The Prime Minister is willing to listen to constructive initiatives from scientists, especially when the Government is striving to build a growth-facilitating and action-oriented government.
The paucity of skilled IT (information technology) workers in the country was highlighted on February 13 as the FPT Corporation opened its second software village, F-Ville 2, in Hanoi.
Overseas Vietnamese play an important role in developing Vietnam’s economy by contributing their talent and intelligence in the science and technology field, a deputy minister of Science and Technology said recently in HCM City.
It appears that Vietnam is best placed to become Southeast Asia’s Silicon Valley while most members of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) have ambitions of developing competitive technology sectors, “Asia Correspondent” said in a recent article.
Biologists have found 22 animal species, including nine endangered ones, through a wildlife supervision programme in the Ba Na-Nui Chua Nature Reserve near the central city of Da Nang.
A new species of Shiitake mushroom called Lentinula platinedodes has been found in Cat Tiên National Park in Dong Nai and Lam Dong provinces.
Vietnam was named the nation facing the second-highest level of cyber security risk in Asia Pacific markets by a Microsoft Asia report on February 9.
Leading telecom service providers Viettel, MobiFone and VinaPhone are scrambling to put up base transceiver stations and pilot 4G services to be ready to officially offer them this quarter.
Telecom businesses will change area codes for landline numbers of 59 out of the 63 cities and provinces from February 11, 2017.
Thirteen cities and provinces nationwide are slated to have their area codes for landline numbers changed to a three-digit number from February 11.
The following are the top ten information and communication technology (ICT) events in Vietnam in 2016.
The three telecommunication groups under direct management of the Information and Communications Ministry (MIC) will have to develop their equitisation plans in 2017, according to Minister Truong Minh Tuan.
Mobile phone operators said they are making preparations to avoid network congestion during the Tet (Lunar New Year) festival.
Vietnam’s first astronomical observatory will be put into operation in March this year in the central province of Khanh Hoa.
Consumers in Ho Chi Minh City can now use a smartphone app to trace the origin of vegetables sold at Co.opmart, Lotte Mart, Big C and AEON supermarkets.
A Dong Nai-based group of students have invented an affordable robot-wheelchair inspired by the model used by world-renowned physicist Stephen Hawking.
Ho Chi Minh City has decided to promote its geographic information system (GIS), to prevent infectious diseases, said Le Hong Nga, Deputy Director of the city’s Preventive Medicine Centre.
The Vietnam Software and IT Services Association (VINASA) on January 16 launched the Sao Khue Awards in 2017 under the sponsor of the Ministry of Information and Communications.