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Net giants 'must pay for news' from which they make billions

Global press calling out social media on copyright infringement. 

Saigon tax man slaps Facebooker with $400,000 bill in rare online retail management victory

Facebook is the most popular social network in Vietnam and an e-commerce platform that tax authorities have ...

The science of smartphone addiction

Smartphone addiction has reached the point that the mere thought of being separated from our phones strikes fear in our hearts.
December 02, 2017 | 09:30 am GMT+7

Facebook users on the rise in rural Vietnam: survey

Cheap smartphones are connecting the countryside nearly as much as in Vietnam's cities now.
November 28, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

The tax man faces off against Facebook retailers in Vietnam

Authorities have asked social media retailers to pay up, but enforcement remains a challenge in a cash-driven country.
November 20, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnam unhappy with how Facebook handles requests to remove 'toxic' content

Google has been more cooperative on the matter as Vietnam holds on to plans for a home grown social network.
November 18, 2017 | 12:07 am GMT+7

Amid soaring profits, Facebook vows to curb abuse

Investors worried that the probe into Russian meddling with U.S. politics will result in changes in regulation on social networks.
November 02, 2017 | 09:08 am GMT+7

Hanoi hospital tells man to have his 'vagina' stitched up

The patient decided the obstetrics department wasn't the place to go for an injured finger.
October 31, 2017 | 11:33 am GMT+7

Facebook clamping down on who cashes in on ads

Facebook vowing to hit fake news and hate speech where it hurts - profits. The social media giant on Wednesday saying it's getting more selective on who can cash in on ads.
September 14, 2017 | 09:49 am GMT+7

Why Vietnam can’t hold back Facebook

Unlike China, Vietnam has embraced Facebook, with plans for creating a homegrown rival courting skepticism.
September 10, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Two-thirds of American adults get news from social media: survey

Facebook remained as the dominant platform for news. 
September 09, 2017 | 09:30 am GMT+7

Vietnamese artist backtracks and admits to using foreigners' work for social media project

Just a few days ago, Maxk Nguyen claimed he 'never copies' other artists.
August 28, 2017 | 04:14 pm GMT+7

Hanoi woman's Facebook rant goes viral after red tape delays family funeral

Red-faced officials have apologized and asked her to remove the post, but she wants to see real change.
July 26, 2017 | 05:28 pm GMT+7

Vietnam climbs to seventh worldwide for number of Facebook users: report

With a 40 percent jump in the number of users this year, it's safe to say the Vietnamese 'like' Facebook.
July 16, 2017 | 11:10 am GMT+7

Facebook hits two billion user mark

Facebook seeks 'to give people the power to build community.'
June 28, 2017 | 08:13 am GMT+7