Cambodia: King insult law enacted World

Cambodia: King insult law enacted

Senate President and acting head of state Samdech Say Chhum has signed a Penal Code amendment that punishes anyone for insulting the King.
PVP Land embezzlement case: six defendants appeal Society

PVP Land embezzlement case: six defendants appeal

Six out of eight defendants in the asset embezzlement case at PetroVietnam Power Land JSC (PVP Land) have so far lodged their appeals against the first-instance sentences handed down by the Hanoi People’s Court on February 5.
Cambodian court seizes Sam Rainsy’s property World

Cambodian court seizes Sam Rainsy’s property

A Cambodian court has ordered the temporary seizure of the exiled ex-opposition leader Sam Rainsy's property after he lost two defamation cases, according to a verdict released on February 26.
Life sentence given to swindling ex-Vietinbank official Society

Life sentence given to swindling ex-Vietinbank official

The Supreme People’s Court on February 10 sentenced Huynh Thi Huyen Nhu, former deputy chief of the Risk Management Department of the HCM City branch of VietinBank, for “swindling to appropriate assets” to life imprisonment.
PVP Land trial: Trinh Xuan Thanh sentenced to life imprisonment Society

PVP Land trial: Trinh Xuan Thanh sentenced to life imprisonment

The Hanoi People’s Court on February 5 sentenced former Chairman of the Board of Directors of PetroVietnam Construction Corporation (PVC) Trinh Xuan Thanh to life imprisonment for the charge of “asset embezzlement” at PetroVietnam Power Land JSC (PVP Land).
Trinh Xuan Thanh claims innocence, Dinh La Thang asks for leniency Society

Trinh Xuan Thanh claims innocence, Dinh La Thang asks for leniency

Twelve out of 22 defendants in the “deliberately violating State regulations on economic management, causing severe consequences” case in PetroVietnam Construction Joint Stock Corporation (PVC), have lodged their appeals, two weeks after the Court of Hanoi declared the judgments.
Construction bank case: defendants ask for clemency Society

Construction bank case: defendants ask for clemency

Pham Cong Danh, ex-Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Vietnam Construction Bank (VNCB, present name CB), said before court that all the money involved in the case of “deliberately violating State regulations on economic management causing severe consequences” in VNCB was used to serve the bank’s operation, not personal purposes.
An Giang: Four jailed for anti-State propaganda Society

An Giang: Four jailed for anti-State propaganda

The An Giang provincial People’s Court on January 23 sent four men to jail for “conducting propaganda against the State of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam” under Clause 2 of Article 88 of the 2009 Penal Code.
Hanoi court to open trial for Trinh Xuan Thanh on Jan. 8 Politics

Hanoi court to open trial for Trinh Xuan Thanh on Jan. 8

The Hanoi People’s Court will open proceedings in the trial of Trinh Xuan Thanh, former Chairman and General Director of PetroVietnam Construction Joint Stock Corporation (PVC), and his accomplices accused of wrongdoings at PetroVietnam and its subsidiary PVC.