Life sentence given to former leader of Housing Group

Life sentence given to former leader of Housing Group

NDO/VNA - Chau Thi Thu Nga, former Chairwoman and General Director of the Land and Housing Construction and Investment JSC (Housing Group), was sentenced to life imprisonment for swindling to appropriate assets at a two-week trial that concluded on October 16.  (Oct 16, 2017)


Three OceanBank officers wanted for alleged fraud

  Sep 18, 2017
NDO - The Ministry of Police has issued a warrant of arrest for three officers of the private lender OceanBank’s Hai Phong branch for their involvement in an alleged fraud that caused total losses of VND400 billion (US$17.6 million) from its clients.  

Absconding death row convict Nguyen Van Tinh arrested

  Sep 17, 2017
NDO – Nguyen Van Tinh, the other of the two death row inmates who escaped from the T16 detention camp on September 10, has been arrested, as announced by the General Police Department (under the Ministry of Public Security) on September 17.  

Death row inmate arrested after escaping from Vietnam prison

  Sep 16, 2017
NDO - One of the two death row inmates who escaped from solitary confinement in a prison of the Ministry of Public Security (MOPS) in Hanoi on September 10 have been arrested.  

OceanBank’s former leaders face life imprisonment and death penalty

  Sep 14, 2017
NDO - Prosecutors have recommended a sentence of life imprisonment for Ha Van Tham, the former chairman of OceanBank and the death penalty for Nguyen Xuan Son, its former general director.  

Corruption causes damage worth over VND1.35 trillion in 2017: government report

  Sep 05, 2017
NDO – Corruption cases in 2017 have so far cost over VND1.35 trillion (US$59.4 million) in damages, of which VND158.8 billion, US$314,000, four houses and one apartment have been retrieved.  

Criminal proceedings launched against regulation violation at PetroVietnam

  Sep 01, 2017
NDO/VNA – The Police Investigation Agency under the Ministry of Public Security on September 1 issued a decision to launch criminal proceedings against the suspected deliberately violation of State regulations causing serious consequences at the Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam).  

Vietnam, Cambodia strengthen judicial cooperation

  Aug 29, 2017
NDO – The first judicial conference of localities sharing the Vietnam-Cambodia border opened in the southern province of Tay Ninh, on August 29, gathering over 100 delegates from ten Vietnam and nine Cambodia’s localities, as well as representatives from both ministries of justice.  

Trial of former OceanBank chairman Ha Van Tham resumes

  Aug 28, 2017
NDO - The Hanoi People’s Court on August 28 resumed the trial of Ha Van Tham, former chairman of OceanBank, and 50 other defendants in one of the largest corruption cases in recent years. 

Court pronounces sentences in Dong Tam land case

  Aug 09, 2017
NDO/VNA - The People’s Court of outlying My Duc district of Hanoi, on August 8, announced the sentences at the first instance trial on law violations regarding land management in the district’s Dong Tam commune.  

Hung Yen police smash illegal drug-making facility

  Aug 09, 2017
NDO/VNA – Police in the northern province of Hung Yen and authorised agencies, on August 9, busted a ring producing and trading substances used in the production of drugs. 

Temporary detention order issued for Trinh Xuan Thanh

  Aug 08, 2017
NDO/VNA – The Investigation Police Agency under the Ministry of Public Security on August 7 said that it has issued a temporary detention order for Trinh Xuan Thanh, former Chairman of the PetroVietnam Construction Corporation (PVC).  

Suspected rare animal product found to be trafficked via Noi Bai

  Aug 05, 2017
NDO/VNA - Customs officers at the Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi have discovered an animal product trafficking case, seizing nearly 3kg of goods suspected to be bone glue of rare animals.  

Former executives of Sacombank kept in custody for investigation

  Aug 01, 2017
NDO/VNA – The Police Department for Investigation of Economic and Corruption-related Crimes on August 1 launched criminal proceedings against Tram Be and PhanHuyKhang, former executives of the Saigon Thuong Tin Commercial Joint Stock Bank (Sacombank) who were taken into custody. 

Former PVC chairman Thanh gives himself up to police

  Jul 31, 2017
NDO – Trinh Xuan Thanh, former Chairman of the PetroVietnam Construction Corporation (PVC), gave himself up to the Investigation Security Agency under the Ministry of Public Security after nearly one year of evading international arrest, reported the ministry on July 31.