Vietnamese firms urged to transform in digital age Business

Vietnamese firms urged to transform in digital age

The internet and smartphones are having a profound impact on consumers in many areas and offering manufacturers and retailers the opportunity to promote their products while also bringing challenges in understanding new shopping trends and identifying effective methods of communication, a seminar heard in Ho Chi Minh City on July 18.
Shares end week up in southern bourse Business

Shares end week up in southern bourse

Shares concluded the final week of August on a positive note on the HCM Stock Exchange, with the benchmark VN-Index expanding 0.76 percent to close on September 1 at 788.73 points.
Vietnam ranks high in smartphone usage Society

Vietnam ranks high in smartphone usage

The data consumption rate in Vietnam is among the highest in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region, according to a recent report released by Opera Mediaworks and the Mobile Marketing Association.
Bkav showcases latest products in Las Vegas Sci-Tech

Bkav showcases latest products in Las Vegas

The Bkav Corporation recently displayed its international-standard SmartHome solution and smartphone at the Consumer Electronics Show "CES 2015" in Las Vegas, Nevada, the United States.
World

New app launched to help travellers in Thailand

The Thai Tourism Authority (TAT) has launched “Yours Connect”, a new app that will help travellers to find anywhere they want to go in the country with just couple taps in their mobile device.
Sci-Tech

Foreign-app developers keen on Vietnamese market

Foreign-app developers have flocked to Vietnam as the country is a potential market with 30 percent of mobile device users using them, the English language news portal VietNamNet Bridge quoted Thieu Phuong Nam, General Director of Qualcomm Indochina as saying.
Business

Vietnamese flock to online shopping

The growth of connected device ownership is causing a boom in the online retail sector, with the number of people making online purchases spiking in the last two years in Southeast Asia, particularly Vietnam, global information company Nielsen said in a report last week.