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Vietnam Jails 6 for Graft in Japan-Funded Project

A court in Vietnam's capital on Tuesday sentenced six executives of a state-owned railway corporation to up to 12 years in prison after convicting them of corruption involving a Japan-funded railway project. Pham Hai Bang, deputy director of the Railways Project Management Unit under Vietnam Railways Corp., was sentenced to 12 years in prison on charges of "abusing power and authority while carrying out official duty.'' Five other executives were given sentences ranging...

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