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Amazon Web Services Inc (AWS) has announced plans to launch a new AWS Local Zone in Hanoi.

Vietnamese broom wins the hearts of American housewives

The simple cleaning tools made by Vietnamese craftsmen are popular in the United States for their usefulness.

Vietnamese woman becomes manager at Amazon head office in the US after 1,000 failed attempts

Before becoming a senior program manager at Amazon’s head office in Seattle, Thu Van had faced 1,000 job-application rejections.

14 Vietnamese products are sold on Amazon every minute

In 2021, 14 Vietnamese products, ranging from rice paper to dry vermicelli to coffee to ceramics, were sold on Amazon every minute.

Which Vietnamese goods sell well on Amazon?

Every minute, 14 Made-in-Vietnam products are sold on Amazon. Which products sell well? What should Vietnamese businesses do to compete on this platform?

Vietnam assists exports of handicrafts via Amazon

Domestic enterprises have the opportunity to bring handicraft products to the global market via the US e-commerce giant.

Two-year period too long for intellectual-property registration process

The two years for intellectual property registration in Vietnam is said to be too long, affecting business activities and the image of the brand.

Digital technology enables mass distribution of books

With the help of media and technology, millions of copies of books can be distributed overnight.

Made-in-Vietnam textile products to be sold on Amazon

If sales through Amazon online stores worldwide are successful, Vietnamese products will have brand positioning in markets worldwide.

Amazon sets up seller centre in Vietnamese language

Amazon Global Selling has announced plans to set up a seller centre in Vietnamese language and a new dedicated global selling support team in Hanoi.

Tax administration of personal transactions with YouTube, Facebook, Google, Amazon to be tightened

The tax authority will coordinate with commercial banks to manage taxes with cash flow in and out of digital platforms such as YouTube, Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Netflix arising from transactions in Vietnam, including from individuals.

Law on Cybersecurity finds little purchase on overseas tech titans

Despite urging by the Law on Cybersecurity, few international companies handling the data of local customers have set up data centres in Vietnam.

Selling brooms and baskets on Amazon, farmers collect high prices from the US

A handmade paper postcard is priced at VND20,000 in Vietnam, but it can be sold for a price 10 times higher on Amazon. Putting Vietnam’s products on sale on marketplaces is the way to penetrate the US market quickly.

Vietnamese businesses told to export to US through Amazon during pandemic

Vietnamese exporters should boost exports to the US through the Amazon e-commerce platform during the COVID-19 pandemic, speakers told a seminar in HCM City yesterday. 

Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google face claims of 'harmful' power

The executives of the four US tech giants defend their records at a five-hour hearing in Congress.

George Floyd: Amazon bans police use of facial recognition tech

The move comes after IBM ended its facial recognition activities amid concerns over racial bias.

Amazon removes T-shirt showing George Floyd death

The T-shirt, available on the US store, broke guidelines about depicting a crime scene.

Silver lining to doom and gloom over bankruptcy of JCPenney

Amazon’s interest in purchasing bankrupt US retailer JCPenney may possibly give some relief to Vietnamese-based apparel exporters to cushion cancelled orders from the latter. 

Coronavirus: Amazon shuts French warehouses after court ruling

The online commerce giant said its French distribution centres would close until at least 20 April.

Disney Plus racks up 50m subscribers in five months

Disney's new video streaming service almost doubles its subscription base during coronavirus lockdowns.