Court sentences ex-leader Park to 8 years in prison...

Court sentences ex-leader Park to 8 years in prison...

A Seoul court on Friday sentenced former President Park Geun-hye to eight years in prison for illegally taking off-book funds from the state spy agency and interfering in elections during her term in office.
The embankment embankment  built by Dai Phuc Company

Building and embankment of Saigon River with social funds

Thousands of meters of embankment of Saigon River have been built by people and businesses in Thu Duc district, Ho Chi Minh City. As a result of mobilizing all the resources of society, the banks of the Saigon River have changed their appearance, landslides reduced.
 President of VAVA Sen. Lieut. Gen Nguyen Van Rinh gives gift to teacher Chu Quang Duc (Photo: SGGP)

Text-messaging program launched to release Agent Orange pain

A text-messaging program was launched yesterday by the Vietnam Association of Victims of Agent Orange/dioxin (VAVA) and the National Humanitarian Portal 1400 to raise funds to benefit those who continue to suffer from the debilitating effects of the toxin.

City seeks more funds for metro

City seeks more funds for metro

HCM City authorities have asked the National Assembly (NA) to increase investment for the city’s first two metro lines that start near Ben Thanh Market in District 1 and end at Suoi Tien Theme Park in District 9 and Tham Luong depot in District 12.   
Stalls run by other ASEAN countries at the festival (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam joins ASEAN food festival to help poor children

Vietnam joined nine other ASEAN countries and the bloc’s partners in an ASEAN food festival on April 10 to enhance cultural exchanges and mobilise funds for impoverished children in the Southeast Asian region.
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Thailand investigates corruption of funds for the poor

The Office of Public Sector Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) of Thailand said on March 20 that it is investigating the suspected misappropriation of up to 85 percent of a state fund for the poor.
Rep. Hong Moon-jong of the main opposition Liberty Korea Party answers reporters' questions on March 9, 2018, as he appeared for prosecution questioning over suspected use of illegal political funds. (Yonhap)

Opposition lawmaker grilled in illegal fund probe

A prominent opposition lawmaker appeared for prosecution questioning Friday over allegations that he siphoned off funds from his private education foundation and laundered the money.