People read online news in a cafe in downtown Hanoi. Photo: AFP

China’s internet laws are catching on across the world as Washington, US tech giants face ideological battle in budding Southeast Asia

  • Vietnam and Thailand are among the neighbouring nations warming to a governance model that combines sweeping content curbs with uncompromising data controls – because it helps preserve the regime in power
Topic |   Social media

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People read online news in a cafe in downtown Hanoi. Photo: AFP
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