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Online Friday to offer guaranteed products
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Online Friday to offer guaranteed products

Online Friday 2017, the largest annual event for the e-commerce business and consumer communities in Viet Nam, will label 5,000 guaranteed products this year.

Hotels become heavily reliant on online travel agencies to sell rooms
Travel

Hotels become heavily reliant on online travel agencies to sell rooms

All hotels have to cooperate with online travel agents (OTA) to sell hotel reservations. However, many of them are seeking ways to find guests directly and escape heavy reliance on the sites.

Vietnam approves Alibaba's online payment platform: reports
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Vietnam approves Alibaba's online payment platform: reports

En Vnexpress - News of the deal comes a week after Alibaba founder Jack Ma visited Hanoi and spoke at a prominent e-payment forum

Online payment: Malaysia firm to co-operate with VN
Tech

Online payment: Malaysia firm to co-operate with VN

MPOS Viet Nam Technology Joint Stock Company and Malaysia’s payment service provider GHL Systems Berhad on Tuesday signed a strategic co-operation agreement on electronic payments.

Online sales of FMCG outpace offline sales globally
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Online sales of FMCG outpace offline sales globally

Growth in online sales of fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) is outpacing offline sales globally, according to a new report by performance management company, Nielsen.

Due to mistrust of sellers, 3% VN shoppers pay online
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Due to mistrust of sellers, 3% VN shoppers pay online

In the country's e-commerce industry, online payments account for only 3 to 4 per cent, while cash on delivery (COD) is...

Online portal launched for Vietnamese start-ups
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Online portal launched for Vietnamese start-ups

The municipal People’s Committee on Tuesday officially launched StartupCity.vn - a start-up ecosystem, which is...

Foreign OTAs holds 80 percent of VN’s online travel market share
Travel

Foreign OTAs holds 80 percent of VN’s online travel market share

Global online travel agencies such as Agoda.com, booking.com, Traveloka.com, Expedia.com are monopolizing the Vietnamese market, holding 80 percent market share, according to Vietnam E-Commerce

Online Friday boasts 3,000 firms
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Online Friday boasts 3,000 firms

Some 3,000 businesses will participate in Online Friday 2017, the year’s largest e-commerce event scheduled for today.

Online Friday 2017 slated for September 29
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Online Friday 2017 slated for September 29

Online Friday 2017, the country’s biggest annual online shopping day held by the Ministry of Industry and Trade, will be held on September 29.

New 'Game of Thrones' episode leaks online
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New 'Game of Thrones' episode leaks online

En Vnexpress - After news earlier this week that HBO had been hacked, the latest episode of 'Game of Thrones' is leaked online in a separate incident.

Vietnamese travel sales shifting online
Travel

Vietnamese travel sales shifting online

While only 7 percent of online travel sales in Vietnam were made on mobile devices last year, the number grew rapidly at a 58.1 percent compound annual growth rate in the 2013-16 period, presenting a

Online 'suicide' searches spiked after Netflix's '13 Reasons Why': study
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Online 'suicide' searches spiked after Netflix's '13 Reasons Why': study

En Vnexpress - 'There were between 900,000 and 1,500,000 more suicide-related searches than expected during the 19 days following the series' release.'

Staggering 32.8 million people playing online games in Vietnam - survey
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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
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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
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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
Business

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
Business

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
World

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
Business

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
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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
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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
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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?
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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
Business

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