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For a long time, global technology groups like Microsoft, Intel and Qualcomm have their representative offices in Vietnam just to help boost sales. However, the relations between them and domestic enterprises have gone much further in recent years.

The way the 100 richest Vietnamese families earn their money

Most of the Vietnamese millionaires have got rich from their investments in the real estate sector.

Mobile banking remains “promising land” for banks

Commercial banks have been moving ahead with their plans to boost the mobile banking, since they need to renovate technologies to improve the service quality and expand their service coverage.

ADSL services less attractive amid new technologies

Big ADSL service providers, namely VNPT, Viettel and FPT have offered big preferences to new subscribers registering services in May 2013.

Vietnamese vaccines

From completely depending on imported vaccines, now Vietnam has four vaccine factories with modern machines and technology reaching international standards, equivalent to those of other countries in the region and the world.

Vietnamese try to avoid head-on confrontation with Google

Vietnamese digital content firms cannot see any opportunity to defeat Google when competing face to face with the US giant.

Existing TVs won’t be wasted when Vietnam digitalizes TV

Scientists believe that the currently used TV sets would still be useful for receiving image signals once Vietnam enters the digital TV era.

Growing stem cells – a new profitable business in Vietnam

Vietnam is really a potential market for stem cell services with the increasingly high number of people suffering from dangerous diseases and the people who can afford the expensive services.

Garbage is being wasted in Vietnam

Millions of tons of garbage have been thrown away every year. Meanwhile, this could be a potential source of energy.

Vietnam masters satellite technology

Vietnam has launched two communications satellites into orbit and hopes to control them without foreign assistance by March 2013.

CMMi requirement puts difficulties for software firms

It’s obvious that CMMi (capability maturity model integration) helps software firms increase their competitive edges. However, the requirement for CMMi certificate has put big difficulties for software firms.

Big guy VTC denounced of appropriating SaigonTel’s money

The Vietnam Multimedia Corporation (VTC) has unwillingly got involved in a trouble when SaigonTel, a telco, has denounced VTC of appropriating its US$3.9 million, which is the capital contribution to a joint venture between the two parties.

Vietnamese market too severe to airlines (part 1)

Analysts now bet on the fate of Air Mekong after hearing that the private airline cannot pay for fuel. Pacific Airlines still has reported a loss for the last five consecutive years of operation.

Software firms claim for tax incentives

The current policy on VAT incentives turns out to maltreat software firms, while the corporate income tax incentives have been benefiting foreign firms. Meanwhile, there has been no personal income tax for software workers.

Vietnamese succeeds in making cosmetics materials from rice bran

Nguyen Duc Tien, a scientist from the Agricultural Electromechanical Post-harvesting Technology Institute and his associates have successfully invented the technology to make Gamma Oryzanol from rice bran.

HCM City: 70% of garbage treated by people-founded establishments

VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City has been mobilizing all possible resources for domestic garbage treatment. People-founded garbage collection units now handle 70 percent of the domestic garbage in the city.

Supporting industries need big support to develop

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam has vowed to develop supporting industries, but it still does not know what it should do to obtain that goal.

The list of national products announced for the first time

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Science and Technology has announced the groups of products that will be given priority to be developed in order to establish a commodity market with Vietnamese brands.

The US investor and the “company to country” strategy

The leave of First Solar should not be seen as the sign of the US investment decrease in Vietnam, because General Electric (GE), one of the US leading groups, has announced the establishment of a high technology center in HCM City.

The globally best-known Viet Kieu tycoons

VietNamNet Bridge – They are the Vietnamese people who have set themselves up in business, settled overseas and become millionaires.