After the ban ended, SGP paid VND200 million ($9,000) to recruit this player even though he had never played professionally before. The name “Bang” was a hit phenomenon of the Vietnam’s Arena of Valor at the 2020 Spring Hall of Fame tournament in an unprecedented way. … [Read more...] about Who are the eSports prodigies in Vietnam?
Vietnam game market
Game publishers began seeing the potential of an undiscovered entertainment market and massively imported foreign games for domestic release. At that time, the shorter the release and the shorter the payback time, the faster the game and the market share expanded. Subtracting expenses such as royalties, revenue sharing, commissions, marketing and operations, the game service providers could still keep about 15-35% of the pre-tax revenue. … [Read more...] about Online game industry: VN still imports games after more than 15 years
After the 2019 World League Championship, the name ADC as well as Team Flash began to gain more attention. At the same time, the 21-year-old player and his teammates were, of course, present in the top players with high income from eSports in the past year. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese eSports players with highest income in H1
“To address this problem, biometric digital IDs can be a game changer. For example, Simprints has deployed biometric IDs on health and humanitarian projects across 12 countries, which have increased health care visits and quality while preventing fraud. It is now partnering with Japanese telecom giant NEC to develop an affordable, interoperable, biometric solution for vaccines that can identify patients even in rural and offline settings. Using robust digital tools can help governments overcome identification barriers to ensure that everyone receives a Covid-19 vaccine.” (Rebecca Weintraub, Prashant Yadav and Seth Berkeley, Harvard Business Review). … [Read more...] about Vaccine nationalism and challenges for developing countries
Shawn Khong: They should view Vietnam as a long-term investment strategy given the positives and attractions, and not just as a reaction due to the current macro-economic uncertainties and trade tensions. They should take holistic sourcing strategies and tap into Vietnam’s strengths given global infrastructure and supply chains remain a challenge for select sectors. … [Read more...] about Citi creating robust energies for South Korean investors