Close to 100 students at Kim Hong secondary schools took part in the event.

Students at Kim Hong secondary school

They were told about fake stories and their negative impact on the society, as well as learned on how to recognize fake news on social medias and response to false information.

Carried out by youth unions of Vietnam News Agency, the program is expected to reach other cities and provinces nationwide to raise students' awareness of fake news.

Previously in June, the agency hosted a similar event in the Northern port city of Hai Phong.

Source: VNA