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Disney Plus racks up 50m subscribers in five months

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

Five romance movies on Netflix that can warm your hearts

Feeling lonely at home but cannot meet your lover or your besties because of social distancing? 

Five shows to watch on Netflix in Vietnam right now

You will no doubt be getting your money’s worth out of Netflix right now as we all stay indoors for the good of the nation. But with so many shows and movies to choose from, what exactly are you going to watch next?

Netflix stops free trial program in Vietnam

Netflix is the most popular movie and TV show service in the world today. Subscribers have to pay a monthly fee to be able to access its films.

Contemporary classics of the last decade now available on Netflix

Netflix subscribers in Vietnam can now enjoy more contemporary Vietnamese movies with the addition of six licensed titles which are produced or distributed by production company Binh Hanh Dan (BHD).

Netflix streams more Vietnamese movies from December

The move following the launching of Netflix’s Vietnamese version this October is a step to extend the outreach to Vietnamese audiences and win the market.

Netflix wants to produce its program in Vietnam, for Vietnamese people

Of 100 million Vietnamese people, 60 million are Internet users with high demands for audiovisual services, including streaming services.

Netflix now available in Vietnamese

Netflix, the world’s leading internet entertainment service, has announced that members in Vietnam can now enjoy the service in Vietnamese.

Cross-border corporate taxation remains a challenge for VN

Though the revised tax administration law passed by the National Assembly takes into account the management of cross-border business, charging taxes on these business activities is not a simple task.


Chinese digital content firms flock to Vietnam market

The community of Vietnamese TV service providers has been stirred up by the news that Baidu and Tencent have begun selling VOD (video on demand) with subtitles in Vietnamese, collecting fees from VIP subscribers in Vietnam dong.

Online scam deepens Netflix troubles

Despite having been present in Vietnam for a few years, the US pay-TV Netflix has come under fire for dodging taxes and not supervising content. It is also questioned about its role in an online scam.


Vietnam could follow up EU social media slapdown

In fact, both Facebook and Google have been using content of entertainment and news articles, so thanks to this, gaining hundreds of millions of US dollars in annual advertising revenue in Vietnam.

Netflix to be accused of tax arrears in Vietnam

Local competitors are complaining about Netflix which they claim is dodging its tax obligation and does not supervise content in line with Vietnamese laws, reported VN Investment Review.

Vietnam OTT TV competes with foreign giants

VietNamNet Bridge - OTT TV is a playing field where Vietnamese players’ rivals are all ‘giants’, from Facebook to Google to Netflix. 

Piracy is the biggest challenge for Vietnam’s OTT market

VietNamNet Bridge - The domestic OTT market is entering a period of stiff competition with copyright posing the biggest pressure. 

Netflix comms boss Jonathan Friedland sacked over 'N-word'

 Netflix has fired its head of communications over his use of the “N-word”. In an internal memo, Chief Executive Reed Hastings apologised to staff for not acting sooner.

Will Spotify trigger a battle in the online music market?

Analysts still believe that Spotify will have a hard time succeeding in Vietnam, where people usually sign up for free music websites. But others believe they will prosper as their free and paid services offer the same quality of music. 

Big challenges await Spotify in Vietnam

Spotify has officially joined the Vietnamese market. The world’s largest digital music service, Spotify has been warned about challenges it could face in Vietnam where people are used to free music services.

Oscar-winning Coen brothers to bring Western anthology series to Netflix

 Oscar-winning filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen are transitioning to the small screen with a new Western anthology for Netflix Inc, the latest talent to join the platform's growing roster.

EU moves closer to removing barriers for online media subscriptions

 European Union institutions moved a step closer on Tuesday to letting consumers access their online subscriptions for services like Netflix or Sky when they travel across the bloc.