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Entries in Vietnam (43)

Tuesday
Sep252012

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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Monday
Sep242012

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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Friday
Sep142012

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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Wednesday
Aug292012

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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Tuesday
May292012

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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Tuesday
Dec202011

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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Wednesday
Nov162011

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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Thursday
Sep152011

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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Friday
Jun102011

Best Weapon Against Graft? Try Education

A report this week by the VOA's Trung Nguyen said although Vietnam ranks 116 on the Corruption Perception Index and is one of Asia's most corrupt countries, citizens there want to clean things up. The problem is that they don't know how.

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Tuesday
Oct192010

A Life Sentence In Vietnam, Where Risks Abound

The former boss of Ho Chi Minh City's transport department gets life in prison for taking bribes from a Japanese company. The Japanese executives who admitted paying the bribes aren't punished. FCPA cases involving Vietnam have proliferated.

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