Update news amnesty

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc on August 12 decided to reduce death penalties to life sentences for 21 prisoners, including two foreigners.

Persons convicted of corruption who have paid compensation will be considered for amnesty

Those people convicted of corruption and economic crimes and have compensated for damages (civil obligations) will be considered for amnesty, with no discrimination, according to Deputy Minister of Public Security Nguyen Van Long.

President’s amnesty decision announced

The Presidential Office in coordination with relevant ministries and agencies held an international press conference in Hanoi on July 4 to announce the President’s amnesty decision on the occasion of National Day (September 2).

President reduces death penalties to life sentences for four prisoners

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc on January 28 decided to reduce death penalties to life sentences for four prisoners, on the occasion of the upcoming Tet (Lunar New Year) festival.

Vietnam grants amnesty to 21 foreign prisoners

The 2021 amnesty decision of the Vietnamese President was announced at a press conference held in Hanoi on August 31.

President grants amnesty to more than 3,000 prisoners

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc has signed a decision to grant amnesty to more than 3,000 prisoners.

Deputy PM calls for safe organisation of amnesty amid COVID-19

The Central Advisory Council on Amnesty (CACA) convened a meeting in Hanoi on Saturday under the chair of Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh to discuss the national amnesty plan for the upcoming National Day (September 2).

President’s amnesty decision announced

A press conference was held in Hanoi on July 2 to announce the State President’s decision on amnesty 2021 on the occasion of the National Day (September 2).

Viet Nam celebrates 71st National Day

 VietNamNet Bridge – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc yesterday (Aug 31) hosted a banquet for diplomatic delegations and international organisations to celebrate the 71st anniversary of Viet Nam’s National Day.

Death penalty ends in some cases

 VietNamNet Bridge – Nguyen Van Hoan, deputy head of the group compiling revisions to the 2015 Penal Code, spoke to Nong thon Ngay nay (Countryside Today) about changes relating to capital punishment.

Social News 12/2

 Hanoi to get disabled taxi service; Hanoi: Prisoners granted clemency on Tet; Casual workers cash in on Tet holiday; Fake labels on foreign alcohol flood Tet market; HCM City to raise water supply by 50%

Social News 30/8

 Rapid land sinking south of HCMC; Vietnam reports no cases of Ebola infections; WB helps Dong Thap improve medical waste treatment; Over 180 prisoners granted amnesty on National Day

Social Headlines January 24

 Hanoi reduces sentences for 230 prisoners; Former CEOs in jail for tax evasion; Two killed in truck-train collision; Pet care services booming Tet; HCMC continues to raise poverty standards

Four national security violators set free under amnesty

 VietNamNet Bridge - Of the total 15,523 Vietnamese and foreign prisoners under amnesty this year, four cases committed infringement of national security.


Aid handed to hapless Quang Ngai fishermen; Prisoners handed Liberation amnesty; Big Lao drug ring busted; Lao drug trafficker seized; Vietnam aims to clear bomb-polluted areas