HA NOI (VNS) — The Ministry of Information and Communications has shut down four news websites for violating the law.
The sites are zuum.vn, thugian.com.vn, lamthenaoaz.vn and blogtamsu.vn. These electronic news and social sites and social networks operated without the authorities' permission and provided content that did not conform to the law.
AEG Company and EBIZ Viet Nam Electromic Commerce and Promoting Technology Joint-stock Company, which own zuum.vn and thugian.com.vn, along with lamthenaoaz.vn owner Hoang Ngoc Binh and blogtamsu.vn owner Doan Van Thang, were fined VND7.5-55 million (US$350-2,600) each. — VNS