Mobile pay threatens banks: experts Business

Mobile pay threatens banks: experts

Foreign tech giants are set to jump into the mobile payments market on both the paying and receiving sides of the transaction, thus posing a threat to local commercial banks payment market share.
Business

New e-commerce website launched

PeaceSoft Group, the leading group for e-commerce and payments in Vietnam, in partnership with WeShop Global Group (Singapore) and Interpark Group (the Republic of Korea), has launched the first multinational & cross-border retail platform in Vietnam and South East Asia at www.weshop.com.vn.
Business

More players enter Vietnam's e-market

The Vietnamese e-commerce market is dominated by ChoDienTu.vn, a Vietnamese e-commerce product, which holds 29 percent of market share. However, the situation may change in the immediate future, said the English language news website VietNamNet Bridge on June 12.
Business

Businesses urged to tap VN e-commerce market

No enterprise has obtained the dominant position in the e-commerce market in Vietnam, which means that great opportunities are still awaiting new comers, according to an article published on the English language news website VietNamNet Bridge.
World

Thai zoo unveils eight anaconda snakelets

Dusit Zoo of Thailand has added eight anaconda babies to its reptile collection after it has for the first time in the history successfully bred the species.
Vietnam badly affected by phishing Sci-Tech

Vietnam badly affected by phishing

In the latest survey conducted by Kaspersky Lab, in 2012, 37.3 million Internet users worldwide became victims of phishing. Vietnam is among the countries with the highest number of phishing victims.
Sci-Tech

Nation at high risk of cyber attacks

Vietnam, along with the US, India and Germany, have the greatest number of Internet users affected by phishing attacks, with the total number doubling since last year, computer security company Kaspersky Lab says.
Ha Long Bay’s new status to be announced Travel

Ha Long Bay’s new status to be announced

A ceremony to announce Ha Long Bay as one of the world’s seven new wonders of nature will be held in Hanoi on April 27 and in northern coastal Quang Ninh province on May 1.
In Hanoi on March 30, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism said that the New 7 Wonders Foundation will bring two steles with the name of Ha Long Bay to the event to be installed in Hanoi and Quang Ninh province.
Business

Firms urged to use e-commerce to increase exports

E-commerce is considered an effective measure helping businesses, especially small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), to reduce direct transaction costs during times of economic downturn, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
VN, USAID join hands to cope with pandemics Health

VN, USAID join hands to cope with pandemics

Vietnam ’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the US Agency for International Development signed an agreement on response to infectious pandemics in humans and animals in Hanoi on April 7.
Vote for Ha Long bay by telephone Travel

Vote for Ha Long bay by telephone

The New Open World Corporation released a new voting method for the New 7 Wonders of the World – including Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay – via telephone from March 9.