Vietnam court sentences to death PetroVietnam ex-chairmanStaff Writer | September 29, 2017
A Vietnam court sentenced to death Nguyen Xuan Son, a former chairman of state-run PetroVietnam.
Oil exploration Court of Hanoi
The ex-PetroVietnam chairman was the second of the accused to be sentenced as the People’s Court of Hanoi began delivering its verdict in the long running trial.
The court had earlier in the day sentenced tycoon Ha Van Tham, founder of Ocean Group’s banking unit, Ocean Bank, to life imprisonment, having found him guilty of charges ranging from embezzlement to abuse of power.
Dozens of other banking and energy officials were also sentenced to jail terms. ■