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Four arrested for violations in expressway project

Four former and current executives have been detained in connection with alleged irregularities in the construction and work approval of a 139-kilometer-long expressway connecting Danang with Quang Ngai Province.


MobiFone-AVG deal: two former ministers prosecuted

The Supreme People’s Procuracy on October 19 notified the prosecution of two former ministers of information and communications (MIC) – Nguyen Bac Son and Truong Minh Tuan, along with 12 other defendants.

Indonesia’s anti-graft agency detains former sports minister

Indonesia’s Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) on September 27 announced it had detained former Minister of Youth and Sports Imam Nahrawi after questioning him for several hours related to a corruption case.

Vietnamese PM decides disciplinary measures against some officials

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has issued decisions on disciplinary measures against an official of northern Hoa Binh province and some leaders of the Ministry of Transport.


Collusion between Da Nang ex-chairmen and Vu Nhom causes hefty losses

The Investigation Police Agency has proposed the People’s Procuracy to lodge prosecution against 21 people involved in the high-profile corruption case relating to Phan Van Anh Vu (alias “Vu Nhom”).


Number of criminal cases decreases in 2019

Although the number of criminal cases has been decreasing, work is needed to rein in social crime, attendees heard at a meeting organised by the National Assembly (NA)’s Judicial Committee held in Hanoi yesterday.

Violations involving $2.16 billion uncovered in Vietnam in first half of 2019

Wrongdoings involving nearly 50.34 trillion VND (2.17 billion USD) and over 1,000 ha of land were found during the first six months of 2019, heard a teleconference of the inspection sector in Hanoi on July 18.


Three Ministry of Construction's inspectors indicted for taking bribes

The People’s Procuracy of Vinh Phuc said on June 18 that it had indicted three inspectors from the Ministry of Construction, Nguyen Thi Kim Anh, Dang Hai Anh and Nguyen Thuy Linh, for allegedly taking bribes.


Serial violations involving state foreign travel expenses

The Vietnam Government Inspectorate announced violations by state officials in various localities during the 2012-2016 period in terms of their foreign travel expenses.


Lawmakers debate corruption in private sector

 VietNamNet Bridge – National Assembly deputies continued discussions on the country’s amended anti-corruption laws yesterday, June 13, during the NA’s fifth meeting in Hanoi.

Corruption, immigrant ethnic minority, child abuse top NA lawmakers’ concerns

 Lawmakers express their concerns over several issues plaguing the Vietnamese society in current times including corruption, solutions to immigration, addressing child abuse and school violence.

Park Geun-hye: South Korea's ex-leader jailed for 24 years for corruption

 South Korea's former President Park Geun-hye has been sentenced to 24 years in jail after she was found guilty of abuse of power and coercion.

Vietnamese most concerned about poverty: report

 VietNamNet Bridge – Poverty was the most troubling issue for the Vietnamese population in 2017, despite the country’s impressive economic growth over the last decade, said a report released on Wednesday morning.

Better management of State assets needed

 VietNamNet Bridge – Lawyer Nguyen Tien Lap talks to Thoi bao Kinh te Sai Gon (Sai Gon Economic Times) about best way to utilise and manage limited State assets.

Driver’s drive drives him nuts

 An official in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak has found the perfect way to drive the nation out of poverty, literally.

Listening to the people and party members about decline of ethics, corruption

VietNamNet would like to present an article by Dr. Vu Ngoc Hoang about the building of the Party and the fight against degradation of political ideology, ethics and lifestyle of Party members. 

Citizens’ acceptance of corruption keeps the cycle going, research indicates

A mother of two was looking for a public kindergarten. Through an acquaintance she met the principal of a kindergarten in the city centre known for its prestige. Along with the three-year-old child’s CV, she brought an envelope

VN increasingly see corruption as new norm

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese are coming to terms with corruption as only 3 per cent of those who were forced to pay under the table said they would go to the police, according to UNDP research. 

Big challenges await new government

VietNamNet Bridge - The public debt has hit a ceiling, the state budget is under strain, and enterprises’ competitiveness remains weak – all these will be great challenges for new cabinet.

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.