Netflix removes TV series with images violating Vietnam’s sovereignty Society

Netflix removes TV series with images violating Vietnam’s sovereignty

The Department of Radio, Television and Electronic Information under the Ministry of Information and Communications said on July 1 that Netflix, Inc., an Internet subscription service for watching television shows and movies, on June 30 had removed Pine Gap, a six-part TV series which have images infringing on Vietnam’s sovereignty over the sea and islands.
95 years of Vietnam's revolutionary press Politics

95 years of Vietnam's revolutionary press

Ninety-five years ago on June 21, 1926, the first issue of Thanh nien (Youth) newspaper representing the voice of Vietnamese Revolutionary Youth League founded by Nguyen Ai Quoc (aka Ho Chi Minh) was published, marking the birth of Vietnam’s revolutionary press as the country remained under the yoke of French colonial rule.
New law anchors freedom of speech, press Society

New law anchors freedom of speech, press

The 2016 Press Law is not written for journalists only, Ho Quang Loi, Permanent Vice Chairman of the Vietnam Journalists’ Association, speaks to the media on the occasion of Vietnam Journalist’s Day.
Laws, resolution and ordinance announced Politics

Laws, resolution and ordinance announced

The President’s Office announced seven laws, one resolution and an ordinance, which were adopted at the 11th session of the 13th National Assembly at a news conference held in Hanoi on April 29.
NA approves amended Press Law Politics

NA approves amended Press Law

The amended Law on Press was adopted by National Assembly (NA) deputies at the 11th session on April 5, with approximately 89.5 percent of votes.
Legislators make comments on Press Law Politics

Legislators make comments on Press Law

National Assembly (NA) deputies mulled over debatable points in the draft of the amended Press Law as part of their agenda on the first day of the 11th meeting of the 13th parliament on March 21.
New regulation aims to develop pay TV market Business

New regulation aims to develop pay TV market

Television and radio stations in the country are no longer allowed to partner to produce news and political programmes, according to a new governmental regulation that took effect on March 15.
Party Chief meets with Hanoi voters Politics

Party Chief meets with Hanoi voters

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong joined National Assembly members in Hanoi in a meeting with voters from Ba Dinh, Hoan Kiem and Tay Ho districts on March 8.