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Vietnam carries potential to be a cybersecurity powerhouse: minister

Vietnam has one of the best human resources in this world to become a cybersecurity powerhouse, says information minister.

Vietnam stands by its cybersecurity law amid US criticism

Vietnam's foreign ministry reasserted that the cybersecurity law is designed to protect online rights, after U.S. lawmakers voiced criticism.

Vietnam's SEZ protests, the causes and the results

A look back at the headline-grabbing demonstrations in Vietnam over the special economic zones bill.
June 18, 2018 | 11:25 am GMT+7

Facebook, Google okay with Vietnam’s cybersecurity law: official

Representatives of tech giants raised no objections and said they would modify their strategies according to the new law, claims senior official.
June 16, 2018 | 05:00 pm GMT+7

New cybersecurity law impedes no international pact: Vietnam

Google and Facebook will have to store data of local users in Vietnam, and provide it to the government upon request.
June 15, 2018 | 04:24 pm GMT+7

Vietnam says cybersecurity law needed to ensure national security

New law places several restrictions that are allowed under exceptions to WTO, FTA regulations, senior lawmaker says.
June 12, 2018 | 10:50 am GMT+7

Lawmakers urge caution on Vietnam cyber security bill

It goes against international commitments and could open the door to abuse of power, MPs say.
June 11, 2018 | 04:57 pm GMT+7

Cyber security law restrictions worry Vietnamese legislators

A senior lawmaker says the law could curb personal rights, but is necessary for a bigger cause.
May 29, 2018 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

New cyber-security law may thwart foreign businesses, stall growth

GDP and FDI could fall 1.7 and 3.1 percent respectively, experts estimate.
May 29, 2018 | 08:01 am GMT+7

5 ways Vietnam's government is tightening internet control

From a cybersecurity bill to a 10,000-strong cyber warfare unit, Vietnam is determined to 'protect its sovereignty online.'
January 17, 2018 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam’s cyber-security bill continues to cause jitters as promoter remains non-committal

It remains unclear whether a controversial requirement forcing Google, Facebook to install domestic servers will be scrapped.
November 13, 2017 | 09:49 pm GMT+7
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