Minister asks for pre-activated SIM solution Society

Minister asks for pre-activated SIM solution

Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung has directed the Vietnam Telecommunications Authority (VNTA) and network operators to stop the supply of pre-activated SIM cards.
Tet reunion programme brings warmth to poor workers Society

Tet reunion programme brings warmth to poor workers

Thousands of gift packages and free coach tickets have been handed to poor workers throughout the country under a Lunar New Year (Tet) reunion programme launched by the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL).
Two arrested for alleged rule violations in Mobifone Society

Two arrested for alleged rule violations in Mobifone

Former General Director of State-run telecom firm Mobifone Cao Duy Hai and incumbent Deputy General Director of the company Pham Thi Phuong Anh have been arrested in connection with violations of rules on public investment capital at the firm.
Major telecom firms to launch MNP service from Nov. 16 Society

Major telecom firms to launch MNP service from Nov. 16

Three major Vietnamese telecommunication service suppliers – VinaPhone, Viettel and MobiFone – will launch mobile number portability (MNP) which allows customers to switch their network without changing their phone number, from November 16.
Anti-corruption committee asks for quickening case judgment Politics

Anti-corruption committee asks for quickening case judgment

The Central Steering Committee for Anti-corruption instructed agencies to speed up the investigation, prosecution, and judgment of big cases from now to the yearend during its meeting under the chair of its head, Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong in Hanoi on November 10.
Gov’t calls for social network ethics code Society

Gov’t calls for social network ethics code

The Government has urged the Ministry of Information and Communications to build a code of ethics on social networks for internet service providers and users to create a healthy networking atmosphere in the country.
MobiFone suffers drop in profit and revenue Business

MobiFone suffers drop in profit and revenue

MobiFone, one of Vietnam’s three largest mobile network operators, has reported a year-on-year decline of 42 percent in post-tax profit in the second quarter of this year, falling to 947 billion VND (41 million USD).
Politburo issues disciplinary warnings for MIC leaders Politics

Politburo issues disciplinary warnings for MIC leaders

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.
Criminal proceedings started in Mobifone’s AVG purchase case Society

Criminal proceedings started in Mobifone’s AVG purchase case

The Ministry of Public Security’s Investigation Police Agency (C46) has launched criminal proceedings against law violations relating to the State-owned telecommunication giant Mobifone’s purchase of 95 percent of shares of Audio Visual Global JSC (AVG).
Discipline imposed on MIC’s Party Civil Affairs Committee Politics

Discipline imposed on MIC’s Party Civil Affairs Committee

The Secretariat of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee has decided to issue a warning as a disciplinary measure against the Party Civil Affairs Committee of the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) of the 2011-2016 tenure for its violations in the case regarding MobiFone’s purchase of 95 percent of the shares of AVG Audiovisual JSC.