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Vietnam's Internet Environment Ranks 32nd of 75: Report

According to a recent report, Vietnam's internet environment ranks 32nd out of 75 countries.

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Da Nang Students Build Braille Printer

Two young inventors from Da Nang are showing off their prize-winning Braille printer at an exhibition in Japan this May.

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YouTube Might Get Fined for Failing to Comply With Vietnam's Advertising Rules

YouTube is in trouble with two ministries in Vietnam over advertising on the video site.

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Vietnam Aims to Bring Internet Access to 80-90% of Population

Vietnamese IT officials are hoping to bring internet access to as much as 90% of the local population.

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PlayStation Debuts First-Ever Vietnamese-Developed Video Game

Video game fans can now try out the first-ever PlayStation game ever developed by a Vietnamese company.

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The Invincible Nokia 3310 Is Making a Comeback Later This Month

One of Nokia’s most iconic products – the 3310 cell phone – is set to make a comeback later this month.

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Vietnam Ministry Rejects Uber's Transportation Pilot Scheme for 2nd Time

Vietnam’s Ministry of Transport has once again turned down Uber Vietnam’s official proposal to carry out a ride-hailing pilot scheme with local drivers.

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Startup-Rating Firm OddUp Arrives in Saigon, ASEAN’s Future Silicon Valley

As the buzz over Saigon’s tech scene continues to grow, startup-rating website OddUp has arrived in the southern hub.

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Flappy Bird Creator Teams up With Japanese Firm to Release Ninja-Themed Mobile Game

Last week, Flappy Bird creator Nguyen Ha Dong and Japanese firm OBOKAIDEM Games introduced a new, yet familiar, eight-bit game, Ninja Spinki Challenges, to mobile users around the globe.

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Facebook Is Vietnam's Favorite Way to Shop: Surveys

While Vietnam’s goal of becoming a cashless society by 2020 seems like a lofty one to say the least, some Vietnamese are well on their way toward embracing technology for shopping, according to three ...

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Flappy Bird Creator Launches VND1bn Fund to Help Local Inventors

In a surprising move, Flappy Bird creator and Vietnam’s most sought-after app developer Nguyen Ha Dong recently announced the launch of a personal fund to help local students realize their dream proje...

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Nha Trang Is Getting Vietnam's First Observatory Next Year

Tourists visiting Nha Trang next year will have a chance to visit Vietnam’s very first observatory on Hon Chong Island.

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Honda Invests in Grab, Promising Driver Education and Bike Safety

On Monday, the ride-hailing app Grab announced a new partnership with Japanese auto firm Honda.

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Local University Students Named Among World’s Best Coders

Students from the Ho Chi Minh City University of Science have been named among the world’s best coders, according to an American tech outfit.

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Vietnam’s TicketBox Lands New Round of Investment

Vietnamese online ticketing service TicketBox has acquired a new round of funding.

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Amid Note 7 Debacle, Samsung Cuts Pay, Work Hours in Northern Vietnam Plants

Despite promises that the Note 7 debacle would not impact workers at Samsung's factory in northern Vietnam, employees face reduced income and fewer working hours.

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Quang Ninh Pilots Self-Driving Car Route to China

Starting this Wednesday, tourists in Quang Ninh province and China’s Guangxi Zhang Autonomous Region can board a fleet of self-driving cars to visit the other country for a short trial period.

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Amazon Set to Offer Retail Services in Singapore Next Year

Seattle-based online retailer Amazon is reportedly gearing up for an official presence in Southeast Asia by next year.

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Vietnamese Design Startup Earns Over $27,000 in First 3 Days

Fresh off a win at the Vietnam Creative Business Cup, Hanoi-based startup DesignBold raked in over US$27,000 in the first three days of its beta phase, a promising sign for the young venture.

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Japanese Company Plans to Launch On-Demand Shooting Stars

Do you have wishes, but no shooting stars to wish on? Your problem will be a thing of the past once this Japanese startup launches its service in 2018.

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