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The Ministry of Planning and Investment and Facebook on Friday launched the "Vitality of Vietnam" programme, aiming to promote national image, encourage investment, and develop human resources for businesses

Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google face claims of 'harmful' power

The executives of the four US tech giants defend their records at a five-hour hearing in Congress.

Is Facebook refusing to block 'dirty ads' in Vietnam?

Facebook has been accused of not blocking ‘dirty ads’ and lending a hand to the behavior of swindling consumers, thus harming the reputation of e-commerce websites and big brands in Vietnam, according to retailers.

Facebook launches “We Think Digital" programme for Vietnamese youths

Facebook in collaboration with some Vietnamese oganizations officially launched the We Think Digital programme in Vietnam on July 22.

 

The woman who cried wolf

Reports recently emerged of a heartwarming tale about N.T.L., a 35-year-old woman.

Bank accounts of local advertisers to be drained for Facebook and Google tax arrears

Dozens of thousands of local advertisers of Facebook and Google are on edge since the Law on Tax Administration has come into force on July 1.

Facebook bans 'violent' Boogaloo-linked network

Facebook says it has removed and banned hundreds of accounts connected to a "violent" and "anti-government" US movement.

 

Could a boycott kill Facebook?

As Ford, Adidas, Microsoft and HP pause ads on the social network, should Facebook be worried?

Starbucks suspends social media ads over hate speech

The coffee giant said it would pause advertising on some platforms in an effort to address hate speech.

Coca-Cola suspends social media advertising despite Facebook changes

The company condemns racism and seeks more accountability from Facebook and other platforms.

Facebook removes Trump ad over 'Nazi hate symbol'

The tech giant says a campaign ad featuring a red triangle used in Nazi Germany violated its policy.

Facebook to let users turn off political adverts

Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg says users will be able to turn off political adverts on the social network in the run-up to the 2020 US election.

 

Bkav unveils plans to produce low-cost 4G smart phones

Bkav has announced plans to produce the Bkav-C85 smart phone series to support 4G connectivity at a price of less than VND1 million (US$43) as the firm strives to reach the goal of universal 4G phones in the near future.

Facebook, MPI join hands in tourism promotion

The Ministry of Planning and Investment and Facebook have jointly launched the "Proud Vietnam" project, including the "Immense Vietnam" music video, which aims to promote the country’s tourism.

Dual lightning strikes to turn Vietnam’s e-commerce equilibrium upside down

The e-commerce market is looking at two high-calibre developments with the merger of Tiki and Sendo and the entry of heavyweight competitor Facebook. 

Facebook's Zuckerberg accused of setting dangerous precedent over Trump

Civil rights chiefs say they are "disappointed and stunned by Mark's incomprehensible explanations".

VN social networking sites shaken by draft amendment

More than 500 local social networking sites will need to secure a permit to continue earning revenue if the draft decree amending Decree 72 is approved.

Facebook to pay $52m to content moderators over PTSD

Facebook has agreed to pay $52m (£42m) to content moderators as compensation for mental health issues developed on the job.

 

Facebook and YouTube facing extra regulations for Vietnam

Major social network sites such as Facebook and YouTube face even stricter controls in Vietnam if a draft decree amendment on internet management gets approval, 

Workouts at home fuel demand for fitness equipment

The rising trend of working out at home has pushed up demand for fitness equipment amid the COVID-19 pandemic.