VietNamNet Bridge - The Bach Khoa Anti-virus Center (BKAV) and mobile network operators disagree on the number of spam messages sent every day. A report of BKAV, the most prestigious Vietnamese network security group, showed that 13.9 million spam messages were sent daily in the last six months of 2015, an increase of 0.4 million messages compared with the same period of the year before. The number of spam messages increased sharply on holidays, when phone use demand was higher. Meanwhile, mobile network operators could only block 3.3 million spam messages, a modest figure. The report pointed out that spam messages came from three major sources – ‘rubbish simcards’, free messages on OTT (over the top) and digital content services. ‘ BKAV said that 13.9 million spam messages were sent daily in the last six months of 2015, an increase of 0.4 million messages compared with the same period of the year before. Rubbish simcards’ are simcards which … [Read more...] about How many spam messages are sent every day?
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During the national holidays of King Hung Death Anniversary, Liberation of South Vietnam April 30th and Labor Day May 1st, Phu Yen province attracts more than 15,000 tourists who come for sightseeing, relaxing and using tourism services. "Nearly 20 travel and tourism units from provinces and cities have brought tourists to Phu Yen during the last holidays. The units with the largest number of tourists are from HCMC and Ha Noi as well as the highlands provinces", Mr. Cao Huu Nguyen Vu, head of the trading division of Kaya Hotel, lets known. As to the information from Phu Yen division of tourism profession (department of culture-sports-tourism), most hotels in Tuy Hoa city during the national holidays are fully occupied on the very first days. Lots of tourists traveling on "backpack" have to resort to motels for accommodation. Deputy director of the department of culture-sports-tourism, Mr. Pham Van Bay, lets known that the estimated figure for tourist number coming to Phu Yen during … [Read more...] about Attracting tourists thanks to nice sights and low prices
About 29 people in Vietnam get HIV every day Speaking at the meeting, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, who is also chairman of the Vietnam National Committee for HIV/AIDS, Drugs and Prostitution Prevention and Control, said that Viet Nam faced a challenge due to reduced international financial support, which heightened the risk of infection for previously low-risk individuals. He encouraged social organisations to continue contributing to the fight against HIV/AIDS. Viet Nam has successfully kept the ratio of people infected with HIV below 0.3 per cent. The country now has over 213,000 people living with HIV. New infections declined for three consecutive years after the introduction of methadone treatment for drug addicts. Storm death toll in central Vietnam rises to 22 The 8th tropical storm which brought torrential rains to the central coastal provinces late last week has killed at least 22 people and injured six others. Seven other people are reported missing, … [Read more...] about About 29 people in Vietnam get HIV every day
A fragrant error and some trader manipulation are costing Mekong Delta farmers dear. A makeshift street shop on the border of Ho Chi Minh City's districts 12 and Hoc Mon sells rice at low prices to low-income consumers. … [Read more...] about Scramble on to get rid of rice at low prices
The budget personal computer (PC) market in Vietnam is flourishing since the launch of Vietnamese brand low-priced PCs like Thanh Giong and G6 nearly one month ago. Previously, the Hanoi-based An Phat IT Computer Shop only sold one Vietnamese brand name PC every two or three days. Only one week after the Thanh Giong PC sales program was launched, An Phat's sales have jumped to two to three PCs per day. In less than four weeks, the Vinh Hung Joint-venture Company in Hanoi has seen sales of Thanh Giong PCs hit 100 units. The number of customers coming to purchase Thanh Giong PCs has increased sharply, reported Bui Quy Thoan, deputy director of Vinh Hung. … [Read more...] about Budget PC market booms with new low-priced brand-name computers