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Take acquisition route, Deputy PM tells South Korean banks

South Korean banks desiring to enter Vietnam should acquire local lenders since new licenses are not in the offing, Deputy PM Vuong Dinh Hue said.

Former top shipbuilding officials get 6-17 years in prison

Three former top officials of state shipbuilding giant Vinashin will be jailed for appropriating illegal excess interest payments from OceanBank.

OceanBank to be sold to foreign investor

The central bank plans to sell OceanBank, one of the country’s three weakest lenders, to a foreign investor.
May 20, 2019 | 11:39 am GMT+7

Former oil execs prosecuted in banking graft case

A former CEO and chief accountant of Vietsovpetro are accused of involvement in excess interest payments made by OceanBank.
January 05, 2019 | 12:27 pm GMT+7

Vietnam arrests former CEO of state oil firm

The former CEO of PetroVietnam Exploration Production Corporation was arrested Tuesday for abusing power to appropriate property.
December 19, 2018 | 02:59 pm GMT+7

Two more top officials arrested for $4.5 million misappropriation at state shipyard

A former Vinashin chief and a serving deputy chief of its successor company SBIC have been arrested for abetting misappropriation of $4.5 million.
December 11, 2018 | 11:23 am GMT+7

Fallen petro chief has second appeal rejected, gets total 30 years in jail

Dinh La Thang's combined jail term of 30 years remains unchanged as the court rejected his claims of innocence.
June 26, 2018 | 11:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnam arrests four oil officials for violations linked to banking graft case

Officials of PetroVietnam were accused of accepting excessive interest payments from OceanBank.
June 22, 2018 | 06:42 am GMT+7

Vietnam arrests oil refinery officials as investigation into banking graft case widens

Officials from a PetroVietnam subsidiary allegedly accepted $840,000 in excessive interest payments from OceanBank.
May 11, 2018 | 09:54 am GMT+7

Fallen PetroVietnam chief appeals jail sentence in million-dollar graft case

Dinh La Thang claims he is not liable for the $26 million he has been asked to return as a result of losses.
April 17, 2018 | 10:51 am GMT+7

Former oil honcho implicates ex-PM in massive Vietnam graft case

Dinh La Thang was chairman of PetroVietnam before his career took off as transport minister under PM Nguyen Tan Dung.
March 19, 2018 | 05:49 pm GMT+7

Fallen Vietnamese political star stands second trial for $35 million loss at PetroVietnam

Dinh La Thang has already been sentenced to 13 years behind bars for a separate graft case.
March 19, 2018 | 10:34 am GMT+7

Former PetroVietnam chief to stand 2nd trial for role in banking graft case in March

Dinh La Thang is facing another 10-20 years in prison for his role in the infamous multi-million-dollar graft case at OceanBank.
February 24, 2018 | 08:48 am GMT+7

Vietnam arrests former chief of state shipbuilding giant as OceanBank case deepens

The second phase of investigations into the multi-million-dollar graft case has netted its first big fish.
January 26, 2018 | 02:43 pm GMT+7

Banking tycoons on trial in HCMC over $270m fraud case

The case has been described as the largest scandal ever to hit Vietnam's banking sector.
January 08, 2018 | 12:22 pm GMT+7
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