Vietnam’s digital economy to reach 14 billion USD this year Sci-Tech

Vietnam’s digital economy to reach 14 billion USD this year

Vietnam’s digital economy is expected to reach 14 billion USD in 2020, a year-on-year increase of 16 percent, and will likely reach 52 billion USD in 2025, re-accelerating to nearly 29 percent in compound annual growth rate, according to a report from Google, Temasek and Bain & Company.
Cyber attacks targeting Vietnam’s information systems down 7.8 pct Sci-Tech

Cyber attacks targeting Vietnam’s information systems down 7.8 pct

There were over 4,100 cyber attacks targeting Vietnam’s information systems in the first 10 months of 2020, down 7.8 percent against the same period last year, the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) under the Ministry of Information and Communications’ Authority of Information Security has reported.
The truth about COVID-19 Patient 17 in Vietnam Society

The truth about COVID-19 Patient 17 in Vietnam

While the international community recognises and highly values the COVID-19 prevention and control outcomes in Vietnam, as well as the Government’s efforts to minimise the pandemic’s impact on vulnerable groups, guarantee people’s right to medical treatment, and ensure no one is left behind, the story of the 17th patient infected with SARS-CoV-2 in Vietnam published on The New Yorker on September 21 has encountered public backlash due to its lack of objectivity.
Vietnam faces risks from cyberspace: experts  Sci-Tech

Vietnam faces risks from cyberspace: experts

Domestic businesses are advised to grab chances and take the initiative to prevent and cope with risks and challenges from the cyberspace, according to the Department of Cybersecurity and High-technology Crime Prevention under the Ministry of Public Security.
National Day observed abroad Politics

National Day observed abroad

The Vietnamese Embassy in Russia on September 2 held a meeting in Moscow to mark the 75th anniversary of National Day, and offered incense to President Ho Chi Minh.