$9.6mn for 12 suspended projects ‘impounded’ over policy instability in Vietnam

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$9.6mn for 12 suspended projects ‘impounded’ over policy instability in Vietnam

Damages worth nearly VND200 billion (US$9.6 million) from the suspension of 12 resort projects along Ke Ga Beach in the south-central province of Binh Thuan have not been compensated for 15 years.

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Vietnamese man compensated for wrong murder charge in 8-year legal fight

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Vietnamese man compensated for wrong murder charge in 8-year legal fight

Ho Chi Minh City prosecutors on Monday agreed to pay a man they wrongfully charged of murder VND296 million, a compensation he had been fighting for the past eight years.

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Saigon man awarded $14,000 in compensation for unjust punishment

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Saigon man awarded $14,000 in compensation for unjust punishment

VietNamNet Bridge – After nearly nine years claiming his innocence, a 53-year-old man in HCM City has reached an agreement with the municipal People’s Procuracy on nearly VND300 million ($14,000) in compensation for spending almost four years in prison.

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Road-building delay worsens traffic

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VietNam News English 5 day(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Traffic congestion has become worse on Ha Noi Highway as the ongoing road expansion project, which began nearly five years ago, is behind schedule, experts have said.

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Soc Trang Seven get money for wrongful murder convictions

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Soc Trang Seven get money for wrongful murder convictions

Prosecutors in Soc Trang Province have paid out compensation to seven locals who were detained in 2013 for a murder they did not commit.

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Vietnam Internet provider says no compensation for cable cut

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Vietnam Internet provider says no compensation for cable cut

Millions of Internet users in Vietnam frustrated by the snail-paced connection brought about by a snapped submarine cable system will not be recompensed, as the service providers are under no obligation to cover for incidents caused by force majeure, a leading telecom said Wednesday.

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Ba Ria-Vung Tau has new Vice Chairman

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Báo điện tử CP English 1 week(s) ago

VGP – PM Nguyen Tan Dung approved the election of Mr. Nguyen Thanh Tinh as Vice Chairman of Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province’s People’s Committee in the phase from 2011-2016.

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Four more bodies of crashed AirAsia jet victims found

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago 1 related news

Indonesian search and rescue teams found four more bodies of victims on board the crashed AirAsia plane QZ8501, raising the number of the recovered to 48, said head of Indonesia's National Search and Rescue Agency Bambang Soelistyo on January 9.

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Viet Kieu wins $46,700 in suit against Saigon Eye Hospital

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Viet Kieu wins $46,700 in suit against Saigon Eye Hospital

A Ho Chi Minh City court ordered the Saigon Eye Hospital to compensate an overseas Vietnamese man who has pursued a malpractice suit against it for four years.

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Vietnamese-American wins $46,700 claim against eye hospital

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Vietnamese-American wins $46,700 claim against eye hospital

A Vietnam court has ordered that an eye hospital in Ho Chi Minh City compensate a Vietnamese American patient with US$46,700 for failing to comply with its own surgical procedure six years ago.

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Vietnam minister calls for crackdown on dam investors as forests fall

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Vietnam minister calls for crackdown on dam investors as forests fall

Vietnam’s agriculture minister has warned a number of hydropower investors that they may lose their licenses if they fail to replant the trees they cut down.

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Woman sentenced to 9 years in prison for fatal crash

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Woman sentenced to 9 years in prison for fatal crash

A hairdresser has been sentenced to 9 years in prison for killing two people and injured seven others in a traffic crash in Vietnam's Central Highlands in October, which happened after she mistook the gas pedal for the brake.

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Land management should go public

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Information transparency is critical to preventing corruption, Dang Hung Vo, former Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, tells Kinh te & Do thi (Economic and Urban Affairs) newspaper.

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Lao Cai flood victims seek compensation

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

A waste water reservoir in the northern province of Lao Cai burst at the beginning of last month, flooding local residents' fields, ponds and wells, but they are yet to receive compensation.

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Hydropower investors face license withdrawal for not replanting forests

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Hydropower investors face license withdrawal for not replanting forests

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Cao Duc Phat and Minister of Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang have agreed to revoke the licenses of hydropower projects for not replanting forests in return for areas that have been chopped down to make room for their construction.

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