Vietnam to host ITU Digital World 2020 next month Sci-Tech

Vietnam to host ITU Digital World 2020 next month

Vietnam, in collaboration with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), will host the ITU Digital World 2020 on October 20 – 22, expecting to attract hundreds of technology businesses from across the globe.
National data portal inaugurated Society

National data portal inaugurated

The national data portal https://data.gov.vn was launched by the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) during a ceremony in Hanoi on August 31.
Made-in-Vietnam AI platform debuted Sci-Tech

Made-in-Vietnam AI platform debuted

The Viettel AI Open Platform, an artificial intelligence (AI) platform developed by the military-run telecoms group Viettel, was launched by the Ministry of Information and Communication at a ceremony on August 28.
Out-of-tune voices unable to erode public trust in Party Politics

Out-of-tune voices unable to erode public trust in Party

In the rules-based spirit, the Vietnamese Party and State have resolutely handled officials who committed violations of law, especially those holding high-level positions, towards building a pure and strong Party, raising the Party’s prestige and consolidating public trust in the Party.
COVID-19 tracing app Bluezone hits 15.7 million users Society

COVID-19 tracing app Bluezone hits 15.7 million users

Some 15.7 million smartphone users had downloaded Bluezone, a locally-developed contact-tracing app to identify and alert people who have interacted with COVID-19 patients, as of 11am on August 11, according to the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC).
Vietnam to go digital or lose out: Deputy PM Dam Sci-Tech

Vietnam to go digital or lose out: Deputy PM Dam

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam highlighted the role of digital transformation when he met with leaders from the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) and the Vietnam Computer Association, as well as members of the IT community, at a recent seminar.
ASEAN - Japan cyber security drill held Sci-Tech

ASEAN - Japan cyber security drill held

The 2020 ASEAN - Japan drill on trans-national cyber security took place online and offline on June 25 with the participation of the ten ASEAN member countries and Japan.
India-ASEAN connectivity scrutinised ASEAN

India-ASEAN connectivity scrutinised

Speakers from India, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia and Laos discussed trade and geopolitical connectivity between Indian and ASEAN at a recent video conference, during which they said that the two sides have stayed closed in numerous fields.
People’s Procuracy: Nguyen Bac Son the leader in MobiFone-AVG case Society

People’s Procuracy: Nguyen Bac Son the leader in MobiFone-AVG case

The People’s Procuracy has determined that former Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Bac Son played the leading role in a case involving the MobiFone Telecommunications Corporation’s purchase of a 95 percent stake in the Audio Visual Global JSC (AVG), an appeal trial in Hanoi on April 24 heard. ​
Appeal trial begins for MobiFone-AVG case Society

Appeal trial begins for MobiFone-AVG case

The High-Level People’s Court in Hanoi on April 23 began a four-day appeal trial for the case involving the MobiFone Telecommunications Corporation’s purchase of 95 percent of shares in the Audio Visual Global JSC (AVG).