Viet A test kit scandal

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Investigations into Viet A, rescue flight cases to be completed in January

The Ministry of Public Security is striving to complete investigations into the Viet A and rescue flight cases in January, the Ministry's Office Chief Lieut. Gen To An Xo informed the press on January 3.

Hai Duong province's former Party Secretary detained in COVID-19 test kit scam

The police have issued a detainment and prosecution decision against former Secretary of the Party Committee of Hai Duong province Pham Xuan Thang and former director of the provincial health department Pham Manh Cuong.

Rumor on former Minister of Health’s suicide in prison denied

Amid the rumors about former Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long and former Director of Hanoi Heart Hospital Nguyen Quang Tuan suicided in prison, a police official confirmed that it is fake news.

Danang CDC director detained in Viet A test kit case

Investigators of the Danang Police Department have filed charges against Ton That Thanh, director of the city’s Center for Disease Control (CDC), due to irregularities related to the procurement of Covid test kits from Viet A Technology Corporation.

Three former senior govt officials detained for involvement in test kit case

The Investigation Police Agency under the Ministry of Public Security on June 7 decided to prosecute and arrest three former officials of Hanoi and ministries for their role in a COVID-19 test kit scam at Viet A Technologies JSC.

Standing Deputy Minister Do Xuan Tuyen assigned to take charge of Health Ministry

Secretary of the Party Committee and Deputy Minister of the Health Ministry Do Xuan Tuyen has been assigned to temporarily take charge of the operation of the Health Ministry as from June 7.

Nguyen Thanh Long dismissed from NA, health minister posts; Hanoi City chairman unseated

The National Assembly (NA) on June 7 approved resolutions on the dismissal of Nguyen Thanh Long from the positions as the deputy of the 15th legislature and the Health Minister over his wrongdoings related to a COVID-19 test kit scam.

Deputy health minister Nguyen Truong Son tenders resignation

Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Truong Son has tendered his resignation while the Health Ministry is under inspection in a Covid test kit scam.

Health Ministry official arrested for involvement in test kit case

Nguyen Huynh, deputy head of the Drug Price Management Division at the Drug Administration of Vietnam under the Ministry of Health, has been detained for his alleged involvement in the Viet A test kit price gouging case.

Director of Dong Nai Health Dept arrested

Phan Huy Anh Vu, director of the Department of Health of the southern province of Dong Nai, has been detained for allegedly violating bidding regulations.

Test kit procurement violations detected in Hanoi, HCMC, Health Ministry

The Government Inspectorate has found some signs of violating regulations on the procurement of Covid-19 test kits, medical supplies and equipment at the Ministry of Health and in Hanoi and HCMC after inspections were launched in early 2022.

Health minister, Hanoi chairman bear responsibilities over COVID test kit scandal: party inspection commission

The health minister, Hanoi chairman, and other senior officials at the ministries of health and science and technology, must bear responsibilities related to the fraud COVID-19 test kit case at Viet A company.