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Cryptocurrency exchange Coinstore enters India despite pending curbs on trade

Singapore-based virtual currency exchange Coinstore has begun operations in India at a time when the Indian government is preparing legislation to effectively bar most private cryp...

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Amnesty: Vietnam steps up online crackdown, jailed activists at record high

The number of political prisoners in Vietnam has reached its highest on record, according to a tally from Amnesty International, which in a report has accused Facebook and Google o...

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Facebook purges ads for illegal wildlife in SE Asia

An advertisement showing a civet cat cowering in a cage being offered for sale on Facebook was one of countless that the social network has removed in a crackdown on Southeast Asia...

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Samsung to relocate Chinese display production to Vietnam

Samsung Electronics is planning to shift much of its display production from China to its plant in southern Vietnam this year, state media said on Friday.

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Vietnam says Facebook should adhere by local laws

Companies like Facebook that operate in Vietnam should abide by local laws and fully implement their tax and social responsibilities in the country, Vietnam’s foreign ministr...

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Facebook agreed to censor posts after Vietnam slowed traffic – sources

Facebook’s local servers in Vietnam were taken offline early this year, slowing local traffic to a crawl until it agreed to significantly increase the censorship of “an...

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The coronavirus domino effect: South Korean tech firms reel as Vietnam links curbed

For one South Korean multinational company that makes smartphone components used by Apple and LG Electronics, the coronavirus epidemic is dealing blow after blow.

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Samsung commences building its $220 million R&D centre in Vietnam

HANOI – Samsung Electronics has started building a $220 million research and development centre in Vietnam, the South Korean tech giant’s local unit said on Monday.