Dong Tam case: Justice observed, consciences awakened Society

Dong Tam case: Justice observed, consciences awakened

The week-long first-instance trial of suspects charged with “murder” or “resisting on-duty officers” over a deadly incident in Dong Tam commune in Hanoi’s My Duc district has concluded, with the majority of defendants accepting the sentences they were given.
First-instance trial opens for former HCM City vice chairman Society

First-instance trial opens for former HCM City vice chairman

The People’s Court of HCM City on September 16 opened a first-instance trial against Nguyen Thanh Tai, former Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee, and a number of other defendants, on charges of “violating regulations on the management and use of State assets, causing losses and wastefulness”.
Court upholds sentences for ex-officials of HCM City Society

Court upholds sentences for ex-officials of HCM City

The High-level People’s Court in Ho Chi Minh City on May 22 rejected all appeals filed by four defendants who are former city officials accused of “violating regulations on management and use of State assets, causing losses and wastefulness”.
Trial opens over land management violations at navy service Society

Trial opens over land management violations at navy service

The Military Court of the Vietnam People’s Navy opened a trial on May 18 for a case involving Dinh Ngoc He, alias “Ut troc”, and other defendants on charges of “fraud, appropriation of assets,” “violating regulations on land management,” and “lack of responsibility causing serious consequences.”
More prison time proposed for ex-Chairman of OceanBank Society

More prison time proposed for ex-Chairman of OceanBank

A prison term of 10 to 12 years was proposed on April 28 for Ha Van Tham, former Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Ocean Commercial Joint Stock Bank (OceanBank), for “breaching accounting regulations causing serious consequences”.
Thailand’s arms purchase plans get the chop World

Thailand’s arms purchase plans get the chop

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, who also serves as Defence Minister, has ordered the suspension of a plan by the armed forces to procure arms, including the Royal Thai Navy's plan to buy two submarines, according to a government source.
Ex-leaders of Da Nang stand trial in high-profile case Society

Ex-leaders of Da Nang stand trial in high-profile case

Two former chairmen of the People’s Committee of Da Nang city were among the defendants in a trial at the Hanoi People’s Court that began on January 2, facing the charges of violating regulations on State asset management and use and on land management.