HA NOI (VNS)— Opera Software and Russian New Horizon Internet (NHI) jointly launched on Thursday its search engine known as http://wada.vn in Viet Nam.
Wada.vn is the first search engine to be developed in the Vietnamese language. WADA will provide users with options to search for news, images, or website directories. Wada targets to take over 30 per cent of search engine service in Viet Nam in the next two or three years. To help users find the most relevant results, Wada offers about 40,000 sites which are carefully selected and classified into 1,000 different categories. In addition, it is also possible to search results related to Viet Nam in many languages.
Pham Tien Thinh, CEO of NHI, said it spent a total more than VND200 billion (US$9.5 million) to develop the search engine and had plans to increase investment to expand its market.-VNS