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  1. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam arrests tycoon for lending fraud

    Posted Oct 25th 2014, 03:39pm by AP

    ... as Vietnam is trying to clean up high levels of bad debts in its banking system, which have dragged down economic growth in recent years and caused public anger. The debts had climbed to 8 per cent ... sector. The property boom crashed and banks are weighed down with bad debt, much of it owed by politically connected conglomerates. In June, a court in Hanoi sentenced Nguyen Duc Kien, the founder ...

  2. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam frees student activist in rare appeal ruling

    Posted Aug 16th 2013, 08:58pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hanoi A Vietnamese court on Friday overturned a six-year jail term handed to a student activist, freeing her on the spot in a rare show of leniency by the authoritarian nation. The verdict which freed 21-year-old Nguyen Phuong Uyen on appeal was so unexpected – Vietnam’s courts routinely reject pleas by anti-state dissidents against their lengthy ...

  3. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam's top officials to face annual confidence votes in parliament

    Posted Nov 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Agencies in Hanoi

    ... of parliament in annual votes. From next year top officials, from the president to Supreme Court judges, would have to face an annual confidence vote at the 500-member communist-dominated National ... and increased fears about toxic debts in the fragile banking system. "I think there has been a lot of movement to make the National Assembly more open, more interesting and more competitive, ...



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