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Police commence legal proceedings against NA Office deputy head

The Investigation Police Agency on April 21 started legal proceedings against and issued arrest and house search warrants to Pham Thai Ha, deputy head of the National Assembly (NA) Office and Assistant to the NA Chairman.

National anti-corruption strategy issued

The Government has issued Resolution 168/NQ-CP on the national strategy on corruption and negative phenomena prevention and control until 2030, highlighting five major groups of tasks and solutions to enhance the efficiency of the work.

Disciplinary measures imposed on former officials of Lao Cai, Lam Dong

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong chaired a meeting of the Party Central Committee’s Politburo and Secretariat in Hanoi on May 8 to consider imposing disciplinary measures on several former officials of Lao Cai.

PM orders tough measures against irresponsible officials

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has said tough measures should be taken to deal with officials who have a low sense of responsibility or avoid solving difficult matters by passing on them to higher levels of administration.

Driving training-testing establishments in 63 provinces to be inspected

The Ministry of Transport will set up three teams to inspect driver training and testing activities in 63 provinces and cities, expected to be completed by April 15.

Party chief’s book on fight against corruption and negative phenomena released

A ceremony was held in Hanoi on February 2 to release the book by General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Nguyen Phu Trong.

Action plan issued to accelerate national anti-corruption strategy building

Deputy Prime Minister Le Minh Khai, head of the steering committee on building the national anti-corruption strategy by 2030, has signed a decision on the issuance of the committee’s action plan.

Vehicle inspection centers overloaded

Many vehicle registration centers have become overloaded, and several centers have been closed for investigation.

Party Central Committee relieves Nguyen Xuan Phuc of Presidency, Party positions

The 13th Party Central Committee convened a meeting in Hanoi on January 17 to consider and give opinions to the wish to cease holding his positions, to stop working, and to retire by Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

Party Central Committee’s Secretariat imposes disciplinary measures against some officials

General Secretary of the Party Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong on January 13 chaired a meeting of the committee’s Secretariat on disciplinary measures against a number of officials for their violations.

Former head of the Government Office recommended to be disciplined

The decision was made at the 25th meeting of the commission held from January 10-12, to discuss deciding on disciplinary measures against some Party units and individuals.

Party chief chairs anti-corruption central steering committee’s session

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong on January 12 chaired the 23rd session of the Central Steering Committee on Prevention and Control of Corruption and Negative Phenomena

10,500 party members investigated last year

The inspection commissions at all levels have launched investigations into 3,533 Party organisations and 10,475 Party members who showed signs of violations.

The reasons for dismissal of two Deputy Prime Ministers

The reasons for the dismissal of Deputy Prime Ministers Pham Binh Minh and Vu Duc Dam were personal wishes.

Setting an example for high-ranking political activities

The Party Central Committee convened an extraordinary meeting and approved the departure of Deputy Ministers Pham Binh Minh and Vu Duc Dam from office, contributing to the practice of setting an example in the Party.

Five more detained as auto inspection center bribery probe expands

Four deputy directors and one employee at the 98-06D auto inspection and registration center in the northern province of Bac Giang have been detained for allegedly receiving bribes.

Immigration officer on leave after reportedly demanding a ’tip’ from Singaporean traveller

Regarding the contents of the written report from the suspended officer, the representative of the Immigration Department said that the matter is in the verification stage, meaning no more information will be provided at this time.

Notorious corruption cases to be strictly handled in 2023, says senior Party official

A senior Party official has requested that the Party’s Central Commission for Internal Affairs make timely recommendations in order to help the Party strictly handle notorious corruption cases in 2023.

Investigations into Viet A, rescue flight cases to be completed in January

The Ministry of Public Security is striving to complete investigations into the Viet A and rescue flight cases in January, the Ministry's Office Chief Lieut. Gen To An Xo informed the press on January 3.

Two Deputy PMs no longer Party Central Committee members

Deputy Prime Ministers Pham Binh Minh and Vu Duc Dam will no longer hold positions as members of the Party Central Committee for the 2021-2026 tenure.