Mansor, former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak’s wife, has been questioned by anti-corruption investigators over a corruption probe at state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB)