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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.

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 ...

Vietnamese schoolboy sentenced to 12 years in jail for killing friend to steal cellphone

The boy was trying to dump her body in styrofoam boxes after selling the phone for $40.
August 09, 2017 | 05:16 pm GMT+7

Miscarriage of justice? Vietnam reopens grisly murder case after years of delay

The suspect had been sentenced to death, but his family say the evidence was tampered with.
July 05, 2017 | 05:39 pm GMT+7

Infamous 'beauty vs businessman’ case declared a mistrial by Vietnam court

Former Miss Vietnam Russia has been putting up a staunch defense against those accusing her of swindling $725,000.
June 29, 2017 | 05:25 pm GMT+7

Life after prison: Vietnamese man builds a home years after being cleared of murder

He spent 10 years in jail while his family struggled with poverty and public contempt.
May 28, 2017 | 07:00 am GMT+7

Vietnamese man demands $880,000 for decade on death row under wrongful murder conviction

‘I was sentenced to death so every day in prison was like my last, and I could never get a good night's sleep.’
May 23, 2017 | 03:06 pm GMT+7

Dead girl’s family crashes media event after Vietnamese man cleared of murder

Their anger was focused on the authorities' inability to catch the real culprit.
April 25, 2017 | 05:46 pm GMT+7

Outrage over child rape victim's suicide prompts Vietnamese PM to step in

Police dropped the case despite reports from the family the 13-year-old had been raped on multiple occasions.
April 16, 2017 | 04:57 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese septuaginarian, dogged by allegations, finally charged with child molestation

Allegations from disgruntled families have sparked a public outcry, prompting the country's president to step in.
March 27, 2017 | 09:34 pm GMT+7

Chinese murderer gets life sentence for shooting business rival in Vietnam

The victim was shot dead in front of his three-year-old daughter.
March 24, 2017 | 04:44 pm GMT+7

Suspect arrested in high-profile Hanoi child sex abuse case

The 34-year-old suspect had been summoned by police in January for questioning, but was not arrested.
March 17, 2017 | 01:49 pm GMT+7

Thai woman escapes death in Vietnam, gets life in jail for heroin smuggling

The drug mule escaped the death sentence only because she has a young child.
March 17, 2017 | 09:49 am GMT+7

Vietnamese lawyer calls for chemical castration to punish pedophiles

Failure to punish pedophiles has caused public outcry.
March 15, 2017 | 08:35 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s president demands answer on prolonged child sex abuse case

A 76-year-old man had been accused of molesting seven girls in the same apartment building for several years.
March 13, 2017 | 09:30 am GMT+7