Facebook’s spokesperson admitted that it was a purely technical mistake and that the social media site has corrected the error and is implementing the updated version globally. (Source: VNA)

PM requests close watch on Facebook’s correction of faulty map

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked the Minister of Information and Communications to keep a close watch on Facebook’s correction of its map on Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes, not allowing a repeated incident. 
Minister Truong Minh Tuan addresses the meeting. (MIC photo)

Google, Facebook removes videos and links violating Vietnamese law

By the end of June, 2018, Google has blocked, removed nearly 6,700 video clips from YouTube, including nearly 300 video clips related to provoking people and anti-Party, State content, according to a conference held by the Ministry of Information and Communication in Hanoi yesterday.
Le Diep Kieu Trang, the new director of Facebook Vietnam (Photo: tuoitre.vn)

Facebook Vietnam has new director

Social networking site Facebook has confirmed the appointment of Le Diep Kieu Trang (Christy Le) as director of Facebook Vietnam. She will work at the company’s headquarters in Singapore.
Nguyen Minh Chanh ( R) listens to decision of fine (Photo: SGGP)

Ben Tre man fined $439 for posting fake news to Facebook

Inspectors from the Department of Information and Communications in the Mekong delta province of Ben Tre decided to issue an administrative fine of VND10 million ($439) on a local man for publishing a false new to his fan page on social media, said Deputy Director of the department Trinh Van Thinh, yesterday.