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The case has 20 defendants, including Bui Thi Le Phi, Cao Minh Chu (two former directors of the Can Tho City Department of Health from May 2011 to January 2020), Hoang Thi Thuy Nga (former Chairman of the Can Tho Association). co-founder of NSJ Group) was identified as the mastermind.
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Hoang Thi Thuy Nga is known as the “boss” of manipulating medical packages, making officials in many provinces and cities entangled with labor. Ms. Nga used to be the Deputy General Director of AIC Company, a subordinate of Nguyen Thi Thanh Nhan (former Chairman of the Board of Directors cum General Director of AIC Company).
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After that, Ms. Nga separated to establish NSJ Group and continuously won tender packages for medical and educational equipment shortages in many provinces and cities across the country. In the medical field alone, NSJ Group won a series of bidding packages worth trillions of dong.
In the case of medical equipment bidding violations that occurred at the Department of Health of Can Tho City, Hoang Thi Thuy Nga was accused of colluding with Bui Thi Le Phi and Cao Minh Chu to agree on the purchase and sale of machinery and equipment. After that, Ms. Nga continued to hook up with the valuation unit – BTC Value Company falsifying the bidding documents; taking advantage of the relationship with the contractor selection consultant – Mediconsult Company to edit the bidding content before issuing it. The defendants’ conduct caused great damage to the state.
During the investigation, the authorities determined that Hoang Thi Thuy Nga had “kickback” for Bui Thi Le Phi 3.2 billion dong, for Cao Minh Chu 200 million dong.
Converting Bien Hoa and Thanh Son military airports to dual use
The Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam has just sent a report to the Ministry of Transport on the results of reviewing and completing the master plan on development of the national airport and airport system for the period of 2021-2030, with a vision to 2050.
The latest point in this draft is that the aviation state management agency proposes to supplement the planning of two domestic airports, including Thanh Son in Ninh Thuan province (period 2021-2030: capacity 1, 5 million passengers/year; vision to 2050: capacity of 3 million passengers/year) and Bien Hoa in Dong Nai province (period 2021-2030: capacity of 5 million passengers/year; vision by 2050: capacity of 10 million passengers/year).
Bien Hoa (Dong Nai) and Thanh Son (Ninh Thuan) airports were built before 1975. Over the years, the two airports have been used for military purposes, flight training to protect the airspace.
Previously, the two provinces of Dong Nai and Ninh Thuan had proposed the planning of Bien Hoa and Thanh Son military airports for civilian purposes to help the two localities develop socio-economically, especially Ninh Thuan, which is an attractive destination. guide with tourists.
However, before this proposal, some aviation experts at the time emphasized that, for each airport, it is necessary to have a full study on scale and capacity. These studies and calculations must be based on practice, not just suggestions.
In particular, for these two airports, experts also pointed out the inadequacy that the distance from one airport to the other is very close.
Specifically, Long Thanh airport is 30km from Bien Hoa airport, similar to the distance from Phan Thiet airport to Cam Ranh is just over 190km, and Thanh Son airport if built will be sandwiched in the middle…