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Vietnamese banking tycoon appeals life sentence following massive graft trial

Ha Van Tham asked the court to reconsider the embezzlement charges he has been convicted of.

Former Vietnamese lawmaker gets life sentence for multi-million dollar housing scam

A separate probe has been opened into her claims that she spent nearly half of the money paying for her ...

Vietnamese prosecutors demand life sentence for former lawmaker in housing fraud case

An investigation is also underway into her claim that she paid $1.5 million for her parliamentary seat.
October 09, 2017 | 10:35 am GMT+7

Hanoi court stops former lawmaker from testifying about paying bribe for parliamentary seat

The defendant asked to speak twice, but the court said the matter is under investigation and should be addressed at a separate trial.
October 05, 2017 | 05:11 pm GMT+7

Big questions remain unanswered as Vietnam’s massive graft trial nears verdicts

The main accusation is that OceanBank paid excessive deposit interest rates, but former employees claim the strategy actually made a profit.
September 26, 2017 | 03:34 pm GMT+7

51 bankers, businessmen in the dock as Vietnam reopens massive bank fraud trial

The trial could go down as one of the biggest in Vietnam's history with prosecutors looking to turn the key on the $94 million case.
August 28, 2017 | 11:35 am GMT+7

Former shipping firm execs to appeal death sentences in $12 million Vietnam fraud case

Hanoi's appeals court will be reopening the infamous Vinashinlines scandal this week.
August 14, 2017 | 05:37 pm GMT+7

Hanoi officials jailed for stealing land from local people

The case goes back more than two decades with 14 officials charged with siphoning off the land meant for local farmers.
August 09, 2017 | 07:25 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese schoolboy sentenced to 12 years in jail for killing friend to steal cellphone

The boy was trying to dump her body in styrofoam boxes after selling the phone for $40.
August 09, 2017 | 05:16 pm GMT+7

Miscarriage of justice? Vietnam reopens grisly murder case after years of delay

The suspect had been sentenced to death, but his family say the evidence was tampered with.
July 05, 2017 | 05:39 pm GMT+7

Infamous 'beauty vs businessman’ case declared a mistrial by Vietnam court

Former Miss Vietnam Russia has been putting up a staunch defense against those accusing her of swindling $725,000.
June 29, 2017 | 05:25 pm GMT+7

Life after prison: Vietnamese man builds a home years after being cleared of murder

He spent 10 years in jail while his family struggled with poverty and public contempt.
May 28, 2017 | 07:00 am GMT+7

Vietnamese man demands $880,000 for decade on death row under wrongful murder conviction

‘I was sentenced to death so every day in prison was like my last, and I could never get a good night's sleep.’
May 23, 2017 | 03:06 pm GMT+7

Dead girl’s family crashes media event after Vietnamese man cleared of murder

Their anger was focused on the authorities' inability to catch the real culprit.
April 25, 2017 | 05:46 pm GMT+7

Outrage over child rape victim's suicide prompts Vietnamese PM to step in

Police dropped the case despite reports from the family the 13-year-old had been raped on multiple occasions.
April 16, 2017 | 04:57 pm GMT+7