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Vietnam arrests oil refinery officials as investigation into banking graft case widens

Officials from a PetroVietnam subsidiary allegedly accepted $840,000 in excessive interest payments from OceanBank.

Vietnam to expand investigation in major corruption cases: Party chief

MobiFone's pay TV acquisition and a $420 million online gambling ring are under the spotlight.

Vietnam to hear appeal of runaway oil bigwig in landmark corruption case next month

Trinh Xuan Thanh said he did not commit the convicted crimes and Dinh La Thang said the verdict was not fair or objective.
April 26, 2018 | 10:13 am GMT+7

China's financial watchdog begins inspections of banks' risky lending: sources

The move is amidst China's second year of a nationwide crackdown to reduce risks in the financial system.
April 26, 2018 | 09:03 am GMT+7

Vietnam arrests top ex-officials as corruption crackdown continues

Multiple former Da Nang officials are under probe for land management violations involving a fallen tycoon.
April 17, 2018 | 11:25 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese real estate tycoon under further investigation for abuse of power

Phan Van Anh Vu allegedly violated regulations while buying and selling public land in and around Da Nang.
February 08, 2018 | 10:15 am GMT+7

Vietnam arrests former chief of state shipbuilding giant as OceanBank case deepens

The second phase of investigations into the multi-million-dollar graft case has netted its first big fish.
January 26, 2018 | 02:43 pm GMT+7

Vietnam to crack down on day-to-day corruption in 2018: Party chief

Tackling corruption at a local level and filtering out corrupt officials are on the campaign's main agenda.
January 23, 2018 | 12:06 pm GMT+7

Vietnam upholds five-year jail term for blogger on anti-state charges

The Vietnamese blogger was jailed for 'activities aimed at overthrowing the government.' 
January 17, 2018 | 03:25 pm GMT+7

5 ways Vietnam's government is tightening internet control

From a cybersecurity bill to a 10,000-strong cyber warfare unit, Vietnam is determined to 'protect its sovereignty online.'
January 17, 2018 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam arrests wanted property tycoon deported from Singapore

The fugitive, wanted in Vietnam for revealing state secrets, was escorted to Hanoi after being accused of violating Singapore’s immigration law.
January 04, 2018 | 05:01 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's corruption crackdown at all-time high: Party chief

Corruption cases, even those relating to high-profile officials, are being stamped out.
December 28, 2017 | 05:03 pm GMT+7

Chinese general kills himself after facing graft probe

The general resorted to suicide amidst Xi Jinping's corruption crackdown. 
November 28, 2017 | 04:13 pm GMT+7

Cambodian leader gets China's backing as West condemns crackdown

Opposition politicians, rights groups and independent media have come under growing pressure as next year's election approaches.
September 05, 2017 | 10:27 am GMT+7

Vietnam’s most wanted runaway bigwig 'turns himself in': police

It remains unclear where Trinh Xuan Thanh has been hiding out after Vietnam issued an international arrest warrant for him.
July 31, 2017 | 06:48 pm GMT+7
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