Society

Ex-transport officials receive longer sentences

The Supreme People’s Court of Ho Chi Minh City in its appeal trial on Mar. 17 ordered Huynh Ngoc Si, former director of the ODA-funded East-West Avenue project, to serve six years in prison instead of the three-year term to which he was sentenced at the first instance trial last September.
Society

Trial of highway officials begins

The HCM City People’s Court on Sept. 24 began the trial of 87 people accused of various violations in carrying out the East-West Highway and City Water Environment Improvement project.