Vietnamese lawmakers push to legalise gambling

Hanoi Vietnam

Lawmakers in Vietnam are pushing the government to stop making gambling a crime after 70 years after it was called “a social evil” by the then ruling government.   During a discussion on amendments to the Penal Code many lawmakers urged the government to stop considering gambling a crime that is taking place all over the country.   Pham More...

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