Domain name “.vn” tops ASEAN in usage Sci-Tech

Domain name “.vn” tops ASEAN in usage

About 486,000 internet addresses had been registered with Vietnam’s top-level domain (TLD) “.vn” as of September 30, which tops all other ASEAN domains and is among Asia-Pacific’s top ten in terms of usage.
HDBank receives green finance award Business

HDBank receives green finance award

HDBank has recently been awarded the Green Deal Award by the Asian Development Bank in Singapore, making this the first time a Vietnamese participating financial institution of ADB has won this award.
Vingroup listed in Asia’s Fab 50 Business

Vingroup listed in Asia’s Fab 50

Property developer Vingroup has been honoured by Forbes magazine in its list of Asia’s top 50 enterprises (Asia’s Fab 50 2018) for its rapid growth, vision and high performance for many years.
RoK to open consulate office in Da Nang World

RoK to open consulate office in Da Nang

The Republic of Korea (RoK)’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs is working on preparations for the opening of a General Consulate in the central city of Da Nang, a famous coastal tourism hub of Vietnam.
HDBank wins top US award for annual report Business

HDBank wins top US award for annual report

The Ho Chi Minh City Development Joint Stock Commercial Bank (HDBank) has won the Platinum Award, the highest recognition, at the 2017 Vision Awards Annual Report Competition organised by the League of American Communications Professionals.
Registrations of ‘.vn' domains rise Sci-Tech

Registrations of ‘.vn' domains rise

More than 106,300 new ".vn" domain names were registered in the first 11 months of this year, bringing the total number of ".vn" domain names to 343, 370, a year-on-year increase of 16.4 percent.
Business

Domain name fees to be self-regulated

Individuals, enterprises and organisations will be allowed to decide the fees for domain name registration, as the government is set to only charge fees for the use of domain names.
Culture - Sports

US publications honour hotels in Vietnam

The 111-year-old Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi and the Park Hyatt Saigon were included in the top-500 hotels worldwide on the Conde Nast Traveler Readers Choice Awards 2013 and Travel + Leisure magazine.
Society

Hoi An becomes first Asian city to provide free wifi

Hoi An ancient town in the central province of Quang Nam started offering free wireless internet (wifi) access at the beginning of the lunar New Year, becoming the first city in Vietnam as well as in Asia to provide such service.
Society

Hanoi, HCM City pricey for expats

Hanoi and HCM City are the 41st and 43rd most expensive cities in Asia for expatriates, a survey by consulting firm ECA International reveals.