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The Vietnamese national ".vn" domain achieved a new milestone, reaching over half a million users by the end of March.

Sales of ‘.shop’ domain name surge

VietNamNet Bridge - As the ‘.shop’ domain name becomes more popular, e-commerce experts believe a record number of registrations will occur.

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’.

New regulation expected to activate domain name market

VietNamNet Bridge - Circular 24, which took effect on October 10, has made it easier to register ‘.vn’ domain names. 

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.

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.

Compatibility shortage hindering IPv6 usage

 VietNamNet Bridge – The number of IPv6 users in Viet Nam is limited by the lack of IPv6 supported devices, according to the Ministry of Information and Communications.

Local firms fail to register domain names

 VietNamNet Bridge – Many Vietnamese businesses do not bother to register the country's national domain name ".vn", according to the country's Internet Network Information Centre (VNNIC).

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.