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.

Deputy Minister of National Defence Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh (R) and Assistant Secretary of Defence for Indo-Pacific Security Affairs in the US Government Randall Schriver (Source: VNA)

Vietnam, US seek to expand defence cooperation

Deputy Defence Minister Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh on October 9 received Assistant Secretary of Defence for Indo-Pacific Security Affairs in the US Government Randall Schriver, who is on a working visit to Vietnam.
Satellite Internet to surpass fiber optic one in Vietnam

Satellite Internet to surpass fiber optic one in Vietnam

Catching up with many countries in the world where the Internet is provided via geostationary and non-geostationary satellites, Vietnam is trying to release itself from the dependence on cross-continent fiber optic systems.

Minister Chu Ngoc Anh delivered necessary documents to join in Lahay Agreement to General Director of WIPO Francis Gurry

Vietnam signs Lahay Agreement on int’l registration of industrial designs

Representing the Vietnamese government, Minister of Science and Technology Chu Ngoc Anh delivered the document to join in Lahay Agreement (Geneva 1999 Act) at the head-office of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) on September 30, 2019. This agreement, which is about international registration of industrial design, will be effective in Vietnam after three months from the submission day.

Free-roaming dogs and rabies transmission are integrally linked (Photo: SGGP)

Vietnam fights rabies by rabies vaccination

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), the Ministry of Health (MOH), People’s Committee in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World Health Organization (WHO) and other One Health partners yesterday advocated for rabies vaccination to stop rabies in both animals and human.
Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh (L) and Acting Deputy PM of Finland Mika Lintila (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam, Finland discuss measures to advance relations

Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh had talks with Acting Deputy PM and Minister of Finance of Finland Mika Lintila in Helsinki on September 27, as part of his official visit to the European nation.
Leaders of HCMC, the Ministry of Information and Communications, Viettel are pressing the button to formally launch the 5G telecoms network in the city. (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC becomes first area to have total 5G coverage in Vietnam

Viettel Military Industry and Telecoms Group yesterday organized the announcement ceremony of 5G technology launch, along with Internet of Things (IoT) infrastructure, in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC). This milestone turns the city into the first area in Vietnam to have full 5G coverage and IoT implementation on a large scale.