As many as 10 million people out of Vietnam's 76.8 million smartphone users have downloaded a domestically developed contact-tracing mobile app to identify and alert people who have interacted with COVID-19 patients, according to the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC).
For guests who have not declared their health status at immigration checkpoints, hotel staff should assist them to declare on the website or via application on mobile phone.
The Information Technology Department of the Ministry of Health launched a mobile app providing users with the latest and precise information about the COVID-19 outbreak on March 13.
In addition to some basic functions including updating the date and events, the Truong Sa calendar app also features pictures of the sea, island and continental shelf of Vietnam.
Buses are positively encouraged in large metropolitan areas thanks to its safe and environmentally friendly features.
The Australian Human Rights Commission and Ho Chi Minh Political Academy have collaborated to launch Rights App, a free Vietnamese-language reference guide to international human rights law.
Apple has fulfilled a Vietnamese demand to remove nine apps that flouted its gambling laws, the U.S. company says in its latest transparency report.
Talky Bird, a free app using Artificial Intelligence (AI) recognition technology to help those learning the Japanese language, has been launched on the App Store.
The Bank of Thailand (BOT) has launched Thai Banknotes App to prevent and eliminate counterfeit banknotes.
The Thang Long – Hanoi Heritage Conservation Centre will launch an automatic guiding system for smart phone users in late January 2018 to support visitors of the Thang Long Imperial Citadel relic.
A number of mobile stores in Hanoi began removing Apple’s “half-eaten apple” logo from their shop banners following the US tech company’s request sent to Vietnamese mobile traders recently.
Google has recently added a new feature to its Maps applications that allows Vietnamese users to get traffic updates before choosing a route.
PCCW Media Group from Hong Kong is ramping up its presence in the region with the launch of the MOOV music app, in partnership with telecommunications services provider Vietnamobile.
An education-based app developed by a Vietnamese firm has climbed to the top ten most downloaded apps on Apple’s App Store in the US as of early 2016.
The Vietnamese developer behind the 2013 hit mobile game Flappy Bird has paid more than VND1.4 billion (US$62,500) in tax for the income he had reaped from the historically popular app, a tax official has said.
Since the phenomenal success of game app "Flappy Bird," Vietnam's startup ecosystem has gained considerable momentum in the last two years and it is on the radar of many foreign venture capital funds.
Vietnam's Flappy Bird mobile game has been ranked 39th in a report on the world's 50 most popular brands of 2014.