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Assets of state-owned banks continue to evaporate

The total assets of state-owned commercial banks have been falling since the beginning of the year, and stood at VND3,300 trillion (over $148 billion) at the end of February.

Defense lawyer fights death penalty sought for ex-chairman of Vietnam's energy giant

What were acceptable interest payments paid by a scandal-hit bank have been discriminately criminalized, lawyers say.

‘I am sorry for implicating you in this’: Vietnamese banking tycoon addresses employees as graft trial nears end

The judges will take a five-day break to decide the fates of the 51 bankers and businesspeople caught up in the scandal.
September 25, 2017 | 10:54 am 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

Embattled Vietnamese banking tycoon not out of the woods yet as graft case continues

Investigators are looking into bad debts and fake contracts which the OceanBank exec allegedly signed off on.
October 01, 2017 | 05:53 pm GMT+7

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.
October 18, 2017 | 03:07 pm GMT+7

Another oil exec prosecuted as Vietnam's corruption purge widens

Phan Dinh Duc is the latest big fish to be ensnared as the net tightens around former PetroVietnam execs.
December 19, 2017 | 06:46 pm GMT+7

Vietnam presses further charges against high-profile corruption target

Dinh La Thang is facing separate charges of economic mismanagement at a state oil firm and the scandal-hit OceanBank.
December 22, 2017 | 10:58 am GMT+7

Vietnam's fallen political star faces second 20-year jail term for role in banking graft case

Dinh La Thang is facing up to 30 years in prison for the two charges brought against him so far.
December 28, 2017 | 11:02 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

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

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

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 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 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
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