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Japanese mega-drill ready to grind out Saigon's first metro line

The 70m beast will be boring through the city's rocky depths at around 12m per day.

Syria's new taxi app seeks to improve residents' lives

Mobile app Mallah allows residents of Damascus and Aleppo to hire a ride via their mobile phones.

Vietnam lays out plans for Fourth Industrial Revolution

The revolution is expected to change the way the world's economies work, and Vietnam plans to be ready for it.
May 07, 2017 | 11:38 am GMT+7

Online videos of killings pose tricky problem for Facebook

Critics say the social media giant has been too slow to react, and questioned whether Facebook Live should be disabled.
April 28, 2017 | 09:10 am GMT+7

Facebook out to read minds

Facebook wants to read your mind.
April 20, 2017 | 09:26 am GMT+7

Original(ity) sin: Apple asks unauthorized phone shops in Vietnam to remove logo

The iPhone maker warns of legal action against copyright infringement.
April 10, 2017 | 12:03 pm GMT+7

Twitter explores premium version after 11 years as a free service

The social media company might collect subscription fees from some users for the first time.
March 24, 2017 | 09:13 am GMT+7

Ho Chi Minh City aims to propel local companies into world's Top 500

The country's economic hub is paving the way for a tech startup boom.
March 08, 2017 | 04:03 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's high demand for IT professionals shoots up salaries

The country could become one of the next outsourcing hubs for software development, industry players said.
March 08, 2017 | 01:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam’s favorite Nokia ‘dumb’ phone has made a surprise comeback

Analysts say the revived 3310 has the makings of a hit device, appealing to fans looking for an antidote to smartphone overload.
February 27, 2017 | 04:16 pm GMT+7

Japan to fund robotics training facility in Ho Chi Minh City

The project will help transfer modern Japanese technology to Vietnamese enterprises.
February 24, 2017 | 05:35 pm GMT+7

Facebook CEO warns against reversal of global thinking

'Across the world there are people left behind by globalization, and movements for withdrawing from global connection.'
February 17, 2017 | 10:09 am GMT+7

E-waste rising dangerously in Asia: UN study

Vietnam was among the lowest e-waste generators with an average of about one kilogram for each person in 2015.
January 15, 2017 | 02:13 pm GMT+7

Flappy Bird creator lends a wing to Vietnamese startups

'Just propose those projects to me, no matter how bad it is,' Nguyen Ha Dong writes on Facebook.
January 04, 2017 | 01:50 pm GMT+7

Yahoo says 1 bln accounts exposed in newly discovered security breach

'Yahoo badly screwed up,' said a cryptologist.
December 15, 2016 | 08:26 am GMT+7