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Vietnam fires vice trade minister as corruption probe widens

She is accused of financial malfeasance at a former state firm and the illegal appointment of a runaway bigwig.

Vietnam tells officials to avoid graft and live modestly

They must display 'no corruption or opportunism... and be determined to push back against the degeneration in ...

Former shipping firm execs to appeal death sentences in $12 million Vietnam fraud case

Hanoi's appeals court will be reopening the infamous Vinashinlines scandal this week.
August 14, 2017 | 05:37 pm GMT+7

Hanoi officials jailed for stealing land from local people

The case goes back more than two decades with 14 officials charged with siphoning off the land meant for local farmers.
August 09, 2017 | 07:25 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese official under fire for beating chauffeur who took wrong turn

A radio editorial called his actions 'thug-like' and questioned if he would do the same to members of the public.
August 08, 2017 | 11:15 am GMT+7

Vietnam widens crackdown on corruption-contaminated public sector. What's next?

Last week's downfall of oil and banking execs could mean Vietnam’s leadership is pointing both barrels at graft.
August 07, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

'I turned myself in': Vietnam's former oil exec confesses on state television

His confession dovetails with Vietnam's official line on why he returned, but it remains unclear how he did so.
August 03, 2017 | 09:02 pm GMT+7

Vietnam 'regrets' German kidnapping allegations after oil exec 'turns himself in'

Hanoi says it 'respects and wants to develop a strategic relationship' with Berlin.
August 03, 2017 | 04:18 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's vice minister faces dismissal amid corruption crackdown

Deputy trade minister Ho Thi Kim Thoa might lose all of her positions for financial malfeasance and the illegal appointment of a wanted former official.
July 31, 2017 | 11:43 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s most wanted runaway bigwig 'turns himself in': police

It remains unclear where Trinh Xuan Thanh has been hiding out after Vietnam issued an international arrest warrant for him.
July 31, 2017 | 06:48 pm GMT+7

China's top graft buster attacks 'unhealthy' political culture

Problems are still there after five years since the anti-corruption campaign was renewed in China.
July 17, 2017 | 09:17 am GMT+7

Vietnamese officials quit Southeast Asian games after being accused of taking free rides

Now the athletes have a sporting chance of doing their country proud.
July 14, 2017 | 05:34 pm GMT+7

New law to enable Vietnam's corrupt officials to escape death penalty by paying back stolen money

There are concerns that it may weaken the fight against corruption.
July 13, 2017 | 03:36 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's sports officials have a knack of seeking free rides at intn’l events. They seem at it again.

10 delegation's deputy heads have been picked to attend a regional sporting event, way beyond the threshold of 2, raising public eyebrows.
July 07, 2017 | 11:43 am GMT+7

14 Hanoi officials charged over land dispute that held nation captivated

The officials benefited from handing over military land to local residents, prosecutors say.
July 04, 2017 | 02:23 pm GMT+7