Trade minister fields questions about trade fraud Politics

Trade minister fields questions about trade fraud

Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh on November 7 cleared up questions raised by National Assembly deputies regarding the aluminum shipment labeled as made-in-Vietnam product and worth 4.3 billion USD to the US by a Chinese-invested business in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau.
Former Petrolimex officials punished for violations Politics

Former Petrolimex officials punished for violations

The Inspection Commission of the Party Central Committee has proposed taking disciplinary measures against Bui Ngoc Bao, a former leader of the Vietnam National Petroleum Group (Petrolimex) for violations by the Standing Board of the group’s Party Committee.
Man receives five years in prison for anti-State propaganda Society

Man receives five years in prison for anti-State propaganda

The People’s Court of the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre has sentenced Nguyen Van Cong Em to five years in jail for “making, storing, spreading information, materials, items for the purpose of opposing the State of Socialist Republic of Vietnam” under Article 117 of the 2015 Criminal Code.
HCM City’s former leader prosecuted Society

HCM City’s former leader prosecuted

The Supreme People’s Procuracy on September 13 issued a document on the prosecution against former Vice Chairman of the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City Nguyen Huu Tin and his accomplices for their wrongdoings in the management and use of State assets.
Malaysia files criminal charges against 17 Goldman Sachs figures World

Malaysia files criminal charges against 17 Goldman Sachs figures

Malaysia has filed criminal charges against 17 current and former directors at subsidiaries of the Goldman Sachs Group of the US in a corruption investigation at the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) fund, the country’s attorney general said on August 9.
Politburo issues disciplinary warning against former Deputy PM Politics

Politburo issues disciplinary warning against former Deputy PM

The Political Bureau of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee on July 19 decided to issue a disciplinary warning against Vu Van Ninh, former member of both Party Central Committee and Government’s Party Civil Affairs Committee and former Deputy Prime Minister.
Philippines: Nearly 8,000 policemen punished over drug killings World

Philippines: Nearly 8,000 policemen punished over drug killings

Close to 8,000 Philippine police officers have recieved administrative punishments, of whom 2,000 were dismissed, for wrongdoings during raids where drug suspects were killed under President Rodrigo Duterte’s crackdown, a Philippine official said on July 18.
Inspection commission asks for discipline to ex-Deputy PM Politics

Inspection commission asks for discipline to ex-Deputy PM

The Party Central Committee’s Inspection Commission has proposed the Politburo to consider and take disciplinary action against Vu Van Ninh, former member of the Party Central Committee and former Deputy Prime Minister, for his violations committed while holding different positions.