Deputy head of the HCMC Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control Pham Duc Hai speaks at the conference on September 5. (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC to extend travel pass in case of continuing social distancing

HCMC People’s Committee has decided to extend the travel passes which have already been granted to residents, businesses and organizations in case the city continues social distancing after September 15, according to Lieutenant Colonel Le Manh Ha, deputy chief of staff at the municipal Department of Public Security.

The fake news about dead bodies due to Covid-19 in Ho Chi Minh City, being widely spread in the middle of July

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. Using stricter policies and regulations, the Government is trying to minimize these drawbacks to provide a healthier virtual environment for its citizens.

The fake news spreads on the social network.

“7-day travel ban” in HCMC is fake news

The information on travel ban for seven days posted on social media is fake news, announced the HCMC Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control on August 12.
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam and MIC’s leaders officially introduced the Information Portal to receive reports on fake news. (Photo: SGGP)

ICT industry has largest export surplus in Vietnamese economy

The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) yesterday held its 2020 summary and 2021 mission meeting. At the moment, Vietnam stands at the second position in the world as to mobile phone and parts manufacturing, and the tenth position regarding electronic parts production. It was able to surpass many developed nations like the US, Germany, Singapore.

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.