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Apple Vietnam requests exemption from customs procedures


Apple Vietnam has proposed the Ministry of Finance (MoF) to remove a series of administrative procedures applied on its imported products, aiming to create advantage for its business activity, according to newswire Vietnamfinance. MoF has issued its opinion about Apple Vietnam’s proposal. Accordingly, MoF proposed the Ministry of Industry and Trade to remove the regulations ... Read More »

APEC 2017: VN-Australia partnership programme on innovation announced


The Vietnam – Australia partnership programme on innovation was announced during a ceremony in the central city of Da Nang on November 8, within the framework of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders’ Week.  The 10 million AUD programme will help Vietnam develop a national innovation system and pilot projects in fields of Australia’s strength such as innovation, technological ... Read More »

Hanoi, HCM City to host Information Security Day


The annual “Vietnam Information Security Day” will take place in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City from November 15 – December 2. The Vietnam Information Security Day is annually organised The event, themed “Smart security in the new connection world”, will focus on ensuring information security amid the fourth industrial revolution and the introduction of smart products and applications, and ... Read More »

Cybersecurity needs more attention from local authorities, experts say


VietNamNet Bridge – As cybersecurity has become more important than ever in today’s connected world, local authorities are taking steps to protect national and personal security. Information technology engineers at work. Experts believe that cybersecurity has become more important than ever in today’s connected world as it can threaten national security. — Photo “Cyber applications are tools for Viet ... Read More »

Internet of Things now part of farmers’ lives


VietNamNet Bridge – The way of working for farmers in Don Duong district in Lam Dong Province can help clear up the preconception that farmers are overburdened with tasks.  At vegetable farms in Don Duong, farmers use drip irrigation systems and water vegetables eight times a day. However, instead of switching on pumps on the fields eight times, they conduct ... Read More »

Vietnam IT firms told to target higher-value services


VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese IT firms now have great opportunities from large markets such as the US, Japan, Europe and Singapore. However, most of them are focusing on low- and mid-end products, which is the most vulnerable market segment in the new 4.0 revolution era.  Digi-Texx, a German-invested company established in 2002 in Quang Trung Software Park, began his business ... Read More »

Survey: Vietnam at high risk of cyberattacks


Vietnam ranks 101st among 193 countries in the world which face the highest risk of cyberattacks given the rapid growth of Internet users, a recent survey shows. With Internet users accounting for 53% of the population of 95 million, Vietnam comes 16th among 20 countries with the biggest number of Internet users in Asia. Vietnam ranks seventh worldwide in terms ... Read More »

Vietnam’s ICT corporation opens subsidiary in Japan


Vietnam’s CMC Corporation, one of the leading information and communications technology (ICT) groups in Vietnam, opened its subsidiary in Yokohama city of Kanagawa prefecture on November 7. Deputy Minister of Information and Communication Nguyen Minh Hong attends the inauguration ceremony of CMC Japan (Source: CMC) This move is a result of the “Select Kanagawa 100” initiative, which aims at inviting ... Read More »

Draft law requires Facebook, Google to set up data centers in Vietnam


VietNamNet Bridge – A draft law on cyber security requires foreign companies providing internet and telecommunication services in Vietnam to have operation licenses, a representative agency and an open data center in the country . Under the draft law, service providers like Google, Facebook, Viber, Skype, Gmail and Uber would have to set up representative agencies and data centers in ... Read More »