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'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.

Vietnam's Party chief orders probe into CEO-turned-politician over tangled business ties

The vice minister of industry and trade reportedly holds shares worth $4.3 million in a company she ran when it was state-owned.
February 17, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Senior officials punished as Vietnam probes political rise of runaway bigwig

Inspectors have been probing those who promoted a wanted official.
December 02, 2016 | 02:00 am GMT+7

As Vietnam probes yet another loss-making state firm, former exec disappears

Vu Dinh Duy stopped showing up at his office soon after inspectors detected violations at a fiber plant that he once managed.
November 05, 2016 | 09:58 am GMT+7

Runaway bigwig will be hunted down: Vietnamese general

Trinh Xuan Thanh's been accused of causing $150 mln losses at a state firm.
October 19, 2016 | 05:06 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s wanted bigwig ran away to Europe: official

The man is at the center of a probe into nearly $150 million of losses at a state firm.
October 05, 2016 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam’s former minister faces sanctions as Party chief orders no-holds-barred inspection

The dubious promotion of an embattled official comes back to bite the former trade minister.
July 19, 2016 | 07:48 am GMT+7

Vietnam's election official 'suprised' at lawmaker's illegal dual citizenship

The National Assembly's election council was caught off guard by the fact a legislator has dual citizenship.
July 18, 2016 | 05:02 pm GMT+7