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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.

Former Director General of PVEP arrested

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Former Director General of PVEP arrested

The Investigation Police Agency under the Ministry of Public Security has issued decisions on prosecuting and detaining Do Van Khanh, former Director General of the PetroVietnam Exploration Production Corporation (PVEP).

Ministry tackles software copyright violations

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Ministry tackles software copyright violations

Enforcement efforts are underway in provinces and cities across the country following software owners’ requests to take stronger action to protect copyright and software ownership, according to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism Inspectorate.

Vinashin’s former General Director detained

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Vinashin’s former General Director detained

The Ministry of Public Security announced on December 10 that its Investigation Police Agency has started legal proceedings against the temporarily detained former General Director Truong Van Tuyen and Deputy General Director Pham Thanh Son of the Vietnam Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (Vinashin).

Woman jailed for insulting national flag

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Woman jailed for insulting national flag

The People’s Court of Buon Ho town in Dak Lak on Nov. 30 sentenced Huynh Thuc Vy, 33, to 2 years and 9 months in prison for insulting the national flag following Article 276 of the 1999 Penal Code.

Group receives 48-year jail term over fake ATM cards

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Group receives 48-year jail term over fake ATM cards

Four days into the first instance trial, the People’s Court in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre gave Malaysian national Chong Ngai Fong and his six accomplices a total of 48 years in prison for their fraudulent activities using fake ATM cards.

Prison sentences pronounced on rioters in Binh Thuan

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Prison sentences pronounced on rioters in Binh Thuan

The People’s Court of Phan Thiet city in the central province of Binh Thuan handed down prison sentences of between 2-3.5 years on 30 defendants for their disturbance of public order at the provincial People’s Committee headquarters in June, at the first instance-trial on October 31.

Rioters in Binh Thuan receive jail sentences

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Rioters in Binh Thuan receive jail sentences

The Bac Binh district People’s Court in the central province of Binh Thuan handed out prison sentences ranging from two to four years to 15 defendants involved in disturbances of social order at Phan Ri Thanh commune on June 11 at a trial on September 26.

Misuse of State asset case prosecuted

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Misuse of State asset case prosecuted

The Investigation Police Agency under the Ministry of Public Security has begun criminal proceedings against the case of violating provisions on the management and use of State assets that causes losses and wastefulness, as well as a number of organisations and individuals in Ho Chi Minh City related to Phan Van Anh Vu (alias Vu Nhom).