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Saturday, October 20, 2018
Tags: Law on Anti-Corruption
Toward a more effective financial disclosure system in Vietnam: a discussion on the draft revised Law on Anti-Corruption Toward a more effective financial disclosure system in Vietnam: a discussion on the draft revised Law on Anti-Corruption
While an effective financial disclosure system requiring politicians and public officials to report on their assets and incomes can help detect and prevent corrupt practices, it can also help build public confidence and trust in the integrity of politicians and the public service.
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.
National Assembly leader unveils tasks in 2018 National Assembly leader unveils tasks in 2018
January 6, 1946 marked an important event in the history of the country when the Vietnamese people cast for the first time their votes to directly select and elect talented and virtuous people to the National Assembly to shoulder the responsibility for national affairs.
Control and handling of corrupt acts in the private sector through accountability mechanism Control and handling of corrupt acts in the private sector through accountability mechanism
Corruption in the non-state business sector happens when someone takes advantage of his/her position in his/her enterprise for the sake of his/her personal gains. In Vietnam, the 2015 Penal Code (revised in 2017) has broadened the scope of corrupt acts to include corruption occurred in the private sector. Specifically, persons with high positions and/or powers in a non-state enterprise or organization will be liable for the following criminal acts: embezzlement, receiving bribes, giving bribes and bribery brokerage. However, in order to effectively prevent and combat corruption in the private sector, holding persons committing corrupt acts liable is not sufficient enough.
National Assembly adopts key national policies National Assembly adopts key national policies
The National Assembly passed six laws that would influence national development in different fields, said NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan at the closing meeting of the NA’s fourth session that concluded on November 24 after 26 working days.
Legal requirements for information disclosure and transparency in the equitization of SOEs Legal requirements for information disclosure and transparency in the equitization of SOEs
According to a government report, during 2011-15, 508 SOEs were equitized. The speed of equitizing big SOEs has been recognized to increase significantly over the past five years. As of October 2016, there remained 718 companies in which the State held 100% of charter capital. For the period from 2016 to 2020, the Government has identified enterprises where the State holds 100% of capital and dominant shares, including those operating in key industries, important geographical areas, and security and defense fields, applying high technologies, requiring large-scale investment and creating socio-economic impetus that lack investment from other sources.
Anonymous denunciations debated Anonymous denunciations debated
The 14th National Assembly Standing Committee convened its eighth session yesterday with debates focusing on amendments to the draft Law on Denunciations.
Combating corruption for improved quality of public services in Vietnam Combating corruption for improved quality of public services in Vietnam
In developing countries, the links between governance, corruption and public service quality are under debate due to the prevalence of corrupt practices in public services and challenges in combating corruption in the public sector.
Criminalizing illicit enrichment: A chance to fight corruption and recover Vietnams stolen assets Criminalizing illicit enrichment: A chance to fight corruption and recover Vietnam’s stolen assets
Vietnam is striving to achieve a modern and progressive legal framework that is fit to challenge the rise of corruption within the country. The current reforms of the Penal Code offer a significant opportunity to make effective changes to the law and to the practice of dealing with corruption.
Revised Law on Anti-Corruption Revised Law on Anti-Corruption
The Law Amending and Supplementing a Number of Articles of the Anti-Corruption Law (the Revised Law) took effect on February 1. It adds nine articles, revises 16 articles and annuls Article 73 of the 2005 Law to intensify the publicity and transparency in activities of agencies, organizations and units, especially activities at high risk of corruption, and improve provisions on property and income transparency.

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