Vietnamese gang charged for bribing police to get free passes for overloaded trucks International

Vietnamese prosecutors have pressed charges against 10 people for bribing traffic police to ignore overloaded trucks, but no officers have been charged due to “a lack of evidence”. An investigation found that the gang, aged between 27 and 50, hooked up with traffic police and inspectors in 2014 to start the scheme. Having reached an […]

What’s keeping Vietnamese people up at night? International

Life in Vietnam is inhibited by many daily concerns that range from a lack of food and traffic safety to environmental damage and rampant corruption that allows money to rule, a senior lawmaker has said. Dang Thuan Phong, vice chairman of the parliamentary Committee for Social Affairs, made the statement on Friday at a National […]