Hai Duong Party chief arrested over Covid test kit scam

Hai Duong Party chief arrested over Covid test kit scam

Pham Xuan Thang, former Secretary of Hai Duong’s Party Committee, has abused his positions and power to issue illegal directions, allowing the Viet A Company to reap windfall profits illicitly, say investigative authorities.

Politics - Sat, September 17, 2022 | 9:05 pm GTM+7

Hai Duong Party chief faces disciplinary action

Hai Duong Party chief faces disciplinary action

Pham Xuan Thang, Secretary of Hai Duong province's Party Committee, was removed Friday from all Party positions for work violations.

Politics - Fri, September 16, 2022 | 9:08 pm GTM+7

Gia Lai province chairman fired for work violations

Gia Lai province chairman fired for work violations

The Prime Minister dismissed Thursday Vo Ngoc Thanh from the position of Gia Lai province’s chairman.

Politics - Thu, September 15, 2022 | 7:26 pm GTM+7

Vietnam to achieve industrialization by 2030: Party leadership

Vietnam to achieve industrialization by 2030: Party leadership

The Politburo, premier decision-making body of the Communist Party of Vietnam, has endorsed the national goals of "completing industrialization and the first phase of modernization" by 2030.

Politics - Mon, September 12, 2022 | 12:18 pm GTM+7

Press Authority chief appointed deputy information minister

Press Authority chief appointed deputy information minister

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh Saturday appointed Nguyen Thanh Lam, director of the Press Authority as Deputy Minister of Information and Communications in charge of press and publishing.

Politics - Sun, September 11, 2022 | 5:49 pm GTM+7

Former education minister faces disciplinary action

Former education minister faces disciplinary action

Violations by Phung Xuan Nha, former Minister of Education and Training, led to the risk of loss and waste of state assets as well as society’s resources, warranting disciplinary action.

Politics - Thu, September 8, 2022 | 11:55 pm GTM+7

US to further aid Vietnam in climate change response: John Kerry

US to further aid Vietnam in climate change response: John Kerry

Special Envoy John Kerry affirmed Monday the U.S. will strengthen its support to Vietnam in responding to climate change.

Politics - Tue, September 6, 2022 | 12:05 am GTM+7

Former Binh Duong Party chief jailed for 7 years

Former Binh Duong Party chief jailed for 7 years

A Hanoi court Tuesday sentenced Tran Van Nam and Tran Thanh Liem, former Party chief and former chairman of Binh Duong province, to seven years in prison each.

Politics - Tue, August 30, 2022 | 9:27 pm GTM+7

World meteorological body removes China's ‘nine-dash line’ on Vietnam's  request

World meteorological body removes China's ‘nine-dash line’ on Vietnam's request

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) removed Saturday China's infamous “nine-dash line” from a heatwave map posted on its Facebook page.

Politics - Sat, August 27, 2022 | 4:41 pm GTM+7

Gia Lai province chairman dismissed from Party position

Gia Lai province chairman dismissed from Party position

Vo Ngoc Thanh, deputy chief of the Gia Lai Party Committee, was dismissed Tuesday from the Party position for the 2012-2020 and 2020-2025 terms.

Politics - Tue, August 16, 2022 | 9:09 pm GTM+7

Former Ha Long chairman dismissed from Party

Former Ha Long chairman dismissed from Party

Pham Hong Ha, former chairman of Ha Long town, was dismissed from the Party Thursday following his arrest on charges of power abuse three months ago.

Politics - Fri, August 5, 2022 | 12:16 am GTM+7

Vietnam calls for restraint in Taiwan Strait

Vietnam calls for restraint in Taiwan Strait

Vietnam persists with its “One China” policy and calls on all parties not to escalate tensions in the Taiwan Strait, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang said Wednesday.

Politics - Wed, August 3, 2022 | 11:30 am GTM+7

Former immigration official arrested in pandemic repatriation scam

Former immigration official arrested in pandemic repatriation scam

Tran Van Du, 61, former deputy chief of the Ministry of Public Security’s immigration management agency, and three others were detained Monday on suspicion of accepting bribes related to “rescue flights” that brought Vietnamese citizens home during the pandemic.

Politics - Mon, July 25, 2022 | 9:11 pm GTM+7

Hoa Binh province Party chief set to become State Auditor General

Hoa Binh province Party chief set to become State Auditor General

Ngo Van Tuan, Party chief of Hoa Binh province is poised to become the next State Auditor General pending a National Assembly vote in October.

Politics - Sun, July 24, 2022 | 10:56 pm GTM+7

Former Phu Yen Party chief receives Politburo warning

Former Phu Yen Party chief receives Politburo warning

The Vietnamese Politburo on Friday warned Huynh Tan Viet, former Party secretary of Phu Yen and former chairman of the province's legislature body over his violations in performance of duties.

Politics - Sat, July 23, 2022 | 9:47 am GTM+7

Hanoi deputy Party chief elected new city mayor

Hanoi deputy Party chief elected new city mayor

Hanoi's legislature body voted Tran Sy Thanh, deputy chief of the city's Party Committee, as the capital’s new mayor Friday.

Politics - Fri, July 22, 2022 | 4:31 pm GTM+7

Slew of provincial leaders face disciplinary action

Slew of provincial leaders face disciplinary action

Disciplinary action or prison sentences were handed to many provincial and military officials on Friday for their lack of responsibility, abuse of power, and receipt of bribes.

Politics - Sat, July 16, 2022 | 7:04 pm GTM+7

Price bureau chief's violations caused 'very serious consequences’: inspectors

Price bureau chief's violations caused 'very serious consequences’: inspectors

Violations by Nguyen Anh Tuan, head of the Ministry of Finance's price management department, have caused "very serious consequences", the Central Inspection Committee stated Friday.

Politics - Fri, July 15, 2022 | 7:00 pm GTM+7

Auditor General set to take over as new Hanoi chairman

Auditor General set to take over as new Hanoi chairman

The Politburo has recommended that State Auditor General Tran Sy Thanh assume charge as the new mayor of Hanoi.

Politics - Fri, July 15, 2022 | 4:04 pm GTM+7