Public procurement has a very important role to play in the development of each country; however, it is typically one of the most vulnerable areas for corruption. UNODC estimates that corruption and fraud may amount to 10 – 25 percent of procurement budgets (UNODC, 2014).
The Police Department for Corruption, Smuggling and Economic Crimes (Economic Police Department), under the Ministry of Public Security, organized a conference on July 8 to review the “For National Security” movement in the period of 2015-2020 and its task performance of in the first half of 2020.
Tran Quoc Vuong, Politburo member and permanent member of the Party Central Committee’s Secretariat, has lauded contributions of the people’s procuracy sector in the fight against corruption.
A series of major economic, corruption and smuggling cases have been investigated over the past year by the Economic Police Department under the Ministry of Public Security (MPS), contributing to cementing people's confidence in the struggle against corruption and negative signs.
The fight against corruption and wastefulness is an important task of the entire Party and State in the Party building work and the country's socio-economic development, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
PSNews - The Ministry of Public Security (MPS) organized a conference on March 12 to review the fight against corruption within the Public Security Forces in 2018. The conference was chaired by General To Lam, Politburo Member, Minister of Public Security, and Head of the Anti-corruption Steering Committee of the MPS.
PSNews - The working delegation 2 of the Central Steering Committee on Anti-Corruption on January 15 had a meeting with the Standing Board of the Hanoi Municipal Party Committee to report results of its inspection of the recovery of appropriated and lost assets in cases of corruption and economic crimes in Hanoi.
Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has affirmed the strict stance of the Communist Party of Vietnam and the State on corruption during a meeting with voters in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on November 26.
The Central Steering Committee for Anti-corruption instructed agencies to speed up the investigation, prosecution, and judgment of big cases from now to the yearend during its meeting under the chair of its head, Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong in Hanoi on November 10.
Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung and Lao Deputy Prime Minister and Government Inspector General Buonthong Chitmany have shared their experiences on steering and managing inspection affairs, settling denunciations and complaints, and combating corruption.
Just eight weeks after losing an election, former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak was charged on Wednesday with abuse of power and criminal breach of trust in an investigation over billions of dollars missing from a state fund.
On behalf of the Central Public Security Party Committee and the Ministry of Public Security (MPS), Senior Lieutenant General Le Quy Vuong, Member of the Party Central Committee, Deputy Minister of Public Security attended the national-level conference on corruption on June 25.
Delegates at the national conference on anti-corruption on June 25 all agreed that no “restricted areas and exceptions” are accepted in fighting corruption.
Many major corruption cases were handled swiftly and strictly in the first half of 2018, winning the support of the public, heard a press conference held by the Supreme People’s Court in Hanoi on June 20.
Voters in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong said the recent trial of several major corruption cases has strengthened the public’s trust in the Communist Party of Vietnam.
Malaysian police on May 17 searched former Prime Minister Najib Razak's home and other places linked to him in connection with a probe into the corruption scandal at the state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), said a senior police officer.
PSNews - In 2018, the committee should drastically direct the forces in collaboration with related Central agencies to speed up the progress of investigation, prosecution and adjudication of serious economic and corruption cases
PSNews-On June 7, in Hanoi, a conference was held to review the implementation of the regulations of coordination among the Central Commission for Internal Affairs and the Central Public Security Party Committee, the Party Committee of the Supreme People's Procuracy , theParty Committee of the People's Supreme Court.
The Ministry of the State Counselor's Office of Myanmar announced on November 2 the acceptance of people's complaint on cases of bribery and corruption in an effort to promote economic development.
Brazil - Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will stand trial on corruption and money laundering charges over an alleged scheme at the state oil company, Petrobras, a judge has said.