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Gravy train speeds up in the twilight of officials' careers

In Vietnam, corruption gets entrenched as state officials act to maximize their take towards the end of their careers and beyond.

Lighter sentence recommended for main accused in $6 mln bribery case

Investigators have proposed leniency for Pham Nhat Vu, former chairman of a private pay TV firm who bribed senior government officials with millions of dollars.

Former minister accepted $3 mln bribe in TV acquisition case

A former information minister was the mastermind of a private TV firm acquisition by state-owned telecom giant MobiFone, which earned him $3 million in bribes.
September 03, 2019 | 01:24 pm GMT+7

Construction ministry inspectors probed for accepting bribes

Three inspectors at the Ministry of Construction have been detained for investigation under charges of "receiving bribes."
June 19, 2019 | 08:17 am GMT+7

Construction ministry inspectors arrested on bribery allegations

Two inspectors from the Ministry of Construction were arrested Wednesday for allegedly receiving bribes during a work visit to Vinh Phuc Province.
June 14, 2019 | 03:40 pm GMT+7

Construction ministry inspectors accused of soliciting bribes

A Construction Ministry inspectors’ team has been reported by Vinh Phuc Police for alleged soliciting money during a work trip.
June 13, 2019 | 08:10 pm GMT+7

Vietnam to put corrupt top ex officials in the dock

Intensifying its corruption crackdown, Vietnam will take several former officials to the court from now until year end.
May 21, 2019 | 10:08 pm GMT+7

TV firm chairman implicated in bribery probe, arrest warrant issued

The Ministry of Public Security has decided to detain Pham Nhat Vu, chairman of private pay TV firm Audio Visual Global JSC (AVG), for giving bribes.
April 13, 2019 | 02:39 pm GMT+7

Hanoi, HCMC do a bad job of controlling corruption

Vietnam’s biggest cities, Hanoi and HCMC, are among the worst performers in controlling public sector corruption, a survey says.
April 04, 2019 | 08:03 am GMT+7

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.'
January 04, 2019 | 09:53 am GMT+7

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 firm’s violations.
December 20, 2018 | 08:07 am GMT+7

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
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