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Saigon's First Apple iPhone X Sold at Record Price of VND68m

Apple fans in Vietnam might have to shell out dozens of million of dong to get their hands on a brand-new iPhone X.

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Google and Facebook Should Be Required to Establish Offices and Servers in Vietnam: Ministry

A bill drafted by the Ministry of Public Security that would require major tech companies like Google and Facebook to establish offices and servers within Vietnam has been met with staunch opposition....

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Vietnam's Home-Grown Internet Browser Coc Coc Hits 23m Users

Coc Coc, the Vietnamese-created internet browser, has grown rapidly since its launch in 2013, and now boasts 23 million users within Vietnam.

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Alibaba Founder Jack Ma to Attend Vietnam E-Payment Forum in Hanoi

Eccentric billionaire and Alibaba founder Jack Ma will attend Vietnam’s E-Payment Forum in Hanoi next month.

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Uber Vietnam CEO Dang Viet Dung Resigns

Uber Vietnam’s top leadership role is currently empty.

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Vietnam to Allow Switching Mobile Carrier While Retaining Phone Number This December

If you’ve been thinking about switching to another service provider but are reluctant to change your phone number, there’s some good news.

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Maneuver Vietnam's Hectic Traffic in This Quirky, Locally Made Minigame

Haven’t gotten enough of Vietnam’s traffic pandemonium in real life? Now you can also experience it virtually through this quirky brand-new mobile game.

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Scientists Reveal Ambitious Plans to Build Made-in-Vietnam Satellites

Vietnamese scientists hope to build and launch domestically produced satellites within the next two years.

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Vingroup Begins Construction of $3.5bn Car Factory in Hai Phong

Vingroup, Vietnam's largest real estate developer, has begun construction of an automobile production plant in an effort to expand the country's auto industry.

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Vietnamese Entrepreneur Makes Silicon Valley Top 40 Under 40 List

A Vietnamese entrepreneur recently made the list of Silicon Valley’s 40 under 40 this year.

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82-Year-Old Japanese Coder Creates Apps for the Elderly

Masako Wakamiya, an 82-year-old Japanese woman, has shown that mobile phone app developers don't always fit the mold of Silicon Valley stereotypes.

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Are Electric Cars Coming to Vietnam?

As urban Vietnam makes a push toward cars and away from motorbikes, could electric vehicles be on the horizon?

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Vietnam Ranks 101st Out of 195 Countries on Cybersecurity: UN Report

Vietnam has a lot of work to do to make sure its cybersecurity infrastructure keeps up with its economic growth.

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Amazon Eyes Southeast Asia Expansion Through Singapore

It looks like residents of Southeast Asia will soon be able to enjoy American online retailer Amazon’s services.

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Vietnam’s Video Game Market Ranks 28th Globally in Total Revenue: Report

With spending on video games in Vietnam expected to hit US$365 million in 2017, the country is quickly becoming a lucrative market for game makers.

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Cyber Security Breach Exposes 66,000 Vietnamese Personal Accounts

Approximately 66,000 Vietnamese Facebook, Gmail and Yahoo accounts have been stolen in a newly discovered cyber heist, experts recently revealed.

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Binh Thanh Debuts New App to Help Residents Report Legal Violations

An app which lets residents of Binh Thanh District submit legal violations to local authorities has been successful in a pilot run.

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Spotify Likely to Expand to Thailand and Vietnam This Year

It appears likely that Spotify, the popular Swedish music streaming service, will expand to Vietnam and Thailand this year.

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Vietnamese Startup VNG Reaches for Country's First IPO Abroad

Vietnamese startup VNG Corp. has signed a memorandum of understanding to list on New York's Nasdaq Stock Exchange.

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Vietnam Is Crazy About the New Nokia 'Brick' 3310

Vietnam’s most popular phone model ever has officially made a comeback.

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