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China remains world's biggest executioner - Amnesty

China executed more people in 2016 than all other nations combined, Amnesty International said Tuesday, as death penalties in the world decreased ...

2 executives get death sentence in Vietnam’s major shipping scandal

The scandal is among Vietnam's six corruption and mismanagement cases to be brought to trial by March 2017.

Vietnamese-Australian woman caught with 11 lbs of heroin at Vietnam airport

The drug would have fetched $750,000 Down Under.
July 24, 2016 | 06:15 pm GMT+7

73-year-old woman faces death penalty for drug smuggling

A 73-year-old Australian-Vietnamese woman has been sentenced to death for attempting to smuggle VND10 billion ($450,000) worth of drugs to Australia from Thailand through Vietnam.
June 30, 2016 | 12:37 pm GMT+7

Who gets killed for killing?

From July 1, 15 different forms of murder will be subject to the death penalty according to the 2015 Penal Code.
May 31, 2016 | 06:50 pm GMT+7