Vietnam's Tech Boom: A Look Inside Southeast Asia's Silicon Valley

Vietnam has been seen as a rising star for high-tech industry with the investment from Samsung, Microsoft, Intel, LG in chip and smartphone manufacturing and R&D. More than four decades after the last US troops left Saigon, US has now become one of the largest markets of the Vietnam software outsourcing industry. Vietnam also has quickly gained the second position of Japan's largest IT partner. This article, by Rob Marvin from PC Magazine, will give us a clear view about the current landscape of the Vietnam IT industry and how the country has become an emerging offshore outsourcing destination and Southeast Asia's Silicon Valley.