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The Saigon Times Daily (29/05/2012): Malaysia sounds out IT opportunities in city

posted May 29, 2012, 12:32 AM by vnmyict admin


Nhandan Online (24/05/2012): Vietnam, Malaysia seek IT co-operation

posted May 27, 2012, 8:38 PM by vnmyict admin   [ updated May 27, 2012, 8:42 PM ]


Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Minh Hong addressing the event   ( Image: ictpress.vn )
nhandan.com.vn - Around 200 delegates and 64 businesses from Vietnam and Malaysia gathered at an information and communication technology (ICT) forum in Ho Chi Minh City on May 24 to seek co-operative opportunities.

The event was jointly organised by Malaysia Trade External Development Corporation (MATRADE) and Quang Trung Software City.

Addressing the event, Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Minh Hong said co-operation between Malaysia , which owns infrastructure, expertise and a broadband network, and Vietnam, with an abundant supply of manpower and a promising market, will help raise each side’s strength and competitiveness in the global market.

According to Le Thai Hy, Director of the municipal Department of Information and Communications, Vietnam’s IT sector has maintained stable growth in past years. In HCM City alone, the sector earns nearly US$2.5 billion a year.

Regarding the development of e-government, Zalian Mohamed Noh, Service Development Director of MSC company, a leading IT business in Malaysia, said Vietnam should assign the project to major cities and provinces before spreading it nationwide.

At the event, the Vietnam TMA software company along with its Malaysian partner Nextgrid inked a deal with online payment service provider iPay88, under which a mobile payment system will be set up across the Southeast Asia using TMA Nextgrid technology via iPay88.

(VNA)

Vietnam News (25/05/2012): Malaysian group hosts IT forum

posted May 27, 2012, 8:32 PM by vnmyict admin

HCM CITY — Around 200 delegates and 64 businesses from Viet Nam and Malaysia gathered at an information and communication technology (ICT) forum in HCM City yesterday to seek cooperative opportunities.

The event was jointly organised by the Malaysia Trade External Development Corporation (MATRADE) and the Quang Trung Software City.

Addressing the event, Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Minh Hong said cooperation between Malaysia, which owns infrastructure, expertise and a broadband network, and Viet Nam, with an abundant supply of manpower and a promising market, would help raise each side's strength and competitiveness in the global market.

According to Le Thai Hy, director of the municipal Department of Information and Communications, Viet Nam's IT sector has maintained stable growth in past years. In HCM City alone, the sector earns nearly US$2.5 billion a year.

Regarding the development of e-government, Zalian Mohamed Noh, Service Development Director of MSC company, a leading IT business in Malaysia, said Viet Nam should assign the project to major cities and provinces before spreading it nationwide.

At the event, Viet Nam's TMA software company along with its Malaysian partner Nextgrid inked a deal with online payment service provider iPay88, under which a mobile payment system will be set up across Southeast Asia using TMA Nextgrid technology via iPay88. — VNS

Vietnamplus (24/05/2012): VN, Malaysia seek IT cooperation

posted May 27, 2012, 8:29 PM by vnmyict admin   [ updated May 27, 2012, 8:43 PM ]

VNA - Around 200 delegates and 64 businesses from Vietnam and Malaysia gathered at an information and communication technology (ICT) forum in Ho Chi Minh City on May 24 to seek cooperative opportunities.

The event was jointly organised by Malaysia Trade External Development Corporation (MATRADE) and Quang Trung Software City.

Addressing the event, Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Minh Hong said cooperation between Malaysia , which owns infrastructure, expertise and a broadband network, and Vietnam , with an abundant supply of manpower and a promising market, will help raise each side’s strength and competitiveness in the global market.

According to Le Thai Hy, Director of the municipal Department of Information and Communications, Vietnam ’s IT sector has maintained stable growth in past years. In HCM City alone, the sector earns nearly 2.5 billion USD a year.

Regarding the development of e-government, Zalian Mohamed Noh, Service Development Director of MSC company, a leading IT business in Malaysia , said Vietnam should assign the project to major cities and provinces before spreading it nationwide.

At the event, the Vietnam TMA software company along with its Malaysian partner Nextgrid inked a deal with online payment service provider iPay88, under which a mobile payment system will be set up across the Southeast Asia using TMA Nextgrid technology via iPay88.-VNA

VIR (26/05/2012): TMA partners leading Malaysian online payment company

posted May 27, 2012, 8:27 PM by vnmyict admin

Vietnam’s second largest software company TMA has signed a partnership agreement with Malaysia’a leading online payment services provider NextGrid.

The event took place at the Malaysia-Vietnam ICT Forum in Quang Trung Software City (QTSC) organised by QTSC and Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) to foster collaboration between Malaysian IT companies and Vietnamese companies.

The purpose of this partnership is to develop a mobile payment system for South East Asia by utilising well-known iPay88 online payment gateways and TMA-NextGrid technical skills on mobile application development.

"This partnership gives TMA a great opportunity to access iPay88 clients in financial sector. We are looking forward to collaborating with NextGrid and iPay88 to expand the South East Asia market," said TMA’s chairman Nguyen Huu Le.

TMA is the leading Vietnam software company with more than 1,100 engineers. Currently, TMA has six offices in Vietnam and five offices overseas. Apart from software outsourcing, it is developing mobile products and solutions for clients from 11 countries.

Lim Kok Hing, executive director of iPay88, said: “We need a partner with strong technical capability like TMA to support our business expansion and providing cutting edge mobile solutions to maintain our competitive advantages. TMA will also help us supporting our clients in Vietnam.”

NextGrid’s executive director Fathullah HashimMohamad said NextGrid was happy to connect Malaysian and Vietnamese companies to leveraging strengths of companies in both countries to offer best of class solutions for the fast growing South East Asia economy. Hashim expected more similar strategic alliances in the near future.

VOV (25/05/2012): Malaysia-Vietnam IT forum held in HCM City

posted May 25, 2012, 1:37 AM by vnmyict admin   [ updated May 25, 2012, 2:08 AM ]

VOV - A Malaysia-Vietnam information technology (IT) forum opened in Ho Chi Minh City on May 24.

At the event, 37 Vietnamese businesses and 27 Malaysian IT enterprises met, exchanged and introduced the potential and advantages of the two markets, as well as cooperation opportunities in such fields as e-government, e-commerce, telecommunications, database and banking and finance.

Nguyen Minh Hong, Deputy Minister of Information and Communications (MIC), said the ministry is deploying many programmes to support e-government in Vietnam.

The Vietnamese government has issued many policies to attract foreign investment and at the same time exploit markets in Malaysia, across Asia and around the world, he noted.

The forum opens many cooperation opportunities for the two countries to seek markets and promote exchange. Malaysian businesses pledged to help their Vietnamese counterparts expand operations in the IT field in Malaysia and the Middle East.

By February 2012, Malaysia had invested $8 million in Vietnam’s IT field.

TMA (24/05/2012): TMA Signs Partnership Agreement with Leading Malaysian Online Payment Company

posted May 24, 2012, 1:48 AM by vnmyict admin

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 24th May, 2012 TMA, the second largest Vietnamese software company, announced today that TMA and its Malaysian partner, NextGrid, has signed a partnership agreement with a leading online payment services provider in Malaysia, iPay88, at Malaysia - Vietnam ICT Forum in Quang Trung Software City (QTSC), the event organized by QTSC and Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) to foster collaboration between Malaysian IT companies and Vietnamese companies.

The purpose of this partnership is to develop a Mobile Payment System for South East Asia market by utilizing well-known iPay88 online payment gateways and TMA-NextGrid technical skills on mobile application development.

 

"This partnership  gives TMA a great opportunity to access iPay88 clients in financial sector.  We are looking forward to collaborating with NextGrid and iPay88 to expand the South East Asia market.", says Dr. Nguyen Huu Le, TMA’s chairman.

Mr. Lim Kok Hing, Executive Director of iPay88, comments:We need a partner with strong technical capability like TMA to support our business expansion and providing cutting edge mobile solutions to maintain our competitive advantages. TMA will also help us supporting our clients in Vietnam.

Mr. Mohamad Fathullah Hashim, Executive Director of NextGrid, adds:NextGrid is happy to connect Malaysian and Vietnamese companies to leveraging strengths of companies in both countries to offer best of class solutions for the fast growing South East Asia economy. I am expecting more similar strategic alliances in the near future.”
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About
iPay88:

iPay88 is the online payment service and solution of The Mobile88 Group of Companies. iPay88 started its first operation in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia after being certified compliant with Malaysia Payment System Act 2003 in year 2006.

Mobile88.Com Sdn. Bhd. and iPay88 Sdn. Bhd. are the two subsidiaries of  the Group to market iPay88 locally and regionally. Both subsidiaries were awarded MSC status by Malaysia Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC).

About NextGrid:

NextGrid Sdn Bhd is a software services company in Malaysia. NextGrid has been working with TMA since 2009 to provide software outsourcing services and mobile solutions for clients in South East Asia. NextGrid Sdn Bhd was awarded MSC status by Malaysia Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) in 2010.

About TMA Solutions:

TMA is the leading Vietnam software company with more than 1,100 engineers.  TMA has more than 14 years of experiences providing software outsourcing services for many leading companies worldwide. Currently TMA has 6 offices in Vietnam and 5 offices overseas.  Apart from software outsourcing, TMA is developing mobile products and solutions for clients from 11 countries.

Source: TMA

Le Courrier du Vietnam (18/05/2012): Promouvoir la coopération Malaisie - Vietnam pour les technologies de l'information

posted May 23, 2012, 9:07 PM by vnmyict admin

Le Courrier du Vietnam - La Mission économique de Malaisie à Hô Chi Minh-Ville (MATRADE) et le Parc logiciel Quang Trung (QTSC) ont tenu une conférence de presse, le 17 mai 2012, pour présenter "Le forum de technologies de l’information Vietnam - Malaisie 2012".
Selon les organisateurs, le forum de TI Vietnam - Malaisie aura lieu au parc logiciel Quang Trung (situé dans le 12ème arrondissement à Hô Chi Minh-Ville) le 24 mai avec la participation de 27 sociétés informatiques malaisiennes et 30 sociétés de TI vietnamiennes.



Des participants à la conférence de presse sur le forum des TI Malaisie-Vietnam, 
le 17 mai à Hô Chi Minh-Ville. Photo : CTV/CVN


Le but de l'événement est de présenter les potentialités du marché de TI ainsi que les opportunités d'affaires au Vietnam et de faciliter l'accès des entreprises malaisiennes à l'information et au savoir du marché de TI au Vietnam. De nombreux domaines d'intérêt dans ce forum seront évoqués tels que l’e-gouvernement, l’ e-commerce, les services de circulation, des soins de santé, de finance, de banque, des applications aux téléphones portables et des services sur la plate-forme de la technologie dite "stockage dans les nuages" (cloud computing).

Plus particulièrement, la Malaisie présentera les opportunités, les soutiens et les conseils pour que les entreprises vietnamiennes développent des activités d'affaires dans l'industrie de TI en Malaisie.

Ahmad Shanizam Ab.Ghani - conseiller commercial, MATRADE, a déclaré: "Ce forum est une réelle opportunité pour que les responsables des entreprises TI du Vietnam et de Malaisie échangent, partagent des produits de services, de solutions informatiques et cherchent des possibilités de coopération, contribuant ainsi au développement de l'industrie de TI entre les deux pays et l’accélération de la coopération bilatérale ".

Les échanges et la coopération entre les entreprises TI des deux pays permettront également l’ouverture d’opportunités pour ces entreprises dans l’exploitation d’un troisième marché potentiel : l’ASEAN et le Moyen-Orient.

Selon les informations de MATRADE, jusqu’en février 2012, la Malaisie a investi dans le secteur des TI au Vietnam au total 7,96 millions de dollars. Ainsi, la Malaisie est actuellement classée au huitième rang dans la liste des principaux investisseurs au Vietnam avec un total de fonds d’investissement de 9 milliards de dollars. Les entreprises malaisiennes considèrent le Vietnam comme un marché très potentiel.


Trung Khánh/CVN

The Saigon Times Daily (May 18, 2012): Malaysia firms eye IT cooperation

posted May 17, 2012, 9:34 PM by vnmyict admin   [ updated May 17, 2012, 9:36 PM ]


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