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Forbes names Vingroup boss again in rich list Forbes names Vingroup boss again in rich list

Founder and chairman of Vietnamese firm Vingroup Pham Nhat Vuong has once again been named by American business magazine Forbes in the list of the richest persons on the planet.


PM reiterates Formosa's investment term while accepting mistakes PM reiterates Formosa's investment term while accepting mistakes

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has agreed to maintain an investment term of 70 years for the Taiwan-invested Formosa project in the central Ha Tinh Province.


More remittances to fund property purchases More remittances to fund property purchases

Viet Nam is expected to see rising remittances enter the property market, following the amended housing law that allows Viet Kieu (overseas Vietnamese) to own a house in the country.


Viet Nam's e-commerce revenue in 2014 touched $3b Viet Nam's e-commerce revenue in 2014 touched $3b

Business-to-customer (B2C) e-commerce in Viet Nam garnered a total revenue of US$2.97 billion in 2014, accounting for 2.12 per cent of the country's gross retail sales of goods.



VNPT Member Council gets new Chairman VNPT Member Council gets new Chairman

(Mar 25, 2015)

Tran Manh Hung, General Director of the Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) has been officially appointed as the Chairman of the group's Member Council.

Lenovo launches new server system in Viet Nam

Lenovo Viet Nam earlier this week officially launched server M5, a new reliability and security system for enterprise solutions.

Viet Nam to deploy 4G services in 2015

The Ministry of Information and Communications plans to launch 4G - the fourth generation of mobile telecom technology - in Viet Nam in 2015, Deputy Minister Le Nam Thang said.

Viet Nam main target of cyber spying: Official

Viet Nam has recently become the main target of a series of large-scale cyber spying activities, such as LURID, Operation Shady RAT and the Byzantine Hades attacks.

Microsoft invests $3 million in YouthSpark in Viet Nam

United States-based Microsoft Inc. announced on March 24 that it will invest US$3 million in Viet Nam over the next three years as part of its global YouthSpark programme.

IBM continues to invest in data, cloud and engagement systems

IBM Viet Nam this year will continue to follow advanced-technology trends of cloud, data and engagement in order to bring better services to their customers.

IT park chalks development plan

The Quang Trung Software City (QTSC) this year will focus on improving services and upgrading its grounds in an aim to have a greener and cleaner working environment, and attract more investment, its deputy director has said.

Most Vietnamese students want to learn coding: Report

As many as 95 per cent of Vietnamese students want to learn more about coding and 83 per cent hope it will be included in their schools' curriculum.

Lazada reports five-fold growth

Viet Nam's biggest online shopping site Lazada.vn reported on Thursday that in 2014 it grew by more that five times from the year before.

VN only Asian market with rising PC sales

Around 2.13 million PCs were sold in Viet Nam last year for 2 per cent year-on-year growth, making it the only major market in Asia to still grow, a study by the International Data Corporation has found.

Google Translate seeks help with Vietnamese

Google launched its Google Translate Community and hosted its first ‘Love Your Language' translate-a-thon in HCM City yesterday in an effort to improve the Vietnamese language on the web and make useful information more accessible to users of Vietnamese.

BIDV-MetLife JV launches new productBIDV-MetLife JV launches new product

BIDV MetLife—a joint venture (JV) between Vietnam's leading bank BIDV and U.S. life insurer MetLife—have launched Gia An Toan Mt (EduCare), an innovative child education savings insurance product.

PPP decree to attract investmentPPP decree to attract investment

The Tendering Management Department under the Ministry of Planning and Investment introduced a decree, governing private-public-partnership (PPP) projects in Viet Nam yesterday, at a meeting in Ha Noi.

PR firms remain attractive for foreign buyers PR firms remain attractive for foreign buyers

Earlier this month Japanese multinational media and digital marketing communications firm Dentsu Aegis Network signed an agreement to acquire a stake in Emerald Co. Ltd, a leading full service digital marketing agency in Viet Nam.

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