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NA removes Truong Minh Tuan from his ministerial post
Tuesday,  Oct 23, 2018,18:48 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The National Assembly has formally relieved Truong Minh Tuan , 57, from the post of Minister of Information and Communications, reported the local media.
Tuesday,  Oct 23, 2018,17:58 (GMT+7)
HCMC – A drunken female driver who caused a deadly road accident that left one person dead and several others injured in HCMC’s Binh Thanh District last Sunday night may be facing a jail term of three to 15 years, Lao Dong newspaper reported, citing lawyers from Hanoi City.
Tuesday,  Oct 23, 2018,17:48 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong today, October 23, was elected as the new State President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam in the 2016-2021 tenure, with a vote of 99.79%.
Tuesday,  Oct 23, 2018,13:38 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Many voters across the country have expressed concern over the shortcomings in the use and management of land and natural resources and the increasing environmental pollution, Lao Dong newspaper reported, citing a report delivered by Tran Thanh Man, president of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee, at the National Assembly’s sixth sitting on October 22.
Tuesday,  Oct 23, 2018,09:00 (GMT+7)
The National Assembly (NA) today, October 23, will vote for the State presidency post with the sole candidate being Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong. The law-making body will also approve the dismissal of Truong Minh Tuan from the post of Minister of Information and Communications, and vote on the appointment of Nguyen Manh Hung as new minister, reported news website Vietnamplus.
Tuesday,  Oct 23, 2018,08:54 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Low-lying areas in the south, comprising HCMC, Can Tho City, Vinh Long Province and coastal areas of the Mekong Delta, will likely suffer heavy flooding, as water levels downstream of the Mekong Delta River are forecast to surge rapidly this weekend, Thanh Nien newspaper reported, citing experts from the southern weather center.
Monday,  Oct 22, 2018,19:16 (GMT+7)
HCMC – A 12-kilogram drug-trafficking ring has been broken up by the forces of Tay Ninh Provincial Border Guard at the Moc Bai Border Gate in Tay Ninh Province, reported VietnamPlus news site.
Monday,  Oct 22, 2018,19:12 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee has stripped Nguyen Bac Son , 65, of his title as the former Minister of Information and Communications for his serious violations in a now-cancelled deal where State-owned mobile carrier MobiFone had illegally acquired a 95% stake in pay TV firm AVG.
Monday,  Oct 22, 2018,18:47 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The HCMC Superior People’s Court has opened an appeal hearing for Hua Thi Phan, former senior advisor of the now-defunct TrustBank, currently known as Construction Bank, who was allegedly involved in causing financial damages of more than VND6.3 trillion (US$273 million) for the bank, reported the Vietnam News Agency.
Monday,  Oct 22, 2018,17:19 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Thousands of residents in coastal communes of Ky Anh District, Ha Tinh Province, at dawn today heard two loud explosions echoing from the sea. Their houses were shaken by the impact, causing residents to rush outdoors, the local media reported.
Monday,  Oct 22, 2018,12:50 (GMT+7)
HCMC - A drunken female driver late last night, October 21, spun out of control and crashed her sedan into five motorbikes waiting for the green light at Hang Xanh Intersection in HCMC’s Binh Thanh District.
Monday,  Oct 22, 2018,09:41 (GMT+7)
The sixth sitting of the 14th National Assembly was just opened in the capital city of Hanoi this morning. According to NA General Secretary Nguyen Hanh Phuc, legislators will vote for the State presidency post with the sole candidate being Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong this afternoon, and the result will be announced tomorrow afternoon. The NA is scheduled to conduct a vote of confidence this Wednesday on 48 key civil servants holding positions for which they were elected or approved by the law-making body during the sitting.
Sunday,  Oct 21, 2018,16:19 (GMT+7)
The estimates are encouraging as the Ministry of Public Security last week put forth a draft scheme for public comment on replacing the current paper-based residential management system by an electronic one which may help save VND1,600 billion for the society a year. There is no reason why such a move towards the widespread application of information-technology solutions to administration is not accepted, given the tremendous benefits it brings to the State and individuals, and to the society and economy.
Saturday,  Oct 20, 2018,15:19 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The settlement of outstanding issues in HCMC's Thu Thiem New Urban Area project will be done in a more rapid manner, said Nguyen Thien Nhan, Secretary of the HCMC Party Committee, at a meeting with affected residents in District 2 today, October 20.
Saturday,  Oct 20, 2018,08:51 (GMT+7)
The State Audit of Vietnam plans to audit 25 State-owned enterprises and financial organizations and projects next year, including the VND34-trillion Danang-Quang Ngai Expressway whose construction quality is problematic, despite being opened to traffic just last month.
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