Updated  
May, 19 2012 09:29:17

Former Vinalines bosses held over law violations

HA NOI — The Ministry of Public Security yesterday arrested and prosecuted Duong Chi Dung, head of Viet Nam Maritime Administration, who is also the former chairman of Vinalines Container Shipping Company.

Dung was charged of intentionally violating State regulations on economic management that causes severe consequences.

Other executives also arrested were Mai Van Phuc, former Vinalines general manager, and Tran Huu Chieu, former deputy general manager of Vinalines.

Dung was not present at his residence or workplace at the time of the arrest. The investigation continues. — VNS

Send Us Your Comments:
Name:
Your E-mail address:
Title:
 

VietNamNews may edit your comments and not all emails will be published.

Highlight

Tan Son Nhat Airport on verge of overloading Tan Son Nhat Airport on verge of overloading

HCM City's Tan Son Nhat Airport will be stretched beyond capacity in the next two years, making construction of the new Long Thanh airport in Dong Nai Province more urgent than ever, experts warn.

BIDV teams up with Japanese banks to facilitate investment BIDV teams up with Japanese banks to facilitate investment

The Bank for Investment and Development of Viet Nam (BIDV) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with two Japanese banks, namely Minato Bank and the Bank of Yokohama (BOY).

Capital to host biotechnology fair Capital to host biotechnology fair

A three-day fair on technology and biological equipment will take place in the capital on October 21 organised by the National Agency for Science and Information Technology.

Rhino horn demand falls after campaign Rhino horn demand falls after campaign

Vietnamese demand for rhinoceros horns decreased by 38 per cent within a year after a campaign was launched against the practice.

My Lai survivor writes book My Lai survivor writes book

Pham Thanh Cong, 57, was one of only a dozen survivors of 1968's infamous My Lai massacre. More than four decades later, he has written a book about the mass murder, in which American soldiers killed 504 unarmed civilians.