Chairman of Hanoi People's Committee prosecuted and detained Society

Chairman of Hanoi People's Committee prosecuted and detained

The Ministry of Public Security’s Investigation Security Agency on August 28 decided to detain for four months and launch criminal proceedings against Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung on charges of “appropriating State secret documents” in line with Article 337 of the Criminal Code 2015.
Anti-State facebooker receives 12 months in jail Society

Anti-State facebooker receives 12 months in jail

The People’s Court in Ninh Kieu district of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho has sentenced Pham Xuan Hao to 12 months in jail for “abusing democratic freedom to infringe upon the interests of the State, lawful rights and interests of organizations and/or citizens” under Clause 1, Article 331 of the Criminal Code 2015.
Poachers imprisoned for killing rare langurs Environment

Poachers imprisoned for killing rare langurs

The Con Cuong district People’s Court in the central province of Nghe An has sentenced five local poachers to a total of 13 years and six months in prison for violating regulations on protection of endangered, precious and rare animals.
Dinh Ngoc He prosecuted for another charge Society

Dinh Ngoc He prosecuted for another charge

Police said on January 31 they are investigating wrongdoings related to Dinh Ngoc He, alias Ut troc, and Thai Son Development and Investment JSC – Ministry of Defence that occurred in Hanoi.
Man prosecuted for crafting large amount of ivory products Society

Man prosecuted for crafting large amount of ivory products

The People’s Procuracy of Hanoi city has completed the indictment to prosecute Nguyen Huu Tien, born in 1983, residing in Thuong Tin district, for the charge of violating regulations on the protection of endangered and rare animals under Article 244 the Criminal Code 2015.
Former officials of Dong A Bank prosecuted again Society

Former officials of Dong A Bank prosecuted again

The Investigation Police Agency under the Ministry of Public Security said on December 27 that it has started criminal proceedings against 10 defendants, including former General Director of the Dong A Bank (DAB) Tran Phuong Binh and former DAB Deputy General Director Nguyen Thi Ngoc Van. ​
Former BIDV Chairman Tran Bac Ha arrested Society

Former BIDV Chairman Tran Bac Ha arrested

The Ministry of Public Security's Police Investigation Agency has detained former BIDV Chairman Tran Bac Ha for his suspected involvement in legal violations via banking operations at the BIDV.
Indictment completed for massive online gambling ring leaders Society

Indictment completed for massive online gambling ring leaders

The People’s Procuracy of the northern province of Phu Tho on August 31 completed the indictment for Phan Van Vinh, former Lieutenant General and former Director General of the Police General Department under the Ministry of Public Security, and Nguyen Thanh Hoa – former Major General and former Director of the ministry’s Hi-tech Crimes Department.
Stronger punishment urged for IP violations Business

Stronger punishment urged for IP violations

The infringement of intellectual property, manufacturing and trading of counterfeit goods in Vietnam has become more complicated, but most violations were punished with administrative penalties.