Smart city challenges Gov’t, localities Society

Smart city challenges Gov’t, localities

In efforts to embrace the Fourth Industrial Revolution, cities and provinces in Vietnam are pushing smart city programmes, combining technology with internet-connected devices to enhance municipal management and economy.
Hai Duong aims to upgrade IT infrastructure Sci-Tech

Hai Duong aims to upgrade IT infrastructure

Hai Duong should focus on developing telecom and IT infrastructure to serve the development of e-Government, e-commerce and digital economy, Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung said on October 1.
HCM City to begin 5G rollout next month Sci-Tech

HCM City to begin 5G rollout next month

The Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT)’s branch in Ho Chi Minh City has proposed to pilot the fifth generation (5G) technology from September 2019 to May 2020.
80 percent of State-owned economic groups earn profits Business

80 percent of State-owned economic groups earn profits

Up to 80 percent of the 19 State-owned economic groups and corporations under the management of the Committee for Management of State Capital at Enterprises (CMSC) earned profits in the first half of this year, fulfilling more than half of their yearly targets, according to the committee.
HCM City moves to paperless government Society

HCM City moves to paperless government

The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City announced on June 25 that it will use an e-Cabinet paperless meeting system and a smart reminder application to save administrative time and costs.
Tourism administration, VNPT develop smart tourism Travel

Tourism administration, VNPT develop smart tourism

Joint works to promote smart tourism in the country since 2017 between the Vietnam Post and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) and the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) have produced positive results.
Vietnam ranks sixth globally in DDoS attack sources Sci-Tech

Vietnam ranks sixth globally in DDoS attack sources

Vietnam ranked sixth in the world and second in Asia-Pacific for Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack sources in the fourth quarter of 2018, according to Nexusguard, a leading cloud-based DDoS security solutions provider.