Vietnam sought to discourage its internet-savvy public on Wednesday from reading Web postings that disparaged its Communist Party, warning of an increase in "toxic" activity just weeks away from its scheduled leadership shakeup.
Tag - press
jeudi 31 décembre 2015
mercredi 19 novembre 2014
HO CHI MINH CITY — The Vietnamese government must allow the media to operate freely. This is essential to the country’s continued economic and political liberalization, and to the Communist Party’s efforts to regain the support of the people, which it needs for the sake of its own survival.
vendredi 21 mars 2014
HANOI — Vietnam’s government has fined a state-run newspaper 40 million dong ($1,900) for an article that said four of history’s most famous communist leaders were also among the “most notorious dictators,” state media said Friday.
mercredi 17 juillet 2013
It's a dangerous business being a journalist in Vietnam, to be sure
vendredi 17 février 2012
For the past five weeks, the Vietnamese public has debated the implications of a shootout between a family of fish farmers and a police posse that was sent to dispossess them in the Haiphong city's still-rural Tien Lang district.
lundi 6 février 2012
HANOI - Vietnam has extended its condolences for late Associated Press correspondent George Esper, who covered both war and peace in the country he came to love.
jeudi 24 février 2011
New York - The Vietnamese government's new media decree, which fines journalists for vague infractions and requires them to publish sources, is a further blow to freedom of expression in Vietnam, Human Rights Watch said today.
vendredi 15 octobre 2010
A Vietnamese journalist was arrested Thursday for allegedly threatening to write negative stories about a cement company unless he was paid off, state-controlled media said.
vendredi 2 janvier 2009
In a new year shock the two largest pro-reform newspapers lost their chief editors in the last hours of 2008.
mercredi 23 juillet 2008
HANOI - Readers of the newest website of Vietnam's government-controlled press can't complain of any hidden bias in reporting. Propaganda magazine, the official organ of Vietnam's Committee for Propaganda and Training, launched its website (www.tuyengiao.vn) Monday, featuring articles about Ho Chi Minh Thought and a visit by representatives of the Russian Communist Party.
vendredi 6 juin 2008
Vietnam's patchy record of media freedom was in the spotlight again this week when a meeting of international donors urged the country to expand press liberties.