More and more people are earning huge incomes from YouTube and Google. Some of them earn hundreds of billions of dong a year from online business. A 28-year old woman and a 30-year old man in Cau Giay district in Hanoi have reported revenue of VND330 billion and VND269 billion from software they developed and posted on Google Play, App Store and other apps. The Hanoi Taxation Agency said they were the biggest taxpayers in 2020 in the city, paying VND23.4 billion and VND18.1 billion, respectively. In 2020, Hanoi collected VND123 billion from e-commerce, up by five times compared with 2019. In Da Nang City, the Hai Chau district taxation agency confirmed it has collected tax arrears of VND25.3 billion from a man, who had revenue of VND281 billion from advert services paid by Google in 2015-June 2018. Online game writer earns VND41 billion from Google In October 2020, the HCM City Taxation Agency reported that Tran Duc P had income of VND41 billion and had to pay tax … [Read more...] about Who are the richest YouTubers in Vietnam?
The huge number of views shows the massive level of interest from the domestic and international community for content relating to Vietnamese tourism. The one-minute clip was released as part of a tourism promotion campaign entitled “Vietnam: Di de yeu!”, “Discover Vietnam” in English”, with the purpose of making the country more popular among travelers via the digital-media platform. Created by the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) after receiving support from both Google and VinPearl, the campaign is part of a wider programme launched by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism to promote the country as a safe and attractive destination. The campaign features various clips from famous YouTube creators such as Khoai Lang Thang, Chan La Ca, Fly Around Vietnam, and H’Hen Nie, Miss Universe Vietnam 2017, all of whom enjoy a great influence among young demographics and also boast a large number of subscribers. The scheme is expected to help stimulate domestic … [Read more...] about Vietnamese tourism clip passes one million views on YouTube
The sound of birds singing in the early morning, chickens crowing at noon, and rustling of leaves in the garden frequently appear in the videos of Dong Van Hung - the founder of Mother-made Cuisine (Am Thuc Me Lam) channel. Hung's videos are only 5 to 10 minutes long, not technically sophisticated or professional, but they can remind anyone born in the countryside. Each video reaches from a few hundred to nearly 3 million views. Just three months after the first video on March 1, 2019, Mother-Made Cuisine received a Silver Play Button from YouTube. Before doing his vlog, Hung was a photographer working in Hanoi. Occasionally, he returns to his hometown (Phu Binh, Thai Nguyen) to visit his mother. Remembering the dishes from home, Hung often told his mother to cook the traditional dishes. Being skilled in photography and filming, Hung often shoots videos of his mother preparing dishes in the way of his home country. Shared on social media, his videos are loved by friends. … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s most famous culinary vlogger
E-commerce operations on cyber platforms, namely Google, Facebook and YouTube, are making as much as eight-digit income a year in U.S. dollars for certain individuals in Hanoi, according to 2020 tax return details from the Hanoi taxman. E-commerce is seeing a boom in the world and Vietnam alike, according to Mai Son, the leader of the municipal Department of Taxation. In 2020, the Hanoi tax office collected VND123 billion (US$5.3 million) from e-commerce operations in the capital, a fivefold increase from the 2019 figure. “Taxpayers in e-commerce sectors are mostly individuals, one of whom contributed over VND23 million [$1 million] in tax for e-commerce operations,” Son revealed. As per the tax return details, the person mentioned by Son was identified to be a 28-year-old female app developer in Hanoi’s Cau Giay District, who paid VND23.4 billion for the VND330 billion ($14.3 million) revenue she made from her applications on Google Play Store and iOS App Store. The tax … [Read more...] about 2020 tax return shows Vietnamese app developer pocketed $14mn: Hanoi taxman
The complaint, made by another channel on the video streaming platform, is not the first time that the V-pop prince has been accused of plagiarism. The notification that popped up when netizens click on the "Chung Ta Cua Hien Tai" (We Of The Present) link on YouTube says: "This video is no longer available due to a copyright claim by GC." The video, removed on Monday evening (Feb 22) on YouTube, was restored on the platform after one day. Three weeks ago, under the GC channel's "Is You Mine" video published in September 2020, a viewer commented on the similarity in the rhythm of the song and Tung's "Chung Ta Cua Hien Tai." "It's very similar indeed, do you think they plagiarised it?" GC, a London-based music producer, responded. Many of his viewers have agreed. A still from "Chung Ta Cua Hien Tai." Photo courtesy of Son Tung M-TP's YouTube channel. GC said he would have not made a copyright violation claim without reason. To a fan complaining that Tung had … [Read more...] about V-pop prince faces another copycat charge, latest music video removed