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The World Is Down to Fund Vietnamese Startups

In recent years, Vietnam's startups have proven their worth to both the local economy and the global community.

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High School Students Build All-Terrain Wheelchair

Vietnam is not particularly well set-up for handicapped people. With broken sidewalks and uneven terrain even in the most developed cities, getting around can be a challenge for those who are wheelcha...

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Meet Ex4U, the Taiwanese Electric Car Coming to Vietnam

A two-seater electric car may soon hit the streets of Vietnam.

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[Video] Meet the Vietnamese Engineer Developing Google's Artificial Intelligence

Next time you ask Google for directions or run an image search, thank Le Viet Quoc.

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You Can Now Print a 3D Bust of Yourself in Saigon Because Why Not

In the realm of things you never knew you needed but cannot live without, we introduce to you the 3D-printed bust.

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Apple to Invest $1bn in Hanoi Data Center

Global tech giant Apple is planning to invest US$1 billion in a Hanoi-based data center.

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Viettel Is Now Offering 4G...in Africa

If you're a Viettel user, we've got some good news: the military-run telecommunications provider is now offering 4G. The catch? It's in Burundi.

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Vietnamese-Made App Wins Top Prize at SXSW

The Vietnamese creators of English-language pronunciation app ELSA took home the top prize at SXSWedu's 2016 Launch Startup competition last week.

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500 Startups Launches $10m Microfund in Vietnam

As of last week, 500 Startups is open for business in Vietnam.

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7 Young Vietnamese Make Forbes' 30 Under 30 Asia Lists

Seven rising Vietnamese stars in media and business have earned a place on Forbes’ first-ever 30 Under 30 Asia list.

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Vietnamese Travel Startup Triip Gets $500k in Seed Funding

Triip, a Saigon-based travel platform, is the latest Vietnamese startup to receive international funding after the company announced last week it had secured US$500,000 in seed funding from Shanghai’s...

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[Photos] We Wish This Audi A8 With Built-in Rice Cooker Existed

We've all been there: it's the end of the day and you're inching your way home through rush hour traffic. When you finally make it to your house, the last thing you want to think about is making dinne...

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Ready to Trade in Your iPhone for a Bphone?

In what some believe is a last-ditch attempt to offload its remaining stock, Vietnamese tech outfit Bkav is offering local smartphone users the opportunity to trade in their old Apple, Samsung and HTC...

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Saigon Begins Testing 4G Service

On the heels of rival company Viettel's trial run in Vung Tau, Vinaphone has begun testing its 4G service in Saigon and Phu Quoc.

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Flappy Bird Earns Guinness World Record

Flappy Bird's Nguyen Ha Dong, the guy who created a viral mobile game, earned US$50,000 a day in advertising and later received death threats for removing his highly addictive game from Appl...

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Vietnam, Asian Nations to Launch Satellite Network to Track Natural Disasters

Over the last year, Southeast Asia's weather patterns have been fickle to say the least. One minute, the streets of Saigon are disappearing under water, the next we're facing a months-long drought. In...

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40 Years Later, Vietnam Begins Identifying Its War Dead

Martyr cemeteries are a common occurrence across Vietnam. In countless communes in every province, modest gravestones mark the resting places of Vietnam's fallen soldiers in neat, orderly rows. T...

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Homegrown Ride-Sharing App Launches in Vietnam

As traffic in Vietnamese cities continues to get worse, one group of local graduates is using the power of technology to help alleviate the influx of motorbikes on Saigon's streets.

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[Photos] Dong Nai Students Invent Vehicle That Runs on Alcohol

Eight students from Dong Nai province's Lac Hong University recently created a car that is able to join in one of Vietnam's favorite pastimes: getting drunk.

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Bkav Doubles Down: Will Launch Bpad, Bwatch in 2016

When Bkav, a local network security company, unveiled its Bphone earlier this year, company CEO Nguyen Tu Quang called it "the best smartphone in the world". The device, however, ultimately proved to ...