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Vietnam introduces code of conduct on social networks

The Ministry of Information and Communications on June 17 introduced a code of conduct on social networks to create a safe and healthy online environment.The code of conduct, which targets organizations and individuals using social networks and social network service providers in Vietnam, is designed ...

Vietnam launches fake news response center

Vietnam has launched its new centre dedicated to dealing with fake news at http://tingia.gov.vn. The Vietnam Anti Fake News Centre (VAFC) was built and is operated by the Ministry of Information and Communications’ Authority of Broadcasting and Electronic Information, tasked with receiving online reports on ...

Sharing fake news on social media will be fined from April

Posting fake news on social networks will be applied the highest sanction of VND20 million ($870) from April 15, 2020. Thus, individuals posting the untruth information about Coronavirus outbreak will be soon under the sanction.This was regulated in Clause 101 of the latest Decree No.15/2020/ND-CP. ...

Vietnam joins 19th meeting of ASEAN telecommunication chiefs

Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Thanh Hung led a Vietnamese delegation to attend the 19th ASEAN Telecommunications and Information Technology Ministers Meeting (TELMIN 19) that opened in Vientiane on October 24.The annual event aims to strengthen ICT cooperation among the ASEAN member countries ...

Vietnamese information ministry to phase out 2G service soon

The Ministry of Information and Communication (MIC) will soon announce a roadmap for full termination of the second generation network (2G) technology to release broadband support for 3G, 4G and 5G. The statement was made by Phan Thao Nguyen, director of the International Cooperation Department under ...

First 5G network broadcasts in Vietnam

Telecom giant Viettel broadcast its first 5G network Saturday from its network of 5G base stations in Ho Chi Minh City. The 10 stations will be used by Viettel, the nation’s largest telecom firm, to comprehensively check and assess its 5G service before launching it commercially ...

Dat Nguyen

“Make in Vietnam” social network Lotus makes debut

The social network “Lotus”, developed by VCCorp Communication Technology Company, was official launched in Hanoi on September 16.Lotus is working with over 500 content creators in 20 different fields such as education, economy, photography, story writing, blog and vlog writing, lifestyle, entertainment, music, and marketing. ...

Report: Digital economy to propel Vietnam forward

The findings of a report, entitled “Future of Vietnamese digital economy towards 2030 and 2045”, was announced in Ho Chi Minh City on May 22.Dr. Lucy Cameron, Data 61’s senior research consultant, said the report analyses mainstream trends affecting the future of Vietnam’s digital economy, ...

Viettel completes first 5G station

Viettel has completed the integration of the first 5G network broadcasting infrastructure in the area around Hoan Kiem Lake in Hanoi and successfully tested broadcasts on all bands licensed by the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC).Connection speeds in the tests ranged from 600 – ...

Ngoc Lan

Vietnam to host 44th meeting of Asia-Pacific News Agencies

The Vietnam News Agency will host the 44th Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies (OANA) meeting in Hanoi this week under the theme of “For Professional and Innovative Journalism.”At this meeting from April 18 to 20, the OANA executive board will mainly focus on three contents, ...

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