With the rising tide of fake news on social media platforms, the debate over how much control a government should have on online information is a perennial one. In Vietnam, the government is intensifying its control over the internet regime.
President Nguyen Xuan Phuc has granted amnesty to 2,434 prisoners on the occasion of the National Day holiday.
Vietnam’s government has ordered technology firms to store their users’ data locally and set up local offices, its latest move to tighten cybersecurity rules.
Vietnam is considering building a high-speed railway that runs along the country’s length with a possible price tag of up to $58.7 billion, the government said on Sunday.
Public Security Minister To Lam said information regarding places of birth would be added to Vietnam’s new passports to make it convenient for citizens.
Vietnam’s new passports follow international standards and will still be issued despite visa denial by three European countries, the immigration department said.
Global social media platforms, especially Facebook, have persistently ignored prevention of toxic information being spread among Vietnamese users, a top information official said.
Vietnam’s minimum wage will go up 6 percent starting July 1, two years after remaining unchanged.
Solar and wind farms forced to limit operations due to infrastructure limitations following the renewables boom.
The Ministry of Public Security will issue new-style passports from July 1, 2022, according to the Vietnam Government Portal.
Fugitive Vietnamese state company official Trinh Xuan Thanh was abducted from Berlin park in July 2017
Vietnam is preparing new rules requiring social media firms to take down content it deems illegal within 24 hours, three people with direct knowledge of the matter said.
Vietnam will cap public debt at 60% of its gross domestic product through 2030, the government has announced.
Police detained Vietnam Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister To Anh Dung as part of an investigation into bribery accusations while he organized repatriation flights for Vietnamese abroad during the pandemic, the Ministry of Public Security said in a statement on its…
The health minister, Hanoi chairman and other senior officials bear responsibility for a Covid-19 test kit scam scandal involving the Viet A Technology Corporation, the Party’s top watchdog said Thursday.
The Prime Minister has just issued Decision No. 360/QD-TTg approving the project “Restructuring state-owned enterprises (SOEs) to restructure poorly performing state-owned economic groups and corporations in the 2021-2025 period to make them stronger.
Many foreign travelers have expressed worries in the absence of official entry regulations a day before full tourism reopening in Vietnam.
The health ministry has proposed that the announcement of daily Covid-19 updates be stopped because “they don’t reflect the true nature of the pandemic situation.”
Vietnam’s Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh directed the health ministry to begin the process of moving the country to the course of living with Covid-19 and treating it as endemic even as cases surge.
Government says it seeks ‘sustainable’ growth that ensures macroeconomic stability while controlling inflation.
Resolution 128 is of great significance in COVID-19 fight and economic recovery, Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Tran Quoc Phuong said.
Deputy Prime Minister Vũ Đức Đam on behalf of the Prime Minister has signed a directive strengthening a scheme integrating human rights content into the national education system.
Vietnam’s tourism ministry has asked the government to consider resuming visa free entry for up to 15 days for those arriving from certain countries.
The Ministry of Finance plans to halve tax on jet fuel for the whole of next year to help the Covid-19-stricken aviation industry recover.
There are plenty of ways to squander good will. Vietnam’s communist party has picked an oldie but goodie, with a twist (of salt).
A video showing celebrity chef Salt Bae feeding a powerful Vietnamese official morsels of steak smothered in gold leaf at a luxury London restaurant has sparked anger in the South-East Asian country, where the average person earns a few dollars a…