By Quynh Nguyen
The accelerator programme is in a partnership with Korean multimedia retailer GS Shop.
It is unclear whether the corporate’s proposed new venture capital fund will be operated by Vingroup Ventures.
Vietnam Competition and Consumer Protection Authority (VCA) said that the Grab-Uber transaction breached two norms of the competition law, including a failure to notify the economic concentration following the deal and prohibited consolidation.
Be Group will initially kick off with BeBike and BeCar services and add further features such as e-wallet, delivery and reward programmes.
Nextrans also seeks to build a platform in Vietnam to make seed investments in about 100 companies over the next three years.
The twelve commercial banks joining force in the initiative are from South Korea, China and Taipei.
The Vsmart-branded phones will be introduced six months after the business giant announced the establishment of its VinSmart subsidiary.
The news comes as a controversial cybersecurity law is set to take effect next month, requiring global technology firms to open local offices and store data in the country.
The properties spread across Vietnam include Indochina Plaza in Hanoi and Hyatt Regency Danang.
Shares of Vietnam Airlines are currently traded on UPCoM at around VND34,000 ($1.47) apiece, valuing the company at more than $2 billion.