Science & Technology

Foreign investors pouring more money in Vietnamese fintech firms

Friday, 17 November 2017 10:19

Foreign investors pouring more money in Vietnamese fintech firms Though fintech remains in an early stage of development in Vietnam, foreign investment funds and technology firms have poured hundreds of millions of dollars in Vietnamese fintech firms in anticipation of an increase in non-cash payments in the country. 
 

Apple Vietnam complains about sub-licensing requirements

Wednesday, 15 November 2017 11:16

Apple Vietnam complains about sub-licensing requirements Apple Vietnam has asked that some requirements on import examination be removed  to shorten the time needed for customs clearance.
 
 

Mobile phone customers prefer installment payment method

Tuesday, 14 November 2017 11:30

Mobile phone customers prefer installment payment method More than half of mobile phone transactions whose prices are over VNĐ10 million (US$439) are purchased on installment payments, according to statistics of Mobile World Group, FPT Shop and CellphoneS.
 
 

Techfest connects investors and start-ups

Monday, 13 November 2017 11:20

Techfest connects investors and start-ups Innovative start-ups are one of the key subjects discussed at group meetings of the Viet Nam Business Summit (VBS) at the APEC Summit in central Da Nang City this week. The Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) is leading a Government project on supporting a national innovative start-up eco-system. Viet Nam News speaks to Tran Van Tung, Deputy Minister of Science and Technology.
 
 

Apple Vietnam requests exemption from customs procedures

Saturday, 11 November 2017 12:22

Apple Vietnam requests exemption from customs procedures Apple Vietnam has proposed the Ministry of Finance (MoF) to remove a series of administrative procedures applied on its imported products, aiming to create advantage for its business activity, according to newswire Vietnamfinance.
 
 

Internet cable ruptures for 5th time in 2017

Friday, 10 November 2017 10:42

Internet cable ruptures for 5th time in 2017 The undersea Asia-America Gateway (AAG) internet cable – one of the six cables connecting Viet Nam with the rest of the world – has ruptured since Tuesday morning.
 
 

Vietnam IT firms told to target higher-value services

Thursday, 09 November 2017 11:51

Vietnam IT firms told to target higher-value services Vietnamese IT firms now have great opportunities from large markets such as the US, Japan, Europe and Singapore. However, most of them are focusing on low- and mid-end products, which is the most vulnerable market segment in the new 4.0 revolution era. 
 
 

iPhone X offered at record-high price of VND70 million

Tuesday, 07 November 2017 10:07

iPhone X offered at record-high price of VND70 million iPhone X brought to Vietnam across border gates are being offered at record-high prices. iPhone X officially hit the market on November 3 with the retail price of $999 for 64GB version. However, Vietnamese users cannot buy genuine iPhone X from Apple Authorized Resellers at this moment.  
 
 

Samsung, Oppo rule mid-tier smartphone market

Thursday, 02 November 2017 11:56

Samsung, Oppo rule mid-tier smartphone market  The mid-tier smartphone market segment is dominated by Samsung and Oppo in Vietnam.  
 
 

Local telecom market saturated

Tuesday, 31 October 2017 11:20

Local telecom market saturated Viet Nam’s telecommunications market has reached a saturation point and will find it hard to attract new subscribers. This could result in increasingly fierce competition among telecom providers for their revenue and market share.
 
 

Technology transfer in the last 30 years disappointing

Saturday, 28 October 2017 10:43

Technology transfer in the last 30 years disappointing Reports all show disappointing results in technology transfer from foreign-invested enterprises to Vietnamese companies. 
 
 

VN needs to enhance ICT application in agriculture

Tuesday, 24 October 2017 11:06

VN needs to enhance ICT application in agriculture Viet Nam’s agricultural sector needs to intensify the application of information and communications technology (ICT) to improve its productivity, quality and competitiveness in the world market, experts said.
 
 

20 years of the internet in Vietnam

Monday, 23 October 2017 11:30

20 years of the internet in Vietnam Vietnam was officially connected to the global internet on November 19, 1997. Over the past 20 years, the internet has rapidly developed in the country.
 
 

HCMC Inte`l University researcher wins $ASEAN-US Science Prize for Women

Saturday, 21 October 2017 11:46

HCMC Inte`l University researcher wins $ASEAN-US Science Prize for Women The US Mission to ASEAN and Underwriters Laboratories (UL) announced Dr. Nguyen Thi Hiep as the winner of the third annual ASEAN-U.S. Science Prize for Women, sponsored by ASEAN, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and UL.
 
 

USB named as main source of malware in Vietnam

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 14:18

USB named as main source of malware in Vietnam According to a report from the BKAV Technology Group, 15 million computers in Vietnam were infected with viruses in the third quarter of 2017, with half of them infected via USB connections.
 
 

Vietnam begins to develop smart cities

Friday, 13 October 2017 10:44

Vietnam begins to develop smart cities Vietnam needs to set up a set of standards on smart urban areas to shape sustainable development of cities, and set criteria for assessing the quality of life and services provided to the community, experts say. 
 
 

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