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Viet Nam tops ASEAN in domain name registrations
This information was revealed by the Viet Nam Internet Network Information Centre (VNNIC) on July 28. Some 55,944 new domain names ending in '.vn' were registered in the first six months of this year.
Some 55,944 new domain names ending in '.vn' are registered in the first six months of this year, bringing the number of country code top-level domains registered to 318,812 by June 30.
The increase in registrations for this domain name is in line with the national management goal, VNNIC said.
Domain names written in Vietnamese hit 1,075,286, with over 34,500 new domain names registered in the first six months of this year.
Of those Vietnamese domain names, some 191,240 are in active use, accounting for 17.79 per cent of the total number of registrations.
The VNNIC reported that all the Vietnamese domain names registered in the first half of this year are free of any sensitive phrases that go against Vietnamese tradition and national security.
Eighty-seven agents are allowed to provide internationalised domain names (IDN) in Viet Nam, which are managed on the website http://thongbaotenmien.vn.
The total number of IDNs reported by the end of June was 140,266. — VNS
Mekong Capital’s fourth fund to invest $112 million in Vietnam
The main investment target of the fund is to reach a high internal rate of return by investing $112 million in Vietnamese consumer-driven businesses including retail and restaurant chains, consumer goods and services. The investment fund also focuses on enterprises using the online and offline business model (bricks and mortar), especially in retail. The Saigon-based private equity fund said that its fourth fund Mekong Enterprise Fund III Limited Partnership (MEF III) mainly prioritizes its… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Trump refuses to say if he'll accept election results
WASHINGTON (AP) — Threatening to upend a fundamental pillar of American democracy, Donald Trump refused to say in the final debate that he will accept the results of next month's election if he loses to Hillary Clinton. The Democratic nominee declared Trump's resistance "horrifying."Trump's comments at Wednesday's debate sent shockwaves through the presidential campaign. They sharply contrasted with the unequivocal assurances given by running mate Mike Pence and other top figures in the… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Most European businesses upbeat on Vietnam’s macroeconomic outlook
Results of the business climate index survey conducted in the second quarter by the European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam show that 34.4% of respondents said the macroeconomy would not change, while only 9.4% expected deterioration. Nearly half of respondents expected the number of orders or revenue to increase slightly in the next quarter. 15.6% of them were even more optimistic, expecting a significant increase of revenue in the next three-month period. Responses were also positive in… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Binh Dinh reports additional dengue death
A health worker sprays chemicals to kill mosquitoes. (Photo: VNA) Binh Dinh (VNA) – The Health Department of the south central province of Binh Dinh on November 27 announced a five year old boy died from dengue fever, the second death of the cause in the province so far this year. The patient was from Nhon Hau commune, An Nhon town of Binh Dinh province. The provincial Health Department guided the Health Centre to exterminate mosquito larvae and spray chemicals in the area around the patient’s… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Premier League: Referee wanted to 'equal it out' says Carroll
Leicester City's last-gasp draw against West Ham could be decisive in the title race, manager Claudio Ranieri says. View photo Leicester City's last-gasp draw against West Ham could be decisive in the title race, manager Claudio Ranieri says. Andy Carroll accused referee Jon Moss of giving Leicester City a penalty in order to "equal it out" after awarding West Ham an earlier spot-kick in Sunday's thrilling 2-2 draw. Carroll scored from 12 yards and Aaron Cresswell smashed West Ham into… chat_bubble_outline Read More...