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ATSUSHI TOMIYAMA, Nikkei staff writer January 21, 2018 22:52 JST | Vietnam
HANOI -- A corruption trial is captivating Vietnam and raising investor eyebrows, with the government risking tarnishing the image of state enterprises just as it takes some of them public.
To some, the proceedings are reminiscent of the political tactics in another communist-run country -- China.
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