The COVID-19 pandemic has become a golden opportunity for e-commerce trading floors, as well as social networks such as Facebook. However, the country has lost billions of dong in tax revenue due to e-commerce as there are no specific regulations on the sector.
The "Vitality of Vietnam" programme run by the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) aims to promote Vietnam's image, encourage investment, develop human resources for business, and support community development.
The budget carrier Vietjet has cooperated with Facebook to launch the tourism promotion programme "Immense Vietnam – Fly green with Vietjet" as part of the "Proud Vietnam" project launched by the Ministry of Planning and Investment and Facebook to promote the economy and tourism after COVID-19.
The Ministry of Planning and Investment and Facebook have jointly launched the "Proud Vietnam" project, including the "Immense Vietnam" music video, which aims to promote the country’s tourism.
VOV.VN - Bkav Technology Corporation has recently announced plans to produce the Bkav-C85 smart phone series to support 4G connectivity at a price of less than VND1 million (US$43) as the firm strives to reach the goal of universal 4G phones in the near future.
VOV.VN - Low-cost carrier Vietjet Air has launched a promotional scheme with 2.5 million super-saving tickets priced from just VND8,000 (US$0.35) on offer to customers for their entire domestic flight network to mark the opening of eight new domestic routes.
The 2020 Vesak Festival will be broadcast live on Youtube, Facebook, Butta and Phatsuonline, as well as An Vien TV due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A Vietnamese student returning from overseas drew 20 paintings about his interesting and memorable life in a quarantine area at the Military School of Region 7 in Ho Chi Minh City.
VOV.VN - Passengers will be able to enjoy four-star quality services when flying between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City on fights run by Jetstar Pacific as of April 16, according to a representative from national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines.
A sculpture exhibition featuring the latest works by 13 artists has been released online this week.
VOV.VN - Founded by fine arts researcher Nguyen Duc Binh, the Dinh Lang Viet (Vietnamese Communal House) group gathers those who love Vietnam’s cultural heritage.
VOV.VN - A senior security official has recently warned of an increase in the number of social media account holders spreading false information regarding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic, which could lead to mass panic, and has therefore called for joint efforts to fight any cases of fake news.
Vietnam officials have said they will tell Facebook and Google to take down accounts that spread false information about the novel coronavirus.
Vietnamese-made social networks are struggling to regain the Vietnamese advertising market from giants Facebook and YouTube. However, to this end, they must solve a myriad of issues, including finding a completely new take on social networking itself.
Increasing internet and mobile network coverage has changed the way Tran Van Toan, a stock investor with 15 years’ experience in Hanoi, does business.
Digital technology will be the key for Vietnam to realise the target of growing powerful nation with a thriving economy over the next quarter of a century.
VOV.VN - Fake news on the internet is posing major challenges to Vietnam’s national construction and defense destabilizing national politics, and eroding people’s trust in the Party. Government agencies are taking steps to deal with this fake news.
The Viettel Military Industry and Telecom Group (Viettel) is the only Vietnamese business to make it into the list of the world’s top 50 fastest-growing brands in 2014-2019.
VOV.VN - Social networks have become popular among people of every age and gender. Using social networks in a socially responsible way, however, is somewhat less popular.
Vietnam is welcoming more investors and the country is witnessing an increase in foreign direct investment. However, legislation and taxation in the country are concerns for financiers with varying meanings in legal documents as well as in implementation.