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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.

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

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

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

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 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

Provincial Party chief to retire early after rebuke for hiring notorious energy bigwig

Last year, Tran Cong Chanh said he had felt ashamed for recruiting former PetroVietnam exec Trinh Xuan Thanh.
October 12, 2017 | 01:56 pm GMT+7

'I turned myself in': Vietnam's former oil exec confesses on state television

His confession dovetails with Vietnam's official line on why he returned, but it remains unclear how he did so.
August 03, 2017 | 09:02 pm GMT+7

Senior officials arrested for alleged involvement in PetroVietnam unit scandal

But the main suspect remains in hiding overseas.
April 02, 2017 | 11:39 am GMT+7

Vietnam's Party chief orders probe into CEO-turned-politician over tangled business ties

The vice minister of industry and trade reportedly holds shares worth $4.3 million in a company she ran when it was state-owned.
February 17, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Senior officials punished as Vietnam probes political rise of runaway bigwig

Inspectors have been probing those who promoted a wanted official.
December 02, 2016 | 02:00 am GMT+7

As Vietnam probes yet another loss-making state firm, former exec disappears

Vu Dinh Duy stopped showing up at his office soon after inspectors detected violations at a fiber plant that he once managed.
November 05, 2016 | 09:58 am GMT+7