TAGs: Law

Five jailed for attempting to overthrow people’s administration

06/10/2018 16:13

The People’s Court of Ho Chi Minh City handed down jail sentences of between 8-15 years to five men for “attempting to overthrow the people’s administration” under Article 79 of the Penal Code at a first-instance trial held on October 5. 

Thua Thien-Hue: 21 women awarded title of “Heroic Mothers”

21/09/2018 10:58

The central province of Thua Thien-Hue held a ceremony on September 20 to confer the noble State-given title of “Heroic Vietnamese Mother” to 21 women whose husbands and children laid down their lives in the struggle for national liberation and protection.

Ex-senior members of PVTEX brought to trial

28/08/2018 15:41

The Hanoi People’s Court on August 28 opened a trial of four former senior members of the Petrovietnam Petrochemical and Textile Fiber JSC (PVTEX) for the charge of “deliberately violating State regulations on economic management causing serious consequences”.

MPS promotes management and use of weapons, explosives and combat gears

27/07/2018 09:46

The Ministry of Public Security (MPS) on July 25 held a teleconference to discuss the implementation of the Law on Management and Use of Weapons, Explosives and Combat Gears, and review 5 years implementing the Ordinance on Management and Use of Weapons, Explosives and Combat Gears. Deputy Minister Nguyen Van Son chaired the teleconference.

Woman jailed for insulting national flag

01/12/2018 20:38

The People’s Court of Buon Ho town in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak on November 30 sentenced Huynh Thuc Vy, 33, to 2 years and 9 months in prison for insulting the national flag following Article 276 of the 1999 Penal Code (revised in 2009).

Social network ethics code complete: Minister

08/11/2018 11:06

In a bid to create a healthy networking atmosphere in the country, the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) has completed a code of conduct on social networks for internet service providers and users, said Minister Nguyen Manh Hung.

Hanoi to inspect violations in forest use

19/10/2018 11:39

Hanoi authorities have ordered a comprehensive inspection on the use and management of protection forest in Minh Phu and Minh Tri communes in Soc Son district to tackle long-standing violations.

Quang Binh, Lao locality promote cooperation, exchange

12/10/2018 20:11

Officials of the central province of Quang Binh and the Lao province of Savannakhet on October 12 agreed to promote cooperation in trade, investment, and tourism, as well as to work closely in educating the two countries’ peoples on their bilateral friendship and special solidarity. 

Nationwide campaign launched to combat plastic pollution

12/10/2018 20:08

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment launched a campaign on October 12, calling for joint efforts in plastic waste prevention nationwide, in response to the 2018 “Make the world cleaner” campaign.

Can Tho: Man prosecuted for abusing freedom, democracy rights

11/10/2018 15:42

Police in Binh Thuy district, Can Tho city, put a man into temporary detention on October 10 to investigate into the charge of “abusing the rights to freedom and democracy to violate interests of the State, rights and legitimate interests of organisations and individuals” under Article 331 of the 2015 Penal Code.

Four caught red-handed smuggling 54,000 meth pills

30/09/2018 17:03

Police of Quynh Nhai district in the northern mountainous province of Son La on September 28 arrested four men when they were illegally transporting about 54,000 methamphetamine pills to neighbouring Lao Cai province.

Misuse of State asset case prosecuted

19/09/2018 15:47

The Investigation Police Agency under the Ministry of Public Security has begun criminal proceedings against the case of violating provisions on the management and use of State assets that causes losses and wastefulness, as well as a number of organisations and individuals in Ho Chi Minh City related to Phan Van Anh Vu (alias Vu Nhom).