Last year saw a number of Vietnamese state-owned enterprise officials being arrested for economic crimes or “irregularities” at the companies under their care. As covered previously on Pacific Money, one of the most shocking such arrests was that of Nguyen Duc Kien, a famous tycoon and founder of one of Vietnam’s largest banks.
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Vietnam has made the top 10 list of countries that jail reporters for simply doing their job. According to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) Vietnam came in at fifth spot and along […]
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Way out on the remote borders that divide Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam sits the Virachey National Park (VNP), one of the last bastions for endangered Indochinese wildlife and the focus of […]
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — If Italy fails to meet its sovereign debt commitments falling due in January and February, then the world may finally witness the doomsday economic scenario many fear is looking inevitable. Markets […]