Pagoda-goers during work hours penalised
Several officers found visiting pagodas during work hours have been imposed with various levels of penalties yesterday by the disciplinary council under the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).
It turns out that the Government Inspectorate (GI), a ministry-level body charged with tackling corruption in state administration, is not immune from wrongdoing.
Việt Nam urged "related parties" yesterday to avoid militarisation of the East Sea. It also reiterated its claim to the Trường Sa (Spratly) and Hoàng Sa (Paracels) archipelagoes, and held that all construction and reclamation projects at the two island groups without Việt Nam’s permission are illegal.
The APEC Finance and Central Bank Deputies Meeting (FCBDM) finished the first working day in Nha Trang City, in the central province of Khánh Hòa yesterday.
Donald Trump has historically low approval ratings, but would still have voters' support in a row with Congress, polls suggested Wednesday.
TThe first APEC Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM 1) went on in Nha Trang City on Thursday with activities of seven committees, working groups and forums of APEC.
Strengthening comprehensive co-operation with Thailand, including in the field of defence, is one of the priorities of Việt Nam, affirmed Defence Minister Ngô Xuân Lịch at a meeting with Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha in Bangkok yesterday.
Infringements and defects committed by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment’s Party Civil Affairs Committee and individuals involved in the Formosa fish deaths were serious and must be punished, announced the Central Inspection Commission.
Co-operation among Vietnamese and Russian localities plays an important role in the development of the comprehensive strategic partnership between the two countries, as agreed by National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyễn Thị Kim Ngân and Chairwoman of Russia’s Federal Council Valentina Ivanovna Matvienko.
Chairwoman of Russia’s Federal Council Valentina Ivanovna Matvienko has told Party General Secretary Nguyễn Phú Trọng that her country will do everything possible to develop the comprehensive strategic partnership with Việt Nam.