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Two new Deputy Ministers of Public Security appointed

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has decided to appoint two new Deputy Ministers of Public Security.

PM inspects combat readiness at public security units

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc inspected combat readiness of some units of the Ministry of Public Security on February 7, ahead of the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.

National database system on population to be launched on February 26

The Ministry of Public Security plans to put into operation the national database systems on population and production, and citizen identification issuance and management on February 26.

29 military and police generals are members of 13th Party Central Committee

Of the 180 official members of the 13th Party Central Committee, 23 are members of the Party Committee of the Vietnam People’s Army and six are members of the Party Committee of the Ministry of Public Security.

Security, defence, court officials submit proposals to Party Congress

Leaders of the Ministry of Public Security, the Ministry of National Defence, and the Supreme People’s Court on January 27 stressed the importance of comprehensive reform 

7th Congress of Central Public Security Party Organisation on horizon

The seventh Congress of the Central Public Security Party Organisation for the 2020-2025 period will take place from October 11 to 13 in Hanoi, according to the Ministry of Public Security.

Ministry of Public Security awarded first-class Military Exploit Order

The Ministry of Public Security was awarded a first-class Military Exploit Order at a ceremony held in Hanoi on August 16.

Eleven officials suspended for involvement in alleged bribery at Tenma

Eleven officials, including five in taxation and six in the customs have been suspended from work due to their involvement in an alleged bribery case at Japan’s Tenma Vietnam company, Government meeting.

Government press conference clarifies issues of concern

Several issues of public concern were mentioned during a press conference following the monthly Government meeting in Hanoi on June 2.

US woman attacks health staff, trying to flee from quarantine

An American woman attacked health staff and tried to flee from the Ministry of Public Security’s Hospital 199 in central Da Nang city when she was brought to the hospital for quarantine on March 30 morning.

Transnational drug ring busted, 650kg of drugs seized

The Drug Crime Investigation Police Department under the Ministry of Public Security announced on March 26 that it had busted an illegal transnational drug trafficking ring, seizing almost 650kg of synthetic drugs.

Foreigners can extend visas amid COVID-19 outbreak: spokeswoman

Foreigners in Vietnam can make visa extension procedures at the Immigration Department  in line with regulations, spokeswoman of the Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs Le Thi Thu Hang affirmed.

Hackers capitalising on COVID-19 to launch cyberattacks, ministry warns

Some hacker groups have taken advantage of the COVID-19 outbreak’s complex developments in many countries to launch cyberattacks against agencies and organisations around the world, including those in Vietnam.

Traffic police launch drink driving crackdown

Traffic police have issued a plan to strengthen control over traffic violations, especially driving under the influence of alcohol following the strict new drink driving law.

Essex lorry deaths: Ha Tinh police charge seven with organizing, brokering illegal emigration

Police in the central province of Ha Tinh said on February 20 it has issued decisions to start criminal proceedings against seven suspects on the charge of organizing, brokering illegal emigration under Article 349 of the Penal Code.

Vietnam, Malaysia step up cooperation in fight against crime

Malaysian King Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah on February 13 suggested Vietnam and Malaysia step up bilateral cooperation in various spheres, especially in the fight against transnational crime.

Road accidents leave 22 dead on Lunar New Year

There were 21 road traffic accidents on January 25, the first day of the Year of the Rat, leaving 22 dead and 13 others injured.

VN Government decree drafted to protect personal data

The Ministry of Public Security is drafting a governmental decree on personal data protection in order to protect the legal rights and interests of individual and organisations.

Fermented fruit not an issue for drink driving ban

Fermented fruit lovers can breathe a sigh of relief now police have confirmed that blood-alcohol levels fall rapidly after consumption, meaning it's fine for them to drive home without being over the limit.

Police investigate electronic firm Asanzo for trade fraud

The government is determined to deal with the case in compliance with the law and ensure lawful rights of enterprises and consumers.