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.
Sci-Tech

Bkav on Gartner's ‘cool vendor' list

Information technology research and advisory company Gartner recently announced its ranking of top IT companies in emerging markets, including a listing for Vietnamese firm Bkav Corporation.
World

ASEAN, US enhance trade ties

A high-level delegation of ASEAN representatives, led by Brunei’s Second Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Pehin Dato Lim Jock Seng, visited the United States from June 10-14 to enhance the trade and investment relations between the bloc and one of its most important trade partners.
Sci-Tech

Telecoms companies to join Asia undersea cable project

Vietnam has agreed in principle to allow its three telecom giants VNPT, Viettel and CMC TI, to participate in a 450 million USD international project to lay a 10,000-km undersea internet cable, according to the Government Office.
VN demands a stop to violation of sovereignty Politics

VN demands a stop to violation of sovereignty

A Vietnamese Foreign Ministry spokesperson has asserted Vietnam’s indisputable sovereignty over the Hoang Sa and Truong Sa archipelagos, and demanded a stop to actions violating the country’s sovereignty.
World

ASEAN, US businesses step up cooperation

The US-ASEAN Business Council (ABC) has realised its commitment to enhance cooperation between businesses of the two sides by launching its first official ASEAN Working Committee.
Business

Internet use soars in small towns

Between 30 and 49 percent of the population in provincial towns access the Internet on a daily basis in 30 provinces across the country, a survey found.
World

US companies offer support for Indonesia as ASEAN Chair

During a business mission to Indonesia last week, executives of over 30 US companies offered support for Indonesia’s efforts to increase Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) integration and discussed ways to collaborate on expanding US investment in Indonesia.
Society

OVs contribute to nation’s achievements

Vietnamese Consul General in San Francisco Le Quoc Hung has confirmed the enormous contributions to the nation’s achievements in 2010 by overseas Vietnamese (OVs), referring to Ovs living in the US.
Vietnamese IT expert wins Google’s reward Sci-Tech

Vietnamese IT expert wins Google’s reward

Bui Quang Minh, an IT expert from the Internet security company Bkav Company has received an award of 1,000 USD from Google corporation for finding out a high security vulnerability in Google Chrome browser.
Society

Google corrects map border error after complaint

Google has corrected the map it had posted on the Net of the borderline between Viet Nam and China after a complaint by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment's Department of Survey and Mapping.