Punishment of Communist Party Members in Vietnam Between 2007 to 2012

According to the Deputy Prime Minister of Vietnam, between 2007 and 2012 nearly 3,000 members of the Communist Party of Vietnam was punished for political corruption.

Reports by the media claim that citizens in Vietnam believe that paying bribes is necessary in order to obtain public services such as health care and education.

Source:  “Anti-corruption website launched in Vietnam,” Asia One, May 7, 2012.