The procuracy has demanded the death sentence for former Minister of Information and Communication Nguyen Bac Son for accepting a 3 million USD bribe in the MobiFone-AVG transaction case.
The Hanoi People’s Court decided on November 19 to open a first instance trial on the case of the MobiFone’s purchase of 95 percent of shares of the Audio Visual Global JSC (AVG) on December 16.
The Supreme People’s Procuracy on October 19 notified the prosecution of two former ministers of information and communications (MIC) – Nguyen Bac Son and Truong Minh Tuan, along with 12 other defendants in relation to the case of the MobiFone’s purchase of 95 percent of shares of the Audio Visual Global JSC (AVG).
Two former Ministers of Information and Communications, Nguyen Bac Son and his successor Truong Minh Tuan, have been accused of receiving a large amount of bribes in the case of MobiFone purchasing 95 percent of shares of the Audio Visual Global JSC (AVG).
The Investigation Police Department under the Ministry of Public Security has decided to start legal proceedings against and detain Pham Nhat Vu, former Chairman of the Audio Visual Global JSC (AVG), for “giving bribes”.
Former Ministers of Information and Communications Nguyen Bac Son and Truong Minh Tuan were prosecuted and put into custody on February 23 with the accusation of violating provisions on the public investment capital management and use and causing serious consequences.
With 461 “yes” votes, or 95.05 percent, deputies of the 14th National Assembly approved the appointment of Nguyen Manh Hung as Minister of Information and Communications during the ongoing sixth session in Hanoi on October 24.
Deputies of the 14th National Assembly cast secret ballots on October 23 morning to elect a new State President during its ongoing 6th session in Hanoi.
President Tran Dai Quang on July 23 signed a decision on the suspension of Truong Minh Tuan from his position as the Minister of Information and Communications.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc decided to give a warning to Minister of Information and Communications Truong Minh Tuan on July 18 as a disciplinary measure for his violations at the ministry.
The Political Bureau of the Party Central Committee on July 12 issued a warning as a disciplinary measure against Truong Minh Tuan, member of the Party Central Committee, Secretary of the Party Committee of the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) and MIC Minister.
Vietnam will host the Asia Pacific IT Alliance (APICTA) Awards in 2019, said Minister of Information and Communication Truong Minh Tuan on May 14.
Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Dao Ngoc Dung and Minister of Information and Communications Truong Minh Tuan co-chaired a meeting in Hanoi on March 8 to discuss a plan on building a portal on martyrs, their graves and cemeteries.
VOV.VN - Minister of Information and Communications Truong Minh Tuan, in an article in the Nhan Dan (People) daily newspaper, highlighted the remarkable achievements of the Vietnamese press in 2017.
The equitisation of the Vietnam Post and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) in 2018 was discussed at a meeting of the Ministry of Information and Communications in Hanoi on January 23.
Vietnam and US multinational technology company - Google LLC want to boost cooperation across the fields of information and technology (IT) and communication as well as share information on the basis of respect for international practices and Vietnamese law.
YouTube has removed approximately 90% of “toxic” video clips the Vietnamese Government complained about in 2017, Minister of Information and Communications Truong Minh Tuan claimed on December 22.
In May, Tran Thien An from the southern province of Bac Lieu was sentenced to eight years in prison for raping a 12-year-old he met via the internet.
VOV.VN - Internet Day 2017, themed “Digital movement”, was held in Hanoi on November 22 marking 20 years of the internet in Vietnam, which has transformed all social aspects and boosted the country's international integration.
VOV.VN -Lawmakers on November 17 continued their Q&A session with Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) Le Minh Hung on issues relating to taxes, public debt, and monetary policy management.