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Three banks file lawsuit against Dung Quat ethanol project investor

PVCombank, OceanBank and Vietcombank have filed a lawsuit against Vietnam Central Biofuels JSC (BSR-BF), the investor of the Dung Quat ethanol project and a subsidiary of the Binh Son Refining and Petrochemical JSC (BSR).

Thanh Hoa FC loses two lawsuits against former foreign employees: a costly lesson

Thanh Hoa football club has recently lost two lawsuits and had to pay compensation totaling over VND5 billion (over $240,000), including $200,000 to its former Italian coach Fabio Lopez.

Vietnamese AO lawsuit makes French headlines

French newspapers have been reporting on a lawsuit filed by Vietnamese-French national Tran Thi To Nga against 14 multinational companies for their role in producing and selling chemical toxins that were sprayed by the US army during the Vietnam War.

VNG sues TikTok for music copyright infringement in Vietnam

"VNG requests TikTok to remove all music segments taken from Zing records from both the TikTok application and the website, and an indemnification for damages of over VND221 billion ($9.5 million)," 

Muong Thanh Hotel investor sues Danang authorities

Dien Bien Construction Private Company No 1 has lodged a lawsuit against authorities in Danang City after being asked to dismantle a part of their construction in Ngu Hanh Son District.

BFC, LIX, HVT code of Vinachem blocked due to lawsuit

The semi-annual consolidated financial statement of Vinachem showed a steep drop in profit, partially due to its accounts and assets being frozen by the court.

Vietnam’s steel manufacturing in a whirlwind of lawsuits

VietNamNet Bridge - At least half of the current trade remedy, anti-countervailing and anti-dumping investigations are on products in the steel manufacturing sector.

iPhone market large enough for existing distributors, new players

VietNamNet Bridge - The demand for iPhones in Vietnam are high, but 40 percent of iPhones sold come from unofficial import sources, leaving room for new distributors. 

Binh Phuoc’s laborers receive owed wages after lawsuit

 VietNamNet Bridge – Hundreds of labourers in southern Binh Phuoc Province fully received three months of wages owed by a South Korea-invested company yesterday.

Apple’s iPhone X popular in VN, but Samsung’s models are bestsellers

VietNamNet Bridge - Seven out of 10 bestselling smartphones in 2017 in Vietnam were from Samsung and Oppo, while Apple’s iPhone X and Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8 were the most in demand.

iPhone X orders weak globally, but strong in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge - iPhone X products are still selling like well in Vietnam, though international media report that poor sales because of its high price, about $1,000.

Vietnamese steel products face anti-dumping investigations

The Malaysian Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) has started an anti-dumping investigation on Vietnamese exports of alloy and non-alloy cold-rolled steel coils with the thickness of 0.2-2.6 mm and width of 700-1,300 mm.

Vietnam’s basa fish becomes well-known thanks to lawsuits

Vietnam had to overcome serious difficulties in the thorny path to bring basa or catfish (Pangasius bocourti), to the US about 10 years ago. Since then, it has faced many lawsuits to retain the market. 

Vietnamese hydropower investor prepares to sue Chinese contractor

The Vinh Son – Song Hinh Hydropower JSC, the investor of the Thuong Kon Tum hydropower project, plans to bring the Chinese contractor, which stopped the implementation of the project, to the Vietnam International Arbitration Center (VIAC).

Businesses sue state agencies for incompetence, harassment

 VietNamNet Bridge – More and more lawsuits, in which businesses are the plaintiffs and state management agencies the defendants, have been occurring in Vietnam.

Vinalines case shows that arbitration law is being ignored in Vietnam

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vinalines and its partners agreed in the past that company disputes could be brought to the Vietnam International Arbitration Center (VIAC), but the shipping firm has not obeyed VIAC’s judgment.

Vietnam prepared to sue China over East Sea

 The Minister, and Head of Government Office, Nguyen Van Nen, confirmed that the necessary documents have been prepared to sue China in international court over its incursions in the East Sea.

Vietnam to file a lawsuit if China persists: NA official

 VietNamNet Bridge – The leaders of the National Assembly’s Committee for Defense and Security said that if China does not pull its drilling rig out of Vietnam’s waters, Vietnam must bring it to the international court.

If China refuses to face Vietnam at international court, then what?

What are Vietnam’s options if China refuses to be taken to international court in the East Sea dispute? Vietnam can still file a lawsuit against China if it proves that the dispute between the two countries falls under the scope of UNCLOS.

Vietnam can bring China to two courts: lawyer

Vietnam can sue China in the International Court of the Law of the Sea, while the Vietnam Oil and Gas Group may sue the China National Offshore Oil Corporation in the Vietnamese civil court, says a senior lawyer.