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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Three bloggers who reported about alleged corruption in Vietnam are on trial for spreading propaganda against the state.
There was explosive testimony this week during parliamentary hearings into bribery allegations against a unit of the Reserve Bank of Australia.
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.
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.
Aon Corporation, one of the biggest insurance brokerage firms in the world, agreed today to settled FCPA charges with the DOJ and SEC.
President Obama meets tomorrow on Bali, Indonesia with the heads of state from ASEAN -- the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.
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.
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.
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.