Trial begins of former PVN chairman Dinh La Thang

Trial begins of former PVN chairman Dinh La Thang

NDO - Dinh La Thang, a former Politburo member and chairman of the state-owned oil giant PVN, also known as PetroVietnam, has gone to trial on charges of economic mismanagement in one of the most high-profile cases in recent years. (Jan 08, 2018 11:03:39)


Senior Vietnamese public security official arrested on gambling charges

  Mar 12, 2018 11:27:36
NDO - Nguyen Thanh Hoa, a senior official of the Ministry of Public Security (MPS), has been arrested on the charge of organising gambling activities as part of a major case involving many police officers. 

Party top body instructs close scrutiny of large-scale gambling case in Phu Tho

  Mar 11, 2018 15:59:25
NDO - The Secretariat of the CPV Central Committee has ordered the Police Party Central Committee to coordinate with relevant agencies in directing a further investigation into the case of organised gambling, fraud and money laundering in Phu Tho province. 

President works with Judicial Reform Steering Committee’s standing office

  Mar 01, 2018 10:45:14
NDO - President Tran Dai Quang held a working session with the standing office of the Central Steering Committee for Judicial Reform (CSCJR) in Hanoi on February 28.  

Trinh Xuan Thanh receives second life sentence for embezzlement

  Feb 05, 2018 16:38:22
NDO - Trinh Xuan Thanh, former chairman of PetroVietnam Construction Corporation (PVC), has been given a second life sentence in a separate case involving PVP Land, a property company affiliated with PVC. 

Vietnam asks Japan to soon bring murder of Vietnamese girl to trial

  Feb 03, 2018 14:13:11
NDO/VNA – Vietnamese Ambassador to Japan Nguyen Quoc Cuong has urged Japan’s law enforcement agencies to soon conclude investigation into the death of a ten-year-old Vietnamese girl named Le Thi Nhat Linh, and strengthen evidence to bring the suspect to trial.  

Hearing of Doan Thi Huong resumes

  Feb 02, 2018 18:01:28
NDO - Malaysia’s Shah Alam High Court resumed the trial of Vietnamese citizen Doan Thi Huong on January 22-30, 2018, who is suspected of murdering the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) citizen Kim Chol in February 2017, announced the Vietnamese Embassy in Malaysia. 

US-based Vietnamese group classified as terrorist organisation

  Jan 31, 2018 05:30:10
NDO/VNA – The “Provisional National Government of Vietnam” is a terrorist organisation in accordance with Vietnamese and international law, the Ministry of Public Security of Vietnam has announced. 

Dinh La Thang sentenced to 13 years for economic mismanagement

  Jan 22, 2018 13:44:51
NDO - Dinh La Thang, a former Politburo and chairman of the state-owned oil giant PVN, has been sentenced to 13 years in prison for deliberately violating state regulations on economic management. 

Vietnam Lawyers Association urged to improve its activities

  Jan 19, 2018 17:14:20
NDO - The Vietnam Lawyers Association (VLA) needs to renovate its operational methods to improve the efficiency of its activities in 2018 and the subsequent years. 

Vietnam, France shake hands in combating corruption

  Jan 16, 2018 09:38:12
NDO/VNA – The Government Inspectorate of Vietnam and the French Anti-Corruption Agency signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation on preventing and fighting corruption in Hanoi on January 15. 

Vietnam and US’s bar organisations strengthen cooperation

  Jan 10, 2018 16:13:40
NDO – A cooperation agreement was reached between the Vietnam Bar Federation (VBF) and the American Bar Association (ABA) in Hanoi on January 10, aiming to enhance mutual understandings and tighten relationships between the two sides. 

Joint efforts to enhance women’s legal understanding

  Jan 06, 2018 12:03:33
NDO/VNA – The Ministry of Justice and the Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) will join together to offer legal assistance and education for women during 2018-2022. 

Fugitive tycoon Phan Van Anh Vu arrested: Ministry of Public Security

  Jan 04, 2018 17:41:35
NDO - Phan Van Anh Vu, a property tycoon who is wanted on the charges of deliberately disclosing state secrets, has been arrested, the Ministry of Public Security announced on January 4. 

Biggest ever drug case in Vietnam uncovered

  Jan 04, 2018 09:40:57
NDO/VNA – Police in the northern province of Dien Bien has announced that its Drug Crime Investigation Office on January 3 arrested two persons transporting 489 bricks of heroin, weighing 171kg and worth US$3 million.