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Meta Platforms sets up climate science centre in Vietnam

Meta Platforms Inc. (formerly Facebook Inc.) has announced the establishment of climate science centres (CSCs) in Vietnam and over 30 countries in the Asia Pacific region.Meta Platforms said the development of CSCs in more than 120 countries demonstrates the social network’s commitment to connecting global ...

Facebook joins MRC to raise awareness about flood, drought

The Mekong River Commission (MRC) Secretariat and Facebook on August 31 launched a collaboration initiative to provide early flood alert and drought monitoring information to riparian communities and governments in the Lower Mekong region.The collaboration, the first of its kind, aims to raise awareness among ...

Fake news on social networks must be strictly handled: official

Nguyen Huy Ngoc, Chief of the Secretariat of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Information and Education, has urged competent agencies to strictly handle fake social network accounts in the names of agencies and individuals to post false information. Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Vietnam says Facebook violated controversial cybersecurity law

Facebook has violated Vietnam’s new cybersecurity law by allowing users to post anti-government comments on the platform, state media said on Wednesday, days after the controversial legislation took effect in the communist-ruled country.Keep reading ...

Ha Binh

Vietnam cyber law set for tough enforcement despite Google, Facebook pleas

Vietnam is preparing to strictly enforce a new cybersecurity law requiring global technology companies to set up local offices and store data locally despite pleas from Facebook, Google and other firms, a government document showed.Keep reading ...

Mai Nguyen

Vietnam urges Facebook to open office ahead of controversial cyber law

Vietnam has asked Facebook to open a local office as the Communist-ruled country increases pressure on global technology firms to abide by a controversial cyber security law.Keep reading ...

Mai Nguyen

Vietnam tells Facebook to remove 'toxic information'

Facebook’s vice president of public policy for the Asia-Pacific, Simon Milner, expressed his company’s readiness to support Vietnam in areas relevant to the digital era. Facebook will discuss with Vietnam issues that many other countries also face, especially cybersecurity, and the two sides agreed to ...

Viet Tuan

Facebook fixed map wrongfully depicting Việt Nam’s territory as Chinese

Facebook fixed a map wrongfully depicting Hoàng Sa (Paracel) and Trường Sa (Spratly) Archipelagoes as Chinese territory after the Vietnamese Government complained about the error on Sunday.Keep reading ...

Viet Tuan

Vietnam demands Facebook fix wrong depiction of its sovereignty

The Vietnamese government has demanded that Facebook takes immediate action to correct a map of Vietnam that does not include the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) Archipelagoes.Keep reading ...

Nguyen Quy

Facebook, Google okay with Vietnam’s cybersecurity law

Representatives of tech giants raised no objections and said they would modify their strategies according to the new law, claims senior official.Keep reading ...

Retail Asia Reporter

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