Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on June 19 asked the press offices to manifest their core values of providing verified news and intensify the fight against fabrications as well as fake news. (Photo: VNA)

PM asks press to intensify fight against fake news

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on June 19 asked the press offices to manifest their core values of providing verified news and intensify the fight against fabrications as well as fake news.
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.