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Runaway oil exec asks for time with family in Germany as PetroVietnam verdict looms

His former boss Dinh La Thang also pleaded to be with his sick father before serving his sentence.

PetroVietnam corruption trial: Defense lawyers battle allegations in week 1

A summary of the main clashes between prosecutors and defendants at the trial of fallen political figures.

US blows the whistle on eight Vietnamese state firms to WTO

Vietnam has countered the claims, saying the enterprises do not enjoy preferential treatment from the state. 
January 14, 2018 | 02:52 pm GMT+7

Infamous former PetroVietnam leader pleads for leniency at landmark corruption trial

'I only want to die at home in the arms of relatives, to become a free ghost, not an imprisoned ghost.'
January 14, 2018 | 01:56 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

Vietnam begins trial of top oil execs

Once rising political star Dinh La Thang and runaway energy bigwig Trinh Xuan Thanh took the stand on Monday.
January 08, 2018 | 08:26 am GMT+7

Vietnam's runaway energy bigwig faces 2nd death sentence for embezzlement

Trinh Xuan Thanh allegedly agreed to undersell shares at PVP Land's project and accepted the buyer's $617,000 'gift' in return.
December 29, 2017 | 08:52 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

Top Vietnamese energy execs to stand 2-week trial in January

Fallen political star Dinh La Thang and runaway bigwig Trinh Xuan Thanh will be trialled alongside 20 former colleagues at PetroVietnam.
December 27, 2017 | 03:16 pm GMT+7

Runaway energy bigwig faces death as Vietnam ready to fry corruption big fish

PetroVietnam’s former board chairman Dinh La Thang may receive 20 years in jail for huge losses caused by his subordinate Trinh Xuan Thanh.
December 26, 2017 | 04:58 pm GMT+7

Vietnam appoints provincial Party chief as new chairman of embattled national oil giant

The chairman seat at PetroVietnam has been vacant since March, while scores of its current and former leaders are under investigation.
December 24, 2017 | 08:22 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 forges ahead with prosecution of most high-profile casualty of corruption crackdown

A 12-day investigation merits enough evidence to charge Dinh La Thang with economic mismanagement.
December 20, 2017 | 10:10 pm GMT+7

Former chief of Vietnam’s fuel giant under probe as corruption crackdown escalates

The sweeping crackdown has netted scores of energy executives, with Phung Dinh Thuc being the latest.
December 20, 2017 | 11:08 am GMT+7