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Former Vietnamese lawmaker gets life sentence for multi-million dollar housing scam

A separate probe has been opened into her claims that she spent nearly half of the money paying for her parliamentary seat.

Vietnamese prosecutors demand life sentence for former lawmaker in housing fraud case

An investigation is also underway into her claim that she paid $1.5 million for her parliamentary seat.

Hanoi court stops former lawmaker from testifying about paying bribe for parliamentary seat

The defendant asked to speak twice, but the court said the matter is under investigation and should be addressed at a separate trial.
October 05, 2017 | 05:11 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s health ministry under scrutiny over cancer drug scam

The PM urges inspectors to take the issue 'seriously' as it has chipped away at public trust in the health care sector.
August 30, 2017 | 07:10 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese gang charged for bribing police to get free passes for overloaded trucks

The gang said they paid off 80 police officers, but none of them admitted to receiving any money.
June 11, 2017 | 10:58 am GMT+7

What's keeping Vietnamese people up at night?

Legislators have been discussing what they call the biggest public concerns, from the food they eat to the bribes they have to pay.
June 09, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

In Vietnam, a delicate dance with and against bribery

Surveys continually reflect how deeply bribery has come to color Vietnamese life.
April 10, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam jails whistleblower linked to bribery case

The man said he was trying to expose corruption, but his efforts seem to have backfired on him.
March 28, 2017 | 10:07 am GMT+7

Samsung Group chief denies all charges as 'trial of the century' begins

Jay Y. Lee has been charged with bribery, embezzlement and other offences in a major corruption scandal.
March 09, 2017 | 03:48 pm GMT+7

900 million in Asia had to pay bribes last year - survey

Bribery rates were highest in India and Vietnam while Japan and South Korea reported the lowest incidences.
March 07, 2017 | 01:28 pm GMT+7

Samsung heir indicted for bribery, embezzlement - prosecutors

Samsung's vice chairman Lee Jae-Yong Lee has also been accused of bribing a confidante of S.Korea's president to secure policy favors.
February 28, 2017 | 01:29 pm GMT+7

S.Korean prosecutors on the hunt for Samsung heir

The Samsung heir is accused of spending corporate funds on under-the-table deals.
January 16, 2017 | 03:51 pm GMT+7

Over 40 percent of small companies in Vietnam pay bribes: survey

Unofficial payments helped them complete tax and customs procedures.
November 10, 2016 | 09:57 am GMT+7

Australian official's jail term doubled over illegal visas for Vietnamese

He took more than $430,000 in bribes to approve visas for 59 people from the Philippines and Vietnam.
October 25, 2016 | 03:08 pm GMT+7

Vietnam targets families of public officials in anti-corruption drive

The anti-corruption bill looks to scrutinize the assets of their spouses, minor children.
August 22, 2016 | 05:45 am GMT+7