COVID-19 has been a victory for the country’s communist party – but a taste of transparency might whet the public’s appetite for more.
As Vietnam prepares for its National Congress in January – a time known for clampdowns of government critics – it is also rolling out a controversial cybersecurity bill.
Vietnam has spent among the least in the world on fighting the Covid-19 pandemic, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has said.
Digital advertising services offered by online platforms with a Vietnamese user base and revenue earned in the Vietnamese market will be subject to tax liability and Vietnam’s Law on Cybersecurity, according to a new draft decree.
A proposed amendment to a government decree on advertising will require international advertising service providers to block and remove illegal contents when demanded by authorities.
Vietnam’s Prime Minister said on Wednesday (Aug 12) that the next 10 days would be critical in the country’s fight against a new coronavirus outbreak, which resurfaced late last month after three months of no domestic cases.
Flag carrier Vietnam Airlines may face a liquidity shortage from late next month due to the coronavirus pandemic impact, the government said on Tuesday, as it explores measures to help the firm.
Vietnam’s government has been able to co-opt Facebook to act in its own interests – for now.
Vietnam’s government will sell its remaining 36 per cent stake in the country’s largest brewer Sabeco by the end of this year, according to a government document released this week.
While many countries around the world are struggling with the COVID-19 pandemic, 11 May 2020 marked the end of the ‘longest New Year (Tet) holiday ever’ for students in Vietnam.
Prime Minister gives e-cash and e-government a hurry-up as Apple tunes in to its manufacturing smarts
The Communist Party’s tools of control made for effective virus-fighting weapons.
Vietnam’s finance ministry has established a research group to develop and scrutinize digital-currency-related policy proposals.
In the wake of COVID-19’s spread across the world, countries are dealing with the rise of both intentional fake news and well-meaning misinformation about the virus.
As Vietnam begins to employ unprecedented measures to recover from the economic ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic with hastened disbursement of public investment, supervision must be enhanced to prevent profiteering, politicians have warned.
Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc is nudging young people to tie the knot before they turn 30 and start having babies as officials worry about low fertility rates in some parts of the country.
Before the crisis, trust in the government was ebbing. Swift action and open communication have changed that
Vietnam’s lawmaking National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has called on legislators to study the establishment of a new ministry in charge of youth affairs.
Company caves to government after local servers disrupted
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said the country could start gradually loosening Covid-19 containment measures during a Government meeting in Hanoi on Monday (April 20).
A review of Vietnam’s response to COVID-19 and its implications.
Vietnam’s national steering committee overseeing the country’s novel coronavirus outbreak says Vietnam should extend its social distancing order for at least one more week in cities and provinces with high risks of the virus, according to a statement on the…
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked law enforcement agencies to strictly discipline those violating social distancing rules and not wearing face masks.
A densely populated neighbor of China, Vietnam has a weak health care system and a low budget for combating the coronavirus. So how has it managed to keep its COVID-19 infection rate so low ?
Vietnam will limit domestic flights and stop public gatherings for two weeks from Saturday in an effort to curb the spread of the coronavirus, the government said in a statement on Friday.
Hanoi mobilises limited resources by focusing on quarantines and contact tracing