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Vietnamese should clean up their cybertrash: information minister

Vietnamese should not create cybertrash and should clean up after themselves online, says Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung.

Hanoi, Saigon residents face fake news weekly: survey

About half of Hanoi and Saigon residents encounter fake news at least once a week, a survey has found.

Singapore passes fake news law amid freedom-of-speech fears

Singapore’s parliament on Wednesday passed an anti-fake news bill that has been criticized by rights groups, journalists and tech firms.
May 09, 2019 | 10:03 am GMT+7

Singapore's 'fake news' laws upset tech giants

Tech giants have reacted with horror after Singapore proposed laws against "fake news" allowing authorities to order the removal of content and impose fines.
April 07, 2019 | 02:48 pm GMT+7

Trade war, Brexit could slow developing Asia's 2019, 2020 growth: ADB

Growth in developing Asia could slow for a second straight year in 2019 and lose further momentum in 2020, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said on Wednesday.
April 03, 2019 | 11:07 am GMT+7

Hanoi authorities want to promote proper online ‘etiquette’

Hanoi has issued an appeal for residents to spread “positive, humanitarian” content rather than “false, degrading” misinformation.
November 10, 2018 | 07:35 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese engineer fined for spreading false dam breach rumor

An engineer has been fined for spreading panic by saying a dam breach could flood a central Vietnam town.
September 02, 2018 | 12:50 pm GMT+7

Arrests after India mob lynches man over WhatsApp child abduction rumor

Indian police have arrested 25 people after a man was killed by a mob over suspicion of child kidnapping sparked by rumors on WhatsApp.
July 15, 2018 | 03:14 pm GMT+7

Asian push to crack down on 'fake news' sparks alarm

Government heads are using the mantra of 'fake news' to shield themselves from negative media coverage.
April 20, 2018 | 02:06 pm GMT+7

US State Department concerned by Malaysia's 'fake news' bill

The Southeast Asian country is one of the first to introduce such a law, especially ahead of a potentially imminent general election.
April 04, 2018 | 03:29 pm GMT+7

India withdraws controversial 'fake news' order after backlash

The directive was considered a 'shocking and unacceptable attack' on India's freedom of the press, said a U.S. professor.
April 03, 2018 | 05:26 pm GMT+7

YouTube to display Wikipedia blurbs alongside conspiracy videos

Youtube attempts to combat hoaxes and conspiracy theories on the service.
March 14, 2018 | 08:28 am GMT+7

Facebook ends test that split News Feed in two in six countries

One was focused on photos and other updates from friends and family, and a second was called an "explore feed."
March 02, 2018 | 09:46 am GMT+7

'I tweet from bed sometimes,' US President Trump says

'I need social media in an era of fake news,' he added.
January 29, 2018 | 08:18 am GMT+7

Trump reveals winners of controversial 'Fake News Awards'

And the winners are...
January 18, 2018 | 09:39 am GMT+7
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