Staggering 32.8 million people playing online games in Vietnam - survey

En nexpress - The gaming market is projected to make $365 million this year, making it the 28th largest in the world.

Online Tourism Day 2017 set for July 5

Bao Moi - Online Tourism Day 2017 will be kicked off on July 5 in Ho Chi Minh City by the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) and the Vietnam E-commerce Association.

Thai police probe Belgian tourist's 'suicide' amid online doubts

En Vnexpress - The tourist's death had been ruled a suicide but online posts voiced concern that she may have been murdered.

Vietnam drops criminal charge threat against unregistered online businesses

En nexpress - Successful business owners would have faced up to two years in jail if they failed to register under the previously flawed law.

Online sales finally begin to bear fruit

Vietnamnet - Retailers’ great efforts to develop online sales have been rewarded with initial success.

A rise in critical skills for sharing news online

Yahoo News A new survey by Harvard University finds more than two-thirds of young Americans disapprove of President Trump’s use of Twitter. The implication is that Millennials prefer news from the

Online shoppers use mobile phones more than computers

Vietnamnet - There are more people using mobile phones to shop online than those using desktops or tablets, reported Bizweb at a recent mobile e-commerce event.

Online trip planning market remains untapped in Vietnam

Bao Moi - While a considerable number of Vietnamese travelers are planning their trips online, few local travel companies have tapped into this lucrative market, insiders said at a conference on

Social media dominates online ad market

Vietnamnet - Social networks now rival search engines as an effective online marketing and advertising channel, gaining a significant market share and raking in huge revenues in Viet Nam and

Vietnamese compete against foreign giants in online booking market

Vietnamnet - Online booking has been witnessing stable growth in Vietnam in the last few years.

Can parental spyware keep kids safe online?

Yahoo News For parents concerned about what's happening on their kids' smartphones, there are a growing number of apps for monitoring children's digital lives. 

Vietnam’s largest online business forum scheduled for next week

Vietnamnet - The Vietnam Online Business Forum – VOBF 2017, the first and largest of its kind in the country, will be held in Hanoi on February 24 and in Ho Chi Minh City on March 3 by the Vietnam

Online hotel booking sites must pay taxes

Vietnamnet - The Ministry of Finance has confirmed the tax obligation of overseas-based online hotel booking service providers with Vietnam-sourced income.

Finance Ministry tells online hotel booking services to pay tax

Vietnamnet - Agoda, Traveloka, Booking and Expedia have to pay VAT (value added tax) and CIT (corporate income tax), which is 5 percent of total revenue, for profits from doing business in Vietnam,

Local retailers must prioritize selling online for 2017

Vietnamnet - As first blush, the arrival of transnational retailers in the metropolitan centres of Vietnam appears to be a boon for consumers who want wider choices and a death sentence for local

US military botches online fight against Islamic State

Yahoo News TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — On any given day at MacDill Air Force Base, web crawlers scour social media for potential recruits to the Islamic State group. Then, in a high-stakes

Austrian man gets prison for selling pro-Hitler songs online

Yahoo News VIENNA (AP) — An Austrian court has convicted a man under the country's anti-Nazi law and sentenced him to prison for selling recorded songs with titles such as "Adolf Hitler Lives" and

Online business registration hits new record high

Vietnamnet - As registering business online is now completely free of charge and easier than ever, the number of firms engaged in online registration is expected to reach 30% of the total this year.

Online Tet shopping a boon for busy pros

Vietnamnet - Lan Anh, an accountant living in District 3, HCM City, is over-worked as the Lunar Year draws to a close.

Vietnam's online market: Some shut down, others pocket big money

Vietnamnet - Many e-commerce floors have opened to great fanfare, while others have shut down quietly.

Online firm registration to boom in 2017

Vietnamnet - The rate of enterprises registering online is expected to reach 30 percent this year, said Tran Thi Hong Minh, head of the Business Registration Management Agency under the Ministry of

Online firm registration to boom in Vietnam in 2017

Vietnamnet - The rate of enterprises registering online is expected to reach 30 per cent this year, said Tran Thi Hong Minh, head of the Business Registration Management Agency under the Ministry

Vietnam busts $13 million online gambling ring

The gang was behind a betting website launched in 2015 and run by a firm in the Philippines.

Online holiday sales rise 11 percent to $91.7 billion

Yahoo News - Online sales during the recently concluded holiday season rose to $91.7 billion, topping 2015's tally by 11 percent. That's according to Adobe, which says over $1 billion in sales were

Online publishing site Medium to cut 50 jobs, change business model

Yahoo News - (Reuters) - U.S.-based online publishing platform Medium said it would slash its workforce by a third, or eliminate 50 jobs, close two offices as the company changes its ad-driven