Ocean Bank leaders sentenced

29/9 2017 Former Ocean Bank general director Nguyen Xuan Son was sentenced to death for embezzlement, abuse of power and economic mismanagement. Fellow kingpin Ha Van Tham, once one of Vietnam's richest men, was jailed for life on the same charges. The accused were sentencedon charges related to an illegal loan of US$23 million.

GPD to grow 6.3 pct in 2017

Vietnamese economy continues to perform well - ADB forecasts a downward revision in Vietnam’s economic growth to 6.3 percent in 2017, and 6.5 percent in 2018 as a result of an 8 percent contraction in mining and oil output in the first half of the year.
 

Vietnam National day 2. Sept.

Primeminister Nguyen Xuan Phuc: Vietnam a is trustworthy partner of international community. Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong paid tribute to late President Ho Chi Minh at his mausoleum in Hanoi to mark the 72nd National Day.

HCMC har 13 mill. indbyggere

Ho Chi Minh City Population is now 13 milllion says new city mayor Nguyen Thanh Phong 20/8 2017. HCMC has 7.6 million motorbikes and 700,000 cars in the city. Saigon's road space is 167 years behind national standard.

Environmental movement

Blogger Nguyễn Ngọc Như Quỳnh has been sentenced to 10 years in prison, for writing about Vietnams biggist environment disaster caused by a polluting stell plant last year. Share the petition

Corruption at top of society

Trinh Xuan Thanh, a notorious ex-oil executive who spent nearly a year in hiding overseas after being charged for criminal mismanagement, returned to Vietnam and turned himself over to police. Also case of Tram Be and Dien Quang Lamp

6 killed dismantling bomb

18/8: 6 killed while sawing leftover mortar shell in central Vietnam - Six members of a single family were killed in an explosion in the central province of Khanh Hoa. Among the victims were three children, also one child was seriously injured.

Turist i Vietnam

These award-winning drone photos of Vietnam will take your breath away. All You need To Know About Hanoi. Special community encourages Vietnamese youth to learn foreign languages.

Indsats mod korruption

July: Eight working teams of the Central Steering Committee on Anti-corruption are overseeing the investigation and prosecution of serious corruption cases in 20 localities and agencies.

Vietnam stops drilling for gas

24. July Vietnam halts drilling after 'China threats'  - Vietnam has reportedly terminated a gas-drilling expedition in a disputed area of the South China Sea, following strong threats from China.

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