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Entries in Vietnam (45)


Owens-Illinois looks at local laws. You can too

Ohio-based glassmaker Owens-Illinois said certain of its overseas operations may have violated the FCPA and local laws.

The company has joint ventures in China, Italy, Malaysia, and Vietnam.

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Owens-Illinois launches FCPA investigation

Glass-maker Owens-Illinois Group, Inc. has disclosed an internal investigation into possible violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

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Long prison terms for Vietnamese bloggers

After a six-hour trial Monday in Ho Chi Minh City, three bloggers who wrote about corruption in the government were sentenced to long prison terms for 'spreading propaganda against the state.'

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Trial of anti-graft bloggers opens in Vietnam

Three bloggers who reported about alleged corruption in Vietnam are on trial for spreading propaganda against the state. 

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Witnesses: Australia Reserve Bank bosses covered up bribery for years

There was explosive testimony this week during parliamentary hearings into bribery allegations against a unit of the Reserve Bank of Australia.

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Vietnam Arrests Spotlight Graft

Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyễn Tấn Dũng (photo courtesy of Wikipedia) One of Vietnam’s richest banking tycoons was arrested four days ago for “illegal businesses,” usually a euphemism for corruption.

The government's move against Nguyen Duc Kien is prompting fears of instability in Vietnam's banking segment.

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Survey Highlights Vietnam Risks

Nearly half of Vietnam’s companies said they have had to bribe officials in order to do business, according to a survey released last month by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

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Aon Pays $16.2 Million In Settlement

Aon Corporation, one of the biggest insurance brokerage firms in the world, agreed today to settled FCPA charges with the DOJ and SEC.

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POTUS Walks ASEAN's Mean Streets

President Obama meets tomorrow on Bali, Indonesia with the heads of state from ASEAN -- the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.

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U.K. Arrest In Securency Case

The Guardian today reported the arrest of a British businessman who allegedly paid for the son of a Vietnamese state bank governor to attend Durham University in the U.K. in exchange for a banknote printing deal.

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