Tourists from the Republic of Korea visit Vietnam (Photo VNA)

Vietnam welcomes RoK’s new visa policy

Vietnam welcomes the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s adoption of new visa regulations for Vietnamese citizens, which will help promote the people-to-people exchange between the two countries, spokesperson for the Vietnam Ministry of Foreign Affairs Le Thi Thu Hang has said.

The conference and exhibition Internet Day 2018 organized by the Vietnam Internet Association (VIA) yesterday in Hanoi. Photo by VGP

New advanced technologies posing grave threats to Vietnam

The conference and exhibition Internet Day 2018 themed ‘Internet and the Digital Ecosystem in Vietnam’ was held yesterday in Hanoi. It successfully illustrated many possible severe risks to Vietnam if the country’s leaders, business people as well as the public do not pay much attention to cyber matters.
Vietnam to enhance digitalization of library

Vietnam to enhance digitalization of library

Speaking at the seminar “Developing and reforming library activities in the new era”, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam emphasized that digitalization of library nationwide will help people access to books easily.

Vietnam launches National Program for pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV

Vietnam launches National Program for pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV

On the eve of World AIDS Day 2018, Vietnam’s Ministry of Health (MOH), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and global health non-profit organization, PATH,announced the nationwide launch of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) services for HIV prevention on November 30.

8,000 HIV cases reported annually in Vietnam

8,000 HIV cases reported annually in Vietnam

The development of the HIV epidemic is still complicated with discovery of around 8,000 fresh cases annually in Vietnam. Worse, the disease kills 3,000 – 4,000 Vietnamese people a year.

Participants in the workshop on November 29 pose for a photo (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam seeks ways to reduce noise at airports

Solutions to lessen worsening noise levels at airports were discussed at a workshop held by the Ministry of Transport (MoT) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in Hanoi on November 29.

VinaPhone is one of the cellular network providers that offer 4G to customers. Photo by Tan Ba

4G quality in VN unsatisfactory

After the successful launched of the 4G broadband cellular network in the middle of 2017, all mobile network providers in Vietnam are now planning for the 5G piloting phase in major cities to meet the needs of digital content development and data loading speed. Sadly, the quality of the 4G network in the country still cannot satisfy the requirements of users.

Over 8,300 cyber attacks reported in Vietnam

Over 8,300 cyber attacks reported in Vietnam

The Vietnam Computer Emergency Response Team (VNCERT) yesterday held a rehearsal on cyber security themed ‘Improve the Ability to Analyze, Investigate, Rescue, and Solve Cyber Information Security Issues’ in Ho Chi Minh City.