Vietnamese internet service providers have confirmed that four out of five submarine internet cables that connect the country to the world are experiencing issues, seriously affecting performance and reliability.
The Authority of Broadcasting and Electronic Information (under the Information and Communications Ministry) yesterday held a meeting in Ho Chi Minh City to summarize activities in the electronic information field for the first 6 months of 2022.
Ho Chi Minh City police have coordinated with the HCMC Department of Information and Communications to take action against those spreading fake news on social media and sharing false information to break the law, said Senior Colonel Le Manh Ha, Deputy Head of the Advisory Department.
In order to monitor, manage and effectively collect tax on e-commerce activities, the Ho Chi Minh City Tax Department has implemented measures during the passing time, including data sharing mechanism implementation of logistics enterprises, delivery services and cash on delivery courier-service of organizations, individuals doing business on online trading platforms or social media including YouTube, Zalo, Facebook.
Along with the popularity of online shopping in Vietnam come several cunning tricks of criminals to steal money from consumers. In such a high shopping season at the end of the lunar year, carelessness of both buyers and sellers could cost them dearly.
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.
Deputy Secretary of Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee cum Vice Chairman of HCMC Election Commission Nguyen Ho Hai yesterday paid a visit to District 1 and District 3 to check election tasks performed here.
Receiving calls continuously, noting orders and delivery addresses of customers, and checking messages on Facebook and Zalo are daily duties of many employees of online stores in Ho Chi Minh City. Because during this time, many consumers are afraid of going shopping due to concerns over the Covid-19 outbreak.
The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism has just launched a #VietnamNOW photo contest on its Facebook page at @vietnamtourismboard, aiming at widely introducing as well as advertising Vietnamese tourism products to the world.
The central city of Da Nang and Facebook on July 31 kicked off a partnership programme on enhancing disaster response and digital capacity, the first of its kind sealed between Facebook and a Vietnamese locality.
Many years ago, senior and junior high schools prohibited students from using smartphones. Notwithstanding, for two recent years, schools have allowed students to use the device with orientation toward right use of smartphone and social network of students themselves.
The Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) Department of Information and Communications has just proposed to the HCMC People’s Committee receiving feedback from citizens via a social network besides the current system of the hotline 1022.