March 28, 2023


Connecting Asian writers with global readers

Vietnam to clamp down on social media news postings

1 min read

Communist Vietnam is to ban bloggers and social media users from sharing news stories online, under a new decree seen as a further crackdown on online freedom.

Blogs or social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter — which have become hugely popular over the last few years in the heavily-censored country — should only be used “to provide and exchange personal information”, according to the decree.

You need to be logged in to view the rest of the content. Please . Not a Member? Join Us