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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.

Vietnam telecom giant terminates controversial pay TV acquisition

State-owned telecommunications giant MobiFone has officially terminated its controversial acquisition of pay TV ...

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 arrests MobiFone execs for illegal TV acquisition

Police on Wednesday arrested former head and a deputy head of state-owned telecom giant MobiFone for violations in a television acquisition.
November 14, 2018 | 09:45 pm GMT+7

Vietnam dismisses former information minister with retrospective effect

Former information minister Nguyen Bac Son has been retrospectively dismissed from the post, the National Assembly announced Monday.
October 22, 2018 | 08:27 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

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 appointed information ministry leader

The CEO of military-run telecom giant Viettel was appointed to lead the Ministry of Information and Communication starting on Wednesday.
July 25, 2018 | 12:18 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

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 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

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

Top officials under fire as Vietnam corruption crackdown intensifies

Officials from all branches of Party and government face disciplinary action and dismissal.
June 30, 2018 | 08:24 pm GMT+7
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