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Gravy train speeds up in the twilight of officials' careers

In Vietnam, corruption gets entrenched as state officials act to maximize their take towards the end of their careers and beyond.

Former top insurance officials jailed for economic mismanagement

Two former general directors of Vietnam Social Security will spend six and 14 years in prison for violations causing $73.2 million losses.

Top provincial cop dismissed for wrongdoing

The Dong Nai police chief, who had lost all party titles after it uncovered violations on his watch, is now out of a job.
September 13, 2019 | 10:47 am GMT+7

Former top naval officer loses commander position

Admiral Nguyen Van Hien has been dismissed from his former position as commander of the Vietnamese navy for wrongdoings in naval land management.
September 03, 2019 | 08:03 pm GMT+7

Top bosses of state telco detained in TV firm acquisition scam

Four deputy CEOs and a board member of state-owned telecom giant MobiFone have been arrested for alleged wrongdoing while acquiring pay TV firm AVG.
August 27, 2019 | 09:49 am GMT+7

HCMC agriculture official warned over loss-causing violations in previous avatar

An official warning has been issued to HCMC's deputy agriculture chief for violations when he led the Saigon Agriculture Corporation.
August 16, 2019 | 07:34 pm GMT+7

Former chairman of top Vietnam bank dies in prison

Tran Bac Ha, former chairman of BIDV, died while being held for alleged banking violations in Hanoi.
July 18, 2019 | 02:01 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese admiral loses party positions over land management violations

Admiral Nguyen Van Hien has been dismissed from party positions for wrongdoings related to naval land management.
June 21, 2019 | 05:40 pm GMT+7

How a gambling ring protected by top cops was busted

It took courage to bust a $420mln online gambling ring protected for over two years by top Vietnamese cops.
December 20, 2018 | 08:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam banker gets 20 years jail term in second sentence

The ex-chairman of a major bank, already in jail for 30 years, has got a 20-year sentence that will run concurrently.
August 06, 2018 | 03:15 pm GMT+7

Trial resumes in Vietnam's largest banking scandal

A high-profile trial involving senior bankers stealing millions of dollars resumed on Tuesday after it was suspended last February.
July 24, 2018 | 03:12 pm GMT+7
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