Vietnam

What’s behind Vietnam’s corruption crackdown?

HANOI: Vietnam's crackdown on high level corruption has led to the arrest of dozens of officials from state oil firm PetroVietnam and the banking sector. As well as shedding light on graft, mismanagement and nepotism within state firms at a time privatisation is accelerating, the arrests show the ....

Cold turkey at Vietnam’s compulsory drug rehab centres

HAIPHONG, Vietnam: During four years of compulsory rehab in Vietnam, Trung spent his drug-free days gluing together false eyelashes as part of what authorities billed as valuable "work therapy" for his heroin addiction. But critics say the work of Trung and tens of thousands of others is ......

Vietnam orders prosecution of two more ex oil executives

HANOI: Two more former officials at Vietnam’s scandal-hit state energy firm PetroVietnam will be prosecuted over financial losses incurred while they were in office, the government website said on Saturday. PetroVietnam is at the heart of a sweeping high-level corruption crackdown in the communis...