Former Deputy Defence Minister under investigation Politics

Former Deputy Defence Minister under investigation

Former Deputy Minister of National Defence and former Commander of the Vietnam People’s Navy Nguyen Van Hien is being investigated for “lack of responsibility, causing serious consequences” in accordance with Clause 3, Article 360 of the 2015 Penal Code.
HCM City to facilitate investors in Thu Thiem Business

HCM City to facilitate investors in Thu Thiem

The Ho Chi Minh City authorities have asked for permission from the Prime Minister to create favourable conditions for investors in the city’s Thu Thiem new urban area in District 2 to ensure continued construction progress.
Land use, management in urban areas to heat up NA debate Politics

Land use, management in urban areas to heat up NA debate

Legislators will deliberate the implementation of policies and laws on land planning, use and management in urban areas since the Land Law 2013 took effect until 2018 on May 27 during the seventh session of the 14th National Assembly in Hanoi.
Five prosecuted for involvement in Phan Van Anh Vu’s case Society

Five prosecuted for involvement in Phan Van Anh Vu’s case

Five more people were prosecuted on March 17 and 18 for suspected violations of regulations on the management and use of public capital causing losses and wastefulness and violations of regulations on land management as police have expanded the investigation into Phan Van Anh Vu-related case.
Party Inspection Commission gives conclusions on violations Politics

Party Inspection Commission gives conclusions on violations

The Inspection Commission of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee (CPVCC) revealed on December 7 the outcomes of its 32nd session, held in Hanoi from December 3-6, giving conclusions on the violations and wrongdoings committed by Party organisations and individuals.
PM: Vietnam-China partnership develops well Politics

PM: Vietnam-China partnership develops well

The comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership between Vietnam and China has developed finely and reaped many encouraging achievements, with joint efforts of the two parties, governments and peoples, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has said.
SOEs divestment lags behind schedule Business

SOEs divestment lags behind schedule

The equitisation plans of eight State-owned enterprises (SOE) were approved in the first half of 2018, with a total value of 29.37 trillion VND (1.29 billion USD), including more than 15.16 trillion VND (667.04 million USD) of State capital, the Ministry of Finance has reported.
Appropriate BOT fee reduction needed: Deputy PM Politics

Appropriate BOT fee reduction needed: Deputy PM

The appropriate reduction of build-operate-transfer (BOT) fees will help ensure the harmony of interests of the State, investors and people, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue said at the ongoing fifth meeting of the 14th National Assembly in Hanoi on June 6.