The Central Steering Committee for Anti-Corruption held its 17th session on January 15 under the chair of Party General Secretary, President and head of the committee Nguyen Phu Trong, to look back at its work in 2019 and line out key tasks for 2020.
Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has praised the Government Inspectorate’s efforts to clarify wrongdoings in several high-profile corruption cases that drew public attention in 2019.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc visited and inspected the combat readiness at Military Region 9 in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho.
The National Assembly Standing Committee approved the rearrangement of communal- and district-level administrative units for the 2019 – 2021 period and the establishment of several urban administrative units for 18 cities and provinces, during its 41st meeting in Hanoi on January 10.
Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong chaired the Politburo’s meeting in Hanoi on January 10 on disciplinary actions against two Party officials.
Party inspection work has produced many important results since the beginning of the 12th tenure, contributing to improving the quality of Party building, building a healthy social environment for socio-economic development and strengthening trust in the Party and the State.
The National Assembly Standing Committee convened the 41st session in Hanoi on January 9 under the chair of Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.
The court sector tried 279 corruption cases, including serious ones such as MobiFone’s purchase of Audio Visual Global JSC (AVG) and Phan Van Anh Vu’s abuse of power to appropriate assets, in 2019, heard a conference of the sector in Hanoi on January 6.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc requested that breakthroughs be made in 2020 in the fight against crime, smuggling and trade fraud at a national conference on January 2.
The Government issued a resolution on January 1 outlining major tasks and solutions to realize the country’s socio-economic development plan and state budget estimates in 2020.
Economic development must go together with environmental protection and social development to ensure sustainable growth and prosperity, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired the year’s final regular cabinet meeting in Hanoi on December 31, focusing discussions on the institution and law building work.
The Government, National Assembly, ministries and localities should focus on implementing the national security strategy in 2020 and strengthen coordination to ensure national interests and security in all fields, Minister of Public Security Gen. To Lam said at the government-to-locality teleconference on December 31.
Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong attended a national teleconference in Hanoi on December 30, applauding the country’s achievements in 2019 and asking for more activeness and creativity to obtain better results next year.
The 2018 Law on Animal Husbandry, the 2018 Law on Cultivation, the 2019 revised law on management and use of weapons, explosives and support tools, and the 2019 Law on Public Investment will start taking effect in January 2020.
A teleconference between the Government and localities is scheduled to take place on December 30 and 31 under the chair of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan visited the High Command of Military Region 3 and the Vietnam People’s Navy in the northern city of Hai Phong on December 20.
The Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) has always served as the core force to, together with the Party and the people, achieve splendid accomplishments in national liberation and construction and defence throughout its 75-year history, Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong has said.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on December 19 lauded the role of the public security forces in a wide range of areas, from socio-economic development to administrative reform, the fight against corruption and wastefulness, national defence and security, and foreign affairs.
The National Assembly Standing Committee has made remarkable efforts and successfully implemented programmes and plans set in 2019, NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan said at the closing ceremony of the committee’s 40th session in Hanoi on December 18.