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ICT role in promoting economic, cultural, social rights discussed in Geneva

Politics

ICT role in promoting economic, cultural, social rights discussed in Geneva

The Vietnamese permanent mission to the UN, WTO and other international organisations in Geneva on February 27 held a seminar on the role of information and communication technology (ICT) in promoting economic, cultural and social rights, and reducing inequality, on the sidelines of the 37th session of the UN Human Rights Council.

Vietnam-Laos ICT cooperation forum held in Vientiane

Sci-Tech

Vietnam-Laos ICT cooperation forum held in Vientiane

The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) and the Lao Ministry of Post and Telecommunications (MPT) jointly held a forum in Vientiane on November 2 to seek measures to foster bilateral cooperation in information and communication technology (ICT).

HCM City aims to become smart city

Business

HCM City aims to become smart city

The People’s Committee of HCM City and the Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) signed an agreement on ICT framework consultancy cooperation to build the city into a smart one.

IT revenues grow 7 times higher

Business

IT revenues grow 7 times higher

The Vietnamese IT industry has seen rapid development from 2010 to 2015, bringing revenue of 7.6 billion USD in 2010 to 49.5 billion USD in 2015, or seven times as much as 2010.

ASEAN looks at IT development

Sci-Tech

ASEAN looks at IT development

Ministers of Telecommunications and Information Technology from ASEAN countries agreed to give top priority to cooperation and development in a five-year road map to 2020.

Vietnam to have 19 IT focus areas by 2020

Sci-Tech

Vietnam to have 19 IT focus areas by 2020

Vietnam will have 19 Information Technology (IT) focus areas which are expected to produce high added value, according to a draft master plan on IT development until 2020 with a vision toward 2025.

ASEAN Telecom Ministers meet in Singapore

Sci-Tech

ASEAN Telecom Ministers meet in Singapore

The 13th ASEAN Telecommunications and IT Ministers Meeting (ASEAN TELMIN 13) opened in Singapore on November 14 with the participation of delegates from all 10 ASEAN member countries and ASEAN Secretary General Le Luong Minh.