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Venture capital fund aims to create Viet Nam's Silicon Valley
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Venture capital fund aims to create Viet Nam's Silicon Valley

The Ministry of Science and Technology is working on a plan to create a Vietnamese venture capital fund, in a move to...

Officials urge Viet Nam to focus on IT
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Officials urge Viet Nam to focus on IT

Viet Nam should promote information technology (IT) products and services with high added value capable of deployment...

Uber Viet Nam CEO resigns amid growing competition
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Uber Viet Nam CEO resigns amid growing competition

Uber Viet Nam has confirmed that CEO Dang Viet Dung stepped down from his post on October 1 after three years of...

Fintech start-ups poised to develop in Viet Nam
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Fintech start-ups poised to develop in Viet Nam

Toong, the first professional large-scale co-working space in Viet Nam, and the United Overseas Bank in Việt Nam are joining forces to support businesses, especially those involved in financial

Viet Nam urged to build smart cities
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Viet Nam urged to build smart cities

Booming cities and vigorous urbanisation are challenging Viet Nam’s future, according to a business conference titled "Smart Cities" held in Ha Noi on Wednesday.

Viet Nam enters top 10 of global index
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Viet Nam enters top 10 of global index

Viet Nam rose five places to the sixth position in the A.T. Kearney’s 2017 Global Service Location Index (GSLI). This is the highest ranking for Viet Nam ever, which also for the first time, since

Samsung Pay launches in Viet Nam
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Samsung Pay launches in Viet Nam

Samsung on Wednesday launched its mobile payment service Samsung Pay in Việt Nam in partnership with the National Payment Corporation of Viet Nam.

NGOs offered free Microsoft Office in Viet Nam
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NGOs offered free Microsoft Office in Viet Nam

Microsoft Vietnam has launched a programme to provide free Office 365 software to non-governmental organisations...

Viet Nam, SKorea co-operate on tech
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Viet Nam, SKorea co-operate on tech

Nearly 40 Vietnamese and South Korean information and technology companies took part in the  2017 Viet Nam - South Korea ICT Partnership Program.

FPT signs strategic deal with Coca Cola Viet Nam
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FPT signs strategic deal with Coca Cola Viet Nam

FPT Chairman Truong Gia Binh and CIO of Coca Cola Tiffani Sassei officially signed a co-operation agreement for digital...

Microsoft Viet Nam gets new CEO
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Microsoft Viet Nam gets new CEO

Microsoft Viet Nam has officially announced it was appointing Aung San Maung from Myanmar as its new acting CEO in Viet...

Viet Nam ICT Summit 2017 this week
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Viet Nam ICT Summit 2017 this week

The seventh edition of the Viet Nam ICT Summit 2017 will take place in Ha Noi on Wednesday, organised by the Viet Nam Software and IT Services Association.

Viet Nam looks to private sector to fund infrastructure
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Viet Nam looks to private sector to fund infrastructure

Bao moi - A need to fund infrastructure projects vital to expanding Viet Nam’s economy and boosting connectivity is pushing its government to turn to the private sector for support.

Major auto brands confirm presence at 3rd Viet Nam International Motorshow
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Major auto brands confirm presence at 3rd Viet Nam International Motorshow

Vietnamnet - Seven major auto brands have so far confirmed participation at the third Viet Nam International Motorshow (VIMS 2017) to be held in HCM City next October.

Viet Capital may list in 3rd quarter
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Viet Capital may list in 3rd quarter

Vietnamnet - Viet Capital Securities Corporation (VCSC) may list on the stock market in the third quarter of 2017, HCM Securities Corporation (HSC) said in a report on Monday.

S Korea: Viet Nam’s largest handset importer in January
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S Korea: Viet Nam’s largest handset importer in January

Vietnamnet - South Korea in January surpassed the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to become the largest export market of Viet Nam in the field of mobile phone and component.

Shell lists Viet Nam among its top 20 lubricant markets
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Shell lists Viet Nam among its top 20 lubricant markets

Viet Nam is among its top 20 key lubricant markets, Shell, the Dutch energy company, has announced.

Bao Viet Group earns record $1 billion
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Bao Viet Group earns record $1 billion

Bao Viet Group, listed on the HCM Stock Exchange as BVH, has become the first finance and insurance company in Viet Nam to earn revenues of US$1 billion.

Viet Nam’s agricultural sector arrives at a crossroads
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Viet Nam’s agricultural sector arrives at a crossroads

New trade agreements, as well as a push for value-added processing, should help sustain export growth in Viet Nam’s agriculture sector.

Overseas Vietnamese want Viet Kieu-invested bank in Vietnam
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Overseas Vietnamese want Viet Kieu-invested bank in Vietnam

Analysts believe that the current conditions for the establishment and operation of a Viet Kieu-invested bank in Vietnam are more favorable than 25 years ago.

Japanese small enterprises eye Viet Nam investment
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Japanese small enterprises eye Viet Nam investment

VietNamNet Bridge – Medium-sized and small Japanese enterprises are set to invest in Viet Nam in addition to capital expansion by many Japanese companies already operating in the country.

Daesang completes buy-out of Duc Viet Food
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Daesang completes buy-out of Duc Viet Food

ROK food-producing conglomerate Daesang Corp. has completed the acquisition of a 99.99 % stake in Vietnamese meat processor and distributor Duc Viet Food Joint Stock Company for US$32 million.

Viet Village Heritage Club for history buffs
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Viet Village Heritage Club for history buffs

Amidst Hanoi’s urban buzz, members of the Viet Village Heritage Club have found peace of mind, contemplating Vietnam’s traditional aspects.

Green, quiet space at Thanh Chuong Viet Phu Palace
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Green, quiet space at Thanh Chuong Viet Phu Palace

Among the hustle of a busy capital, Thanh Chuong Viet Phu Palace appears as a peaceful small place that helps visitors relax in a quiet green space with poetic beauty in every corner.

Viettel to roll out Viet Nam's first 4G service early next year
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Viettel to roll out Viet Nam's first 4G service early next year

Viettel has said it is ready to set up 4G infrastructure nation-wide and will do so soon after getting a licence to provide 4G services.