cryptocurrency mining machines
Economy

MoIT makes case for crypto mining

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has proposed not to suspend the imports of cryptocurrency mining machines (HS code 8471.80.90) in order to the ensure the production and business activities of enterprises.

Economy

SSC warns securities firms on cryptocurrency

The State Securities Commission has recommended that public companies, securities companies and fund managers as well as securities investment funds not carry out issuance, trading and brokerage activities related to virtual currency.

Economy

MoF targets bitcoin machines

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) has proposed to temporarily halt the import of bitcoin mining machines to improve the management of bitcoin and cryptocurrency transactions.

Economy

Gov’t must stay on toes: PM Phúc

Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc on Friday demanded the Government find solutions to support domestic businesses amid constant policy changes from the world’s biggest economies.

Economy

Bitcoin mining botnets infect thousands of PCs: Kaspersky

The Kaspersky Lab Anti-Malware Research team has identified two botnets made of computers infected with malware that silently install cryptocurrency miners, which are legitimate software used to create (mine) virtual currencies based on blockchain technology.

Economy

Jury still out on cryptocurrency in Viet Nam

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has clearly stated that unlike legal tenders, cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin are not considered real money and thus not recognised as payment methods in Vietnamese law.