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Vietnamese Executives to Appeal Corruption Death Sentence

The lawyer for a Vietnamese shipping executive says his client will appeal his death sentence from a high-profile corruption trial. Duong Chi Dung and Mai Van Phuc, senior officials with the state-owned Vinalines company, were both sentenced to death Monday after being found guilty of embezzling nearly $1 million and mismanaging state funds that caused more than $17 million in losses. Eight others convicted in case were given prison terms of four to 22 years. Vietnam has been...

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