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.
Life sentence given to former leader of Housing Group Society

Life sentence given to former leader of Housing Group

Chau Thi Thu Nga, former Chairwoman and General Director of the Land and Housing Construction and Investment JSC (Housing Group), was sentenced to life imprisonment for swindling to appropriate assets at a two-week trial that concluded on October 16.
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.
Cambodia: Sam Rainsy sentenced to 20 months in jail ASEAN

Cambodia: Sam Rainsy sentenced to 20 months in jail

The Phnom Penh Court of First Instance on March 30 sentenced Sam Rainsy, former leader of CNRP, to 20 months in jail for accusing PM Hun Sen and the government of being behind the assassination of political analyst Kem Ley.
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.