Vietnam successfully escorts ASEAN through a tough year ASEAN

Vietnam successfully escorts ASEAN through a tough year

Vietnam’s ASEAN Chairmanship Year 2020 has officially concluded, with the country successfully leading the association through a challenging year and continuing to promote its role in the region and seize new opportunities.
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.
ASEAN officials gather at Socio-Cultural Community Council meeting World

ASEAN officials gather at Socio-Cultural Community Council meeting

The 24th meeting of the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (ASCC) Council, the most important event of the ASCC this year, was held online on November 6 with the participation of 10 member countries’ officials, the ASEAN Secretary-General, and the bloc’s Secretariat.
The truth about COVID-19 Patient 17 in Vietnam Society

The truth about COVID-19 Patient 17 in Vietnam

While the international community recognises and highly values the COVID-19 prevention and control outcomes in Vietnam, as well as the Government’s efforts to minimise the pandemic’s impact on vulnerable groups, guarantee people’s right to medical treatment, and ensure no one is left behind, the story of the 17th patient infected with SARS-CoV-2 in Vietnam published on The New Yorker on September 21 has encountered public backlash due to its lack of objectivity.
Congratulations from Kyodo News on Vietnam News Agency's founding day Politics

Congratulations from Kyodo News on Vietnam News Agency's founding day

On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the establishment of VNA (September 15, 1945 - September 15, 2020), Kyodo News President Toru Mizutani said he hopes VNA will affirm its central role in the regional media landscape and that relations between the two sides will develop further and stay abreast of the rapid pace of digital technology.
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.