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What Vietnam’s gifting culture sustains

Giving gifts to people in authority has become normal, but we have to be aware it institutionalizes an 'underworld.'

Vietnamese reporter arrested for blackmailing Chinese firm

Bac Giang police on Tuesday detained a female journalist who extorted money after threatening to expose a Chinese ...

Education official arrested for Vietnam national exam fraud

A senior education official in Ha Giang Province was arrested on Friday for altering high school graduation exam results.
July 20, 2018 | 01:28 pm GMT+7

Vietnam probes outrageous fraud in national high school exam

The main perpetrator of a high school exam fraud in northern Vietnam has been identified and and a major investigation launched, inspectors say.
July 19, 2018 | 07:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam police probe leaders of busted gambling ring for bribery

Two business honchos arrested in the recently busted $420 million gambling ring will also be investigated for bribery, police say.
July 15, 2018 | 11:14 am GMT+7

Former party boss of China's Guangzhou jailed for life for graft

The leader had allegedly taken more than 100 million yuan ($15 million) in bribes, gifts and from extortion.
May 08, 2018 | 10:28 am GMT+7

Da Nang demands police chief explain villa over corruption suspicion

The officer's explanation was requested amid social media rumors that his asset is linked to an arrested tycoon.
April 27, 2018 | 08:14 pm GMT+7

China opens bribery trial of former senior official

Chinese prosecutors in February charged him with accepting 'huge sums' in bribes during various posts going back 15 years.
April 12, 2018 | 10:08 am GMT+7

Corrupt customs officer gets 12 years behind bars in Ho Chi Minh City

The officer refused to plead guilty, saying the $42,000 police seized came from donations for his sister's funeral.
April 11, 2018 | 04:02 pm GMT+7

Hanoi suspends traffic cops after video points to streetside shakedowns

A plain clothes man was also seen with officers advising traffic violators on how much they should pay.
March 14, 2018 | 11:02 am GMT+7

Informants claim 40 cases of Vietnamese officials accepting New Year gifts as bribes

Unwrapping the truth behind hidden holiday bonuses and secret Lunar Year gifts.
February 13, 2018 | 03:29 pm GMT+7

China charges former Politburo member with bribery

Sun Zhengcai was expelled from the Communist Party and investigated for 'serious discipline violation'.
February 13, 2018 | 10:19 am GMT+7

There’s a thin line between noble gratitude and bribery. Free markets will sort out the latter

Corruption in Vietnam thrives in a system which still carries heavy influences from the planned economy before 1975.
January 05, 2018 | 12:13 pm GMT+7

Gov’t leader refuses holiday gifts as Vietnam pledges tough corruption fight

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said anti-corruption efforts should be improved from grassroots levels.
December 29, 2017 | 12:10 pm GMT+7

South Korea prosecutors seek 12 years jail for Samsung heir Lee in corruption case

The 49-year-old billionaire heir to South Korea’s Samsung Group was convicted by the lower court of bribing the country’s former president Park Geun-hye. 
December 28, 2017 | 08:58 am GMT+7
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