As many as 120 officials from member economies of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum are gathering at the fourth APEC Pathfinder Dialogue in Ho Chi Minh City on August 19-20 to discuss measures to strengthen the fight against illicit trade and corruption.
Officials from member economies of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum have highlighted the benefits of establishing competition chapters in free trade agreements (FTAs) and Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs).
The APEC Network of Anti-Corruption Authorities and Law Enforcement Agencies (ACT-NET) held a workshop on intensifying cooperation in revoking corruption assets among law enforcement agencies on August 18 in Ho Chi Minh City.
VOV.VN - Vietnam is renewing its determination to fight corruption in accordance with Party resolutions on Party building and rectification. But some people are skeptical of the anti-corruption effort being led by the Communist Party of Vietnam.
Government members looked into socio-economic performance in July and seven months during a regular meeting in Hanoi on August 3.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc discussed various issues while chairing the Government’s regular meeting for July in Hanoi on August 3, asking officials to take measures to ensure their sectors and agencies reach this year’s growth targets.
The Police Department for Investigation of Economic and Corruption-related Crimes on August 1 launched criminal proceedings against and took into custody Tram Be and Phan Huy Khang, former executives of the Saigon Thuong Tin Commercial Joint Stock Bank (Sacombank).
The investigation into and trial of many major cases monitored by the Central Steering Committee on Anti-Corruption must be accelerated in the remaining months of 2017 as directed by the committee at its 12th meeting in Hanoi on July 31.
VOV.VN - The Party Central Committee’s Inspection Commission has renewed efforts to fight corruption, saying violators should face due punishment no matter who they are and what position they hold.
There is no “prohibited zone” in the inspection and execution of the Party’s disciplinary measures, stressed a conference in Hanoi on July 12.
Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh requested that unexpected inspections should increase whilst administrative inspections should target areas with high risk of corruption in the rest of the year.
The Party Central Committee’s Inspection Commission announced on July 3 that it will consider disciplinary action against some officials for violations.
The Ministry of Public Security has deployed synchronous measures to curb the increase of crime in the first six months of this year, heard a press conference in Hanoi on June 28.
The Party Central Committee’s Commission for Internal Affairs and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) co-organised a seminar in Hanoi on June 8 to seek ways to improve sanctions against corruption in Vietnam’s anti-corruption law.
A conference took place in Hanoi on June 7 to review the cooperation in the fight against corruption between the Party Central Committee’s Internal Affairs Commission, the Central Public Security Commission.
Eight inspection teams have been set up to inspect and supervise the investigation, prosecution and trial of serious corruption and economic cases related to the standing boards of 20 provincial party committees.
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan on April 27 met with voters in some communes in Phong Dien district, the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho.
Compliance with international standards, including those on transparency, has become more urgent for Vietnamese enterprises when they are expanding operation at the global scale, according to Executive Director of Towards Transparency (TI) Nguyen Thi Kieu Vien.
The economic and anti-corruption police force said it has issued decisions on the arrest and prosecution of Nguyen Thi Kim Xuyen, former Deputy Director General of Dong A Bank on the charges of appropriating assets and intentionally violating State regulations on economic management.
The northern province of Bac Giang will continue enhancing the efficiency of corruption fighting in the second quarter of this year, Vice Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee Than Van Khoa has said.