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Billion-dollar fintech market awaits sandbox for breakthrough

Regulators are working to finalise the sandbox for healthy market development, accelerating economic growth that will help Vietnamese fintech companies bloom.

MyGo lost in ride-hailing market?

MyGo, Viettel Post’s app, will likely decide to focus its fleet on delivery services and drop ride-hailing.

Vietnam has 2nd lowest number of mobile malware threats in Southeast Asia

Vietnam had the second lowest number of Android threats detected in Southeast Asia in the period from January to September this year, according to cybersecurity company Kaspersky.


5G subscribers in Vietnam to hit 6.3 million by 2025: Cisco

The number of 5G subscribers in Vietnam could hit 6.3 million by 2025, according to a  Cisco Vietnam’s report on 5G in Southeast Asia. 

PwC surveys how financial and tech firms navigate fintech landscape

PwC polled over 500 financial services and technology executives worldwide to figure out the factors that will determine the winners and losers of fintech.

Vietnam targets mobile number portability rates of 80 percent

The Ministry of Information and Communications of Vietnam has required network operators to upgrade mobile number portability rates to 80 per cent.

Healthcare levels up via tech groups

Technological disruption is expected to make vast changes in the healthcare sector, with huge opportunities for tech firms to venture deeper.

Central kitchen model heats up in Vietnam

The increasing demand for food delivery applications has helped spread the trend of central kitchens from China, India, Japan and Indonesia to Viet Nam.


Fintech has huge opportunities in Vietnam: experts

With cash still being the main payment mode, a youthful demographic and growing smartphone penetration, Vietnam offers great opportunities for fintech developers, experts said.


Smart city challenges Vietnamese Gov’t and localities

In efforts to embrace the fourth industrial revolution, Vietnam's cities and provinces are pushing smart city programmes, combining technology with internet-connected devices to enhance municipal management and economy.


Virtual telecom operators eye opportunities in Vietnam

Virtual telecom carriers have a great opportunity to gain a foothold in Viet Nam’s market thanks to the country’s open regulatory environment and young and tech-savvy population.


Vietnam, Indonesia lead ASEAN in internet economy growth

The Southeast Asian internet economy has expanded by 39 per cent this year to hit US$100 billion for the first time, according to a report released by Google, Temasek and new partner Bain & Company on Thursday.


Five Vietnamese companies among ten most visited e-commerce sites in Southeast Asia

Five Vietnamese e-commerce platforms were named among ten most visited sites in Southeast Asia in the first half of this year.

Applying e-solutions from Singapore

Vietnam is co-operating with Singapore in innovation, smart cities, and e-government development to build out a facilitating economy.

Should ride-hailing vehicles install taxi signs?

Vietnam’s proposal requesting all ride-hailing vehicles to put taxi signs on vehicles will weigh down disruptive businesses and dampen benefits to stakeholders.

VN Competition and Consumer Protection Authority submits complaint about Grab-Uber ruling

The Vietnam Competition and Consumer Protection Authority (VCA) submitted a complaint about the decision of the Vietnam Competition Authority that Grab's acquisition of Uber does not violate the Competition Law.

PM Phuc speaks with Japanese businesses about training IT workers

Efforts to develop an information technology (IT) workforce were highlighted during a dialogue between Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and representatives of leading Japanese technology groups in Japan on Friday.


Regulating ride-hailing firms: Do not dampen the development

As competition is uneven among ride-hailing firms and traditional taxi companies, there is heated debate about how to better regulate new business models.

Startups in Vietnam head to digital transformation

Startups in Vietnam have been trending to adopt the technology of the Fourth Industrial Revolution to gain market success amid mounting competition.

More brand ads found embedded in malicious YouTube videos

 The Broadcasting, Television and Electronic Information Authority under the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) has detected 40 more brands which are advertising in videos with malicious content.