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  1. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    In Vietnam, debate grows over legalisation of prostitution

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 10:39pm by AFP

    ... with the complicity of corrupt local officials. "As we are not able to eradicate prostitution, we will have to manage it," said Trinh Thi Khiet, a Hanoi-based parliamentarian. "We ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1598229/vietnam-debate-grows-over-legalisation-prostitution
  2. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam hands out death sentences in Vinalines corruption case

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 09:19pm by Agence France-Presse in Hanoi

    ... shipping company Vinalines to death for embezzlement as authorities try to allay rising public anger over corruption. State-owned Vinalines nearly collapsed under some US$3 billion of debt, ... corrupt nations and graft is a top concern for many ordinary people. Corruption, mismanagement and huge debts at state-run companies are seen as fuelling the country’s economic woes. Last month ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1382593/vietnam-hands-out-death-sentences-vinalines-corruption-case
  3. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam arrests demonstrators in renewed anti-Chinese protests

    Posted May 18th 2014, 01:20pm by Staff Reporter and AP

    ... on a range of issues such as corruption and the arrest of bloggers and electronic journalists,” he said. China, meanwhile, said it had dispatched the first of five ships to Vietnam to speed up ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1514821/anti-chinese-protests-continue-erupt-vietnam-sunday
  4. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vinaline shipping firm chief Duong Tri Dung 'paid bribes to top officials'

    Posted Jan 09th 2014, 01:34am by AFP

    ... denials. They come amid a series of prosecutions aimed at cooling public anger over graft and fears over the economic impact of corruption at state firms. Dung, who is under sentence of death, made ... of state secrets"- punishable by up to 15 years in prison. Vietnam ranks as one of the world's most corrupt nations and graft is a top concern for many ordinary people. Corruption ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1401101/vinaline-shipping-firm-chief-duong-tri-dung-paid-bribes-top-officials
  5. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Dissent rises in Vietnam over one-party monopoly on power

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 10:30pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Hanoi Critics, including some insiders, say socialist system has been corrupted by shift to market economy that has given rise to culture of graft Dissent rises over one-party ... and US occupation. The socialist system of the late revolutionary Ho Chi Minh has been corrupted, he says, by a shift to a market economy tightly controlled by one political party that has given ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1369158/dissent-rises-vietnam-over-one-party-monopoly-power
  6. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Amnesty slams Vietnam’s worsening rights record

    Posted Nov 07th 2013, 03:38pm by AFP

    ... prisoners. New technology – around a third of Vietnam’s 90 million population is online – changing demographics and a string of high-profile corruption and mismanagement scandals are encouraging more ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1349841/amnesty-slams-vietnams-worsening-rights-record
  7. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Jailing of Vietnamese dissident Le Quoc Quan was 'politically motivated'

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 03:55pm by AP

    ... rights. Quan, in his early 40s, maintained his innocence at the one-day trial in the capital of Hanoi. "I have long been denouncing and fighting against corruption, bureaucracy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1322859/protests-vietnam-dissident-lawyer-le-quoc-quan-stands-trial
  8. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Mass mourning for Vo Nguyen Giap unlikely to be seen again in Vietnam

    Posted Oct 13th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... corruption and a faltering economy. "I'm not sure we will have a third leader like Giap and Uncle Ho," said Tran Thi Thien, who rose at 3am to pay tribute outside the Giap family home ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1330482/mass-mourning-vo-nguyen-giap-unlikely-be-seen-again-vietnam
  9. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Eyes on Vietnam's Nguyen Tan Dung as top leaders face confidence vote

    Posted Jun 11th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... as the authoritarian regime seeks to defuse growing public anger over corruption and a lack of political accountability. The vote- to be held annually- was approved by the one-party state's rubber-stamp ... "untouchable", he said. Critics blame the 63-year-old's policies and governing style for Vietnam's economic malaise, endemic corruption and banking system riddled with toxic debt. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1258055/eyes-vietnams-nguyen-tan-dung-top-leaders-face-confidence-vote
  10. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Trial of Vietnam fish farmer turned folk hero begins

    Posted Apr 02nd 2013, 06:35pm by AFP

    ... was “illegal” and promising to prosecute corrupt local officials. Five former local officials in the area will be tried next Monday over the destruction of Vuon’s house. “We have come here peacefully ... officials, who can reclaim land for vaguely-defined “public interest” reasons, which experts say leads to widespread local corruption. More than 70 per cent of all complaints lodged with authorities ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1205623/vietnam-land-rights-trial-begins

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