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Chinese giant becomes biggest shareholder in e-commerce platform Tiki

China’s JD.com has overtaken gaming firm VNG Corp to become the largest shareholder of leading Vietnamese e-commerce platform Tiki.

Telecom giant Viettel launches ride-hailing service and e-commerce platform

Vietnam's military-run Viettel has launched ride-hailing service MyGo and e-commerce site Voso.vn after piloting them for two weeks.

Publishers want to throw the book at fakers, but it’s complicated

Vietnamese publishers confront widespread availability of copied titles that can also be bought online, but a long-term solution eludes them.
June 21, 2019 | 08:20 pm GMT+7

More non-retail tenants filling up shopping malls: report

The e-commerce boom is prompting shopping centers in Vietnam to hire out space to businesses in other sectors. 
March 21, 2019 | 06:01 pm GMT+7

Top startup trends in Vietnam confirm hi-tech bias

The most funded startup categories in Vietnam last year were all based on advanced technological applications.
March 12, 2019 | 04:43 pm GMT+7

Amazon to expand real-world store presence

Amazon on Wednesday unveiled plans to open more bookstores and "4-star" shops selling only the best-rated products, while closing its smaller "pop-up" kiosks in the U.S.
March 07, 2019 | 11:03 am GMT+7

Amazon to train Vietnamese small firms in e-commerce

Amazon will train 100 Vietnamese businesses to develop their business on its platform.
February 23, 2019 | 09:00 am GMT+7

Chinese Singles’ Day courts Vietnamese consumers

Promoted by Alibaba in China for more than 10 years, Singles’ Day is now courting Vietnam with great fervor.
November 09, 2018 | 02:56 pm GMT+7

Jack Ma to unveil succession plans, not imminent retirement: SCMP

Alibaba co-founder and chairman Jack Ma will unveil a succession plan on Monday, the South China Morning Post reported Sunday.
September 09, 2018 | 09:36 am GMT+7

Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma announces plans to retire at 54

Alibaba chief Jack Ma has shared plans to retire from the e-commerce giant on Monday to devote his time to philanthropy.
September 08, 2018 | 08:35 am GMT+7

American entrepreneur finds Vietnam the right place at the right time

Erik Frankel has perfectly timed a business that works with small Vietnamese businesses to reap the benefits of e-commerce.
September 05, 2018 | 08:51 am GMT+7

Courier firm shuts down, confesses to stealing cash on delivery money

Hanoi courier company GNN Express has gone bust, and has confessed to pocketing customers’ money to bail itself out of financial trouble.
September 04, 2018 | 09:27 pm GMT+7

Lazada Vietnam appoints Chinese CEO

Singapore based e-commerce group Lazada has appointed a new CEO for its Vietnamese operations.
July 17, 2018 | 09:10 am GMT+7

Tiki.vn attracts investors despite $26 million in accumulated losses

The rapid growth of e-commerce in Vietnam has not translated into profits for leaving local brands, but they continue to get huge investment. 
July 10, 2018 | 12:12 pm GMT+7

GrabTaxi reiterates Vietnam-wide operations completely legal

Ride-hailing leader rejects Transport Ministry contention that GrabTaxi is only allowed to operate in five cities and provinces.
June 28, 2018 | 12:45 pm GMT+7
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