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Vietnam handles over 120,000 corruption cases in 2022: gov't report

HANOI, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam's disciplinary inspection authorities have handled over 120,000 corruption-related cases so far this year, according to a recent government report on the country's anti-graft efforts.

The report was reviewed Thursday by lawmakers at an ongoing session of the standing committee of the 15th National Assembly (NA) of Vietnam, Vietnam News Agency reported.

The country's action against corruption this year "continued to be strengthened with many important results," and anti-corruption measures have been applied comprehensively, according to the report.

Apart from the cases, Vietnam's inspection authorities have discovered wrongdoings involving over 51.65 trillion Vietnamese dong (over 2.18 billion U.S. dollars) and more than 12,000 hectares of land over the period, proposing administrative disciplinary action on 1,777 collectives and 4,726 individuals, said the report.

Kicking off Monday, the NA Standing Committee session was scheduled to conclude on Thursday.