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Three sentenced to death in Hanoi for drug trafficking

The Hanoi People’s Court sentenced three Vietnamese to death on Tuesday on drugs charges.

Ten drug smugglers sentenced to death in Vietnam

Vietnam has sentenced 10 people to death for smuggling meth, ketamine and ecstasy across the country by train, as the country deepens its crackdown on drugs.

Former CEOs of state-owned firms arrested for embezzlement

Two former CEOs of state-owned firms have been arrested following a seven-month investigation by HCMC authorities.
May 15, 2019 | 07:29 pm GMT+7

Philippines votes in polls expected to strengthen Duterte

Filipinos vote Monday in midterm polls that are expected to strengthen President Rodrigo Duterte's grip on power.
May 13, 2019 | 08:06 am GMT+7

Ex senior cop jailed in gang rape of eighth-grade girl

A former senior police officer and three other men were given jail terms of 2-5 years for raping an eighth-grade girl.
April 21, 2019 | 09:23 am GMT+7

Vietnam only applies death penalty for ‘especially serious’ crimes

The application of the death penalty is a sovereign nation’s prerogative and Vietnam only applies it for very grave crimes.
April 12, 2019 | 12:09 am GMT+7

Drug suspect throws grenade at police in northern Vietnam

Police in the northern Son La Province have arrested a local man for allegedly smuggling methamphetamine and lobbing a grenade at them.
February 04, 2019 | 10:01 am GMT+7

Man who killed two Saigon vigilantes gets death sentence

A 24-year-old man who stabbed two Saigon vigilantes to death during a robbery attempt was sentenced to death Thursday.
November 29, 2018 | 06:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnam sentences three drug dealers to death

A Hanoi court Thursday sentenced three men to death and one man to life imprisonment for drug trafficking.
November 09, 2018 | 06:51 pm GMT+7

American may face death for Vietnamese tourists’ murder

Man accused of killing two Vietnamese tourists in Las Vegas pleads not guilty, prosecutors to decide on death penalty demand.
November 02, 2018 | 05:36 pm GMT+7

Malaysia to abolish death penalty

Malaysia's cabinet has agreed to abolish the death penalty, a senior minister said Thursday.
October 11, 2018 | 05:22 pm GMT+7

Teen gets death for killing family of 5 in Saigon

Gruesome murders shook the nation, happened when millions of Vietnamese were celebrating the Lunar New Year.
July 09, 2018 | 03:55 pm GMT+7

Japanese man gets life in prison for rape and murder of Vietnamese girl

9-year-old victim was from the school where the convict headed the parents’ association.
July 07, 2018 | 07:53 am GMT+7

India approves death penalty for child rapists

The decision came amid outrage in the country after a string of horrific cases of sexual violence.
April 22, 2018 | 01:10 pm GMT+7

Should Vietnam abolish the death penalty?

Vietnam is scrapping the death penalty for what it deems to be five serious crimes, but should the country abolish it altogether?
October 25, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7
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