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Saigon Startup Fest registration opens

Saigon Startup Fest registration opens

VOV.VN - Organizers have extended an invitation to all in the community to attend the Saigon Startup Fest, a business planning competition they’re hosting on March 12 at the Independence Palace in Ho Chi Minh City.

2015 phone exports exceed US$30 billion

2015 phone exports exceed US$30 billion

Vietnam shipped abroad phones and phone components worth US$30.18 billion last year, up 27.9% from a year earlier, according to the General Department of Customs.

Bac Ninh attractive to foreign investors

Bac Ninh attractive to foreign investors

The northern province of Bac Ninh has become a magnet for foreign investors thanks to its attractive investment environment and synchronous infrastructure system with a series of modern industrial zones (IZ).

ASEAN countries disadvantaged by poor English skills

ASEAN countries disadvantaged by poor English skills

(VOV) - English is now the global language of business and the official language of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC)— as the regions’ leaders have opted to heed the advice of leaders from multinational companies.

Microsoft receives CSR award

Microsoft receives CSR award

Microsoft was honoured with the AmCham Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Recognition Award 2015.

Electronic product and component exports jump high

Electronic product and component exports jump high

(VOV) - Exports of computers, electronic products and components skyrocketed 38.2% to US$14.3 billion in the first 11 months of this year, according to the statistics from the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Microsoft reaffirms commitment to Vietnam’s ICT 2020 Vision Policy

Microsoft reaffirms commitment to Vietnam’s ICT 2020 Vision Policy

As part of Microsoft’s long-term commitment to Vietnam’s future, Jean-Philippe Courtois, Microsoft International president, met with executive leaders from leading businesses to discuss the company’s strong efforts to bolster cybersecurity, cloud infrastructure, application development, and infrastructure management skills.

Vietnam FDI inflow hits record high so far in 2015

Vietnam FDI inflow hits record high so far in 2015

Vietnam received an estimated record US$9.65 billion in actual foreign direct investment (FDI) so far this year, with strong inflows going to the manufacturing sector, a key driver for the country's economic growth.

Vietnam moving the needle on E-Government

Vietnam moving the needle on E-Government

(VOV) - The 2015 Vietnam E-Government Symposium was held July 21-22 at the New World Saigon Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City featuring the theme – Building a smart city strategy with a focus on e-government.

Mobile phone industry leads export growth

Mobile phone industry leads export growth

(VOV) - Vietnam’s telephone and component exports in the five months leading up to June jumped 18.5% on-year to US$11.8 billion, according to latest statistics from the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

As Vietnam booms, it faces worker shortage

As Vietnam booms, it faces worker shortage

(VOV) - It’s not easy finding qualified engineers and mid to high level managers for projects run by Microsoft and Samsung in Vietnam, Navigos managing director Nguyen Van Anh said.

Microsoft invests US$3 million for YouthSpark in Vietnam

Microsoft invests US$3 million for YouthSpark in Vietnam

(VOV) - Microsoft has announced it will invest US$3 million in Vietnam over the next three years as part of the company’s global Youth Spark commitment to empower young people with opportunities for education, employment and entrepreneurship.

National Microsoft Office Championship launched

The national round of the Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship (MOSWC) 2015, the fifth of its kind in Vietnam, was officially kicked off during an announcing ceremony in Thai Nguyen city, northern Thai Nguyen province on March 14.

Phone sales hit 28.7 million units

Phone sales hit 28.7 million units

A recent survey by global data firm IDC has revealed that a total of 28.7 million cell phones were sold in Vietnam last year, up 13% from the previous year.

Communities use mobiles to prepare for disasters

Communities use mobiles to prepare for disasters

NGO ActionAid and Microsoft on November 12 launched a pilot project using mobilephones and Microsoft Data Gathering (MDG) tools for use in disaster response in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang.

Promoting information security in Vietnam

Promoting information security in Vietnam

(VOV) -The Vietnam Information Safety Association (VNISA) and Microsoft on November 4 signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on increasing information security in the current context when high risks are outweighing in Vietnam.