Man jailed for abusing freedom, democratic rights Society

Man jailed for abusing freedom, democratic rights

The People’s Court of Ham Tan district in the south central province of Binh Thuan sentenced a man to three years in prison on June 22 for “abusing the rights to freedom and democracy to violate the interests of the State, and the rights and legitimate interests of organisations and individuals” under Article 331 of the 2017 Penal Code.
Vietnam taxes tech giants 43.7 mln USD annually Business

Vietnam taxes tech giants 43.7 mln USD annually

Vietnam has taxed global tech companies like Google, Facebook and Microsoft an average of over 1 trillion VND (43.71 million USD) annually for their cross-border goods and services between 2018 and 2021, Minister of Finance Ho Duc Phoc told legislators on March 16.
CPV e-newspaper launches new interface, mobile app Society

CPV e-newspaper launches new interface, mobile app

The Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) e-newspaper dangcongsan.vn, run by the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Popularisation and Education, launched its new mobile-friendly interface and mobile app on June 21.
Facebooker imprisoned for anti-Party, anti-State propaganda Society

Facebooker imprisoned for anti-Party, anti-State propaganda

The People’s Court of Binh Thuy district in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on April 22 sentenced a woman to two years in prison for “abusing the rights to freedom and democracy to violate the interests of the State, the rights and legitimate interests of organisations and individuals.”