Two former chairmen of the People’s Committee of Da Nang city were among the defendants in a trial at the Hanoi People’s Court that began on January 2, facing the charges of violating regulations on State asset management and use and on land management.
The People’s Court of Ho Chi Minh City on September 24 opened the first-instant trial on 12 people accused in the “trading in fake goods being curative medicines” case at the Vietnam Pharma Joint Stock Company (VN Pharma).
The People’s Court of the central province of Binh Thuan on May 21 handed down sentences ranging from 11-17 years to two defendants involved in disturbances of social order in Phan Ri Thanh commune, Bac Binh district.
The People’s Court of Hanoi on May 7 announced sentences for 15 defendants involved in the case of obtaining property by fraud, manipulating securities prices, and falsifying documents at the Central Mining and Mineral Import Export JSC (MTM).
The High-Level People’s Court in Ho Chi Minh City on March 18 upheld imprisonment penalties given to five defendants for “attempting to overthrow the people’s administration”.
Five more people were prosecuted on March 17 and 18 for suspected violations of regulations on the management and use of public capital causing losses and wastefulness and violations of regulations on land management as police have expanded the investigation into Phan Van Anh Vu-related case.
The Shah Alam High Court in Selangor state of Malaysia on March 14 decided to postpone the trial of Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong until April 1, citing the defendant’s poor health and psychological condition.
Tu Thanh Nghia, former General Director of the Vietnam-Russia oil and gas joint venture Vietsovpetro, will face trial on March 21 on charges of “abusing position and power to appropriate assets.”
The Hanoi High-Level People’s Court opened an appeal trial on an online gambling case involving former senior police officers and trillions of dong in the northern province of Phu Tho on March 5.
The high-level People’s Court in Hanoi has announced that it will open the appeal trial on an online gambling case involving huge amount of money mounting to trillions of dong and two former generals in the public security sector on March 5.
Five former officers of the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) were brought to trial in Hanoi on January 28 for public property-related wrongdoings in Da Nang city and Ho Chi Minh City.
The Hanoi People’s Court on January 21 opened a first-instance trial for four former executives of Binh Son Refining and Petrochemical JSC (BSR) on the charges of “abusing position and power to appropriate assets” under Article 355, the 2015 Penal Code.
The People’s Court of Buon Ho town in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak on November 30 sentenced Huynh Thuc Vy, 33, to 2 years and 9 months in prison for insulting the national flag following Article 276 of the 1999 Penal Code (revised in 2009).
The High-Level People’s Court in Hanoi lowered the prison sentence for Phan Van Anh Vu, who was found guilty of “deliberately disclosing state secrets”, from nine to eight years at an appeal trial on October 31.
Courts at all levels have bettered the organisation of hearings and paid more attention to arguments at trials without time limits, Chief Judge of the Supreme People’s Court Nguyen Hoa Binh said at a question-and-answer session of the 14th National Assembly’s sixth session on October 30.
The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Court on August 21 began a trial of 12 defendants for “activities aimed at overthrowing the people’s administration,” under Article 79 of the 1999 Penal Code.
Many major corruption cases were handled swiftly and strictly in the first half of 2018, winning the support of the public, heard a press conference held by the Supreme People’s Court in Hanoi on June 20.
The High-level People’s Court in Ho Chi Minh City on June 5 decided to uphold sentences against 14 out of 16 defendants who had appealed in the case involved in a terrorism plot targeting Tan Son Nhat International Airport.
The High-Level People’s Court in Hanoi on June 5 opened a trial to look into the appeals of the defendants in the asset embezzlement case at PetroVietnam Power Land JSC (PVP Land).
The High-level People’s Court in Ho Chi Minh City on May 28 opened a trial to review the case in which Huynh Thi Huyen Nhu, an ex-official of Vietinbank, and her accomplice were charged with swindling to appropriate 1.085 trillion VND (43.8 million USD) of five companies.