The Hanoi-based High-Level People’s Court on April 27 upheld the life imprisonment for former Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Bac Son, who committed wrongdoings in the MobiFone-AVG deal.
The High-level People’s Court in Hanoi on October 14 increased the penalty imposed on one of the four defendants charged with “abusing position and power to appropriate assets” at the State-run Vietnam Shipbuilding Industry Group (Vinashin).
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).
Six defendants charged with “deliberately violating the State’s regulations on economic management, causing serious consequences” at the Vietnam Social Security (VSS) and the Agribank Financial Leasing Company No. 2 (ALC II) were brought to court on September 18.
The People’s Court of the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre has sentenced Nguyen Van Cong Em to five years in jail for “making, storing, spreading information, materials, items for the purpose of opposing the State of Socialist Republic of Vietnam” under Article 117 of the 2015 Criminal Code.
The People’s Court of the central province of Binh Thuan on July 17 upheld jail sentences of the first-instance trial for three people involved in social order disturbances in Hoa Minh commune and Song Luy bridge on June 10, 2018.
The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Court on April 22 postponed an appeal trial that had been proposed by the HCM City People’s Procuracy to ensure the legitimate rights and interests of defendants and others connected to a case involving losses incurred by Dong A Bank (DAB).
Vietnam has issued a ban on fresh imports of glyphosate-containing herbicides after a U.S. court ruled they are carcinogenic.
The High-Level People’s Court in Ho Chi Minh City on December 25 upheld the prison sentences given by the municipal People’s Court to 12 defendants involved in the losses of over 6 trillion VND (258 million USD) at the Vietnam Construction Bank (VNCB).
Chief Justice of the Supreme People’s Court of Vietnam Nguyen Hoa Binh held talks with his Chinese counterpart Zhou Qiang in Hanoi on September 19.
The High-Level People’s Court in Hanoi upheld a jail sentence of 13 years handed down on 54-year-old Nguyen Van Tuc for “attempting to overthrow the people’s administration” at an appeal trial in the northern province of Thai Binh on September 14.
Chief Justice of the Supreme People’s Court of Vietnam Nguyen Hoa Binh held talks with Chief Justice Cheep Jullamon, President of the Supreme Court of Thailand, in Bangkok on September 12, seeking to enhance cooperation between the two courts.
The sound cooperation between the court systems of Vietnam and Laos have made significant contributions to the special relations between the two countries, Lao leaders have said.
Leading officials of the supreme people’s courts of Vietnam and Laos on July 27 noted that cooperation between the two court systems has developed in an increasingly substantive manner.
The High-level People’s Court in Ho Chi Minh City has upheld charges and sentences for former officials of Vietnam Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Industry and Trade (Vietinbank) ruled at the first instance trial for their wrongdoings at the bank.
The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Court on May 8 opened the first trial for 28 former officials of Dai Tin Bank (Trust Bank) – predecessor of the Vietnam Construction Bank (VNCB) for "abusing trust to appropriate property" and "deliberately acting against State regulations on economic management and causing serious consequences".
The People’s Court of the central province of Nghe An on April 24 upheld a lower court’s verdict, sentencing Hoang Duc Binh to seven years in prison on the charge of “resisting on-duty officials”.
Dinh La Thang, former Chairman of the Member Council of the Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam), who involved in the notorious OceanBank case, has submitted his written appeal asking the Hanoi People’s Court for reconsidering his charge, penalty and civil responsibility.
The High-Level People’s Court in Hanoi on April 10 began to hear the appeals of Chau Thi Thu Nga, former Chairwoman and General Director of the Land and Housing Construction and Investment JSC (Housing Group), and her accomplices in the case of “swindling to appropriate assets” at the B5 Cau Dien housing project.
A court in Ho Chi Minh City suspended a hearing regarding a dispute between Vietnam’s top taxi company Vinasun and ride-hailing firm Grab on March 8 just a day after it reopened.