Vietnam seeks lengthy jail terms for former officials of state oil firm: media

Vietnam seeks lengthy jail terms for former  officials of state oil firm: mediaBy Mi Nguyen HANOI (Reuters) – Prosecutors in Vietnam were seeking long jail terms on Thursday for a former member of the country’s ruling politburo and a high-profile former official over losses of hundreds of millions of dollars at a state oil firm, domestic media said. Dinh La Thang, the former politburo official and one-time chairman of PetroVietnam, faces 14 to 15 years in jail for “deliberate violation of state regulations on economic management”, media quoted prosecutors as saying in court in Hanoi.



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