Former Malaysian PM gets leave to challenge senior deputy public prosecutor World

Former Malaysian PM gets leave to challenge senior deputy public prosecutor

Malaysia’s Court of Appeal granted leave to former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak and his lawyer Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah to commence a judicial review to challenge the legality of the appointment for former Federal Court judge Datuk Seri Gopal Sri Ram as a senior deputy public prosecutor in their trials.
Malaysia’s top judges step down World

Malaysia’s top judges step down

Malaysia’s top judges – Chief Justice Raus Sharif and Court of Appeal President Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin – have resigned from their posts.
Society

Appeal trial held for Tien Lang farmers

The Appeal Court of the Supreme People’s Court on July 29 began the appeal trial of six defendants charged with “murder and resisting on-duty officials” in relation with a case of coercive land reclamation in the northern port city of Hai Phong.
Politics

Vietnam, Singapore boost defence ties

A delegation from the Defence Ministry led by Deputy Minister Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Thanh Cung is visiting Singapore from January 24-27 to study judicial reform in the army.
Politics

Vietnam, Ukraine beef up judicial cooperation

Vietnam and Ukraine have discussed the organisation and operational structure, tasks and management of the judicial system and shared Ukrainian experiences in training, appointing and employing judges and staff.
Court of appeal upholds custodial sentences Society

Court of appeal upholds custodial sentences

The court of appeal at Hanoi Supreme People's Court on May 30 confirmed the sentences handed out to two anti-government indictees, Ho Thi Bich Khuong from Nghe An Province and Nguyen Trung Ton from Thanh Hoa Province .
Society

Appeal court upholds prison terms on saboteurs

The Court of Appeal under the Supreme People’s Court has refused to commute prison sentences handed down on three defendants by the first-instance court on charges of “propaganda against the Socialist Republic of Vietnam State”.