Some years ago, analysts, when predicted that sales websites would be optimized for the browser interface on the phone. At that time, not many people thought apps would be a trend. But this has happened. Ten apps are well known to shopaholics, namely Lazada, Shopee, Tiki, Sendo, Adayroi, Lotte, Vuivui and AliExpress. To attract more customers, e-commerce retailers run sales promotion campaigns, offering sharp discounts, giving gifts to designing preferences to customers who make transactions via apps, rather than mobile web browsers or computers. AliExpress, for example, is trying to develop customers in Vietnam by offering preferences. The interface is translated into Vietnamese automatically and the quoted prices are converted into Vietnam dong. The buyers making transactions on mobile apps can enjoy certain discount rates. … [Read more...] about Time to attract shoppers via apps
Happenings ten years time ago
Residents of Xuan Hoa ward in Phuc Yen, a city in Vinh Phuc province, almost had a chance to share in the joy as the capital city celebrates its expansion. The legacy of a time several decades ago when Xuan Hoa was part of Hanoi can still be seen in the name of Hanoi Education University II, which is located here. Later generations might ask why a Hanoi college is situated in Vinh Phuc province. The answer is simple: the ward where the institution is located used to be a part of the capital city. Ten years after the geographical boundary expansion came into effect, Hanoi has recorded many social and economic achievements. To date, many still cast doubt over the decision but clearly there are many positives. Had Ha Tay province not been merged into Hanoi, would progress on the Thang Long Boulevard and National Highway have been expedited so that they became main arteries connecting the city centre to its western areas as they are today? The communities of ethnic minority people in Ba Vi … [Read more...] about What does the future hold for Hanoi in the next ten years?
Full-time National Assembly deputies discussed the draft Law on Cyber Security at a conference held by the NA Standing Committee on April 4, 2018 (Photo: VNA) Hanoi, (VLLF/VNA) - The draft Law on Cyber Security, which is scheduled to be passed by the 14th National Assembly at its ongoing session, contains some new provisions which raise public concerns. The Vietnam Law and Legal Forum, under the Vietnam News Agency, talks with Lieutenant General Hoang Phuoc Thuan, Director of the Cyber Security Department of the Ministry of Public Security, about some controversial issues governed by the draft law. Over the past few years, the cyber security situation has developed complicatedly. Series of cyber-attacks and security incidents have been reported by local media. Could you elaborate on the necessity to make the Law on Cyber Security in Vietnam today? The cyber security situation in the world and Vietnam is undergoing complicated developments. There … [Read more...] about Building law on cyber security: a must in current situation
Shim Won Hwan, president of Samsung Electronics Vietnam Complex As the first president of Samsung Electronics Vietnam Complex, it is absolutely reasonable to honour you as one of the leaders paving the way for the corporation’s development over the past 10 years in this country. Looking back on Samsung’s path to success in Vietnam, are you satisfied with what you and the corporation have accomplished for the country so far? Looking back at the beginning of the journey, in 2008 when Samsung started to invest heavily in Vietnam, we can confidently say that we have obtained numerous important achievements, despite a large number of difficulties. Considering the scale of investment capital, production value, turnover, export turnover or labour recruitment, statistics are have increased multiple times compared with the starting point. The most noteworthy point, however, is probably that Samsung—as a global business—has invested heavily in Vietnam, reaped … [Read more...] about Samsung: We have fulfilled all our promises to Vietnam
Viet Nam News by Nguyễn Quang Sáng On the 100th birth anniversary of the painter Foujita of Japan, his works become the most sought after by art fans worldwide. Based on his adventures, art connoisseurs came to the conclusion that a few of them were left in Việt Nam. From the USA, France, Australia, Canada and so many other countries, they contacted Vietnamese galleries in Hà Nội and Sài Gòn, by phone, email and letter, trying to secure the paintings at any cost, especially the one portraying a cat. Every artist has a typical work bearing the stamp of his or her talent for posterity. For Foujita, it is none other than the oil-painting of a cat. I was lucky enough to witness one of those chases. From Sài Gòn a few men took express trains while others flew to Hà Nội. In the southern megacity a lot of art hunters searched high and low for Foujita’s works in many galleries along Đồng Khởi Avenue, or in a … [Read more...] about Painter Foujita’s Cat