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Vietnam to auction new 4G spectrum as telecom speeds fall

Vietnam will auction a new high-frequency 4G spectrum since the existing one has been almost fully taken resulting in lower speeds.

Vietnam jumps 51 places in global cybersecurity rankings

Vietnam ranked 50th out of 175 countries in cybersecurity in the International Telecommunication Union (ITU)’s 2018 survey, a big jump from 2017.

Vietnam calls out Google, YouTube for ad violations, toxic content

Vietnamese authorities say Google has failed to control its ad content and that YouTube videos continue carrying illegal content.
June 08, 2019 | 12:08 pm GMT+7

Google blocked 7,000 videos, Facebook removed anti-state content at Vietnam's request

Responding to a government request on ‘malicious, illegal content,’ Google and Facebook have blocked videos and removed accounts.
May 24, 2019 | 08:01 am GMT+7

Ban or promote online liquor sales? Vietnam lawmakers at odds

Lawmakers Friday hotly debated a draft law prohibiting online liquor sales, with some arguing it could prove counterproductive.
April 12, 2019 | 07:07 pm GMT+7

Vietnam loses record $638 mln to computer viruses in 2018: security firm

Vietnamese users lost a record VND14.9 trillion ($638 million) this year due to computer viruses, 21 percent more than last year.
December 20, 2018 | 09:03 am GMT+7

Google confirms Vietnam's biggest love is football

Google search trends for 2018 in Vietnam show that football was the most searched topic by Vietnamese internet users.
December 14, 2018 | 04:52 pm GMT+7

Google plans a representative office in Vietnam

A senior Google official says the tech behemoth is studying the process of opening a representative office in Vietnam.
December 12, 2018 | 03:40 pm GMT+7

Vietnam mobile gaming growth underlines great ad promise

A large demographic, including mothers and the middle-aged, are into mobile gaming in Vietnam, promising great advertising potential. 
October 31, 2018 | 05:50 pm GMT+7

Technical fault blamed as many Vietnamese online newspapers vanish for hours

Many Vietnamese online newspapers went offline Sunday as a tech giant reportedly failed to deal with a scheduled power cut.
September 24, 2018 | 08:01 am GMT+7

Vietnam tells Facebook to remove 'toxic information'

Cybersecurity was among the topics discussed at a meeting between Vietnam's PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc and a Facebook executive Thursday.
September 14, 2018 | 08:47 am GMT+7

Football fans blocked as Vietnam kicks off Asian Games campaign

As Vietnam plays its first Asiad 2018 match, millions of fans have been left in the lurch.
August 14, 2018 | 03:43 pm GMT+7

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.
July 20, 2018 | 11:28 pm GMT+7

New cybersecurity law won’t hassle businesses: deputy PM

Vietnam working to clear barriers for US investors, Vuong Dinh Hue tells business leaders in Washington D.C.
June 27, 2018 | 01:15 pm GMT+7

Disaster-prone cable drags internet in Vietnam again

Third time that the AAG has ruptured this year, following breaks in January and May.
June 16, 2018 | 07:43 pm GMT+7
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