Hanoi has listed ten acts of violation and corresponding punishments ranging from administrative fine to criminal prosecution.
One person has been prosecuted and detained while another was arrested urgently in the central province of Ha Tinh for suspected involvement in organizing, brokering illegal emigration in the province, provincial police said on November 1.
Police in the central province of Ha Tinh on October 31 decided to start criminal proceedings against a case of organising and brokering illegal emigration in the locality under Article 349 of the Penal Code.
The Supreme People's Procuracy has prosecuted 21 people involved in the high-profile corruption case relating to Phan Van Anh Vu (also known as Vu Nhom), the agency said on October 18.
The People’s Court of Hanoi will hold the first instance trial from September 18-24 for six defendants in the case of “deliberating violations of State economic management regulations, causing serious consequences” at the Vietnam Social Security (VSS) and Agribank Financial Leasing Company No. 2 (ALC II).
The Hanoi High-level People’s Court has reduced the sentence given by the Hoa Binh People’s Court to Dao Quang Thuc for conducting “activities aimed at overthrowing the people’s administration” under Clause 1, Article 79 of the 1999 Penal Code.
The People’s Court of Ho Chi Minh City handed down jail sentences of between 8-15 years to five men for “attempting to overthrow the people’s administration” under Article 79 of the Penal Code at a first-instance trial held on October 5.
The Bac Binh district People’s Court in the central province of Binh Thuan handed out prison sentences ranging from two to four years to 15 defendants involved in disturbances of social order at Phan Ri Thanh commune on June 11 at a trial on September 26.
The Investigation Police Agency of Ben Tre province’s police department has started criminal proceedings against a man for “making, storing, releasing, and circulating information and documents” against the State.
The Hanoi People’s Court has approved the conditional release of 34 prisoners ahead of schedule.
The People’s Court of Bien Hoa city, the southern province of Dong Nai, on July 30 handed out sentences ranging from 12 months probation to 18 months in prison to 20 defendants under the charge of “causing public disorder” pursuant to Clause 1, Article 318 of the Penal Code.
The Hanoi People’s Court on July 30 sentenced Phan Van Anh Vu nine years in prison for “deliberately disclosing state secrets” under Article 337 of the 2015 Penal Code.
The People’s Court of Bien Hoa city in the southern province of Dong Nai on July 30 began a first instance trial of 20 defendants on the charge of disturbing public order under Item 1 Article 318 of the Penal Code.
Nguyen Duy Son, a 37-year-old resident in Sam Son city, the central province of Thanh Hoa, has been arrested on May 8 by the provincial police for allegedly making the corrupt use of his civil rights to infringe upon the State’s interests.
The Hanoi People’s Court on April 18 sentenced five Colombian nationals to between seven and 13 years imprisonment on charges of “property theft” in accordance with Article 138 of the Penal Code.
The Investigation Police Department under the Ministry of Public Security on April 18 issued a decision to prosecute Phan Van Anh Vu, former chairman of the board of Bac Nam 79 Construction Joint Stock Company, for abusing position and power to misappropriate 200 billion VND (8.7 million USD) from the Dong A Bank (DAB).
The Hanoi People’s Court on April 5 handed down a jail sentence of 15 years to Nguyen Van Dai for “trying to overthrow the people’s administration” under Clause 1, Article 79 of the 1999 Penal Code.
The People’s Court of Hanoi on March 14 sentenced three Chinese men, all from Jiangxi province, to up to 42 months in prison for using fake bank cards to steal cash from ATMs.
Vietnam needs a number of mechanisms to ensure the enforcement of the 2015 Penal Code regulations regarding the act of bribing foreign public officials, according to a study carried out by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Vietnam and the Hanoi Law University.
Wildlife protection has become stricter under policies outlined in amendments to the Penal Code that took effect on January 1, said Lieutenant General, Associate Professor Tran Van Do, former Deputy Chief Justice of the Supreme People’s Court and Chief Justice of the Central Military Court.