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Court reduces penalty on former central bank deputy governor

Society

Court reduces penalty on former central bank deputy governor

The high-level court in Ho Chi Minh City on December 10 reduced sentences for former Deputy Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) Dang Thanh Binh and two other defendants involved in the losses of over 15 trillion VND (645.8 million USD) at the Vietnam Construction Bank (VNCB).

Businesses sponsor National Fund for Vietnamese Children

Society

Businesses sponsor National Fund for Vietnamese Children

Businesses pledged to sponsor nearly 80 billion VND (3.43 million USD) for the National Fund for Vietnamese Children (NFVC) under agreements signed at a programme in Ho Chi Minh City on December 8 with the attendance of Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh.

Senior Party official visits Angola

Politics

Senior Party official visits Angola

Politburo member and permanent member of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee’s Secretariat Tran Quoc Vuong led a high-ranking Party delegation to pay a working visit to Angola from December 5-7.

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.

Germany’s Leipzig city opens representative office in HCM City

Business

Germany’s Leipzig city opens representative office in HCM City

Leipzig city has become the first German locality to open a representative office in Vietnam, contributing to strengthening trade and investment partnership between the city and Vietnam and connecting businesses of the two nations, according to the German Business Association in Vietnam.

Unrestricted foreign ownership at Sabeco approved

Business

Unrestricted foreign ownership at Sabeco approved

The Saigon Beer-Alcohol Beverage Corporation (Sabeco) early this week announced that it received an official letter from the State Securities Commission approving unrestricted foreign ownership at the largest beverage company in Vietnam.