Lawmakers to mull tougher corruption law

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Update: September, 11/2017 – 09:25

Lawmakers convening today in Hà Nội for 14th session of the National’s Assembly’s Standing Committee are scheduled to discuss an amended Law on Corruption Prevention and Control, giving the State more leverage against officials suspected of corruption.– VNA/VNS Photo Nguyễn Dân

HÀ NỘI – Lawmakers convening today in Hà Nội for 14th session of the National’s Assembly’s Standing Committee are scheduled to discuss an amended Law on Corruption Prevention and Control, giving the State more leverage against officials suspected of corruption. Continue reading “Lawmakers to mull tougher corruption law”

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Vietnam: Corruption whistleblowers protection mechanism under current laws

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Towards Transparency (TT)[1] 

National Contact of Transparency International (TI) in Vietnam

Denunciation is a fundamental right of citizens that is recognized in the Constitution of Vietnam and also a crucial channel for government agencies to access information about, detect and handle violations of the law. 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. Continue reading “Vietnam: Corruption whistleblowers protection mechanism under current laws”