Some defendants in the exam cheating scandal said that VND1 billion was paid for each ‘exam score fabrication’. Tuoi Tre newspaper reported that Tran Xuan Yen, former deputy director of Son La Education and Training Department, said a defendant in the exam score scandal in the province declared that it was the department director who gave him information about eight examinees and told him to get the exam papers of the students to manipulate scores. Tran Xuan Yen (white shirt) is arrested Regarding the ‘cost’ of score fabrication, Yen said one had to pay VND1 billion to raise the total exam score of three exam subjects to the wanted levels. Yen was ‘in charge’ of 13 students, Nguyen Thi Hong Nga,16, while Dang Huu Thuy, vice rector of To Hieu High School in Son La City, was responsible for four examinees and Lo Van Huynh, head of the quality assurance division, for 7. Tran Xuan Yen, former deputy director of Son La Education and Training … [Read more...] about Exam cheating scandal: how much did one score adjustment cost?
Family law reforms
More than 20 years since she was found abandoned on a street in northern Vietnam, a Vietnamese woman is still looking for help to find her biological parents. “Who am I? Why am I adopted? Who are my biological parents?” These are questions Nguyen Thi Thu Huong, an adoptee in Belgium, has been asking herself over the last two decades. She has recently sent these questions, plus her story, in a letter to 'Helping Vietnamese Adoptees Trace Their Roots,' a program jointly run by Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper and Kids Without Borders to help Vietnamese who are adoptees in countries around the world find their biological parents. ‘I want to know what has happened’ Nguyen Thi Thu Huong knew about her life through a record issued in 1995 by the administration of Hong Hai Ward in Ha Long, a coastal city of the northern Vietnamese province of Quang Ninh. It is a written record by local authorities of when, where and how Huong was found 24 years ago. “Around … [Read more...] about Vietnamese adoptees seek help to trace their root
Ambassador Duong Chi Dung, Head of the Vietnamese Permanent Delegation to the UN in Geneva, attends the 40th meeting of the UN Human Rights Council in March, 2019. (Photo: VNA) The world will celebrate the 71st anniversary of the UN General Assembly’s adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on December 10. The Declaration presented the international community’s common values of human rights and laid a foundation for other human rights covenants, including the Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, the Covenant on Economical, Social, and Cultural Rights, and covenants on the rights of children, women, and persons with disabilities. Since the war, Vietnam has made every effort to build a socialist state governed by law, a state of the people, by the people, and for the people, and improve its laws on human rights. Effort to promote human rights of all people Vietnam’s 2013 Constitution has a chapter on Human Rights and Rights and … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s contributions to global human rights
These policies not only introduce new tax treatments such as e-commerce transactions, re-auditing or the application of penalties, but also introduce new regulations of tax compliance and audit management. Overview of the workshop. A number of steps are needed for Vietnamese enterprises to comply with tax regulations and ready for changes in tax policy, as well as avoid potential non-compliance risks in a fast-growing digital business environment, according to EY Consulting Vietnam’s experts. In order to ensure the position as one of the fastest growing economies in the Asia Pacific region, Vietnam has introduced various regulatory and tax reforms to maintain its attractive business environment, to attract foreign investment and to support local private enterprises. New Law of Tax Administration in 2019, recent proposals on the application of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) in Vietnam, as well as previous decrees on e-invoices and transfer … [Read more...] about Vietnamese enterprises urged to prepare for changes in tax policy
A forest fire destroyed nearly 200ha of forest over the weekend in central Phu Yen Province’s Phu Hoa District, Law Protection online newspaper reported. Drought in Phu Yen destroys several hectares of forest Phu Yen preventive forest ravaged by droughts Fire fighters are working to distinguish a forest fire in central Phu Yen Province last month. VNA/VNS Photo A forest fire destroyed nearly 200ha of forest over the weekend in central Phu Yen Province’s Phu Hoa District, Bảo vệ Pháp luật (Law Protection) online newspaper reported. The fire raged for around 33 hours after it broke out at around 10.30am on Sunday at Ky Le mountain area in Hoa Dinh Tay Commune. Hundreds of troops, forest rangers, firefighters and local residents joined efforts to stamp out the fire. However, dry weather and strong wind made the fire spread quickly while the rough and sloped terrain made it difficult for firefighters to extinguish the fire, according to … [Read more...] about Forest fire destroys 200ha of forest in Phu Yen