HBC pours investment into hi-tech project
(Feb 07, 2016)
Sai Gon Hi-Tech Park's management board has granted an investment licence to Hoa Binh Construction and Real Estate Corporation (HBC) for a total investment of VND750 billion (US$33.5 million).
With the number of internet users and online
shopping websites in the country skyrocketing, e-commerce is expected to
boom this year.
The consumer electronics market is set for a strong period of growth
with many new stores opening amid a revival after a downturn, industry
Almost 30 per cent of social network users share their posts, check-ins
and other personal information with everybody who is online, not just
their friends, which leaves the door wide open for cybercriminals to
attack since users are unaware of just how public their private
information can be on these channels, Kaspersky Lab has warned.
The goal of the General Department of Vietnam Customs is to boost
information and technology in all customs state management activities in
order to facilitate people and enterprises.
Hackers from China and US launched the most cyber attacks against systems in Viet Nam last year, recent statistics from the Viet Nam Computer Emergency Response Team (VNCERT) revealed.
The Vietnamese unit of Samsung Electronics has plans to open a repair
service centre in the Southeast Asian country to fix or refurbish mobile
phones and tablets from its users around the world.
Viettel's mobile data subscribers can now download unlimited premium
apps and games for a weekly subscription fee of VND10,000 (45 US cents),
following the company's partnership with Opera to launch AppMarket.
Online trading grew rapidly in HCM City last year, contributing a third of all e-commerce revenue in the country.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has recently approved a programme to
develop broadband telecommunications infrastructure by 2020.
Viet Nam's Integrated Circuit Design and Education Research Centre
(ICDREC) and the Japanese Nagano Techno Foundation signed a Memorandum
of Understanding on microchips in HCM City on Tuesday.