Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Trần Hồng Hà received most of questions and comments from National Assembly deputies yesterday with concerns on hot issues throughout the country including environmental protection and sustainable resources management.
All 11-digit mobile phone numbers in Việt Nam will be changed to 10-digit numbers in 2018, said Phạm Hồng Hải, deputy Minister of Information and Communications.
Vietnamese telecom operators reported a big gain in the first nine months of this year.
A fine of up to VNĐ40 million (US$1,760) will be applied to the trading of pre-activated SIM cards, according to a decree on penalities on telecommunications, information and technology sector.
At the beginning of last year a woman named H. in HCM City transferred a total of VNĐ10 billion (US$437,800) in several times to a man she met on social media upon his request. She later realised it was a scam.
As many as 16 million of the 17 million pre-activated SIM cards that were recalled have been locked by service providers as of January 15
Last week, Việt Nam News asked its readers if they support the Ministry of Information and Communications’ decision to retrieve unregistered SIM cards to crack down on advertising, cheating messages. Here are some of the readers’ comments. Most of them support the obligation.
The Hà Nội Department of Information and Communications has set up inter-sector inspection teams to supervise the management of pre-paid SIM cards in the city from November 29 to December 31, department chief inspector Nguyễn Văn Minh said.
Trương Minh Tuấn, Minister of Information and Communications, speaks to the media about the acute problem of irritating messages sent from unregistered simcards and the role of telecom companies to control them.