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Life after prison: Vietnamese man builds a home years after being cleared of murder

He spent 10 years in jail while his family struggled with poverty and public contempt.

Australia sentences 15 Vietnamese sea cucumber poachers

The men were caught, earlier this month, with 2.5 tons of the prized creatures.

Judge throws book at porn pirates in northern Vietnam

A ring of Chinese, Vietnamese and Singaporean convicts copied music, film and porn for buyers in Guangzhou.
January 15, 2017 | 10:00 pm GMT+7

Adulterers face jail time in Vietnam

People who commit adultery may face prison sentences according to a new clause which expands upon existing Vietnamese regulations.
June 12, 2016 | 02:31 pm GMT+7

Thailand jails country singer for seven years in royal insult case

Thailand on Wednesday jailed a country singer and political activist for 7-1/2 years, on grounds of insulting the monarchy in a public speech made three years ago.
June 01, 2016 | 03:22 pm GMT+7

Singaporean and his Vietnamese wife jailed for living on prostitution earnings

Singapore sentenced the couple for 33 months in prison for running a large-scale vice enterprise for about two years and earned $25,000 to $28,000 a month.
May 11, 2016 | 10:20 pm GMT+7