Angela Phuong Trinh was fined 7.5 million VND

Ho Chi Minh CityActress Angela Phuong Trinh was fined VND 7.5 million by the authorities for posting false information about earthworms to treat Covid-19.

On October 19, Mr. Nguyen Duc Tho – chief inspector of the Department of Information and Communications of Ho Chi Minh City – issued a decision to impose an administrative fine on Le Ngoc Phuong Trinh (stage name Angela Phuong Trinh) for providing information online. the society of curing Covid-19 with earthworms (earth dragons).

The Department’s chief inspector said the actor had paid the fine. The Department sent an invitation to Angela Phuong Trinh to work on August 25, but had to postpone the schedule until now because of the city’s distance.

Phuong Trinh worked as a “muse” for a fashion brand in April. Photo: Fanpage Angela Phuong Trinh

Before that, when the authorities “whispered”, the actor got it wrong and deleted the articles citing cases of people infected with nCoV getting cured by drinking earthworms on his personal page and fanpage. However, she still posted information about the general medicinal properties of earth dragons. Phuong Trinh said: “I do not advertise products or profit from this”.

On August 30, in the program People asked – The city answeredMr. Le Quang Tu Do – Deputy Director of the Department of Radio, Television and Electronic Information (Ministry of Information and Communications) – said he would handle if artists continued to violate. According to him, the Ministry of Health has confirmed that there is no scientific basis for earthworms or earthworm extracts to cure Covid-19. He said: “Currently, the list of drugs to treat Covid-19 has been made public by the Ministry. People should not use untested drugs or believe in false information to affect their health. “.

Actress Angela Phuong Trinh was born in 1995, famous since childhood through movies The smell of coriander, Baby Mom… After the movie work Heart Mission (in 2016), she rarely acted in movies, mainly went to events, worked as a photo model, participated in charity trips and temple retreats…

In early September, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism consulted with relevant industry associations to draft a draft code of conduct for artists. The draft mentions that in social activities, artists must be responsible for contributing to the community, and at the same time be transparent in social and charitable activities, artists do not participate in advertising poor quality products, support superstitious activities.

On May 20, the Propaganda Department of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee asked literary and artistic associations to rectify the situation of artists advertising falsely and violating the law. The Department of Propaganda and Training recommends promoting legal education and propaganda, reminding members to improve their sense of responsibility when participating in advertising activities, etc. The Department of Grassroots Culture also recommends agencies and units to control Strictly advertising content for functional foods, health foods…

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