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Saigon Releases Update of Map Portal With Local Covid-19 Cases, Vaccination Points

If you still find it difficult to fully grasp the scale and spread of Saigon’s current COVID-19 outbreak, look no further than this new map portal.

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Vietnam Proposes Using GPS Trackers to Monitor Incoming Arrivals in Quarantine

The Vietnam-made GPS bracelets would allow authorities to better manage those required to be in isolation at home or in central facilities.

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Team Behind 500 Startups Vietnam Launches New Venture Fund

Vietnam's venture capital scene is about to welcome a new player run by veterans of the industry.

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Vietnamese Developer of 'Axie Infinity' Game App Raises $7.5m in Investment

The funding is a result of the success of Axie Infinity, a popular game that involves raising, breeding, collecting, and battling virtual creatures known as Axies.

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Vietnamese Modders Create Drivable VinFast Car in Grand Theft Auto V

Curious about VinFast’s vehicles but can’t afford one? Well, now you can (kind of) drive around one of these flagship cars in Grand Theft Auto V (GTA V).

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Indonesian Farming Game Raises Over $1.4m in Fundraising Campaign

Imagine if The Sims included social justice issues instead of the ability to ignite your home in a wicker furniture inferno.

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3 Vsmart Phones Now on Sale in the US, Albeit Sold Under AT&T Brand

Can you hear me now?

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Vietnam has World's Second-Highest Rate of Cryptocurrency Use: Report

Do you crypto?

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VinFast Approved For Autonomous Car Testing in California, Eyes US Exports

Vietnamese automaker VinFast has targeted the US market not only for vehicle export but also for testing its autonomous self-driving technology.

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As Companies Divert From China, Vietnam Poised to Become Major Apple Producer

When production begins, as early as mid-2021, it will mark the first time that Apple is producing a significant number of its iPads outside of China.

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In a Franchise First, Strategy Game Civilization Adds Vietnam as Playable Civ

This is the moment that Vietnamese fans of the Civilization video game series have been wishing for.

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Zalo Debuts First Vietnamese AI Assistant Named Kiki

Kiki ơi!

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Vietnam's Startup Scene Aims to Build on a Strong 2020

While 2020 will go down as one of the most grueling years in recent human history, there is positivity in Vietnam’s startup industry. In advance of the annual Saigon Startup Year-End Party on Jan...

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Grindr Names Vietnam Among Countries With Highest Percentage of Bottoms

Inspired by the clamorous spectacle of Spotify Wrapped, the gay dating app Grindr has come up with their own version of a year-end assessment, with some interesting data.

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Major Apple Supplier to Divert iPad, MacBook Production From China to Vietnam

The move comes amid major production shifts from China to Vietnam over the last two years.

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Vingroup Signs Deal to Produce 2m 4G Smartphones for US Company

Some of the planned two million handsets have already been delivered to the undisclosed client.

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Watch This Haunting Trailer for a Brand-New Made-in-Vietnam Horror Game

A simple nhạc vàng song, when put in the right atmosphere, can evoke in us an unfathomable sense of dread.

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Netflix Asked to Provide Revenue Details Since 2016 for Tax Payments

Guess the tax department wasn't a fan of Emily in Paris.

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Vietnam Will Allow Phone Use in Class for Educational Purposes

This doesn't mean students will be able to use Facebook and TikTok during class though.

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Vietnamese Tech Company VNG Sues TikTok for Using Zing Music Illegally

The lawsuit is related to alleged copyright infringement.