The Ministry of Information and Communications yesterday named Bui Sy Hoa, 51, as editor-in-chief of newswire VietnamNet replacing Nguyen Anh Tuan who resigned recently.
Bui Sy Hoa (R) replaces Nguyen Anh Tuan as Editor-in-Chief of VietnamNet Photo: Phap luat & Xa hoi
Hoa, who was deputy head of the Broadcasting and Electronic Information Authority, has a month to get the hang of the job before he takes over on May 1.
Pham Anh Tuan, deputy editor-in-chief, will manage the newspaper until then.
Tuan resigned for “personal reasons” and his resignation has been accepted by the Ministry.
Hoa, who hails from Nghe An Province, has a BA in Philology from Hanoi University.
He was editor-in-chief of Nghe An newspaper before moving to the Broadcasting and Electronic Information Authority last August.