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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.

Vietnam tech sector needs innovative synergy: Minister

The three main categories of tech firms all need to innovate if the sector has to develop, Minister of Information and Communications says.

Made in Vietnam networks needed to bring Google, Facebook to heel

Vietnam needs its own networks to force Facebook, Google to comply with Vietnamese laws, a meeting heard Saturday.
September 09, 2018 | 07:44 am GMT+7

Vietnam software industry sees robust growth

Vietnam’s software industry is growing strongly with revenues of existing companies surging and Vingroup announcing its entry into the sector.
September 07, 2018 | 08:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam information minister suspended in TV acquisition case

Truong Minh Tuan, Minister of Information and Communications, has been temporarily suspended by President Tran Dai Quang.
July 23, 2018 | 01:01 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's information minister punished in TV station acquisition case

The Party has acted against incumbent and former information ministers for serious violations in the illegal acquisition of a TV firm by MobiFone.
July 12, 2018 | 07:44 pm 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

Facebook says Chinese phone makers got access to data

Huawei was able to access Facebook data to get the leading social network's applications to perform on smartphones.
June 08, 2018 | 07:54 am GMT+7

Cambridge Analytica to close after Facebook data scandal

The company has been caught with allegations that it may have hijacked up to 87 million Facebook users' data.
May 03, 2018 | 08:37 am 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

Vietnamese court upholds blogger's 10-yr jail term: lawyer

Mother Mushroom was arrested in October 2016 and stood trial in June for publishing what authorities called anti-state reports on Facebook.
November 30, 2017 | 03:37 pm GMT+7

Spielberg's 'The Post' aimed at people 'starving for the truth'

It is about the battle by newspapers to publish the leaked Pentagon Papers detailing the U.S.'s misleading portrayal of the Vietnam War.
November 29, 2017 | 03:07 pm GMT+7

Vietnam jails man for inciting protests in wake of notorious toxic spill

He was found guilty of 'complicating public security' by posting anti-government material during the Formosa disaster.
November 27, 2017 | 03:03 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese government wants homegrown social networks to replace Facebook

Fake pages and anti-state content have got the government rattled.
April 19, 2017 | 02:35 pm GMT+7

VnExpress International named among top 15 English news websites in Southeast Asia

The site has broken into the regional elite after just nine months, according to ASEAN UP.
December 01, 2016 | 12:00 am GMT+7
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