Daily Archives: December 18, 2017

Vietnam Widens Crackdown Amid Public Outcry Over Corruption

TAIPEI �

Vietnam’s first move to prosecute a former politburo member widens the country’s crackdown against graft to appease a restless public and protect fast economic growth.

Police arrested former lawmaker and Communist Party official Dinh La Thang earlier this month over crimes he is suspected of committing as board chairman of the giant state-run oil firm PetroVietnam, Vietnamese news media say.…

Vietnam Widens Crackdown Amid Public Outcry Over Corruption

TAIPEI �

Vietnam’s first move to prosecute a former politburo member widens the country’s crackdown against graft to appease a restless public and protect fast economic growth.

Police arrested former lawmaker and Communist Party official Dinh La Thang earlier this month over crimes he is suspected of committing as board chairman of the giant state-run oil firm PetroVietnam, Vietnamese news media say.…

Helmets save tens of thousands of lives in 10 years

(VOVWORLD) -The number of fatalities caused by traffic accidents has been reduced by 15,300 and brain injuries by half a million over the past 10 years since the national helmet law was passed.…

Youth forum of Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam issues joint statement on cooperation

VOVWORLD) -Delegates from Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam (CLV) have signed a joint statement of the 7th CLV youth forum, which opened in Binh Phuoc province on Sunday.

The document highlights strengthening youth cooperation from central to local levels, educating young people the friendship and solidarity of the three countries, organizing activities between young entrepreneurs, and supporting young people’s start-ups.…