HCM City collects 7 million USD of taxes, fines from people with Google incomes

HCM City collects 7 million USD of taxes, fines from people with Google incomes

Ho Chi Minh City has collected taxes and fines worth a total of 169 billion VND (7.26 million USD) from 38 individuals who earned incomes through Google in the first half of the year.
Google pays $118 mn to settle gender discrimination suit

Google pays $118 mn to settle gender discrimination suit

Google said on Sunday that it was "very pleased" to be settling, without admission of wrongdoing, a class-action lawsuit that argued it underpaid female employees and assigned them lower-ranking positions.
Americans to pump in greener, high-tech capital

Americans to pump in greener, high-tech capital

Investment from the United States is expected to flow more strongly into Vietnam in the fields of digital economy, green energy, and healthcare.
Online searches for 'cryptocurrency' rise sharply during pandemic

Online searches for 'cryptocurrency' rise sharply during pandemic

Google searches for “cryptocurrency” increased sharply in recent years as Vietnamese sought investment channels, especially during the pandemic with social distancing measures in place, which forced people to stay home.
Vietnam keeps tabs on digital advertising

Vietnam keeps tabs on digital advertising

The Vietnamese government’s new initiative on cross-border advertisement on digital platforms like YouTube, Google, and Facebook is deemed a step up from previous legislation, particularly regarding censorship and tax obligations.
Facebook and Google to face new rules on cross-border ads services from September

Facebook and Google to face new rules on cross-border ads services from September

Vietnam will tighten control over cross-border platforms providing advertisement services like Facebook and Google from September 15.
Italy fines Google 100 mn euros ($120 mn) for abuse of market position

Italy fines Google 100 mn euros ($120 mn) for abuse of market position

Italy's anti-trust authority said Thursday it had fined Google more than 100 million euros ($120mn) for shutting out a rival's smartphone app offering recharging of electric vehicles.
One Mount and Google Cloud to build Vietnam's largest technology ecosystem

One Mount and Google Cloud to build Vietnam's largest technology ecosystem

One Mount Group has partnered with Google Cloud to help advance its mission to create Vietnam's largest ecosystem connecting people and businesses.
Content debate piques local interest

Content debate piques local interest

Following the ongoing showdown between Australian lawmakers and Google and Facebook, Vietnam aims to devise similar plans and force global tech titans to share some of the profits they make for using and sharing local press articles.
End of the game nigh for online tax dodgers

End of the game nigh for online tax dodgers

The age of unfettered freedom for online business and vendors is coming to a close as Vietnamese authorities are building policies to better trace these activities and collect the state’s due.
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.
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.
Google hit with third antitrust lawsuit, by new state coalition

Google hit with third antitrust lawsuit, by new state coalition

Dozens of US states on Thursday hit Google with its third antitrust suit in as many months, accusing the internet giant of abusing its internet search dominance to eliminate competition.
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.
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