Officials detail crackdown on fake news, wrongdoings in capital market Politics

Officials detail crackdown on fake news, wrongdoings in capital market

An official of the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) mentioned measures for cracking down on fake news while another from the Ministry of Finance (MoF) highlighted ways to ensure the transparency of the financial, stock, and bond markets at the Government’s monthly press conference on April 29.
Vietnam intensifies handling of fake news Society

Vietnam intensifies handling of fake news

Authorities have been working together to deal with fake news, which has grown in concern during the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. Fake news is proliferating due to the gullibility and irresponsibility of social media users around the country.
Thailand bans distribution of COVID-19 fake news World

Thailand bans distribution of COVID-19 fake news

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has issued an announcement banning the distribution of "fake news" or information causing public fears across all media platforms, in an effort to prevent disinformation from undermining the government's fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Thailand: Ministry charges posters of fake COVID-19 news World

Thailand: Ministry charges posters of fake COVID-19 news

Since the start of the pandemic last year, many fake news reports about COVID-19 have been posted on social media. At the same time, the Ministry of a Digital Economy and Society has been collecting evidence and has finally issued arrest warrants for the fake news posters.
TikTok honours Vietnam News Agency’s anti-fake news project Society

TikTok honours Vietnam News Agency’s anti-fake news project

Factcheckvn, a TikTok fact-checking channel launched by the Vietnam News Agency as part of a project on fighting fake news, was honoured at the TikTok Awards Vietnam 2020 on December 27 in Ho Chi Minh City. TikTok Awards Vietnam, the first of its kind in the country, is to honour outstanding creators, trends and campaigns that have contributed to spreading positive messages to the community.
Thai Deputy PM to eliminate fake news World

Thai Deputy PM to eliminate fake news

At a meeting of the National Public Relations Committee, chaired by Deputy PM Wisanu Kruangam, there was a discussion on the public’s media discretion and the prevention of the spread of fake news using facts.
Vietnam News Agency’s anti-fake news project wins int’l prize Society

Vietnam News Agency’s anti-fake news project wins int’l prize

A special anti-fake news project from the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) has been named Best Project for News Literacy within the Asian Digital Media Awards 2020, organised by the World Association of News Publishers (WAN-IFRA). The prize will be officially announced at WAN-IFRA’s Digital Media Asia 2020 event on October 15.
Thailand to set up cyber police bureau World

Thailand to set up cyber police bureau

Thailand will establish a cyber police unit to counter high-tech crimes, with more than 1,700 "cyber police officers" to be stationed across the country to handle computer-related offences, Bangkok Post reported on June 12.