Vato, a new taxi service recently operating in Vietnam and is a typical example of a business in the digital economy. (Photo: SGGP)

Digital economy in Vietnam welcoming impressive growth

Economic specialists have confirmed the great potential of technological businesses as well as the digital economy in six major Southeast Asian countries, including Vietnam. Being the second fastest growing digital economy in the region, Vietnam is eager to reach further heights.

Digital economy to constitute one-third of national GDP in 2030

Digital economy to constitute one-third of national GDP in 2030

Vietnam has established the goal to boost the digital economy share in the national GDP to 20 percent in 2025 and to 30 percent 5 years later, according to the newly released Resolution No.52 NQ/TW of the Politburo, which was signed on September 27 by Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong on ‘guidelines and policies to actively participate in Industry 4.0’.

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.

Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong (R) and visiting Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison at a press conference on June 7 (Photo: AFP/VNA)

Singapore, Australia enhance digital economic cooperation

Singapore and Australia have agreed on solutions to further deepen their comprehensive strategic partnership and expand cooperation to new areas like the digital economy, cyber security  and food security.
Vietnam aims at becoming giant in cyber security

Vietnam aims at becoming giant in cyber security

Vietnam this year is going to announce its strategy on national digitalization in order to form a digital economy and society, as said by the Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung in the international conference on cyber security held yesterday in Hanoi.

Digital economy model becoming trend: experts

Digital economy model becoming trend: experts

Digital economy is becoming a trend requiring organizations and businesses operating under traditional models to vigorously change in order to continue existing and developing, said experts at Vietnam Digital Economy Forum 2018 opened in HCMC on November 1.