Tag Archive: Vietnam

Death Sentence for Corrupt Vietnamese Bankers.

Vietnam’s punishment for corrupt bankers: Death. On June 29, 2009, upon conviction of running a Ponzi scheme that bamboozled investors of at least $18 billion, Bernie Madoff was sentenced to 150 years in… Continue reading

Japan Heads For Cheaper Off-Shore Labor in SouthEast Asia.

Total Abenomics Fail Slams Japan Where It Hurts Most. By Wolf Richter  -  Testosterone Pit. Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation, headquartered in Tokyo, was formed by merger in 2012 and that instant became… Continue reading

Sam Rainsy: “I’ll be a better PM than Hun Sen”.

In-depth Interview with Cambodian Opposition Leader Sam Rainsy about Hun Sen, his role as future PM, about the Cambodian political stalemate, the neighbors Vietnam, Thailand and Myanmar. “Peaceful change coming for Cambodia”. March 10,… Continue reading

Cambodia’s opposition leader plays the racist card.

Cambodia has been ruled for nearly 25 years by Hun Sen. His biggest rival is Sam Rainsy, who, in his struggle for power, has made use of widespread racism toward the Vietnamese. “We… Continue reading

Vietnam jails ex-journalist over blog post.

A popular blogger sentenced to two years in prison as part of a crackdown on Vietnamese criticizing the communist government. A court in Vietnam has sentenced a former journalist to two years in prison for speaking… Continue reading

Obama approves Vietnam nuclear deal.

US-Vietnam nuclear deal clears first hurdle. President Barack Obama has approved an agreement for civilian nuclear cooperation between the U.S. and Vietnam in a sign of deepening ties between the former foes. The… Continue reading

Laos to ban unfinished timber exports.

The Lao government has warned that companies are forbidden from buying rare timber from Lao citizens. Unfinished wood products such as logs, timber, sawn timber, tree roots, semi-finished wood products and ornamental plants… Continue reading

Vietnam Demands Inquiry into ‘Racist’ Killing in Cambodia.

Vietnamese authorities called for an investigation into the beating death of a Vietnamese-Cambodian man following a traffic accident in Phnom Penh that has raised ethnic tensions. Meanwhile, the ruling CPP and opposition CNRP… Continue reading

Can Vietnam Create the Next Silicon Valley?

The Communist Party’s multimillion-dollar plan to develop the world’s next tech hub. ELISABETH ROSEN   -  FEB 11 2014   –   The Atlantic.  Let me explain how a startup works. You start with… Continue reading

Vietnam To Open Property Market To Foreign Investors.

Ha Tien, Vietnam   Proposals to open Vietnam to foreign property investors are being pushed by Nguyen Tan Dung, Vietnam’s Prime Minister. At the present it is difficult for foreigners to buy property… Continue reading