Transparency International, a watchdog organization, ranks Vietnam 117 out of 180 countries on its annual Corruption Perceptions Index
Vietnam is no longer just a place to tour old war sites and eat pho on a sidewalk stool
Google also appears to be complying with a new cyber security law in Vietnam, which requires foreign companies to set up representative offices inside the country
Food safety led the list of 13 concerns, with 86 percent of people citing it in the public opinion study done in late April by Indochina Research Vietnam Ltd.
Assessment shows that country's transition from command economy is far from complete.
The tech company is paying for Vietnamese students to learn some introductory programming, and perhaps earning some good will from Vietnamese officials.