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Another senior official in jail for quality issues in Da Nang-Quang Nam expressway project

Police on Monday said they have arrested and launched an investigation against a senior leader of the State-owned Vietnam Expressway Corporation (VEC) for violations in handling a key project in central Vietnam.

Ex-Chairman of OceanBank gets two more years in jail

The Hanoi People's Court on Tuesday handed down an additional 10-year jail term to Ha Van Tham, former Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Ocean Commercial Joint Stock Bank (OceanBank), for “breaching accounting regulations

The truth will out

Dao Thanh Tam, 44, from HCM City, went to the Lak District's People’s Committee in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak at the beginning of this month to ask for approval for a construction project in the district.

Organ trader sentenced to 12 years in jail

A man charged with the illegal trading of human organs was sentenced to 12 years and six months in prison by the Hanoi People's Court in a first-instance trial on Thursday.

Jail for Binh Thuan rioters

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Tuy Phong District People’s Court in the central province of Binh Thuan handed out jail sentences ranging from two to three and a half years to 15 defendants involved in disturbances of social order

Court sentences former Trust Bank senior advisor to 30 years in jail

Twenty-eight former officials of Dai Tin Bank charged with "abusing trust to appropriate property" and "intentionally violating State regulations on economic management and causing serious consequences" were sentenced

Vaping - the rise in five charts

For travellers looking forward to their summer holidays, what to pack can be a source of stress. But did you know that taking an e-cigarette with you to countries such Thailand could land you with a fine - or even time in jail?

Navibank officials get up to 13 years in jail for scam

Ten former Nam Viet Commercial Joint Stock Bank officials, who were indicted for “deliberately violating State regulations on economic management, causing serious consequences”, were sentenced to seven to 13 years in jail 

HCM City jails 11 in bank fraud case

The jury of HCM City's People's Court yesterday handed down punishments ranging from nine years imprisonment to a life sentence to 11 people involved in the loss of roughly VND1 trillion

Ha Giang jails five for trafficking of girls

 VietNamNet Bridge – The People's Court in the northern Ha Giang Province yesterday (July 29) sentenced five persons to a combined more than 100 years' imprisonment for cross-border trafficking of ethnic minorities.

Hong Kong billionaire sentenced to five years jail

 A Hong Kong property tycoon, Thomas Kwok, has been sentenced to five years in jail for corruption.

Binh Duong rioters put in jail

 VietNamNet Bridge – The People’s Court of Di An Commune in the southern province of Binh Duong on June 5 imprisoned three offenders who took advantage of the recent protests against China’s illegal actions in Vietnam’s waters

Two men sentenced 7 years in jail for robbing $0.7

 VietNamNet Bridge – Not having money to buy alcohol, two young men became robbers. They robbed VND12,000 ($0.7) from a couple and were sentenced 6-7 years in jail.

Hanoi tax evader jailed for 28 months

Director of the Vietnam Information and Credit Rating Company Le Dinh Quan was sentenced to 28 months in prison at a trial in Hanoi on December 6 for tax fraud pursuant to the Article 161, clause 3 of the Criminal Code.

Seven die in boat accident in Binh Phuoc Province

Men jailed for master-minding public disorder; Mine explosion kills student in Quang Binh; Four fishermen missing in ship collision; Ministry inquires into pregnancy deaths; Phu Yen police seize smuggled pangolin

Embezzlers jailed for 103 years

 Eight people were sentenced to a total of 103 years in prison in southern Vinh Long Province's court yesterday for embezzlement involving the making and repair of cultural and historical relics.

36 officials charged with corruption in 2013

A report by the Government Inspectorate of Vietnam has suggested that 36 officials were charged with corruption during the first eight months of this year.

After retirement, many big bosses still go to jail

 VietNamNet Bridge - In the last month, up to four former officials of state-owned corporations were arrested and prosecuted for their violations of the law when they were in office.

Killing langurs: Three people sent to jail

VietNamNet Bridge – The three people who caught and brutally slaughtered three shanked langurs have been sentenced to 12-28 months in prison by the Sa Thay District People's Court in Kon Tum province.