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Man gets life for $192,400 bank robbery in central Vietnam

Two bank robbers were sentenced to life and 20 years in prison in central Vietnam Wednesday.

South Korea jails former president Lee for 15 years on corruption charges

A Seoul court on Friday jailed former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak for 15 years for corruption.

John McCain's Hanoi Hilton jailor recalls 'stubborn' POW

As a prisoner of war in the "Hanoi Hilton," navy pilot John McCain was known as uncompromising, frank and an avid reader.
August 27, 2018 | 11:27 am GMT+7

Taiwan sends Vietnamese man to 15 years in jail for murder

A Vietnamese man who fatally stabbed a compatriot in Taiwan was sentenced to 15 years in prison on Tuesday.
August 08, 2018 | 04:24 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese-Singaporean woman jailed for killing stepdaughter’s parrot

A Vietnamese manicurist living in Singapore has been sentenced to four weeks in jail for bludgeoning a parrot to death.
August 04, 2018 | 09:00 am GMT+7

Saigon kindergarten owner jailed for hurting kids

The owner of a kindergarten in Ho Chi Minh City will spend three years in jail for violence meted out to 24 children.
July 26, 2018 | 08:09 am GMT+7

China jails hundreds of officials for pollution violations

Inspections involved over 28,000 violations, in which 464 officials had been subject to administrative or criminal detention.
July 10, 2018 | 08:13 am GMT+7

Saigon restaurant owner jailed for overcharging Australian diner $30,000

The owner had his staff swipe the customer’s credit cards multiple times.
May 11, 2018 | 03:07 pm 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

Corrupt customs officer gets 12 years behind bars in Ho Chi Minh City

The officer refused to plead guilty, saying the $42,000 police seized came from donations for his sister's funeral.
April 11, 2018 | 04:02 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

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.
May 28, 2017 | 07:00 am GMT+7

Australia sentences 15 Vietnamese sea cucumber poachers

The men were caught, earlier this month, with 2.5 tons of the prized creatures.
March 02, 2017 | 03:39 pm GMT+7

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
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