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About 486,000 internet addresses had been registered with Vietnam’s top-level domain (TLD) “.vn” as of September 30, which tops all other ASEAN domains and is among Asia-Pacific’s top ten in terms of usage.

Vietnam’s top-level domain “.vn” tops ASEAN in usage number

About 486.000 internet addresses have been registered with Vietnam’s top-level domain (TLD) “.vn” as of September 30, tops all other ASEAN domains and is among Asia-Pacific’s top ten in terms of usage number.

New influx of domain names heating up market

VietNamNet Bridge - The massive arrivals of new domain name extensions have brought great opportunities to both domestic enterprises and domain name registrars. 

Finance Ministry lowers ‘.vn’ domain prices

VietNamNet Bridge - The Ministry of Finance (MOF) has lowered the fee for registering and using the national domain name ‘.vn’ in order to become more competitive with international domain name ‘.com’.

Domain name transfer now legal, but number of transactions are few

VietNamNet Bridge - The government has turned the green light on the establishment of a ‘.vn’ domain name market in Vietnam, but it has not set up a legal framework for the market to develop.

VN tops ASEAN with number of new domains

Viet Nam ranked first among the ASEAN countries for the number of country code top-level domains registered, with 318,812 domain names added by June 30.

VN tops ASEAN in domain names

 VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam's domain name ."vn" had the largest number of registrations among ASEAN countries' domain names as of September 2014,

Domain-name market takes shape, auction to begin in Sept.

 VietNamNet Bridge – More than 500,000 domain names had been registered as of June, according to the Vietnam Internet Network Information Center (VNNIC), but only 280,000 had been activated.

Domain-name trade continues despite lack of legal framework

 VietNamNet Bridge – Only 20 percent of Vietnamese businesses have domain names, which opens up opportunities for businesses dealing in domain name trading.

Domain name king hawks domain names around

 VietNamNet Bridge – The domain name market is taking shape in Vietnam. However, there are more sellers than buyers.

Domain name traders still cannot do their trade

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam has abrogated the regulation on prohibiting the domain name trade and transfer. However, domain name trade activities still cannot be carried out because of the lack of a legal framework.

Vietnam considers legalizing domain name trading

 VietNamNet Bridge – Domain name traders have leaped for joy when the Ministry of Information and Communication made public the draft circular on the “.vn” domain name transfer.

Websites face hefty fines for granting on-line visas illegally

 VietNamNet Bridge – Information and Communications inspectors punished four websites using the domain name for granting visas illegally.

Businesses keep indifferent to domain name registration

Instead of spending several hundreds of thousands of dong to register and maintain domain names every year, enterprises have to spend hundreds of millions of dong to buy back domain names from others.

Is it illegal to speculate domain names?

Domain names are the national resources which need to be protected and not to be wasted. However, with the existing law loopholes, the national resources have been traded by individuals to seek profit.

The “domain name baron” threatened to be sued

Nguyen Trong Khoa, who is well known as the “domain name baron,” may be sued by Eurowindow as a blackmailer.