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The VIC, VHM, VRE stocks of the Vingroup family fell sharply yesterday morning after a rumor about an overseas travel ban on Vingroup chairman Pham Nhat Vuong had been circulating on social media.

Nine face punishment for spreading false information about Vingroup Chairman

The Ministry of Public Security is investigating nine people in seven cities and provinces for spreading rumors saying Pham Nhat Vuong, Chairman of Vingroup, a private conglomerate, had been banned from travelling abroad.

Official arrests, and strange rumors

While officials are being detained for investigation, false rumors are often disseminated. The Ministry of Public Security (MPS) has many times had to deny the rumors.

Fake news, malicious information spread mostly via Google, Facebook

Some foreign companies providing cross-border services to Vietnam are still not preventing malicious information on their platforms.

Information saying Russian singer arrested for protesting war in Ukraine is fake news

Police of Da Lat city in Lam Dong province on May 3 announced the information saying that a Russian singer was arrested in Da Lat for protesting the war in Ukraine was false.

Officials detail crackdown on fake news, wrongdoings in capital market

The Prime Minister, the MoF, and the State Securities Commission recently issued directions for the settlement of fake news in not only the stock market but also many other aspects in society.

Fake news, rumors besiege stock market

Law enforcement agencies have prosecuted and detained Facebooker Dang Nhu Quynh and charged him with alleged posting of false information on social networks.

Facebook, Youtube remove thousands of ‘fake news’ items

More than 3,200 videos and articles with false or fake information were removed by cross-border platforms in Vietnam in the first quarter of 2022.

Probe launched to search origin of fake news on peacekeeping officer’s death

The Vietnam Department of Peacekeeping Operations is joining hands with relevant agencies to identify a person who posted fake news on social media stating that a Vietnamese peacekeeper passed away in Uganda.

HoSE dismisses false rumour of its leader's arrest

The Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HOSE) has denied news circulating online that its General Director Le Hai Tra was arrested by police.

HCM City hits back at Omicron case rumours

Ho Chi Minh City on December 27 silenced rumours surfacing on social media that a local resident had contracted the new variant Omicron following a RT-PCR test at FV Hospital.

'Nike leaves Vietnam': phony news and warnings

"Nike is leaving Vietnam" has been confirmed as misinformation. Nike does not own any factories in Vietnam, but only hires partners in Vietnam to process its products.

HCMC to handle Covid-19-related misinformation on social media

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Health is collaborating with functional agencies to track, investigate and handle those accounts posting or sharing Covid-19 related misinformation on social media according to regulations.

Vietnam tightens administration to reduce harmful effects of social networks

The popularity of social networks to the community has both negative and positive impacts, especially during the social distance period when people have to use the Internet to update information around them. 

Handbook helps people be safe online during pandemic

The handbook "Information Security during the Covid-19 pandemic" will provide basic skills and operations to help Internet users ensure information security while online during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Vietnam rejects inaccurate information about entry policy

The information about Vietnam officially banning entry for foreign nationals and repatriated Vietnamese from July 28 to the end of 2021 is false and inaccurate. 

Hanoi denies rumor of 3,000 epidemic checkpoints

Colonel Tran Ngoc Duong - Deputy Director of the Hanoi City Agency – has denied that the capital city has set up 3,000 Covid-19 epidemic checkpoints.

Ministry orders intensifying handling of fake news on COVID-19

The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) on July 23 issued a document on intensifying the handling of fake news and untrue information about COVID-19 on the internet.

Unhealthy content on cyberspace threatens Vietnamese users

Many Internet users in Vietnam, especially young people, students and children are negatively affected by unhealthy information and images that are freely distributed in cyberspace.

Four Facebookers have to pay VND30mil fines for spreading fake news

Posting false information on Facebook, four people in Hanoi have been fined a total of VND30 million (around $1,500).