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Communist Party of Vietnam expels two former information ministers

Two former Ministers of Information and Communications have been expelled from the Communist Party for violations in an infamous TV firm acquistion case.

Two former ministers face expulsion from party

Two former ministers of information and communications face expulsion from the Communist Party for violations in the infamous TV firm acquistion case.

Lighter sentence recommended for main accused in $6 mln bribery case

Investigators have proposed leniency for Pham Nhat Vu, former chairman of a private pay TV firm who bribed senior government officials with millions of dollars.
September 05, 2019 | 09:39 am GMT+7

Former minister accepted $3 mln bribe in TV acquisition case

A former information minister was the mastermind of a private TV firm acquisition by state-owned telecom giant MobiFone, which earned him $3 million in bribes.
September 03, 2019 | 01:24 pm GMT+7

Vietnam investigates former information ministers for accepting bribes

Investigations began Friday against Nguyen Bac Son and Truong Minh Tuan, former ministers of Information and Communications, for receiving bribes.
April 13, 2019 | 03:10 pm GMT+7

TV firm chairman implicated in bribery probe, arrest warrant issued

The Ministry of Public Security has decided to detain Pham Nhat Vu, chairman of private pay TV firm Audio Visual Global JSC (AVG), for giving bribes.
April 13, 2019 | 02:39 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s former information ministers arrested in TV firm acquisition case

Nguyen Bac Son and Truong Minh Tuan were arrested Saturday for violations related to management and use of public capital.
February 23, 2019 | 07:57 pm GMT+7

Vietnam telecom giant terminates controversial pay TV acquisition

State-owned telecommunications giant MobiFone has officially terminated its controversial acquisition of pay TV firm AVG.
December 19, 2018 | 08:52 am GMT+7

TV firm acquisition scandal snags another former minister

The $307mln-loss causing acquisition of a TV firm by state-run telecom firm MobiFone has snared another former minister in Vietnam.
November 27, 2018 | 08:12 pm GMT+7

Vietnam Party moves against top officials implicated in ongoing graft cases

A former information minister has lost his Party positions and a former chairman of Da Nang has been expelled.
October 05, 2018 | 10:59 am 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

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

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

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

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
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