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VN seeing a boom in renewable energy projects
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VN seeing a boom in renewable energy projects

Viet Nam has seen a boom in renewable energy projects, in a bid to meet the nation’s future demands for power, after...

ZaloPay targets 1,000 points of sale
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ZaloPay targets 1,000 points of sale

ZaloPay e-wallet, developed by VNG Corportion, aims to open about 1,000 new points of sale in 2018, according to Phan Thanh Thao, business development director of Zalo Pay.

Mobile service providers ready for Tết rush
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Mobile service providers ready for Tết rush

Leading mobile phone service providers Viettel and MobiFone have said they are ready to cope with the expected rush during the Lunar New Year.

Many tech firms to expand IT teams
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Many tech firms to expand IT teams

Many tech firms this year are expected to add up to 10-50 per cent more employees to their IT teams as prospects for the country’s IT industry are bright, according to  recruitment companies.

VN leads mobile e-commerce growth in Southeast Asia
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VN leads mobile e-commerce growth in Southeast Asia

Viet Nam is the fastest-growing market in South East Asia in terms of mobile e-commerce growth, says the latest report...

VNPT helps Directorate of Fisheries improve management
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VNPT helps Directorate of Fisheries improve management

The Directorate of Fisheries (DoF) under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has signed a cooperation agreement with Viet Nam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) for applying

Information ministry strengthens management on pre-paid SIM cards
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Information ministry strengthens management on pre-paid SIM cards

The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) asked relevant departments and agencies to strictly handle violations related to the management of pre-activated SIM cards.

Intellectual property key for start-ups
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Intellectual property key for start-ups

Start-ups must focus on intellectual property that can enhance their competitiveness, experts said.

Vietnamobile allows customers to choose their own numbers
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Vietnamobile allows customers to choose their own numbers

Vietnamobile Telecommunications Joint Stock Company is offering customers more freedom in choosing their mobile numbers after the successful launch of its unlimited data SIM cards, “Thanh SIM”.

Applications open for MIST programmes
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Applications open for MIST programmes

Destination Mekong and Mekong Business Initiative on Wednesday announced their 2018 Mekong Innovative Startups in Tourism (MIST) business support programmes.

FPT records 41% increase in pre-tax profit
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FPT records 41% increase in pre-tax profit

FPT Corporation reported a consolidated revenue of VND43.8 trillion (US1.93 billion), a year-on-year increase of eight per cent, by the end of last year.

Singaporean venture fund invests in bus ticket booking start-up vexere.com
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Singaporean venture fund invests in bus ticket booking start-up vexere.com

Singapore-headquartered Spiral Ventures recently announced that it has invested in Vexere Joint Stock Company, which operated VeXeRe.com, the largest bus ticket and car booking platform in Viet  Nam.

VN startups angle for capital
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VN startups angle for capital

Vietnamese startups kicked off the new year by mingling at the 2018 Demo Day Investment Festival (Demo Day) on Thursday, aiming to present themselves to a crowd of potential domestic and foreign

First wind power plant in Soc Trang launched
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First wind power plant in Soc Trang launched

The Super Wind Energy Cong Ly Soc Trang Joint Stock Company began building the first wind farm in the Mekong Delta...

Nominations open for Sao Khue Awards 2018
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Nominations open for Sao Khue Awards 2018

The Viet Nam Software and IT Services Association (VINASA) on Wednesday officially launched the Sao Khue Awards 2018.

BCG to pilot carbon credit system
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BCG to pilot carbon credit system

Bamboo Capital JSC has signed a memorandum of understanding with New Era Energy Ltd. to pilot carbon credit protocol on the blockchain.

First Solar gets equipment delivery
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First Solar gets equipment delivery

First Solar Vietnam, a global manufacturer of photovoltaic systems, yesterday received the first consignment of equipment for manufacturing its series 6 photovoltaic module at the Dong Nam Industrial

Cyber security threat to persist in 2018
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Cyber security threat to persist in 2018

Cyber security will continue to be a “hot topic” this year, demanding the attention of technology experts.

35,000 smart phones in Viet Nam infected by GhostTeam virus, says BKAV
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35,000 smart phones in Viet Nam infected by GhostTeam virus, says BKAV

More than 35,000 smartphones in Viet Nam have been affected by the GhostTeam virus, according to the BKAV Technology...

IT sector needs more tech exchanges
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IT sector needs more tech exchanges

Creating a market to connect demand and supply of technological products will help develop the technology industry, according to experts.

Japanese group eyes solar plant in Binh Phuoc
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Japanese group eyes solar plant in Binh Phuoc

Asia Infonet INC Company, a member of Japan’s AIN Group, has proposed to build a solar power plant at Becamex-Binh Phuoc Industrial and Urban Complex.

FPT Software signs $100-million contract with Innogy SE
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FPT Software signs $100-million contract with Innogy SE

FPT Software Company signed a contract worth over US$100 million with Innogy SE, a member of European energy company RWE, in Ha Noi on Thursday.

90% stores use online channels to attract customers
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90% stores use online channels to attract customers

Up to 90 per cent of stores in the country use online channels to increase their customer base and expand business,...

CMC grew 30% after Q3
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CMC grew 30% after Q3

CMC Corporation, a leading Vietnamese ICT group, reached a total revenue of more than VND4.17 trillion (US$183 million) in the first nine months of the fiscal year 2017.

ASEAN companies face US$750b risk from cyberattacks
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ASEAN companies face US$750b risk from cyberattacks

Companies across the ASEAN bloc face a growing risk of cyberattacks, which can expose the region’s top-listed firms to a US$750 billion erosion in current market capitalisation.