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Thursday, August 16, 2018
Tags: whistleblowers
Revised Law on Denunciations Revised Law on Denunciations
The Law on Denunciations, which will come into force on January 1 next year, aims to further facilitate the people’s exercise of their right to denunciation and better protect whistleblowers.
Laws and law enforcement on bribery of foreign public officials: international practices and applications for Vietnam Laws and law enforcement on bribery of foreign public officials: international practices and applications for Vietnam
Vietnam has increasingly been taking part in economic integration and globalization. In such a context, there is an emerging trend of investment by domestic investors in other countries, which may create risks of bribery of foreign public officials or international organizations to obtain commercial advantages in international investments.
Unified management of public debts needed: NA leader Unified management of public debts needed: NA leader
The National Assembly Committee on Financial and Budgetary Affairs should reach agreement with the Ministry of Finance on the sole focal point in public debt management, said NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan at the 13th session of the NA Standing Committee that closed on August 18.
Ten progressive developments in the new Criminal Procedure Code Ten progressive developments in the new Criminal Procedure Code
Three Criminal Procedure Codes were promulgated in Vietnam in 1988, 2003 and 2015. The latest Criminal Procedure Code was designed to meet the judicial reform requirements set forth in the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee’s Resolution No. 49-NQ/TW dated June 2, 2005. Compared to the 2003 version, the Code contains 176 new articles and 317 amended articles, retains 17 articles and abolishes 26 articles. Significantly, it introduces many new contents of a modern criminal justice which Vietnam is striving to build.
Draft Law musters strength against corruption Draft Law musters strength against corruption
The draft revised Anti-Corruption Law is expected to be presented to the Government in September and to the National Assembly in October this year. Vietnam Law and Legal Forum has an insightful talk with Nguyen Tuan Anh, deputy director of the Government Inspectorate’s Legal Department, about the changes introduced by the draft.
Corruption whistleblowers protection mechanism under current laws Corruption whistleblowers protection mechanism under current laws
Vietnam has long recognized the rights of whistleblowers in general and corruption whistleblowers in particular in many different legal instruments. However, many legal provisions are just principles, non-specific and scattered in various legal instruments of different legal effects.
Ensuring participation of society in corruption fight in Vietnam Ensuring participation of society in corruption fight in Vietnam
In 2003, Vietnam signed the United Nations Convention against Corruption.  After nearly seven years since the Convention was ratified and officially came into force for Vietnam in 2009, how far has Vietnam come in fulfillment of its anti-corruption commitments and what the country should do to ensure the role of society in the fight against corruption?
Ceiling monetary reward for corruption denunciators reset Ceiling monetary reward for corruption denunciators reset
As provided in a joint circular newly issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Government Inspectorate, from May 1, corruption whistleblowers will be rewarded up to VND 3.4 billion.
More international cooperation needed to fight corruption More international cooperation needed to fight corruption
Vietnam needs stronger international cooperation to prevent and combat corruption, said international experts and senior state officials at a workshop jointly held by the Government and the United Nations (UN) on September 7.
Whistleblowers receive protections Whistleblowers receive protections

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