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Sentenced to death twice, man compensated after 46 years

A 82-year-old Vietnamese man has been compensated with VND6.7 billion ($288,000) for being wrongfully convicted and sentenced to death.

Monsanto appeals damning Roundup cancer verdict

Monsanto on Tuesday said it is asking an appeals court to toss out a damning verdict in a landmark Roundup weed-killer cancer trial and grant it another try.

Victims of Japan's forced sterilizations demand justice after decades of silence

'An apology is not enough. What I want to say is: give me back my life.'
May 08, 2018 | 03:11 pm GMT+7

Vietnam to hear appeal of runaway oil bigwig in landmark corruption case next month

Trinh Xuan Thanh said he did not commit the convicted crimes and Dinh La Thang said the verdict was not fair or objective.
April 26, 2018 | 10:13 am GMT+7

Fallen Vietnamese oil exec given 18-year sentence in $35 million graft case

Dinh La Thang has already been sentenced to 13 years behind bars for a separate corruption case.
March 29, 2018 | 04:45 pm GMT+7

Fallen Vietnamese oil exec facing prospect of lengthy jail sentence

Former rising political star Dinh La Thang claims the government is responsible for losses amounting to $35 million.
March 22, 2018 | 01:53 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s former oil execs appeal jail terms in landmark corruption case

Dinh La Thang said his 13-year sentence was ‘too harsh’ while the runaway Trinh Xuan Thanh said he did not commit the convicted crimes.
February 03, 2018 | 01:19 pm GMT+7

Prosecutors propose life sentence for runaway PetroVietnam exec as landmark trial heats up

His former boss and once rising political star Dinh La Thang faces 14-15 years in jail.
January 11, 2018 | 04:45 pm GMT+7

Former PetroVietnam chief asks to take blame for staff caught up in massive corruption case

Dinh La Thang said he had pushed his staff so hard they had violated protocols.
January 10, 2018 | 06:21 pm GMT+7

Notorious Vietnamese oil exec to stand trial in January: court

The Hanoi's People's Court will hold separate hearings regarding Trinh Xuan Thanh’s alleged violations at  PetroVietnam.
December 04, 2017 | 02:48 pm GMT+7

Vietnam fires police investigators after alleged child rape victim kills herself

The two officers had dropped the case, but the teenage girl’s death prompted the suspect’s arrest months later.
November 29, 2017 | 11:46 am GMT+7

Vietnam presses ahead with trial of fugitive oil executive

That will be the latest high-profile trial, scheduled for February 2018 at the latest, to take place as Vietnam's corruption crackdown widens.
November 25, 2017 | 05:37 pm GMT+7

In rare move, Vietnam announces execution date of jilted lover behind family massacre

It is extremely unusual for the country to give the public prior notice of an execution.
November 15, 2017 | 10:45 am GMT+7

12-year 'crackdown' fails to recover vast majority of corrupt money in Vietnam: lawmakers

Failure to recover the money will render Vietnam’s corruption fight 'ineffective', no matter how many convictions are made.
November 06, 2017 | 09:05 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese court orders fresh probe into major cancer drug scam

Prosecutors say the original charges 'did not reflect the true nature of the crime.'
October 30, 2017 | 11:22 am GMT+7
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