China gives death sentence to child trafficker World

China gives death sentence to child trafficker

A major female culprit of a transnational child trafficking gang, Huang Qingheng, was executed by a court in southern China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on August 16, said Xinhua News Agency.
Vietnam must fight corruption: official Society

Vietnam must fight corruption: official

Pham Anh Tuan, Deputy Director of the Central Party Commission for Internal Affairs, spoke to Tien Phong (Vanguard) newspaper on Vietnam's efforts to battle corruption.
Death penalty restrictions discussed Politics

Death penalty restrictions discussed

Lawmakers discussed abolishing the death penalty for several crime categories as well as criteria for commuting capital punishment sentences to life imprisonment in Hanoi on April 7.
Appeal court upholds life sentence on ex-banker in fraud case Society

Appeal court upholds life sentence on ex-banker in fraud case

The appeal court upheld the life imprisonment sentence for Huynh Thi Huyen Nhu, former deputy chief of the Risk Management Department of the Ho Chi Minh City branch of the Vietnam Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Industry and Trade (Vietinbank), on January 7.
Khmer Rouge court adjourns hearings to next year World

Khmer Rouge court adjourns hearings to next year

The UN-backed tribunal on Khmer Rouge genocidal crime has decided to adjourn hearings against two former Khmer Rouge leaders until early next year after lawyers for one of the defendants continued to boycott proceedings.