Business

Microsoft IT Academy debuts in central region

The Microsoft Information Technology (IT) Academy, the first ever international standard IT training centre in the central and Central Highlands regions, made its debut in ceremonies held on August 23.
Da Nang on track to become intelligent city Sci-Tech

Da Nang on track to become intelligent city

The adoption and effective implementation of IT progress in administrative reform at commune and district levels in the central city of Da Nang have brought many positive changes in recent years, the Vietnam Investment Review reported.
First Vietnamese brand tablet launched Sci-Tech

First Vietnamese brand tablet launched

Microsoft, the Viet Son Company, and Intel Corporation officially launched the first Vietnamese brand tablet in Vietnam market, namely ROSA on June 26, the Saigon Giai phong Daily reported.
Business

Vietnamese technology firms get into full swing

For a long time, global technology groups like Microsoft, Intel and Qualcomm have their representative offices in Vietnam just to help boost sales. However, the relations between them and domestic enterprises have gone much further over the recent years. The Vietnam Net online newspaper reports.
Business

Senior staff restructuring overcomes crisis

Economic challenges in the post-global financial crisis period had forced many businesses to restructure their management apparatus with an aim of gaining new energy capable of driving firms to surmount current difficulties.

The biggest recent changes in high-ranking staff were noticed in the fields of finance and technology. Gtel, Microsoft, Lenovo, FPT, VTC, VDC, “giants” in the information technology, all had new managing directors.
IT businesses awarded for outstanding performance Sci-Tech

IT businesses awarded for outstanding performance

Thirty-three information-communication technology (ICT) awards were presented to ICT businesses in Hanoi on March 20 in recognition of their outstanding performance in 2009 and contributions to the ICT sector.
Society

Cheap school PC plan starts

The Ministry of Education and Training, in co-operation with information-technology suppliers, on August 6 announced the start of a national programme to supply one million computers at favourable prices to Vietnamese schools by 2011.
Sci-Tech

Lao Cai opens e-government portal

Northern Lao Cai provincial Department of Information and Communications (DIC) and Microsoft Vietnam LLC officially announced on Dec. 12 the launching of an e-government portal.