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Super-app race kicks off

VietNamNet Bridge – Domestic and foreign developers such as Grab, Zalo and Line are running a race of developing super-apps as they believe ‘early birds will catch the worm’. IT firms are running a race of developing super-apps In retailing, one-stop-shop means an integrated shop where consumers can buy a lot of goods and services. ... Read More »

New employment app to make debut in Sept

A new employment mobile application, called iWork, has been developed by iWork Service JSC and will make debut this September. The application will match job seekers and employers using artificial intelligence. It will provide information on millions of online jobs for iOS and Android users. It is expected to reduce up to 50 percent of recruiting costs for employers and ... Read More »

Hanoi launches flood app

The Hanoi Sewerage and Drainage Limited Company has developed an app for smartphones called HSDC Maps to help users make updates on rainy and flooded areas throughout the city. It’s expected to provide useful information for people living in Hanoi, especially during the rainy season in July and August. Using maps and cameras installed in the city, the app updates ... Read More »

Shortage of IT personnel in Japan: Opportunities for Vietnam

A shortage of IT personnel has prompted Japan to adopt measures to attract foreign talents in the field, which opens up opportunities for Vietnamese IT engineers and firms.  The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan estimated that the country will lack 369,000 IT engineers in 2020 and 789,000 by 2030.  To fill in the gap, Japanese firms have ... Read More »

VNPT to pilot phone number conversion in August

The Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) announced yesterday that it will follow instruction from the Ministry of Information and Communications to converse all of its 11-digit mobile phone numbers to 10-digit ones in September 15. After a piloting process of mobile phone number change in the middle of August, VNPT officially begins its 5-phase conversion for its 5 prefixes ... Read More »

Vietnamese spend billions of USD on overseas healthcare services

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam’s healthcare sector has made big progress in recent years, but many people still want to go abroad to have treatment, even for diseases which can be treated in Vietnam.  Vietnamese spend big money on overseas healthcare services DTH, 53, in HCMC, has been a lung cancer patient for 12 years. H said she experienced treatment in ... Read More »

Vietnamobile subscribers to lose 1 digit in their phone numbers

Vietnamobile Telecommunications JSC (Vietnamobile) has announced it is reducing its subscribers’ phone numbers from 11 digits to 10 by changing two of the prefixes from September 15. Vietnamobile Telecommunications JSC (Vietnamobile) has announced it is reducing its subscribers’ phone numbers from 11 digits to 10 by changing two of the prefixes from September 15. According to Decision 798 of the ... Read More »

Scientist honoured for his contributions to marine research

VietNamNet Bridge – Having spent 40 years on marine science research and set foot in 65 countries, Associate Prof Dr Nguyen Chu Hoi is the only Vietnamese among 70 scientists honoured at the 2012 Global Ocean Forum for contributions to sustainable development of the world’s oceans. Prof Dr Nguyen Chu Hoi A devoted scientist At the age of 70, Hoi ... Read More »