Vietnamese edition of MSN aggregated news site launched

Wednesday, Dec 17, 2014 16:22

The front page of the Vietnamese version of Microsoft's news aggregator MSN. It was officially launched on December 17 in HCM City.

HCM CITY (Biz Hub) — American software giant Microsoft cooperated with Vietnam+ online newspaper to officially launch a Vietnamese version of its news aggregator MSN on December 17.

The site, which can be accessed at, will provide readers content from leading Vietnamese newspapers. It will also be available on mobile devices with Windows, Android and iOS operating systems.

Vu Minh Tri, general director of Microsoft Vietnam, shared during the launch ceremony that the introduction of the Vietnamese version will bring a more modern and improved experience to local readers. "MSN Viet Nam will optimise the flow of information at all hours throughout our busy world," he said.

Microsoft Vietnam general director Vu Minh Tri at the launching ceremony of MSN's Vietnamese version. He said that it will bring a more modern and improved experience to local readers. — Photo courtesy of Microsoft Vietnam

Le Quoc Minh, editor-in-chief of Vietnam+, expressed his belief that the site will create a better experience of information and facility services for users.

MSN aggregates content from globally reputable newspapers and news providers such as The New York Times, The Guardian, AFP and Reuters, as well as Yomiuri Shimbun. In Viet Nam, the site will select news stories from prestigious newspapers, including Vietnam+, Tuoi Tre (Youth) and Lao Dong (Labour). The site will also continue to seek partnerships with other leading publications in the country.

Vietnam+ is an official online newspaper managed by the Vietnam News Agency. It offers readers a wide range of news in politics, economics, culture and sports, which are written in Vietnamese, English, French and Spanish. The site also offers a Chinese version of the stories. — VNS

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