French experts shared experience in data digitalisation and the handling of administrative procedures at a workshop in Hanoi on August 18.
The Tan Thuan CMC Data Centre, considered the most modern and safest data centre and cloud computing infrastructure facility in Vietnam, officially opened on August 15.
The Government has approved a national programme on digital transformation in building new-style rural areas, towards smart rural development, for the 2021 – 2025 period.
The Da Nang Municipal Department of Tourism coordinated with related units to organise a seminar on improving digital transformation capacity and smart lighting solutions at tourist accommodation establishments in 2022.
The central city of Da Nang and the Ministry of Finance once again topped the Digital Transformation Index (DTI) rankings for 2021, the Ministry of Information and Telecommunications announced at the third meeting of the National Committee on Digital Transformation on August 8.
The National Assembly Committee for External Relations and the Vietnam Blockchain Association jointly held a seminar on August 5 to discuss international experience in blockchain development and recommendations for Vietnam.
The Ministry of Information and Telecommunications reported that the number of Mobile Money subscribers has quadrupled since the service was launched in January this year, 67% of whom were from rural, mountainous, border, island and remote areas.
The 2022 Vietnam Artificial Intelligence Day (AI4VN), with its theme spotlighting economic recovery and future shaping, is scheduled to take place in Hanoi on September 22.
A “Tech Art” village (Tech Art) opened on July 25 in Hanoi as part of a series of activities to mark National Innovative Entrepreneurship Day (Techfest Vietnam 2022).
A delegation of the Ministry of Science and Technology paid a working visit to France and the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) in Geneva from July 7 to 14 to promote cooperation in science, technology and innovation.
Metfone, the Cambodia-based affiliate of the military-run telecom group Viettel, and Angkok Dairy Products Co.Ltd (Angkormilk), two Vietnamese-invested firms, on July 14 signed a strategic cooperation agreement to develop telecommunications services and e-payments in Cambodia.
A conference on Topological Quantum Electrons Interacting In-person opened at the International Centre for Interdisciplinary Science and Education in Quy Nhon city, Binh Dinh province on July 11, gathering hundreds of Vietnamese and foreign scientists as well as students from five provinces in Vietnam’s Central Highlands.
Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab recently described Vietnam as the safest country in Southeast Asia against the threat of financial attacks targeting banks, payment systems and online stores.
Vietnamese Minister of Science and Technology Huynh Thanh Dat and representatives from some UNESCO member countries exchanged views on the role of basic sciences in policy-making at a high-level seminar in Paris on July 8.
The Ministry of Information and Communications held a ceremony in Hanoi on July 5 to launch a logo design contest on national digital transformation.
Research company Vietnam Report has announced the top ten prestigious Vietnamese technology companies in 2022 regarding their financial capability and reputation in the media.
Potential plans and roadmaps were proposed to build national capacity in Earth observation using small satellite systems during a seminar held by the Vietnam National Space Centre (VNSC) at the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) in Hanoi on June 30.
The Vietnam Internet Network Information Centre (VNNIC) under the Ministry of Information and Communications on June 29 officially announced the change of its brand identity on the Internet with the Vietnamese national domain name '.vn'.
The Vietnam Security Summit 2022 opened in Hanoi on June 23 with three thematic sessions on measures to strengthen cybersecurity for digital government, the protection of corporate data security in the digital era, and the harnessing of the power of exponential technologies against the emerging cyber threats.
The third Make in Vietnam Digital Product Awards 2022 was launched on June 22, aiming to honour the impact of digital products contributing to the acceleration of e-government, digital economy and digital society in Vietnam.
An event honouring the Top 7 World Smart Communities in 2022 with the theme “After the Pandemic: How Digital Innovation Drives Growth in Our Communities” will take place in Binh Duong on June 20 and 21.
A symposium on the development of domestically- and globally-connected smart cities took place in Hanoi on June 16.
Vietnamese and Australian businesses sought partnership opportunities in technology and trade during a forum jointly held in Ho Chi Minh City on June 16 by the Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST), Saigon Innovation Hub, Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and University of Technology Sydney (UTS).
Vice Chairman of the People’s Committee of Lam Dong Province Dr. Pham S handed over the ‘Exclusive process of cultivating organic Arabica coffee in the Langbiang Mountains’ to Lac Duong District, a locality that accounts for over 40% of the arabica coffee area in Lam Dong Province.
Metaverse Village made its debut and a symposium on Metaverse was held in the central city of Da Nang on June 15 within the framework of TECHFEST Vietnam 2022.
Results of dioxin treatment technology tested at Bien Hoa airport, the most contaminated spot in Vietnam, were released at a seminar in Hanoi on June 15.
The 1877 team with contestants from the police and military forces of Hanoi and Quang Nam province won the first prize of the Oraichain Hackathon contest 2022, a programming contest held for the first time for members of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union.
Developing medicinal herbs is a new direction to restructure high economic crops in the northern mountainous province of Son La. But in order to overcome difficulties in output for medicinal herbs, many experts believe that Son La needs to promote innovative start-ups in this field and develop the value chain of medicinal herbs in association with community tourism.
A national workshop on several theoretical and practical issues related to digital transformation in the Vietnamese press was held in Hanoi on June 11.
Vietnamese officials affirmed the country’s consistent efforts to guarantee nuclear safety and security and to apply atomic energy in service of sustainable development during a recent meeting with representatives of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).