80% of global production of Intel’s latest CPU made in Vietnam

Sherry Boger & Le Manh Haby Aug 2015.The 4th generation ‘Haswell’ CPUs were made at Intel’s SHTP factory over the course of two months. The company has imported 71 pieces of equipment from factories in Malaysia and Costa Rica and sent 105 Vietnamese engineers to their Malaysian factory for training. It plans to import 159 more devices to ramp up CPU production in the near future. Read more

Damaged undersea cable repaired; internet service restored

Damaged undersea internet cableafter the Asia-America Gateway (AAG) underwater communications cable system was repaired on July 27, three days earlier than initially estimated.

The Asia-America Gateway (AAG) sea cable management centre said that the incident, about 18km off Vung Tau, has caused widespread disruption in supplying telecommunications services throughout the region, including Vietnam.

The disruption mainly affects the overall traffic between Vietnam and other parts of the world, thus slowing down communications and data transfers between users in Vietnam and the world, such the US, Japan, Hong Kong, the Republic of Korea and Europe. Read more

Damaged undersea cable disrupts internet service in Vietnam

Damaged undersea internet cableThe Asia-America Gateway (AAG) sea cable management centre said that the incident, about 18km off Vung Tau, has caused widespread disruption in supplying telecommunications services throughout the region, including Vietnam.

The disruption mainly affects the overall traffic between Vietnam and other parts of the world, thus slowing down communications and data transfers between users in Vietnam and the world, such the US, Japan, Hong Kong, the Republic of Korea and Europe. Read more

VCCI/HCMC Training Session on VNACCS/VCIS, Mar 6, 2014

Customs 450x-Register for this training session on the new VNACCS/VCIS e-customs system, which becomes mandatory for all importers and exporters on Apr 1, 2014. Mời tham dự khóa tập huấn VNACCS /VCIS. Mời các anh, chi xdm file đính kèm. Registration FormAgendaInvitation Letter

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Managing Information Risk and Archiving Social Media

Social-Media-Icons-300x290Imagine a simple scenario. Jane Doe, a disgruntled employee at a multi-billion dollar mineral spring water company (A), sends out the following tweet from her work station and the marketing department’s Twitter account, which she is authorized to use.

“Senior Management here at (A) is telling industry analysts that Company (B)’s bottles are filled with tap water.”

The statement is false. Five minutes later, Jane Doe deletes the tweet. No one in in Company (A) knows about the incident – yet. In the interim, however, her single tweet has been re-tweeted over 10,000 times, including to financial analysts on Wall Street, most major newspapers around the world, and the television media. The story is breaking.

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Vietnam has 131.6 million mobile phones, 4.8 million broadband internet users

Vietnam's 2013 ICT White BookBy the end of 2012, Vietnam had 9.5 million landline subscribers, 131.6 million mobile phone and almost 4.8 million broadband internet users.

In 2012, IT industries earned about US$25.5 billion, representing a year-on-year increase of 86.3 percent, while postal services’ turnover reached almost US$274 million, up 11.15 percent over the 2011’s figure