Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday put the fight against corruption at the heart of his bid for another four-year term, as official campaigning got under way for elections next year.
National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyễn Thị Kim Ngân presented the NA Standing Committee’s nomination for the State President position, with Party General Secretary Nguyễn Phú Trọng as the sole nominee.
The Communist Party of Việt Nam (CPV) will focus its efforts on reforms, striving towards a “contingency of officials with competence, virtue, and reputation befitting their duties.”
Defendants in the first-instance trial on several charges of wrongdoings at the State-owned oil PetroVietnam (PVN) group made final statements at the court on Wednesday, expressing regrets and asking for leniency from the judges.
In a Đà Nẵng plot that has thickened steadily over the last several years, police are seeking a 42-year-old real estate tycoon, Phan Văn Anh Vũ, for criminal charges of “revealing State secrets.”
British Prime Minister David Cameron announced plans on Thursday to stop the flow of dirty money through the London property market, as he prepared to welcome world leaders and NGOs to an anti-corruption summit.