March 24, 2021 | 18:33
The growing availability of high-speed mobile internet networks and smartphones in Vietnam is pushing significant changes in the way people watch TV shows and movies. So too are increased sales of smart TVs as consumers prefer to buy devices on which they can download apps that give them access to over-the-top (OTT) video streaming services like Netflix and iFlix.
December 30, 2020 | 15:41
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.
December 05, 2020 | 11:50
Despite urging by the Law on Cybersecurity, few international companies handling the data of local customers have set up data centres in Vietnam.
December 05, 2020 | 11:13
From December 5, commercial banks in Vietnam are obligated to provide information on taxpayers' bank accounts and transactions to the tax department.
October 13, 2020 | 16:23
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.
August 31, 2020 | 20:18
Netflix and M-TP Entertainment are teaming up to bring Son Tung M-TP: Sky Tour Movie to the service on September 2, streaming Vietnam’s first-ever musical documentary to viewers in 190 countries worldwide.
August 27, 2020 | 11:11
Netflix coming under investigation for possible tax avoidance in South Korea gives more substance to similar allegations in Vietnam.
August 20, 2020 | 09:00
Amid the fierce battle between Netflix and the local competition, the company now faces the scrutiny of local authorities as it remains reluctant to follow through on its tax and licence obligations.
August 18, 2020 | 16:54
United States-based video streaming giant Netflix is broadening its mobile-only subscription plans in Southeast Asia and expanding local content just as rival Disney arrives in the fast-growing market.
July 08, 2020 | 10:46
Indonesia began to impose a 10-percent value-added tax on sales by technology firms including Amazon, Netflix, Spotify and Google on July 7 in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic affecting the country’s state finances.
May 19, 2020 | 10:28
JAKARTA: Indonesia will slap a 10 per cent value-added tax on the digital offerings of foreign companies from Jul 1, the finance ministry said, a levy that could apply to internet giants such as Spotify and Netflix.
April 29, 2020 | 15:37
As COVID-19 is buoying up global tech stocks, it remains a question whether the pandemic could accelerate the IPOs of local tech companies.
April 15, 2020 | 08:00
National social distancing measures are dragging CGV and other cineplexes down, causing substantital losses.
January 11, 2020 | 08:47
If streaming was meant to mark the demise of movie theatres, Disney did not get the memo.
September 13, 2019 | 10:51
Competition in India's booming streaming market is heating up as Netflix joins forces with a director of Bollywood feel-good blockbusters and Apple launches its TV platform for 99 rupees (US$1.39) a month.