The People’s Court of central Quang Ngai province on August 21 handed a six-year jail sentence and three years on probation to a company director for “making, storing, disseminating information and materials against the State of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam”.
The People’s Court of the central province of Khanh Hoa sentenced Phan Van Binh to 14 years in prison for “attempting to overthrow the people’s administration” at a first-instance trial on January 22.
The People’s Court of Hoa Binh province on January 14 opened a trial for seven people implicated in a serious medical incident that killed eight patients at the provincial General Hospital on May 29, 2017.
The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Court on May 4 gave punishments from three-year suspended prison sentences to seven-year imprisonment to the defendants charged with “violating regulations on lending in activities of credit institutions” at Dai Tin Commercial Joint Stock Bank (Trust Bank), the predecessor of the Vietnam Construction Bank (VNCB).
The People’s Court of Ho Chi Minh City opened the first instance trial on February 8 for two former employees of Vietnam Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Industry and Trade (Vietinbank) for swindling over VND1.085 trillion (US$43.8 million) from five companies.
The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Court debuted a family and juvenile tribunal on April 4.
Chief Justice of the Vietnam Supreme People’s Court Truong Hoa Binh conferred the insignia “For the Cause of the Court of Vietnam” on Deputy Chief Judge of the Lao Supreme People’s Court Khampha Sengdara at a reception in Hanoi on August 5.
(VOV) - Three Vietnamese have been sentenced to death for their participation in a trans-national drug trafficking ring from Vietnam to China.
Lawmakers and experts gathered in Hanoi on August 17 to discuss the proposed establishment of a Constitutional Council to protect the 1992 Constitution, which is currently being amended.
The Hanoi People’s Court on July 10 sentenced Wu Wen Song, a Chinese man, to two and a half years imprisonment on charge of “appropriating secret documents of the State”.
The Tay Ninh provincial People’s Court on January 15 sentenced Vo Viet Dzien, 42, to three years in prison and three-year probation on the charge of “acting to subvert the people’s administration” pursuant to Clause 79 of the Criminal Code.
The People’s Court of Bac Giang province on July 16 tried three persons on the charge of “conducting propaganda against the State of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam” pursuant to Clause 1, Article 88 of Vietnam’s Penal Code.
On March 30 the People’s Court in the northern port city of Hai Phong handed out prison sentences to nine former executives of the National Shipbuilding Industry Group (Vinashin).
A court of appeals has upheld a life imprisonment and a 20-year jail term to two citizens of the Philippines for illegally bringing heroin into Vietnam.