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Viet Nam rolls with Southeast Asia's tech growth Viet Nam rolls with Southeast Asia's tech growth

Investors, start-up founders and experts gathered in Singapore for a two-day Tech in Asia 2016 conference. Viet Nam News talked with some of them to discover why Viet Nam is becoming a hot-spot for start-ups.


Lawmakers increase tax on vehicles with large engine displacement Lawmakers increase tax on vehicles with large engine displacement

Lawmakers decided to reduce tax on vehicles with small engine displacement, while increasing tax on vehicles with engine displacement of more than 2,500cc.


$4b casino resort project to break ground in Hoi An $4b casino resort project to break ground in Hoi An

Construction of the Nam Hoi An Casino Resort Project will begin in the UNESCO heritage city of Hoi An in the central Quang Nam Province on April 23.


VN on the rise in ASEAN banks' ranking VN on the rise in ASEAN banks' ranking

Viet Nam's lenders are gathering speed, posting the second-highest growth by country in this year's ranking of the top 100 banks in the ASEAN.



4G licence to be granted this year 4G licence to be granted this year

(Apr 29, 2016)

The Ministry of Information and Communications will grant a 4G LTE licence in the second half of this year, Deputy Minister Phan Tam said at a meeting on Wednesday.

Vietnamobile to be a JSC with foreign investment

The Hanoi Telecom JSC received the Prime Minister's decision approving its transformation from a Business Corporation Contract (BCC) to become Vietnamobile Telecommunication JSC in Ha Noi on Tuesday.

AVG changes name and logo

An Vien – MobiFone Television on Tuesday officially changed its name and logo.

Canon launches new camera model

Canon Marketing Vietnam has launched its new flagship EOS 1DX Mar II, whose price will be announced on Friday.

Viettel Global revenue from international investment up 9%

The total revenue from Viettel Global Investment JSC (Viettel Global)'s international investment increased 9 per cent to reach nearly US$1.4 billion last year, while maintaining a pre-tax profit of $58 million.

2016 Sao Khue Awards presented for IT products and services

The Viet Nam Software and IT Services Association (VINASA) presented the Sao Khue Awards to 73 information and technology (IT) software products and services in a ceremony in Ha Noi late last week.

Local e-marketplace ranks high in sales

The first e-marketplace in the country since 2005, ChoDienTu.vn, is now the second largest e-commerce website in terms of sales revenue.

STEM festival to be held in Ha Noi

The Festival of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) will be organised in Ha Noi on May 14-15.

MobiiStar offers new smartphone with 21 megapixel camera

Vietnamese mobilephone brand name MobiiStar officially announced the launching of new Prime X Max after a time delay for adjusting new camera software.

MobiFone launches store in Hai Phong

MobiFone Telecommunications Corporation (MobiFone) opened its 10th retail store in the northern city of Hai Phong.

FPT opens IT service centre in Da Nang

FPT, a Viet Nam software giant, officially inaugurated the Information Technology (IT) Service Centre, FPT Complex, in Da Nang, providing office space for 3,200 IT employees in the first stage and 10,000 engineers in the second stage.

Co.opmart, Co.opXtra offer products at just VND2,000Co.opmart, Co.opXtra offer products at just VND2,000

With sales expected to be 50-100 per cent higher than on normal days during the long Liberation Day (April 30) - May Day holiday, the Co.opmart and Co.opXtra supermarket chains have stocked up on essential and price-stabilised products and launched promotions.

TPP to aid domestic financial sector: economistTPP to aid domestic financial sector: economist

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) will bring both opportunities and challenges to the finance sector in Viet Nam. Viet Nam News asks Alan Pham, chief economist of VinaCapital Corporate Finance Viet Nam Ltd., about them.

South Korea, Japan, Singapore scouting for real estate opportunities in Viet Nam South Korea, Japan, Singapore scouting for real estate opportunities in Viet Nam

On April 12 South Korean securities firm Mirae Asset Securities Co announced it would join hands with global investment company AON BGN, a former AON Holdings, to take over Keangnam Ha Noi Landmark Tower in Ha Noi.

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