Hanoi (VNA) - The Supreme People’s Procuracy on November 26 decided to prosecute Nguyen Duc Chung, former Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee, and accomplices for “appropriating State secret documents” under Article 337 of the Penal Code. His accomplices are former policeman Pham Quang Dung, Chung’s driver Nguyen Hoang Trung who is also a member of the staff of the editorial-secretariat section at the Office of the Hanoi People’s Committee, and another staff of the section Nguyen Anh Ngoc. On May 14, the Ministry of Public Security began investigations into a case at Nhat Cuong Technic Co. and relevant units. The investigation agency determined that Chung and his wife, Nguyen Thi Truc Chi Hoa, had rights and obligations associated with the case. Chung then asked Dung to provide him with documents and information on the case. Between July 2019 and June 2020, at Chung’s request, Dung appropriated nine relevant documents listed as … [Read more...] about Former Hanoi chairman prosecuted for appropriating State secret documents
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Regarding hygiene at poultry and cattle slaughterhouses in the city, director of the city’s Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, Nguyễn Phước Trung, said that one modern slaughterhouse was put into operation in Hóc Môn District, two establishments were being built, and two others were in the construction licensing process. … [Read more...] about City officials continue QA session with People’s Council
Respected international and Vietnamese lawyers spoke on a variety of topics, from the English legal system to intellectual property rights protection. One of the main themes to emerge was the need to further educate the public, lawyers and the judiciary in order to create and sustain a business environment in which both local and international organisations can flourish. … [Read more...] about Seminar debates intellectual property rights enforcement