Vietnam's Communist Party Politburo former member and former chairman of PetroVietnam Dinh La Thang stands as PVC's former chairman Trinh Xuan Thanh sits at the court in Hanoi

Vietnam’s Communist Party Politburo former member and former chairman of PetroVietnam Dinh La Thang stands as PVC’s former chairman Trinh Xuan Thanh sits at the court in Hanoi

Dinh La Thang stands in court; behind him, PVC's former chairman, Trinh Xuan Thanh (left), sits. Photo: VNA/ Doan Tan via Reuters

January 14, 2018 5:44 PM (UTC+8)