Da Nang posts traffic offenders’ license plates on official Facebook page International

Police are looking to name and shame people online because it’s taking too long to issue tickets. Da Nang’s Police Department announced on Thursday that it will start posting the license plates of vehicles caught on camera violating traffic regulations on its official Facebook page, an additional reminder to offenders besides issuing tickets. […]

Facebook users face $2,200 fine for posting ‘harmful’ content in Vietnam International

Vietnam’s communications ministry has proposed fines of up to VND50 million ($2,200) for those using social media to spread distorted information or to expose other people’s secrets. Le Quang Tu Do, a senior broadcasting official at the Ministry of Information and Communications, told Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper that the proposal has been made following the rapid […]

Vietnamese government wants homegrown social networks to replace Facebook International

The Vietnamese government plans to work with Facebook to remove fake pages that purport to belong to state leaders as it pursues a social media cleanup campaign, Minister of Information and Communications Truong Minh Tuan told a parliamentary committee Tuesday. Vietnam has 49 million internet users, or more than half of population, and more than 45 million […]

Evicted Saigon street vendors not impressed by proposed move to Facebook International

Ho Chi Minh City plans to launch a Facebook page next month to help street vendors affected by the sidewalk revolution, but many vendors believe they are too old and poorly-equipped to survive in an e-commerce environment. Am thuc Quan 1 (Food of District 1) was set up by the district government to advertise street […]