Digital economy hoped to make up 20 percent of GDP by 2025 Business

Digital economy hoped to make up 20 percent of GDP by 2025

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on June 3 signed off on the national digital transformation programme until 2025 with a vision to 2030, which targets the digital economy contributing 20 percent of Vietnam’s GDP over the course of the next five years.
Da Nang targets e-government, smart city by 2030 Society

Da Nang targets e-government, smart city by 2030

The Central city of Da Nang is poised to complete the building of a smart city connected with the networks of smart cities in the country and in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region by 2030.
HCM City to foster ICT development Sci-Tech

HCM City to foster ICT development

Ho Chi Minh City will continue to promote the development of information and communications technology (ICT) to develop into an innovative smart city and improve living conditions, authorities have said.
Vietnam Airlines takes off with digital transformation Business

Vietnam Airlines takes off with digital transformation

National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines has won the 2019 ICT Award from the Asian-Oceania Computing Industry Organisation (ASOCIO) for its outstanding achievements and important contributions to the development and application of information technology in operation and services.
Quang Ninh hosts int’l conference on digital transformation Sci-Tech

Quang Ninh hosts int’l conference on digital transformation

Nearly 500 delegates from 11 Vietnamese provinces and cities and 16 member organisations of the Asia Pacific ICT Alliance (APICTA) gathered at an international conference on digital transformation towards building smart cities in the northern province of Quang Ninh on November 20.
ICT helps promote gender equality, empowerment of women: workshop Society

ICT helps promote gender equality, empowerment of women: workshop

International experts, scholars and organisations gathered at a workshop held by the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) on November 7 to discuss how to use Information Communications Technology (ICT) to promote gender equality and empowerment of women.
Vietnam potential market for fintech companies Business

Vietnam potential market for fintech companies

Vietnam is a promising market for fintech companies thanks to its young demographic, strong e-commerce growth, and increasing smartphone and internet users, heard a conference in Ho Chi Minh City on October 31
ASEAN to reinforce ties to boost digital transformation World

ASEAN to reinforce ties to boost digital transformation

ASEAN ministers of telecommunications and information technology have affirmed the resolve to press on with initiatives and cooperation programmes to promote digital transformation in the region at their meeting in Vientiane, Laos.