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Former Deputy Health Minister Truong Quoc Cuong was given four years in jail in the first-instance trial of the case relating to the trading of counterfeit medicine labelled as Health 2000 Canada.

Party Secretariat expels several officials for wrongdoings

The Secretariat of the Communist Party under the chair of General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has issued disciplinary actions against several Party officials and organisations who were found to have infringed Party regulations and State laws.

Nine provincial chairs elected last week

The provinces of Bac Giang, Bac Kan, Binh Dinh, Da Nang, Dong Thap, Ninh Binh, Thai Nguyen, Tien Giang and Thanh Hoa last week elected their top official - the chair of the local People's Committee.

Many more local leaders elected

Some provinces have elected new chairs and Party secretaries.

Many high-ranking officials promoted

A number of ministries have appointed new deputy ministers.

Role of leaders important in corruption fight

Talking about the role and responsibility of a leader in anti-corruption, many attendees at a recent seminar on corruption cited Hanoi Mayor Nguyen Duc Chung’s case as an example.

Ex-Party official charged with land mismanagement

Former Party deputy chief and chairman of Phan Thiet City Do Ngoc Diep has been charged with land mismanagement as he signed 32 unlawful decisions approving the conversion of farmland to housing land in rural areas.

 

Lai Chau: Police launch legal proceedings against two officials on embezzlement charges

Police in the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau have launched legal proceedings against two officials from Sìn Hồ District’s Department of Education and Training on embezzlement charges.

Lifetime employment to be removed: Prime Minister

The Government is planning to implement job competition mechanisms and remove its lifetime employment policy to improve the quality of staff, civil servants and officials.

Original data of high school exam in Son La deleted

 VietNamNet Bridge – An official in Son La Province’s high school exam cheating scandal has admitted to destroying CD copies of answer sheets, in a cemetery.

Officials fined for management failures

 VietNamNet Bridge – Some 20 government officials have received penalties for slacking off in managing the activities of Muong Thanh Group, 

Officials, business slam agriculture investment incentives

 Feasibility, ease of implementation and transparency in information are factors that will prove decisive in attracting investment for agriculture projects, stakeholders agreed at a conference held on Monday.

Four officials suspended over deforestation

 VietNamNet Bridge – Dak Nong Province’s forest protection division has suspended four managers and rangers in Dak G’long District over the recent heavy deforestation in Quang Son Commune.

Officials, people hail Party Central Committee election

 Officials, Party members and people nationwide have expressed their trust in the new crop of Vietnamese leaders who were elected to the 12 th Party Central Committee during the ongoing 12th National Party Congress in Hanoi on January 26.

President meets Iran, DPRK, Mozambique leaders, officials

 President Truong Tan Sang, who is in Jakarta, Indonesia to attend the Asian-African Conference (AAC) 2015, met with leaders and senior officials from Iran, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and Mozambique on April 23.

New chair for Ba Ria-Vung Tau, new foreign deputy minister appointed

 VietNamNet Bridge - On Wednesday morning the People’s Council of Ba Ria-Vung Tau held an extraordinary session to elect a new chair to replace chair Tran Minh Sanh who suffered a stroke.

Four officials to race for VN Road Administration’s chief position

 VietNamNet Bridge - Four candidates have registered for the exams, scheduled on April 4, to be recruited as head of the Vietnam Road Administration, the first-ever exams of this kind in Vietnam.

Vinalines officials in jail for power abuse

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ha Noi People's Court last week sentenced Bui Quoc Anh, former deputy general director of the Viet Nam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines), to three years in prison for "abusing power while on duty".

Two officials reprimanded for dilapilated $5 million museum

 VietNamNet Bridge - Two former directors of the Department of Culture - Sports and Tourism of the central province of Phu Yen have been reprimanded for the degradation of the province’s $5 million museum, one year after its inauguration.

Nghe An: Over 200kg of ivory disappears, four officers arrested

 VietNamNet Bridge – The police agency of Vinh City, Nghe An province have arrested four employees of the Vinh City Law Enforcement Department for their connection to the missing of more than 200kg of elephant tusks in the warehouse of this agency.