Digital services in Vietnam thrive during pandemic, now for the next step (video)

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There is no time when speed matters more than during a pandemic and the global SARS-CoV-2 outbreak is showing just how true these words are. First detected in China last December, more than six million people have been infected and 370,000 killed in 215 countries and territories globally since. Vietnam’s quick and decisive action saw it […]

DHL eCommerce going green in Malaysia & Vietnam

DHL eCommerce going green in Malaysia & Vietnam

People receiving parcels and packages by DHL in Vietnam or Malaysia can soon start feeling less guilty about the carbon footprint generated by motorised door-to-door delivery services. As part of Deutsche Post DHL Group’s (DPDHLs) commitment to reduce all logistics-related emissions to net zero by the year 2050, DHL eCommerce has rolled out a fleet […]

Vietnam’s Data Localisation Push To Hurt Economy, Deliver Few Benefits

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Vietnam’s Data Localisation Push To Hurt Economy, Deliver Few Benefits

Vietnam’s Ministry of Public Security (MoPS) thinks that it is killing two birds with one stone by passing new laws regulating data storage. But it could soon find out it has no use for two dead birds while the stone flies off and damages the economy. In June 2017, the MoPS proposed a draft cybersecurity […]

Hun Sen Pushes For Cambodia ‘Smart Nation’ Goal

Hun Sen Pushes For Cambodia ‘Smart Nation’ Goal

Cambodia could become a future Asean technology hub and ‘smart nation’ if plans by Prime Minister Hun Sen come to fruition. Speaking at the opening of the new Ministry of Post & Telecommunication (MPTC) head office in Phnom Penh, Mr Hun called on all Cambodians, particularly government officials, to become familiar with information technology. Waving […]

After 8 Years Cambodia E-Commerce Law Nears

After 8 Years Cambodia E-Commerce Law Nears

After eight years of discussions and negotiations Cambodia looks as if it might finally be getting close to introducing an E-Commerce law, with a draft resolution ready to submit to the Council of Ministers for approval. Funded in part by US$12.35 million in financing to the World Bank’s Trade Development Support Program (TDSP) from the […]