Chinese-funded urban rail line in Hanoi blasted for wavy railroads

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Chinese-funded urban rail line in Hanoi blasted for wavy railroads

An under-construction urban railway in Hanoi has captured the attention of passers-by with its wavelike railroads, the latest in a grim series of scandals to hit the Chinese-funded project, but an official has cited ‘scientific reasons’ to defend the bizarre design.

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Decades-old frozen meat seized in China food scandal: report

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Decades-old frozen meat seized in China food scandal: report

Almost half a billion dollars worth of smuggled frozen meat -- some of it rotting and more than 40 years old -- has been seized in China, reports said Wednesday.

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Blatter defiant as re-election vote looms

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Blatter defiant as re-election vote looms

FIFA boss Sepp Blatter headed into a re-election vote today adamant that only he can clean up football's corruption-tainted headquarters, to the dismay of many as calls mounted for his resignation

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Blatter warns of 'more bad news' for tainted FIFA

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Blatter warns of 'more bad news' for tainted FIFA

Beleaguered FIFA president Sepp Blatter on Thursday warned of "more bad news" for football's scandal-tainted world body but rejected calls to resign over a widening corruption controversy.

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Vietnam's tallest building offered for sale at $770 million

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Vietnam's tallest building offered for sale at $770 million

VietNamNet Bridge – The Korean Court, through Colliers International Property Company, has will be sold for 830 billion won ($770 million) to partners who want to buy the 72-storey building in Vietnam.

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'Mc-slavery' on menu in McDonald's protest in Brazil

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"Mc-slavery" and "Mc-humiliation" are the not-so-happy-meals on Brazilian workers' unions' "menu of scandals," as they protest in sympathy with U.S. fast food workers.

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Vietnam to issue yet another decree, not law, to manage ODA loans

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Vietnam to issue yet another decree, not law, to manage ODA loans

A section of the ODA-funded Hanoi Urban Railway project. Photo: Ngoc Thang

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India Satyam Computers: B Ramalinga Raju guilty of fraud

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A court in India has found the former head of Satyam Computers and nine others guilty in one of the country's biggest ever corporate scandals.

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Slush funds and bribery scandals overshadow Vietnam’s highway procurement

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Slush funds and bribery scandals overshadow Vietnam’s highway procurement

Vietnam’s citing of figures showing the efficient use of Official Development Assistance (ODA) have been overshadowed by news about embezzlement of funds in highway projects.

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Ministry to probe corruption reports

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Questions about bribery and other corruption scandals in a number of construction projects receiving official development assistance (ODA) heated up a press conference held by the Ministry of Transport yesterday.

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Teachers in US mass cheating scandal

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Eleven former Atlanta public school educators are convicted of racketeering in one of the largest test-cheating scandals in the US.

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Eleven former Atlanta educators convicted in massive test-cheating scandal

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Eleven former Atlanta educators convicted in massive test-cheating scandal

Eleven former Atlanta public school educators were found guilty by a jury on Wednesday on charges of racketeering in one of the largest U.S. test-cheating scandals, widely followed for years amid a growing debate about high-stakes standardized testing.

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Spain moves to speed up courts over corruption concerns

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Spain moves to speed up courts over corruption concerns

Spain promised to speed up court investigations to calm complaints that big corruption cases drag on for years and let wrongdoers evade justice.

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Thailand bans surrogacy for foreigners after scandals

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Thailand bans surrogacy for foreigners after scandals

Thailand has passed a law banning foreign couples from using Thai women as surrogates after a series of high-profile scandals tainting the image of the unregulated industry.

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Toxic 'Tet' kumquats highlight Vietnam's pesticide problem

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Toxic 'Tet' kumquats highlight Vietnam's pesticide problem

At Lunar New Year, most Vietnamese families buy a kumquat tree -- a symbol of prosperity -- but where once its fruits were candied and enjoyed as a delicacy, now they are left uneaten as food safety scandals batter consumer confidence in local produce.

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