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Singtel eyes stake in Vietnam’s MobiFone

The move has received strong backing from Vietnam's government.

Vietnam's telecom giant under scrutiny for acquisition in pay TV market

Mystery surrounds a government investigation into Mobifone that was launched last year.

Vietnam’s state-run MobiFone backtracks from private pay TV investment deal

Alleged violations in the acquisition of AVG have forced both firms to cut their losses as an investigation looms.
March 13, 2018 | 11:40 am GMT+7

Vietnamese telco giant retrieves money from failed pay TV investment deal

MobiFone's acquisition of AVG has been canceled after being deemed 'illegal' by government inspectors.
April 03, 2018 | 10:39 am GMT+7

Vietnam to expand investigation in major corruption cases: Party chief

MobiFone's pay TV acquisition and a $420 million online gambling ring are under the spotlight.
April 28, 2018 | 01:59 pm GMT+7

Bad signal: MobiFone refunded after failed pay TV investment deal

The telecommunications giant has not repaid AVG investors.
May 04, 2018 | 07:38 am GMT+7

Vietnam Party watchdog blames information ministers for $307 million loss in TV acquisition

Six senior officials ‘seriously violated the law’ in the state telco’s acquisition and should be punished, it said.
June 02, 2018 | 11:09 pm GMT+7

Top officials of Information Ministry face the music for losses in TV acquisition

Heads of the ministry's Party unit allegedly enabled officials to commit serious loss-incurring violations in MobiFone's acquisition of AVG.
July 10, 2018 | 11:51 pm GMT+7

Vietnam arrests former head of telecom giant MobiFone for illegal TV deal

The former chairman of MobiFone allegedly gave the information ministry untruthful reports on the deal to acquire AVG.
July 11, 2018 | 09:07 am GMT+7

Vietnam's information minister punished in TV station acquisition case

The Party has acted against incumbent and former information ministers for serious violations in the illegal acquisition of a TV firm by MobiFone.
July 12, 2018 | 07:44 pm GMT+7

Vietnam information minister suspended in TV acquisition case

Truong Minh Tuan, Minister of Information and Communications, has been temporarily suspended by President Tran Dai Quang.
July 23, 2018 | 01:01 pm GMT+7

Viettel CEO takes over key Information Ministry position

The Politburo has appointed the CEO of military-run telecom giant Viettel as the new Party head of the Ministry of Information and Communication.
July 24, 2018 | 09:47 am GMT+7

CEO of telco giant MobiFone dismissed for illegal pay TV purchase deal

The CEO of state-owned mobile operator MobiFone has been fired for his role in the illegal acquisition of a TV firm in 2016.
August 23, 2018 | 01:13 pm GMT+7

MobiFone gets new CEO

MobiFone has named deputy general director Nguyen Dang Nguyen as its new CEO in place of the disgraced Cao Duy Hai.
August 25, 2018 | 01:11 pm GMT+7

Vietnam gov’t agencies on the mat in Mobifone TV deal

Three ministries and the Government Office are under scrutiny for violations in an illegal acquisition by telco giant Mobifone.
September 15, 2018 | 10:00 am GMT+7
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