Explaining the rush of online game development in recent years, experts say Viet Nam has a lot of potential as a new market because nearly 70 per cent of the gamers are accessing the game for the first time. Also, because the country is located in Southeast Asia, it has a similar culture to China and South Korea so gamers understand and like kung fu novels. … [Read more...] about Online games: harmless fun or social problem?
Hanoi (VNA) - Findings from a recent Visa Consumer Payment Attitudes survey showed 37 percent of Vietnamese consumers are now using contactless card payments. The survey said among those that use contactless card payments, 85 percent shared that they use the method at least once a week. It also revealed that four out of five consumers who have not used contactless payments are interested in doing so. More than 80 percent expressed interest in biometric authentication technology, which uses fingerprints or facial or voice recognition to authenticate payments. With contactless payments, consumers can tap to pay at checkout counters anywhere they see the contactless symbol without handing their cards to cashiers. Contactless payments are secured with dynamic EMV® Chip technology. The cards have a tiny antenna which can be read by POS (point of sale) terminals when they are 4cm away or less from the terminal. POS terminals can typically read a contactless card or device in less … [Read more...] about Thirty-seven percent of Vietnamese consumers use contactless payments
Hanoi (VNA) – Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong has sent a message of condolences to French President Emmanuel Macron over the passing of former President Valéry Giscard d’Estaing. Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc offered sympathies to his French counterpart Jean Castex. Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh also extended condolences to Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian. Valéry Giscard d’Estaing, who served as president of France from 1974 to 1981, died on December 2 at the age of 94./. … [Read more...] about Condolences to France over former President’s passing
Hanoi, (VNA) – Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong on October 1 sent a message of condolences to new Emir of Kuwait Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah over the death of Emir Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc offered sympathies to his Kuwait counterpart Sabah Al-Khalid Al-Sabah. The same day, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh also extended condolences to Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah. Kuwaiti Emir Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah passed away on September 29 at the age of 91./. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese leaders extend condolences over death of Kuwaiti emir
The chief of the management board of a market notorious for selling toxic chemicals in Ho Chi Minh City was murdered by a security guard over a row on Friday, according to local police. … [Read more...] about Management board chief of Ho Chi Minh City’s ‘Market of Death’ killed by security guard