Death penalty restrictions discussed Politics

Death penalty restrictions discussed

Lawmakers discussed abolishing the death penalty for several crime categories as well as criteria for commuting capital punishment sentences to life imprisonment in Hanoi on April 7.
Vietnam-US security cooperation sees progress: EPI Politics

Vietnam-US security cooperation sees progress: EPI

Cooperation between Vietnam’s Ministry of Public Security and the US’s law enforcement agencies has seen encouraging developments, affirmed an article about Public Security Minister Tran Dai Quang’s recent working visit to the US posted on the Euro Presse Image’s website on March 24.
Senior US officials hail security minister’s visit Politics

Senior US officials hail security minister’s visit

Minister of Public Security General Tran Dai Quang met senior US security and diplomatic officials in Washington D.C on March 18, who hailed his visit as a promising start of celebrations for the 20 th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic ties.
Public Security Minister discusses cooperation with FBI Director Politics

Public Security Minister discusses cooperation with FBI Director

Minister of Public Security General Tran Dai Quang held talks with Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) James Comey on March 16, during which they discussed measures to intensify cooperation between the two countries’ law enforcement agencies in preventing crimes.
World

ASEAN promotes women, children’s rights

The 10th Meeting of the ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC) took place in Jakarta, Indonesia, on February 25-27 to review the implementation of the ACWC Work Plan in 2012-2016 and discuss a plan for 2016-2020.
Vietnam, Singapore boost security cooperation Politics

Vietnam, Singapore boost security cooperation

Vietnam always attaches high importance to strengthening friendship and cooperation with ASEAN member nations, including Singapore, said Public Security Minister General Tran Dai Quang during his meeting with Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on September 19.
Vietnam suggests closer anti-crime cooperation with Sri Lanka Politics

Vietnam suggests closer anti-crime cooperation with Sri Lanka

Vietnam appreciates cooperation with Sri Lankan law enforcement agencies in the sharing of information on operations of international terrorists and trans-national organised criminals, standing Deputy Minister of Public Security, Sen. Lieut. Gen Dang Van Hieu has said.
Politics

Vietnam, Germany boost security cooperation

The Vietnamese Ministry of Public Security and Germany’s law enforcement agencies have agreed to strengthen their collaboration in the fields of information and experience sharing, delegation exchanges, and personnel training.
Politics

Harasser crying “Stop harassing!”: Columnist

Columnist Tran Van recently wrote an exclusive article on the tension in the East Sea following China’s illegal placement of its drilling rig Haiyang Shiyou-981 deep inside Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone and continental shelf. Following is a translation of his article under the above title.
Politics

Vietnam supports over 80 pct of human rights recommendations

Vietnam has supported 80,17 percent of the totally 227 recommendations it received during the 18th session of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Working Group in February, which vividly demonstrated the country’s serious forwardness, openness and determination in promotion and protection of human rights.
Vietnam, RoK cooperate in copyright protection Society

Vietnam, RoK cooperate in copyright protection

The ministries of culture, sports and tourism of Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) signed a memorandum of understanding on copyright protection cooperation at a conference in Hanoi on May 30.
Ex-police official gets sentence reduced Society

Ex-police official gets sentence reduced

The Court of Appeals under the Supreme People’s Court on May 23 reduced the sentence of Duong Tu Trong, former Deputy Director of the northern port city of Hai Phong's Police Department, from 18 to 16 years in prison.
Vietnam, Japan lift bilateral relations to new height Politics

Vietnam, Japan lift bilateral relations to new height

During their talks in Tokyo on March 18, President Truong Tan Sang, now on a state visit to Japan , and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed to establish the extensive strategic partnership between the two countries for peace and prosperity in Asia. Following is the full text of the statement on the establishment.
Public Security Minister receives Australian, Japanese guests Politics

Public Security Minister receives Australian, Japanese guests

Minister of Public Security General Tran Dai Quang hosted two receptions in Hanoi on February 19 for Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and Secretary General of the Headquarters on the Abduction Issue at the Japanese Cabinet Secretariat Hideshi Mitani.
World

Maritime law enforcement in Gulf of Thailand strengthened

The third commanders’ forum of the Gulf of Thailand maritime law enforcement kicked off in the central city of Da Nang on January 14 to strengthen cooperation, share information and maintain security and safety at sea.
Society

Ex-police boss sentenced to 18 years’ imprisonment

The Hanoi People’s Court on January 8 sentenced Duong Tu Trong, former Deputy Director of Hai Phong city's Police Department, to 18 years’ imprisonment after he was found guilty of organising for a wanted person to flee abroad.