The Hanoi People’s Court decided on November 19 to open a first instance trial on the case of the MobiFone’s purchase of 95 percent of shares of the Audio Visual Global JSC (AVG) on December 16.
Two Chinese and three Vietnamese have been sentenced to 15 – 36 months in jail for operating a surrogacy network for commercial purposes at a recent trial by the Hanoi People’s Court.
Le Bach Hong, former Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs and former General Director of Vietnam Social Security (VSS), was sentenced to six years in prison by the Hanoi People’s Court on September 25.
The Hanoi People’s Court opened a trial on March 21 for two ex-leaders of the Vietnam-Russia oil and gas joint venture Vietsovpetro on the charge of “abusing position and power to appropriate assets.”
The Investigation Police Agency under the Ministry of Public Security has begun criminal proceedings against the case of violating provisions on the management and use of State assets that causes losses and wastefulness, as well as a number of organisations and individuals in Ho Chi Minh City related to Phan Van Anh Vu (alias Vu Nhom).
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 Hanoi People’s Court on January 18 sentenced Koh Yih Siang John, a Malaysian national, 30 months in jail for stealing property in accordance with clause 2, article 138 of the Criminal Code.
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.
The Hanoi People’s Court has issued a detaining warrant for four defendants in a power abuse case in the railway sector which is due to go before court on October 26.
The Hanoi People’s Court sentenced a Philippine national to death for drug trafficking on August 18.
The Hanoi People’s Court will begin a trial on December 12 for the corruption case at the Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines).