RoK tourism agency in Vietnam launches online dance contest amid COVID-19

RoK tourism agency in Vietnam launches online dance contest amid COVID-19

The Vietnam Office of the Korean Tourism Organisation (KTO) has launched a dance contest with the participation of ITZY, a girl group of the Republic of Korea (RoK), on Tiktok video-sharing focused social networking service.
Over 57.5 per cent of Vietnamese SMEs struggle with digital transformation: How can they cope with the challenge?

Over 57.5 per cent of Vietnamese SMEs struggle with digital transformation: How can they cope with the challenge?

SMEs account for a significant portion of the Vietnamese economy and are all looking to turn digital transformation into an opportunity for growth.
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.
Oracle 'very close' to deal on TikTok: Trump

Oracle 'very close' to deal on TikTok: Trump

Silicon Valley tech giant Oracle is "very close" to sealing a deal to become the US partner to Chinese-owned video app TikTok to avert a ban in the United States, President Donald Trump said Tuesday.
TikTok rejects Microsoft buyout offer, Oracle sole remaining bidder

TikTok rejects Microsoft buyout offer, Oracle sole remaining bidder

US tech giant Microsoft said Sunday its offer to buy TikTok was rejected, leaving Oracle as the sole remaining bidder ahead of a looming deadline for the Chinese-owned video app to sell or shut down its US operations.
Clock ticking for TikTok to remove Zing-owned tracks

Clock ticking for TikTok to remove Zing-owned tracks

If successful, VNG’s lawsuit against TikTok for copyright infringement is expected to contribute to the process of extending copyright protection for music in Vietnam.
Businesses poised to adjust in face of US-China chess match

Businesses poised to adjust in face of US-China chess match

With the US presidential election mere months away, tensions are continuing to mount in regards to the administration’s position towards China, while nations particularly in Southeast Asia watch on to see how the dragged-out dispute can impact on them.
VNG sues TikTok for music copyright infringement

VNG sues TikTok for music copyright infringement

VNG is suing TikTok, the Chinese short-form video platform, for not having sufficient licences for the songs being used in its videos.
Microsoft in merger talks with TikTok

Microsoft in merger talks with TikTok

Microsoft has retained its ravenous appetite for social networking sites, as reflected by the recent merger talks with Chinese platform TikTok.
Top US aide expects tough action on TikTok, WeChat

Top US aide expects tough action on TikTok, WeChat

White House trade advisor Peter Navarro said Sunday he expected President Donald Trump to act firmly against the TikTok and WeChat applications, amid rising tensions between Washington and Beijing.
TikTok and VACHE launch community disease prevention campaign

TikTok and VACHE launch community disease prevention campaign

TikTok launched a short-video communication programme to improve community awareness of disease prevention, including COVID-19 responsiveness.
Advertising revolutionised with the TikTok experience

Advertising revolutionised with the TikTok experience

The short-form video phenomenon TikTok is emerging as a strong player in Vietnam’s marketing industry by partnering with a number of brands and unveiling a slew of advertising capabilities.
Thousands of videos on TikTok to raise awareness of protecting women

Thousands of videos on TikTok to raise awareness of protecting women

The campaign titled “Love beautiful – Safety for Women” by TikTok and CSAGA has gone viral with over 3,800 videos to protect women and girls from violence.
US senators call for security probe of TikTok

US senators call for security probe of TikTok

Two senior US senators called for the government to study national security risks possibly posed by Chinese-owned video app TikTok, saying it could leave American users vulnerable to Beijing's spying.
Social media app TikTok removes Islamic State propaganda videos

Social media app TikTok removes Islamic State propaganda videos

Social media app TikTok has taken down accounts that were posting propaganda videos for the Islamic State group, a company employee said Tuesday (Oct 22), in the latest scandal to hit the popular platform.
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