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Securing assets to pay compensation in court judgments remains difficult, law needs amending

If judgment debtors do not declare their assets and income, the punishment for this kind of violation is limited.

Former Minister Dinh La Thang accepts jail sentence

The former minister of transport, Dinh La Thang, and his deputy Nguyen Hong Truong haven't appealed to their jail sentences given by the HCM City People's Court for their wrongdoings in the HCM City-Trung Luong Expressway Project.

Ex-minister jailed for 10 years for role in expressway fraud

Dinh La Thang, who served as Minister of Transport between August 2011 and February 2016, was sentenced to 10 years in prison for his role in the bidding and accounting fraud in the HCM City-Trung Luong Expressway project.

First-instance trial opens for HCM City-Trung Luong Expressway fraud

The People’s Court of Ho Chi Minh City on December 14 opened a first-instance trial over bidding and accounting fraud in the HCM City-Trung Luong Expressway project, a major toll road in southern Vietnam.

Former transport minister prosecuted for State asset management violations

The Supreme People’s Procuracy has issued an indictment prosecuting former transport officials and their accomplices involving in the case of Dinh Ngoc He (alias “Ut troc”), 

Ex-PetroVietnam Chairman to be prosecuted for violations in Phu Tho ethanol case

The Security Investigation Agency has proposed prosecuting Dinh La Thang, former Chairman of PetroVietnam on charges of violating regulations on construction works, causing serious consequences at the Petrochemical and Bio-Fuel JSC.

Billion-dollar projects remain as oil & gas group could lose big money

VietNamNet Bridge - Of 13 outward investment projects, only two projects of PetroVietnam are profitable. The other 11 projects are meeting big problems.

Defendants at PVN trial express regret, apologise to the Party

 Defendants in the first-instance trial on several charges of wrongdoings at the State-owned oil PetroVietnam (PVN) group made final statements at the court on Wednesday, expressing regrets and asking for leniency from the judges.

The Party must be strict with its top officials

The Central Committee of the Communist Party of Viet Nam opened its fifth plenary meeting of the 12th tenure last week and discussed improving socialist-oriented market economy institutions and rearranging, reforming ...

PetroVietnam-invested projects incurred huge losses under Dinh La Thang

VietNamNet Bridge - Many projects invested by PetroVietnam, the national oil & gas group, have been found taking huge losses. 

Senior Communist Party official faces punishment

 The Party Central Committee’s Inspection Commission has recommended disciplinary action be taken against Mr. Dinh La Thang, Politburo member and Party Chief in Ho Chi Minh City.

Facing difficulties, poor students tend to ask for state ministers’ help

The fact that poor students have sent letters directly to ministers asking for help has raised controversy. Some show sympathy for the students, while others say the students are "faint-hearted". 

HCMC authorities make compromises, allow private tutoring at school

VietNamNet Bridge - The ban on private tutoring at schools in HCMC has been lifted by municipal authorities amid strong opposition to the ban from teachers and parents.

HCM City headmaster moved to tears discussing private tutoring ban

VietNamNet Bridge - Will the tears of a primary school headmaster in HCM City cause city leaders to rethink their decision to prohibit teachers from holding private tutoring classes?

Vietnam targets 1 million businesses by 2020, but will they survive?

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam is expected to have 1 million businesses by 2020 as targeted by the government, but economists warn that companies won’t be able to grow in a stifling business environment.

Despite the ban, HCM City schools open extra classes during summer

VietNamNet Bridge - While many HCM City schools have stopped giving extra lessons to students in the summer holiday, following the city authorities’ ban, many others still maintain classes, citing many reasons.

Teachers promise not to open private classes if salary high enough

Analysts say they don’t believe the Ministry of Education and Training can prohibit private teaching unless the wage policy is adjusted and teachers’ salaries are high enough to cover their basic needs.

HCM City to provide temporary measures to houses at levels lower than roads

The Secretary of HCM City Party Committee Đinh La Thăng has asked the Department of Transport to adjust roads that have been built at levels higher than the ground floor of houses. 

HCM City officials welcome Lao PM

 Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Dinh La Thang and other senior municipal officials welcomed Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith to the city on May 16.

HCM City to cooperate with Microsoft in technology application

 Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Dinh La Thang on March 31 had a working session on information technology cooperation with representatives from the US Microsoft Corporation.