(VOV) - Thailand is facing serious instability because of demonstrations by both anti- and pro-government forces in recent days, the largest since 2010 when political strife killed more than 90 people.
As many as 15,446 domestic and foreign prisoners will be released on August 30 in compliance with the President’s amnesty decision.
(VOV) - Around 15,000 inmates are expected to be released ahead of their prison terms during this year’s National Day holiday.
The granting of amnesty to prisoners demonstrates the Party and State's policy of humanity and clemency for those who have shown repentance.
(VOV) - Cambodia’s fifth parliamentary election will take place in three days. Although there will be 8 parties participating in the election, the race will come down to the Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) led by Prime Minister Hun Sen and the Cambodian National Rescue Party( CNRP) of Sam Rainsy.
The Central Council for Amnesty Consultation met in Hanoi on July 29 to discuss the 2013 amnesty plan.
(VOV) - Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh says the most notable result of President Sang’s visit is that both sides decided to establish the comprehensive partnership, laying a firm foundation for stronger Vietnam-US ties in the future.
National Assembly Vice Chairman Huynh Ngoc Son met with President of the Malaysian House of Senate Abu Zahar Ujang in Kuala Lumpur on July 25 as part of his four-day visit to the country.
An estimated 700-800 Vietnamese people working illegally in Saudi Arabia may benefit from a general amnesty issued by the country's government, the Department of Overseas Labour said.
(VOV) - Hanoi has decided to reduce prison terms for 386 inmates on the occasion of the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.
The Hanoi Amnesty Advisory Council on April 27 decided to grant prisoners parole and reduce their terms at detention camps in the capital city, marking Southern Liberation and National Reunification Day (April 30).
The Vietnamese Embassy in Indonesia, in coordination with relevant local agencies, on October 25 arranged for 27 Vietnamese fishermen to fly home safely.
The Party and State always maintain a policy of clemency for those offenders who have shown repentance, encouraging them to redeem themselves and become useful persons.
State President Truong Tan Sang on September 19 separately worked with leaders of the Ministry of National Defence and the Ministry of Public Security.
Prisons nationwide on Aug. 30 continued to implement the State President’s decision on amnesty and clemency on the occasion of the National Day anniversary (September 2).