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From Wire Reports
Google’s Web-based mapping service is undermining
Dr. Duong Danh Huy, an
Previously, after being informed by several overseas Vietnamese scholars, Thanh Nien accessed the Google service and found that when googling “Paracel,” it shows a couple of suggestions, including “
To go one step further, it mentions “
This is not the first time Google has posted what some consider to be misleading and China-favoring information.
In March 2011, Thanh Nien lodged a protest with Google for the same error it its mapping service, which prompted a correction later.
In October 2011, Le Van Ut, a Vietnamese scholar at the
However, so far the company has done nothing about it.
Earlier, in March 2010, Google Maps also made mistakes in depicting the borderline between
Moreover, in its map, many areas that belong to
Following a request from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Google had fixed those errors.