Science & Technology

High Tech Firm VDL to Build Plant in Vietnam

Dutch high-tech company VDL on Wednesday, March 20, announced its intention to build a new factory for the production of components for making chips in Vietnam.

Science & Technology

Nvidia Reportedly Sees Vietnam as Potential Second Home

The Chief Executive Officer of Nvidia Corp. Jensen Huang considers Vietnam as a potential second home for the company he heads and plans to open a legal entity in the Southeast Asian country.

Fintech & Ecommerce

Mastercard and CARE Launch Strive Women for Female Entrepreneurs

Mastercard Strive Women aims to strengthen the financial well-being of small businesses in the APEC economies, focusing on female-led enterprises.

Science & Technology

Net Zero Challenge Launches in Vietnam

Touchstone Partners and Temasek Foundation have launched a climate technology innovations competition for startups in Vietnam

Fintech & Ecommerce

Fintech Funding Plummets in Canada and Vietnam

These two countries have shown enormous levels of fintech funding decline in the first half of 2023


Neutronpay and Bitnob to Improve Cross-Border Payments Between Asia and Africa

The partnership aims to use the potential of both companies for creating new routes and payment options for bilateral cross-border trade between Vietnam and Africa using the Lightning Network

Society & Lifestyle

Vietnamese Solar Cleantech Startup Stride Raises $2M

The solar cleantech startup backed by Clime Capital and Touchstone Partners has a mission to accelerate Vietnam’s low-carbon transition

Fintech & Ecommerce

Apple Online Store in Vietnam Gets Instalment Payments from MoMo

The tech giant Apple opened its online store in Vietnam, offering up to 24 months of financing with a local fintech MoMo


Vemanti Partners With Finastra to Build Neobank for Asian SMEs

Vemanti Group has partnered with Finastra to build an SME-focused neobank in Southeast Asia

Finance & Economics

Southeast Asia’s Top Digital Economies Expected to Reach $200 billion in Transactions Value in 2022: Report

The six major digital economies in Southeast Asia are expected to record total transactions of $200 billion in 2022


These are the countries where cryptocurrency is currently banned

We have compiled a list of the countries that are particularly unfriendly towards Bitcoin and other altcoins


Wirex launches crypto platform in Vietnam

Adding to the 130+ countries worldwide, the London-based company has also expanded its popular X-Accounts feature to countries such as India, Ukraine and Russia

Fintech & Ecommerce

dLocal is further expanding into Southeast Asia

In fact, e-commerce volumes in Southeast Asia reached over $62 billion in 2020 alone – a 63% increase from the previous year


Business priorities of ASEAN enterprises revealed

Oxford Economics surveyed 600 senior executives across Malaysia, Vietnam, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Indonesia

Fintech & Ecommerce

Another Vietnamese bank will issue JCB card

The new LPB JCB Platinum Debit Card will focus to serve and meet the demand of LPB’s customer group


The most expensive and cheapest countries to live in 2021

Let’s find out where in the world is the lowest price for food, rent, and utilities