Vietnam’s digital economy to reach 14 billion USD this year Sci-Tech

Vietnam’s digital economy to reach 14 billion USD this year

Vietnam’s digital economy is expected to reach 14 billion USD in 2020, a year-on-year increase of 16 percent, and will likely reach 52 billion USD in 2025, re-accelerating to nearly 29 percent in compound annual growth rate, according to a report from Google, Temasek and Bain & Company.
ASEAN Studies Centre wins 2020 ASEAN Prize World

ASEAN Studies Centre wins 2020 ASEAN Prize

Singapore-based ASEAN Studies Centre (ASC) of the Yusof Ishak Institute (ISEAS) on November 12 was honoured with the ASEAN Prize, an annual regional permier award, for promoting greater understanding and awareness of ASEAN and contributing towards regional cooperation and integration.
E-commerce revenue grows 25 percent in 2019 Business

E-commerce revenue grows 25 percent in 2019

Vietnam’s B2C e-commerce revenue rose by 25 percent to 10.08 billion USD in 2019, according to the e-Commerce White Book 2020 released by the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT)’s e-Commerce and Digital Economy Agency (iDEA).
Indonesia to impose VAT on internet companies from July World

Indonesia to impose VAT on internet companies from July

Indonesia will require big internet companies to pay value-added taxes (VAT) on sales of digital products and services from July as part of efforts to boost revenue amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to a tax official of the country.
Vietnam Airlines carries medical equipment to Laos, Cambodia  Health

Vietnam Airlines carries medical equipment to Laos, Cambodia

National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines said on April 4 that it has carried 100,000 face masks, protective clothing, testing systems and COVID-19 test kits as gifts from the Vietnamese Government and people to their Lao and Cambodian counterparts.