Hi-Tech & Internet

COVID-19 forces banks to accelerate digital transformation

The COVID-19 pandemic not only creates challenges for banks, but also pushes them to foster digital transformation to survive, experts have said.


High cost, lack of infrastructure barriers to electric car market

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has just released seven factors that affect the development of the electric car industry in Việt Nam.


AAG undersea cable fixed, restoring internet speed in Việt Nam

International internet traffic and speed in Việt Nam have been back to normal after repairing work on the Asia America Gateway (AAG) undersea cable was completed.


Tech savvy duo create map of shops selling essential goods in HCM City

Two young technicians in HCM City have put the locations of 3,000 shops along with their phone numbers, and opening and closing times on an online map so that shoppers can find nearby stores more easily.


Structural reform helps promote e-commerce in Việt Nam’s digital future

E-commerce is an important pillar in Việt Nam’s development of digital economy and digital transformation. Structural reforms will help promote the sector in line with digital trend.


Vietnamese blockchain game becomes overseas money-spinner

Blockchain-based game Axie Infinity is gaining popularity as a play-to-earn platform in foreign countries with hundreds of thousands of players.

A woman plays Axie Infinity while holding a baby. Photo by Lorcan Gaming.


Telecom companies announce US$435 million COVID-19 support package

Việt Nam's major telecom companies including Viettel, VNPT, Mobifone, CMC, FPT, Vietnamobile, and SCTV have announced a joint support package worth VNĐ10,000 billion (US$435 million) for consumers across the country.


MPI, Amazon launch digital sales support programme for SMEs

The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) in collaboration with Amazon Global Selling Việt Nam have launched a programme to help small and medium sized firms set up their digital sales channels.


Hà Nội's first 'zero đồng mini supermarket' goes online

The first “zero đồng mini-supermarket” in Hà Nội opened on Sunday in the courtyard of the People's Committee of Đức Thắng Ward in Bắc Từ Liêm District, serving nearly 1,000 poor workers and students who are stuck in dormitories due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Việt Nam is in the Top 10 emerging markets for global data centres

Việt Nam is rated one of 10 emerging markets in the global data center market, with impressive growth, international standard service delivery capacity, and a large number of organizations and enterprises, research firm ResearchAndMarkets has said.


92,000 spam subscriptions blocked

Vietnamese telecommunications businesses have prevented more than 92,000 subscription from spreading spam calls, and more than 35 million fake calls in the first six months.


Decree amends regulations on cross-border advertising activities in Việt Nam

Advertising service providers inside and outside the country engaging in cross-border advertising activities in Vietnam must abide by regulations on advertisement, cybersecurity, as well as management, provision and use of Internet services and online information, and must pay tax in line with tax-related laws, according to a new Government decree.


Digiworld records significant growth in profit, boosted by mobile phone sales

The mobile phone sales continued to grow by 87 per cent in revenue to over VNĐ2.1 trillion thanked to the rising market share of Xiaomi's products and revenue contribution from the Iphone lines.


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