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Germany wants ‘new substance’ in strategic partnership with Vietnam

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said Germany wants to bury "noticeable differences" of the past and strengthen strategic partnership with Vietnam.

Vietnam denies returning jailed oil executive to Germany

The Foreign Ministry spokeswoman has dismissed rumors that runaway former oil executive Trinh Xuan Thanh has been returned to Germany.

PVN wants deposits unfrozen to fund delayed, cash-strapped power plant

PVN is seeking to withdraw $5.5 million worth of frozen deposits its subsidiaries have in OceanBank to finance its much-delayed Thai Binh 2 plant.
August 20, 2018 | 02:06 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's runaway oil exec appeals second life sentence for embezzlement

Trinh Xuan Thanh claimed he did not commit embezzlement as convicted by the Hanoi court last month.
March 01, 2018 | 09:52 pm GMT+7

Runaway bigwig receives second life sentence as PetroVietnam purge continues

Trinh Xuan Thanh has been found guilty for losses worth millions of dollars at the energy giant's real estate unit.
February 05, 2018 | 11:43 am 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

Runaway bigwig's second trial suspended pending verification in Vietnam

Prosecutors have asked for more time to look into one of the companies Trinh Xuan Thanh was involved with.
January 28, 2018 | 03:16 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s runaway bigwig stands second trial for embezzlement

The hearing comes just two days after Trinh Xuan Thanh was sentenced to life for causing million-dollar losses at PetroVietnam.
January 24, 2018 | 10:21 am GMT+7

Runaway oil exec sentenced to life as PetroVietnam corruption trial wraps up

Trinh Xuan Thanh's former boss at the oil giant, Dinh La Thang, was given 13 years behind bars for mismanagement.
January 22, 2018 | 11:34 am GMT+7

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.
January 17, 2018 | 03:13 pm GMT+7

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.
January 16, 2018 | 07:00 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

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
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