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The provincial People’s Procuracy in Dak Nong Province on Tuesday launched criminal proceedings against a commune official who allegedly killed his wife's nephew, then staged a vehicle fire to cover up the murder and claim insurance.

Former HCMC vice chairman to face trial later this month

Former HCMC vice chairman Nguyen Huu Tin will be brought to trial at the end of this month for his alleged involvement in the murky sale of a public plot of land, resulting in losses of over VND800 billion for the State.


Can Tho official stays in US to study after overseas business trip

 VietNamNet Bridge – After a 13-day training course in the US, the deputy director of the Can Tho City Department of Foreign Affairs’ International Relations and Cooperation Division has not returned home and says he is studying in the US.

HCM City to choose government officials through contests

 VietNamNet Bridge - HCM City People's Committee has approved a plan on organizing contests to select heads and vice heads of departments of the municipal and district-level agencies in order to choose qualified officials.

36 officials charged with corruption in 2013

A report by the Government Inspectorate of Vietnam has suggested that 36 officials were charged with corruption during the first eight months of this year.

Eight SOEs officials suspended for huge salary

 VietNamNet Bridge – Saying that the violations at the four public companies are very serious, the authorities of HCM City have suspended the directors and chairs of these firms for investigation.

Binh Duong: Wild animals rescued from officials' farms

 VietNamNet Bridge – On the morning of July 3, the police saved rare animals raised in two farms in Ben Cat district in the southern province of Binh Duong.

Quang Ninh to recruit officials through exams

 VietNamNet Bridge - In the next two months, Quang Ninh province will hold examinations to recruit qualified people for the position of vice directors for six state departments.

Provincial chairmen, deputy minister have “affairs” with businesses

In a short time, the Central Inspection Committee has decided to discipline and proposed to dismiss many provincial and ministry leaders for their violations in management, including having "affairs" with enterprises.

Lam Dong: Drunken official causes fatal accident

The police of Da Lat city have announced to prosecute the Deputy Director of the Lam Dong Department of Agriculture and Rural Development for causing a car accident, which killed one and injured three.

Deputy police chief slays one at party

 VietNamNet Bridge - Due to conflicts while drinking, the vice police chief of Tra Van commune in Nam Tra My district, the central province of Quang Nam, killed one and injured two others with a knife.

Can Tho: Party official criticized for family violence

The 9-year-old boy cried and did not sleep so he was beaten by his father, leaving bruises on his face and body. The father - a Party official in Can Tho - admitted that he is a hot-temper person so he beat his son with a teaching purpose.

The “drinking miracles” of officials

 VietNamNet Bridge - A few years ago, the chairman of the office of province was reported dead because of drinking.

District deputy chairwoman criticized for drunkenness at work

"I do not like drinking because drinking only bring about diseases. But in this position, receiving guests is also business," explained Mrs. Cut Thi Nguyen, deputy chair of Ky Son district, Nghe An province.

Thanh Hoa: Commune chair removed from office for illicit relationship

Quang Xuong district authorities have decided to dismiss Mr. Nguyen Gia Khang, Chairman of Quang Phong Commune for having illicit relationships with the commune government’s cashier.

Hanoi continues to organize the vote of confidence

VietNamNet Bridge - At the upcoming meeting, the Hanoi People’s Council will consider seven petitions on the vote of confidence and organize the vote of confidence for the positions elected by the People’s Council.

44 percent of public servants earn from meetings

A sociological survey of the Government Inspectorate and the World Bank recently announced that 80 percent of persons with social positions and powers have non-salary income, in which allowances from meetings account for 55 percent.

Official’s personal asset declaration to be inspected after a house break-in

Breaking into the house of the Director of the Finance Department of Kon Tum Province in Pleiku City, burglars took 63 taels of gold and a lot of valuable assets worth over VND3 billion ($150,000).

Ca Mau: Officials reprimanded for rewarding themselves

The authorities have revoked the title “Emulation Example” of the director and deputy director of the Ca Mau Provincial Department of Construction, said Mr. Nguyen Tien Hai, Vice Chair of Ca Mau province.

Commune chairman filmed while playing cards

VietNamNet Bridge – Chairman Nguyen Cong Tien of Xuan Yen Commune in the central province of Thanh Hoa was filmed while playing cards. The clip was sent to the higher authorities and relevant agencies.