Vietnam-headquartered POPS Worldwide, a digital entertainment company, has asked for compensation of US$15 million from FPT TV for alleged copyright infringement. FPT TV may have to pay compensation of US$15 million for alleged copyright infringement of content of POPS Worldwide. — Photo itcnews.vn The compensation is based on losses that POPS and its partners said they had incurred after FPT TV illegally exploited more than 1,800 content items, according to a POPS’ representative. "We are currently working with related parties to protect the legitimate interests of POPS and its partners against FPT TV's copyright violations," Sally Trương of POPS was quoted as saying in ictnews.vn. In April, POPS submitted a petition to FPT at District 10 People's Court in HCM City. The petition said that FPT had seriously violated copyright and rights related to the copyright of POPS-owned content. It said that FPT TV … [Read more...] about POPS asks huge compensation for alleged FPT TV copyright infringement
Trade Officials voice concerns over fraud in issuing certificates of origin The Saigon Times Daily Saturday, Nov 16, 2019,17:18 (GMT+7) Officials voice concerns over fraud in issuing certificates of origin The Saigon Times Daily Minister and Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung speaks on November 15 at a meeting with the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry about trade and origin fraud – PHOTO: VGP HCMC – Given the more complicated nature of origin fraud, the Government has ordered a review of legal documents and has called for tighter control over the issuance of certificates of origin (C/O). Minister and Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung held a session with the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) about the issuance of certificates of origin and the fight against trade fraud, reported the Government news website. Minister Dung said the issuance of certificates of … [Read more...] about Officials voice concerns over fraud in issuing certificates of origin
Vietnam will play Thailand in the semis of the ongoing 2019 AFF Futsal Championship in Ho Chi Minh City, after the hosts beat Malaysia 4-2 in the last matchday of the group stage on October 23. Hosts Vietnam (in white) beat Malaysia 4-2 in the last matchday of Group B, on Wednesday, to progress to the semis of the ongoing 2019 AFF Futsal Championship. (Photo: Vietnam Football Federation) Coach Miguel Rodrigo’s side finished second in Group B after playing three matches, accumulating seven points, the same as group leaders Indonesia, who have better goal difference. Indonesia trounced Australia 8-3 in an early Group B match yesterday afternoon, forcing Vietnam to earn at least a five-goal margin victory against Malaysia that evening to claim the title of group winners. It was a very difficult task as Malaysia have always been tough opponents for Vietnam for many years. With the home advantage, Vietnam entered their last group stage game with high spirits. They … [Read more...] about Hosts Vietnam to face Thailand in semi-finals
By An Phương Illustration by Trịnh Lập Lotus, a made-in-Việt Nam social media platform, debuted about two months ago. Together with recent launches of Gapo and Hahalolo and six other platforms that have yet to be introduced, I wonder if these homegrown social media apps can bring real value to Vietnamese users? Will they last? As a social media enthusiast, I have been trying the beta version of Lotus since September. Since this app was developed by over 200 technical engineers at Việt Nam Communications Corporation (VCCorp), my expectations for Lotus have been quite high. “Lotus takes a different path from other social networks, striving to be a content-centric platform that gives users freedom to be creative and produce more quality content,” Nguyễn Thế Tân, CEO of VCCorp, has said. A friend of mine, Thanh Quý, 26, said: "That explains why Lotus has … [Read more...] about What’s the future of homegrown social networking sites?