Anti-State facebooker receives 12 months in jail Society

Anti-State facebooker receives 12 months in jail

The People’s Court in Ninh Kieu district of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho has sentenced Pham Xuan Hao to 12 months in jail for “abusing democratic freedom to infringe upon the interests of the State, lawful rights and interests of organizations and/or citizens” under Clause 1, Article 331 of the Criminal Code 2015.
Ex-leader of Vinashin faces stricter punishment Society

Ex-leader of Vinashin faces stricter punishment

The High-level People’s Court in Hanoi on October 14 increased the penalty imposed on one of the four defendants charged with “abusing position and power to appropriate assets” at the State-run Vietnam Shipbuilding Industry Group (Vinashin).
Singapore: hailing service operators to be licensed World

Singapore: hailing service operators to be licensed

All ride-hail and street-hail service providers with a fleet size of more than 800 vehicles in Singapore will have to be licensed from June 2020, after the Parliament passed the Point-to-Point (P2P) Passenger Transport Industry Bill on August 6.
Singapore imposes stricter traffic fines World

Singapore imposes stricter traffic fines

Drivers in Singapore who commit traffic offences due to irresponsible driving now face significantly longer jail terms and tougher penalties after the Singaporean Parliament passed amendments to the Road Traffic Act on July 8.
Appeal trial held for former public security officers Society

Appeal trial held for former public security officers

The Hanoi-based High-level People’s Court on June 10 opened a trial to look into appeals of Phan Van Anh Vu, also known as Vu “nhom”, four former officers of the public security sector, and the Hanoi People’s Procuracy.
HCM City court upholds jail sentence for Phan Van Anh Vu Society

HCM City court upholds jail sentence for Phan Van Anh Vu

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Court upheld a 17-year jail sentence for Phan Van Anh Vu, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bac Nam 79 Construction Company, on the charge of “abusing position and power while performing duties” during an appeal court on June 7.