Cross-border taxation to bolster national budget

Cross-border taxation to bolster national budget

Collecting tax from cross-border platforms as well as people profiting from them is the government’s leading mission in 2021.
Malaysia collects over 100 million USD of digital service tax

Malaysia collects over 100 million USD of digital service tax 1

The Malaysian government has so far collected 428.07 million RM (105 million USD) from digital service providers since the start of the enforcement of the Digital Services Tax early this year, said Deputy Finance Minister Abd Rahim Bakri.
Google, Facebook, coordinated antitrust response: report

Google, Facebook, coordinated antitrust response: report

Google and Facebook worked together to help fend off an antitrust investigation into the two tech giants which dominate digital advertising, according to a media report citing a draft of a state lawsuit.
Law on Cybersecurity finds little purchase on overseas tech titans

Law on Cybersecurity finds little purchase on overseas tech titans

Despite urging by the Law on Cybersecurity, few international companies handling the data of local customers have set up data centres in Vietnam.
Vietnam stands to benefit from new OECD tax rules

Vietnam stands to benefit from new OECD tax rules

The OECD and the G20 released a new blueprint for taxing the digital economy, which would allow countries like Vietnam to tax elusive multinational enterprises.
Tax from e-commerce activities increases

Tax from e-commerce activities increases

Tax declared from e-commerce activities had been increasing, reported the General Department of Taxation.
Facebook, Google extend political ad ban amid misinformation rise

Facebook, Google extend political ad ban amid misinformation rise

Facebook and Google have extended their bans on political ads in the United States amid misinformation circulated aimed at bolstering claims by President Donald Trump of fraud in his loss to Joe Biden.
Facebook unveils machine learning translator for 100 languages

Facebook unveils machine learning translator for 100 languages

Facebook on Monday unveiled software based on machine learning which the company said was the first to be able to translate from any of 100 languages without relying on English.
Indonesian government obligates global tech titans to obey tax duty

Indonesian government obligates global tech titans to obey tax duty

Tech titans can no longer ignore their tax obligations as more and more governments are taking a firmer grip, with Indonesia being the latest to join.
Vietnam: Tax duty to be obligatory for Google, Facebook soon

Vietnam: Tax duty to be obligatory for Google, Facebook soon

Google and Facebook will have to perform their tax duty and take responsibility for content verification of cross-border advertising services in Vietnam.
Tech media groups complicit in smuggling of goods

Tech media groups complicit in smuggling of goods

The popularisation of fake and smuggled goods being offered in Vietnam has become a sizable concern, with delivery firms and even social media giants like Facebook being accused of aiding the act.
MPI initiative inspires Vietnamese to unify

MPI initiative inspires Vietnamese to unify

Taking to the field against COVID-19’s changing circumstances, the Ministry of Planning and Investment has gone out of its way with meaningful programmes such as Vitality of Vietnam to energise the business community and spread love among Vietnamese people to create a united front against the pandemic.
MPI launches “Vitality of Vietnam” programme

MPI launches “Vitality of Vietnam” programme

The "Vitality of Vietnam" programme run by the MPI aims to promote Vietnam's image, encourage investment, develop human resources for business, and support community development.
Facebook, Twitter take aim at Trump 'misinformation'

Facebook, Twitter take aim at Trump 'misinformation'

Facebook and Twitter took aim at US President Donald Trump and his campaign Wednesday over a video post in which he contended that children are "almost immune" to the coronavirus, a claim they said amounted to "misinformation."
Flummoxed Facebook braces for an advertising revolution

Flummoxed Facebook braces for an advertising revolution

A growing wave of global corporations pulling advertisements from Facebook has expanded to other digital advertising and traditional platforms as they aim to protect their labels in the midst of pandemic cost-cutting.
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