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Vietnamese official with massive villa probed for suspected land mismanagement

There have been allegations that his villa complex in northern Vietnam is built on forest land.

What's keeping Vietnamese people up at night?

Legislators have been discussing what they call the biggest public concerns, from the food they eat to the bribes ...

Vietnam dismisses senior lawmaker linked to toxic Formosa scandal

The former leader of Ha Tinh Province allowed the Taiwanese steel plant to build an illegal waste pipeline that devastated the central coast.
May 15, 2017 | 06:25 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's Party chief says 'more will come' after high-profile punishment

Tough measures have been and will be taken against officials for mismanagement, says General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong.
May 13, 2017 | 05:37 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s top leader dispatches anti-corruption task forces ahead of key gathering

The instructions come just as 200 senior Communist Party members are convening for a one-week meeting in Hanoi.
May 04, 2017 | 06:57 pm GMT+7

Ho Chi Minh City’s top leader faces the music for ‘serious violations’ at state energy giant

Dinh La Thang is facing punitive measures for mismanagement at PetroVietnam.
April 28, 2017 | 10:43 am GMT+7

Vietnam’s 30 biggest firms reluctant to publish transparent information

'Businesses fear that disclosing financial statements could reveal their business secrets.'
April 26, 2017 | 08:59 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese officials punished for boozy brawl over dinner

One official took a gang of family members to the other's house and threatened to kill him.
April 16, 2017 | 11:17 am GMT+7

In Vietnam, a delicate dance with and against bribery

Surveys continually reflect how deeply bribery has come to color Vietnamese life.
April 10, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Senior officials arrested for alleged involvement in PetroVietnam unit scandal

But the main suspect remains in hiding overseas.
April 02, 2017 | 11:39 am GMT+7

Vietnam jails whistleblower linked to bribery case

The man said he was trying to expose corruption, but his efforts seem to have backfired on him.
March 28, 2017 | 10:07 am GMT+7

S.Korea's Park apologizes, promises cooperation in graft probe

She has been accused of colluding with a friend, Choi Soon-sil, to pressure big businesses to donate to two foundations that backed her policy initiatives.
March 21, 2017 | 03:58 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese officials terrorized by message threats over local river dredging project

Bac Ninh Province has asked the Prime Minister to step in to solve an apparent stand-off with the transport ministry.
March 16, 2017 | 02:55 pm GMT+7

Samsung Group chief denies all charges as 'trial of the century' begins

Jay Y. Lee has been charged with bribery, embezzlement and other offences in a major corruption scandal.
March 09, 2017 | 03:48 pm GMT+7

Northern province investigates bureaucrat's meteoric promotion amid media frenzy

High-level Party officials have denied the rising bureaucrat held outsized personal assets or improper relations with her superiors.
March 09, 2017 | 11:15 am GMT+7