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Archive for September, 2009

Than Nien News reports that all sixteen defendants in the adoption corruption case in Nam Dinh province have been found guilty. Six were sentenced to jail sentences of two and a half to four years. The six were found guilty of “abuse of power in public duty,” said Nguyen Tien Hung, vice-president of the Nam […]

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The Earth Times reports, Sixteen Vietnamese medical and charity workers went on trial Tuesday for committing fraud in 266 adoptions of local children by foreign parents. The accused allegedly took money from adoption agencies to create fake documents enabling foreigners to adopt the children, said Ngo Tien Hung, vice president of the People’s Court in […]

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From the Irish Times: The Adoption Board has warned prospective adoptive parents that any planned foreign adoptions from Vietnam have no special status here and may not be recognised under Irish law. The board sent out the notice last week, warning prospective adopters that any application to adopt from Vietnam would be examined to ensure […]

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According to Viet Nam News on Thursday, the National Assemby’s Standing Committee heard a report on the draft law prepared by Deputy Minister of Justice, Dinh Trung Tung. In his report Tung emphasized new rules that encourage domestic adoptions. Tung said 20,000 children had been adopted over the past five years, only 13,000 of whom […]

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