A series of trials in Vietnam are targeting corruption in the corruption-prone country. Dinh La Thang, a former Politburo member and ex-chairman of state energy giant PetroVietnam, was sentenced early this year to 13 years in jail for deliberate economic mismanagement. Photo: AP

Vietnam court jails 46 bankers over loan scam led by construction bank chairman

It is the latest in a series of major banking trials aimed at cleaning up a sector plagued by bad debts, corruption and nepotism

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A series of trials in Vietnam are targeting corruption in the corruption-prone country. Dinh La Thang, a former Politburo member and ex-chairman of state energy giant PetroVietnam, was sentenced early this year to 13 years in jail for deliberate economic mismanagement. Photo: AP
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