Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam and other delegates are learning about DT products and services in the Summit (Photo: SGGP)

Vietnam ICT Summit 2019 officially launched

The Vietnam Information & Communications Technology (ICT) Summit 2019, themed ‘Digital Transformation for a Prosperous Vietnam’, was formally held yesterday in Hanoi.

Many leading ICT firms participate in VDTA. (Photo: SGGP)

Vietnam Digital Transformation Alliance formally formed

The Vietnam Digital Transformation Alliance (VDTA), comprising of giant domestic information & communications technology (ICT) companies and research institutes, made its debut yesterday in Hanoi. Members of this alliance include FPT Group, Viettel, VNPT, CMC, VNG, Hai Hoa Co., MobiFone, VSII, VINASA, and Hanoi University of Science and Technology.

Using an e-wallet to pay for transport services. (Photo:  SGGP)

Cutting edge technologies boosting digital economy transformation in Vietnam

Since its appearance, the digital economy in Vietnam has offered various services to serve people’s needs. Domestic information technology (IT) enterprises, therefore, have excitingly jumped in to use state-of-the-art technologies to create new platforms, utility applications, and services, bringing impressive profits to business owners and the government at the same time.

Mytel officially introduced the first 5G network in Myanmar on August 5

Viettel launches first 5G network in Myanmar

Viettel Military Industry and Telecoms Group (Viettel) officially launched the 5G technology in Myanmar on August 5 via Mytel, its Myanmar’s branch name.

Domestic and international scientists are discussing in the 4th international conference on computational science and engineering (ICCSE-4) in HCMC. Photo by T.Ba

Computational science institute to focus more on practical research

Since its establishment in 2008 by the Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) People’s Committee, the Institute for Computational Science and Technology (ICST) has been able to attract several Vietnamese experts in the field of science-technology to aid the economic transformation process and the boost of hi-tech industries in the city. It is now striving to concentrate more on highly applicable research to help the public as well as businesses in need.

The official launch of the Thua Thien – Hue Province operation center for a smart city

Thua Thien-Hue Province operation center for smart city formally launched

The People’s Committee of the central province of Thua Thien – Hue yesterday cooperated with the Ministry of Information and Communications, Viettel Military Industry and Telecoms Group, and Quang Trung Software City to organize an investment promotion conference for information technology (IT) and announced the launch of Thua Thien – Hue Province operation center for a smart city.

The ceremony to announce GII 2019 in India

Vietnam increases 3 places in Global Innovation Index 2019

Vietnam has risen three places to rank 42th out of the 129 nations and economies in the Global Innovation Index 2019 (GII 2019), according to the announcement of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) yesterday in India.

The signing ceremony in the event

Singapore expands GIA to HCMC

Enterprise Singapore, the state unit under the Singaporean Ministry of Trade and Industry, officially announced the expansion of the Global Innovation Alliance (GIA) to Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) to boost startup activities between Singapore and Vietnam.