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Vietnam sentences former official to 13 years jail amid corruption crackdownstate media

Vietnam sentences former official to 13 years jail amid corruption crackdownstate media

23-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A court in Vietnam sentenced one former official from state oil and gas group PetroVietnam to life in prison and another to 13 years on Monday for embezzlement and violating [...]
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Vietnam jails most senior Communist Party official in decades

23-Jan-2018 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

A former Communist Party official has been sentenced to 13 years in jail in Vietnam after the most high-level trial in decades. Former Politburo member Dinh La Thang was [...]
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Foreign Investors Will Take Heart in Vietnam’s Anti-Graft Crackdown

22-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Voanews | 6:00 AM

Foreign investors in Vietnam will welcome a fairer, more predictable set of business practices as the government pursues the heads of local firms over corruption, analysts [...]
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Vietnam Oil Executives Apologise to Communist Party in Corruption Trial

19-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Vietnamese executives on trial for losses at a scandal-hit state oil firm used their final statement in court on Wednesday to apologise to the ruling Communist Party, media [...]
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Vietnam’s corruption crackdown is targeting the powerful. Has it gone too far?

18-Jan-2018 Intellasia | LA Times | 6:00 AM

The world learned of Vietnam’s anti-corruption drive on a warm summer day in Berlin, when park goers reportedly watched as agents crammed a Vietnamese oil executive [...]
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Vietnam upholds jail term for dissident amid crackdown on activists

Vietnam upholds jail term for dissident amid crackdown on activists

17-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A court in Vietnam upheld a five-year prison sentence on Monday for a dissident convicted of anti-state activities who violated the terms of his probation, state media said, [...]
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Where will Vietnam’s corruption crackdown end?

16-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Asia Times | 6:00 AM

The photos of Dinh La Thang being led to a Hanoi court in handcuffs on last week will make history. Never before in the country’s decades-long communist rule had a [...]
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Vietnam tries former oil executives in widened crackdown

09-Jan-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Vietnam opened a major corruption trial Monday against defendants who include a former senior Communist official and a former oil executive the Vietnamese government is [...]
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Vietnam starts high-profile trial over oil firm losses

Vietnam starts high-profile trial over oil firm losses

09-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Vietnam began the trial on Monday of 22 executives charged over losses at the state oil firm, including a businessperson Germany accuses Hanoi of kidnapping from a Berlin [...]
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Vietnam Sentences Christian Human Rights Activist to 9 Years in Prison

03-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Christian Post | 6:00 AM

A well-known Catholic human rights activist in Vietnam, the mother of two children and who fought for the rights of migrant workers and victims of land dispossession, has [...]
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Vietnam Jails Nine For ‘Anti-Government’ Activities

02-Jan-2018 Intellasia | RFA | 6:00 AM

A court in Vietnam has sentenced nine people to a total of 83 years in prison for anti-government activities, according to state media, as authorities continue a crackdown on [...]
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Indonesian men among the world’s luckiest in online dating, study says

27-Dec-2017 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

A study has placed Indonesia in second place among countries where men have the highest chance of meeting women online. Conducted for six months by pen pals and leisure [...]
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Deadly Tropical Storm Kai-tak to threaten southern Vietnam, Malay Peninsula with heavy rain into this weekend

22-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Accuweather | 6:00 AM

After producing deadly flooding and mudslides across the Philippines last week, Tropical Storm Kai-tak will threaten Vietnam and the Malay Peninsula with flooding downpours [...]
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Vietnam to prosecute another former oil executive over mismanagement

22-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Vietnam police on Wednesday ordered the prosecution of a former executive at scandal-hit state energy company PetroVietnam over financial losses, the latest move in a [...]
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Deadly Tropical Storm Kai-tak to threaten southern Vietnam, Malay Peninsula with heavy rain this week

21-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Accuweather | 6:00 AM

After producing deadly flooding and mudslides across the Philippines last week, Tropical Storm Kai-tak will now set its sights on Vietnam and the Malay Peninsula this week. [...]
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