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Viet Nam to become jeans production hub: Jeanologia Viet Nam to become jeans production hub: Jeanologia

Spanish company Jeanologia, which specialises in developing sustainable technologies for garment finishing, wants to make Viet Nam a global hub of jeans production.


Vietnam Airlines makes plans for September IPO Vietnam Airlines makes plans for September IPO

The State-owned flag carrier plans to launch its initial public offering (IPO) in September, stated Deputy Minister of Transport Nguyen Hong Truong during the ministry's Q1 meeting.


Big banks to raise charter capital in positive move Big banks to raise charter capital in positive move

While some small commercial banks failed to raise their charter capital last year, some major lenders have already approved adding millions of US dollars to their charter capital this year.


Gov't gives the go-ahead for telco giant split ahead of IPO Gov't gives the go-ahead for telco giant split ahead of IPO

The Government has approved a proposal from the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) to separate service providers under the Viet Nam Post and Telecommunication Group (VNPT) in preparation for their equitisation.



Bkav launches app for free calls, texts Bkav launches app for free calls, texts

(Apr 16, 2014)

Viet Nam's Bkav Internet Security Corporation on April 16 launched an Internet-based over-the-top (OTT) application which allows users to make free phone calls and messages.

Online transactions are now safe: Bkav

Users can make online transactions safely in Viet Nam without worrying about OpenSSL Heartbleed bug, said Viet Nam's leading security company Bkav.

Televisions to advertise digital compatible logo

Effective May 1, all televisions sold in Viet Nam must bear the "Digital Compatible" logo in order to help buyers recognise the standards and authorities to better control the market.

Gov't gives the go-ahead for telco giant split ahead of IPO

The Government has approved a proposal from the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) to separate service providers under the Viet Nam Post and Telecommunication Group (VNPT) in preparation for their equitisation.

Information technology firms raise investment in Ha Noi

The capital city attracted more than 300 IT projects with a total investment of US$1.8 billion in 2013.

Bkav to conduct training for Cuban executives

The Vietnamese security company, Bkav, announced that it will train 100 Cuban executives on computer network security, majoring in preventing hacking and virus attacks, within three years by 2017.

Experts urge VN firms to build online profiles

Just 20 per cent of Vietnamese companies have registered international and local internet domain names, and the lack of web-based exposure could hurt other firms in the future, experts said at a seminar yesterday.

Ministry urges internet upgrade

The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) has urged internet content providers in Viet Nam to implement the use of Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6) in order to adapt to global internet development.

Intel to help spread IT in Viet Nam

Intel Vietnam signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) to continue universalizing information technology and the Internet for the Vietnamese people.

Hue Festival application available on Windows Phone

An application on Windows Phone of Hue Festival, the biannual cultural event held in the central Hue City, was launched on March 24.

Foreign smartphone makers tap Viet Nam market promise

Foreign smartphone producers continue to promote their products in Viet Nam and claim that close to 7 million smartphones were sold in the country last year.

MASkargo expands cargo network to Ha NoiMASkargo expands cargo network to Ha Noi

MASkargo launched its first A330-200 freighter flight to Ha Noi on April 16, two years after its twice-weekly service to HCM City's Tan Son Nhat International Airport.

Chartered accountants abide by code of ethicsChartered accountants abide by code of ethics

Martin Turner, president of the Association of Chartered Certified Account-ants Global, shares his views with Viet Nam News on the code of ethics and standards in accounting as well as career orientation and professional development in the fields of accounting and auditing.

First Vietnamese caravan finished off-road trip to Tibet and Mount Everest First Vietnamese caravan finished off-road trip to Tibet and Mount Everest

The first Vietnamese caravan team finished its 6,000km auto trip from HCM City to Tibet and Mount Everest base camp on Sunday. Autodaily introduced a series of photos taken by the team members.

City leads partnership to develop supply chain City leads partnership to develop supply chain

In the first quarter HCM City signed off on co-operation deals with southern and Mekong provinces to enable its businesses to invest in projects and create supply chains in those places.

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