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Ministry of Public Security

Ex-PetroVietnam Chairman Dinh La Thang faces more charge

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Ex-PetroVietnam Chairman Dinh La Thang faces more charge

Police on January 20 launched criminal proceedings against Dinh La Thang, former Chairman of the Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam), for his suspected violations regarding the Petrochemical and Bio-Fuel JSC – a subsidiary of this group.

Trial of former senior security officials scheduled for Jan. 28

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Trial of former senior security officials scheduled for Jan. 28

The People’s Court of Hanoi has decided to open the first-instance trial on January 28 for two former Deputy Ministers of Public Security who were prosecuted with the charge of “showing irresponsibility, causing serious consequences” in line with Article 285 of the 1999 Criminal Code.

More former bank officials put under investigation

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More former bank officials put under investigation

Criminal proceedings have been launched against more former officials of the Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV) with the charge of “violating regulations on banking activities, other activities relating to banking activities”, the Ministry of Public Security said on January 10.

Indictment against senior security officers completed

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Indictment against senior security officers completed

The Supreme People’s Procuracy has accomplished an indictment involving Phan Van Anh Vu, known as Vu Nhom and high-ranking officers of the Ministry of Public Security for their violations in the purchase and sale of State-owned houses and land in Da Nang and Ho Chi Minh City.

Toll collection company under investigation

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Toll collection company under investigation

Five officials of Yen Khanh Company were detained for further investigation into alleged illegal activity of using software to hide fee collection and evade tax at Ho Chi Minh City-Trung Luong Expressway’s toll booth, the Ministry of Public Security said on January 1.

Former officials of Dong A Bank prosecuted again

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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. ​

Vietnam has 23.3 million young people

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Vietnam has 23.3 million young people

The number of young Vietnamese people aged from 16-30 is estimated at 23.3 million in 2018, accounting for 24.6 percent of the country’s population, down 0.6 percent against the previous year.