Cambodia: Opposition leader freed from house arrest World

Cambodia: Opposition leader freed from house arrest

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court has freed former President of the dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) Kem Sokha from house arrest, more than two years after he was arrested and charged with treason.
Czech-Vietnamese encyclopaedia wins Czech literature award Society

Czech-Vietnamese encyclopaedia wins Czech literature award

The six-volume Czech-Vietnamese encyclopaedia was among eight works honoured at the 2019 award for literature by the Czech Writers’ Association in Prague on November 9 in recognition for their significance to the country’s literature and culture.
Former Deputy Defence Minister under investigation Politics

Former Deputy Defence Minister under investigation

Former Deputy Minister of National Defence and former Commander of the Vietnam People’s Navy Nguyen Van Hien is being investigated for “lack of responsibility, causing serious consequences” in accordance with Clause 3, Article 360 of the 2015 Penal Code.
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).
Hanoi court starts hearing appeal in Vinashin case Society

Hanoi court starts hearing appeal in Vinashin case

The High-level People’s Court in Hanoi on October 10 started hearing appeals of defendants in the case related to “abusing position and power to appropriate assets” at the State-run Vietnam Shipbuilding Industry Group (Vinashin).