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.
The Zalo.vn domain has been suspended for 45 days starting Monday, according to the Vietnam Internet Network Information Center (VNNIC).
Since the beginning of 2019, there have been three social networks established in Vietnam.
The scenarios for digital economy development are expected to help the government recognize risks and opportunities for better policy-making methods for the future.
Viber has been taking care of loyal customers, while LINE has set up an office and plans a return to Vietnam.
Vietnam has seen an average of 400 human trafficking cases each year, involving around 1,000 victims and 600 traffickers, said an official.
Like many urban Vietnamese women, Nguyen Thu Trang never lets her smartphone out of reach. The first thing she does every morning is checking Facebook on her phone to see what her friends are up to and what items are for sale.
LINE expects to make a comeback to Vietnam through its investment in webtretho.com.
The revenue of Vietnamese network operators has suffered an uncharacteristic low in the first quarter of this year due to new legislation reducing top-up promotions for pre-paid subscribers from 50% to 20%. The reduction of the promotion was put into force last month.
ZaloPay e-wallet, developed by VNG Corporation, aims to open about 1,000 new points of sale in 2018, according to Phan Thanh Thao, business development director of Zalo Pay.
The Vietnamese e-commerce market contains unexpected elements this year, including Tiki receiving investment from a Chinese partner, Shopee flying up, Lazada getting support from Alibaba, and Cho Tot announcing new ambitions.
The omnichannel model has become a new weapon in the race to maintain and expand market share in the electronics retail industry.
Various issues bar tax departments from collecting tax from Facebook sellers.
Following Viettel’s and FPT’s success, several information and communications technology (ICT) enterprises have started “cultivating” foreign markets.
VOV.VN -Vietnamese OTT application for mobile devices Zalo has reached initial success in Myanmar with 2 million users only after four months of operation.
Military-run telecom group Viettel posted revenue of VND144 trillion (US$6.4 billion) and pre-tax profit of some VND25 trillion in the first eight months of the year.
VOV.VN -With the spread of mobile technology, it has become easier for small businesses to maintain regular contact with their customers online and many Vietnamese vendors report new social promos are popping up everywhere.
The number of users on Zalo, the mobile-based free texting and calling app, is now equal to half of Vietnam's population and matches the number of subscribers of the country's biggest mobile carrier.