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Vietnam to tolerate ‘no mistakes’ at APEC summit after host city's leaders implicated for misconduct

A deputy PM gives the assurance two days after the Party’s top watchdog proposed punishment against Da Nang’s top leaders.

Embattled Vietnamese official seen in rare public photo after implication in massive graft case

Dinh La Thang's appearances in the media have been rare since he was ousted from the Politburo, but his name ...

Top leaders named and shamed in latest scandal to hit Vietnam's 'most livable city'

The latest developments come after a raft of management scandals that have plagued Da Nang and before a major Party gathering.
September 18, 2017 | 06:54 pm GMT+7

Defense lawyer fights death penalty sought for ex-chairman of Vietnam's energy giant

What were acceptable interest payments paid by a scandal-hit bank have been discriminately criminalized, lawyers say.
September 15, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Vietnamese investigators shine spotlight on PetroVietnam units as massive banking graft case widens

Three subsidiaries of the state-owned giant are accused of colluding with OceanBank execs to appropriate $5.2 million.
September 14, 2017 | 11:37 am GMT+7

Energy exec faces death, ex-banker faces life as massive graft case unravels in Vietnam

Prosecutors have called for the stiffest penalty possible for former chairman of PetroVietnam Nguyen Xuan Son.
September 14, 2017 | 11:14 am GMT+7

Will more heads topple as Vietnam’s scandalous graft trial nears verdict?

A huge banking-sector corruption trial is all set to open a can of worms as Vietnam’s anti-graft move plows ahead. 
September 13, 2017 | 08:22 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's prosecutors implicate multiple state firms in massive graft case

PetroVietnam units have been identified among the recipients of illegal interest payments worth $70.4 million from OceanBank.
September 11, 2017 | 05:40 pm GMT+7

Customs officer arrested after 213 containers disappear from Saigon port

The containers were likely to have contained contraband, and were slipped out under the radar.
September 11, 2017 | 10:50 am GMT+7

With Trump meeting, Malaysia's PM seeks to put 1MDB scandal behind him

Anti-corruption campaigners say they fear Trump's invitation to Najib to visit the United States may affect the investigations in the United States.
September 11, 2017 | 09:22 am GMT+7

Former central bank bigwig dragged down into Vietnam's $400 million graft case

The move comes on the heels of a government inspectors' report that highlighted malfeasance at the central bank between 2010 and 2015.
September 08, 2017 | 05:53 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's State Bank found guilty of violating protocol

The government's inspection agency says there are serious shortcomings when it comes to tackling corruption.
September 02, 2017 | 11:00 am GMT+7

Energy giant execs arrested as Vietnam continues probe into massive bank fraud

They are accused of causing losses of $35.2 million at PetroVietnam by throwing money into a troubled bank.
September 01, 2017 | 06:08 pm GMT+7

Ten Hanoi officials appeal prison sentences for stealing land from locals

One official is claiming he didn't do anything wrong, while the rest are saying their sentences are too harsh.
August 31, 2017 | 10:27 am GMT+7

Verdict for Samsung heir weighs on telecom giant

Prosecutors have demanded a 12-year sentence for Samsung's 49-year-old 'crown prince.'
August 23, 2017 | 02:21 pm GMT+7