Leader demoted from being director of the Cinema Department

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The Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism has decided to withdraw the position of director of the Cinema Department, Nguyen Thi Thu Ha for letting China’s infamous nine-dash line appear in Vietnamese cinemas.

The illegal “nine-dash line” shown in “Abominable”

The illegal “nine-dash line” shown in “Abominable”

Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Ta Quang Dong has been appointed to the role of managing and operating the Cinema Department.
The Ministry has also has issued decisions on disciplinary measures against officials, including Ms. Nguyen Thi Thu Ha; Vice director of the Cinema Department Ly Phuong Dung; Head of the Department of Movie Khuat Duy Tan and Head of the Department of Art Tran Trung Dung Release under the Cinema Department; and Director of the National Cinema Center Nguyen Danh Duong.
The Ministry’s inspection team fined CJ CGV company VND170 million for importing the animated film “Abominable” (marketed in Vietnam as “Everest - The Little Yeti”) and asked the company to destroy the film.

By MAI AN - Translated by Kim Khanh

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