Death sentence to former Ocean Bank Director General Nguyen Xuan Son Society

Death sentence to former Ocean Bank Director General Nguyen Xuan Son

The People’s Court of Hanoi on September 29 sentenced Nguyen Xuan Son, former Director General of Ocean Bank, to death and Ha Van Tham, former Chairman of the Board of Directors of the bank, to life imprisonment for wrongdoings in State management, property appropriation, credit operation, and power abuse.
Death penalty upheld for drug ring members Society

Death penalty upheld for drug ring members

The Hanoi People’s Court has upheld the death sentence given to the ringleader and eight other members of a drug ring at an appeal trial in the northern province of Bac Ninh from March 22-24.
Myanmar reopens border gate with Bangladesh World

Myanmar reopens border gate with Bangladesh

Myanmar has reopened the border gate Number 1 with Bangladesh, which was temporarily closed following attacks on three border posts in October 2016, the country’s State Counsellor’s Office said on February 16.
China gives death sentence to child trafficker World

China gives death sentence to child trafficker

A major female culprit of a transnational child trafficking gang, Huang Qingheng, was executed by a court in southern China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on August 16, said Xinhua News Agency.
Vietnam must fight corruption: official Society

Vietnam must fight corruption: official

Pham Anh Tuan, Deputy Director of the Central Party Commission for Internal Affairs, spoke to Tien Phong (Vanguard) newspaper on Vietnam's efforts to battle corruption.