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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.

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.’

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

Vietnamese man arrested for stabbing justice official

The suspect was taken down after locking himself in a house for hours armed with a spear.
March 10, 2017 | 06:02 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese lawyers offer support to Kim murder suspect as death penalty looms

She was charged with killing the North Korean leader’s suspected half-brother and will stand trial in April.
March 02, 2017 | 02:28 pm GMT+7

Vietnam bank tycoon, former executives face trial over $66 mln losses

The 20-day trial will hear one of the biggest corruption cases in Vietnam, with former bank executives among 48 defendants.
February 27, 2017 | 07:22 pm GMT+7

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.
February 22, 2017 | 07:08 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese thief arrested 24 years after breaking out of jail, starting new life

The man, convicted of stealing, government property, could spend the rest of his life in prison.
December 30, 2016 | 11:20 am GMT+7