Several districts in HCM City have reserved some streets for local vendors to set up their food stalls, and at the same time, ensure food safety and hygiene in the area.
Progress has been made to prevent crime and corruption but shortcomings remained, officials said at a meeting of the National Assembly Standing Committee (NASC) on Tuesday, which discussed performance during their term of office in 2016-2021.
The first-instance trial on land mismanagement offences against ex-Minister of Industry and Trade Vũ Huy Hoàng and nine accomplices, slated for Thursday, was postponed due to the absence of three defendants and many people with related interests and obligations.
The HCM City People’s Court found him guilty of the charge "producing, storing, propagating information, materials, items for the purpose of opposing the Socialist Republic of Việt Nam".
The Hà Nội People's Court yesterday opened a first instance trial of the Liên Kết Việt multi-level marketing scam case, the number of victims of which was more than 68,000 and the money involved was about VNĐ 1.12 trillion (US$50 million).
The HCM City appeal court increased the prison sentence given to Dương Thanh Cường, former general director of Bình Phát Company and chairman of the Thành Phát Company, for “fraud and appropriation of property” from 16 to 18 years at a trial yesterday (Dec 14).
The People’s Court of HCM City on Monday opened the first-instance trial looking into bidding and accounting fraud in the HCM City-Trung Lương Expressway project, a major toll road in southern Việt Nam.