Flappy Bird Creator Launches VND1bn Fund to Help Local Inventors

In a surprising move, Flappy Bird creator and Vietnam’s most sought-after app developer Nguyen Ha Dong recently announced the launch of a personal fund to help local students realize their dream projects.

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Nha Trang Is Getting Vietnam's First Observatory Next Year

Tourists visiting Nha Trang next year will have a chance to visit Vietnam’s very first observatory on Hon Chong Island.

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Honda Invests in Grab, Promising Driver Education and Bike Safety

On Monday, the ride-hailing app Grab announced a new partnership with Japanese auto firm Honda.

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Local University Students Named Among World’s Best Coders

Students from the Ho Chi Minh City University of Science have been named among the world’s best coders, according to an American tech outfit.

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Vietnam’s TicketBox Lands New Round of Investment

Vietnamese online ticketing service TicketBox has acquired a new round of funding.

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Amid Note 7 Debacle, Samsung Cuts Pay, Work Hours in Northern Vietnam Plants

Despite promises that the Note 7 debacle would not impact workers at Samsung's factory in northern Vietnam, employees face reduced income and fewer working hours.

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Quang Ninh Pilots Self-Driving Car Route to China

Starting this Wednesday, tourists in Quang Ninh province and China’s Guangxi Zhang Autonomous Region can board a fleet of self-driving cars to visit the other country for a short trial period.

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Amazon Set to Offer Retail Services in Singapore Next Year

Seattle-based online retailer Amazon is reportedly gearing up for an official presence in Southeast Asia by next year.

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Vietnamese Design Startup Earns Over $27,000 in First 3 Days

Fresh off a win at the Vietnam Creative Business Cup, Hanoi-based startup DesignBold raked in over US$27,000 in the first three days of its beta phase, a promising sign for the young venture.

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Japanese Company Plans to Launch On-Demand Shooting Stars

Do you have wishes, but no shooting stars to wish on? Your problem will be a thing of the past once this Japanese startup launches its service in 2018.

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Tuk Tuk Ride-Sharing App Launches in Phnom Penh

Passed over by the likes of Uber and Grab, a Phnom Penh company is filling the city's ride-hailing app gap with a program of its own. Oh, and it’s only for tuk tuks.

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