The Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) and the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) on March 22 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in building a national strategy on intellectual property for Vietnam.
Minister of Information and Communications Truong Minh Tuan has called for US businesses’ engagement in providing technology and cooperating in building criteria for smart cities as well as local planning.
Vietnam has joined other 35 countries in the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition 2017 (LIMA 217), which opened at Mahsuri International Exhibition Centre, Langkawi, Malaysia on March 21.
The Vietnam High Efficiency Software (VHES) Corporation officially debuted on March 16, becoming the first high-tech startup enterprise formed under the integrated circuit (IC) industry development programme of Ho Chi Minh City.
The Vietnam Energy Association joined hands with the KEIDA association from the Republic of Korea (RoK) to organise an int'l conference on new technologies in power in Hanoi on March 14.
The national security service has identified two teenagers as the hackers behind recent attacks on the websites of several domestic airports, the Ministry of Public Security said on March 13.
Ho Chi Minh City plans to become a smart city, and the task requires concerted efforts by the administration and information technology community, a city leader has said.
The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) on March 10 confirmed that several recent cyber attacks targeting the websites of some airports in Vietnam did not affect aviation activities and operation of the airports.
The website of Tan Son Nhat International Airport, www.tansonnhatairport.vn, was allegedly hacked on late March 8 as many people reported to have failed to enter this website at about 10:45 p.m. of the day.
Job demand in the IT industry is higher than ever and will continue to grow in the near future, according to a report from VietnamWorks, a job recruitment website.
The 13th Meet Vietnam programme features 13 international workshops and five training courses on science in central Binh Dinh province’s Quy Nhon city from March 6-10.
The individual prize of the annual Kovalevskaya awards 2016 went to Prof. Dr. Nguyen Kim Phi Phung, a lecturer from the University of Natural Science under the Vietnam National University – HCM City.
Viettel is the only Vietnamese company attending the Mobile World Congress (MWC) currently underway in Barcelona, Spain.
As advantages of natural resources and labor forces cannot last forever, education, science and technology will help with the country’s growth and competitiveness, stated Deputy Minister of Science and Technology Tran Van Tung.
A “German Science Day” was organised in Ho Chi Minh City on March 1 on the occasion of 20 years of scientific-technological cooperation between Vietnam and Germany.
Over 20 years of development, Vietnam’s internet has made sustainable contributions to society and Government policies have resulted in 60 percent of the population using the web.
The State Agency for Technology Innovation under the Ministry of Science and Technology and its partners from the Republic of Korea have signed a cooperation agreement on energy-saving technology transfer.
The French Government will provide the best possible conditions for augmenting cooperation in information technology and e-government building with Vietnam, said French Minister of State for State Reform and Simplification Jean-Vicent Placé.