Sci-Tech

Viettel qualified for WCA 2009 final round

Vietnam’s military-run Telecom Corporation, Viettel, has entered the World Communication Awards (WCA) 2009 Finalists for the Best Operator in a Developing Market and the Best Regional Operator.
Vietnam reacts to US resolution on internet Politics

Vietnam reacts to US resolution on internet

Vietnam has expressed its opposition to the US House of Representatives’ resolution on freedom of internet in Vietnam, saying that information in the resolution was biased and untrue.
World

ASEAN and partners discuss ICT cooperation

Ranking officials of ten ASEAN member countries and China , Japan , the Republic of Korea and India are gathering in Vientiane , Laos , to discuss cooperation in information and communication technology (ICT).
Business

Banks push credit card use

Commercial banks are increasingly focusing on promoting the use of credit and other cards.

Under a tie-up with low-cost carrier Jetstar Pacific, the Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam allows payments for tickets at 1,000 of its ATMs.
Business

Telecoms market steps into 3G service race

After VinaPhone and Viettel launched their new mobile information services using 3G technology, many other telecom companies have also announced their own plans to provid e this service ahead of schedule, resulting in a new race in the Vietnamese telecoms market.
Government web portal opens Politics

Government web portal opens

The opening of the Government Web Portal not only reflects the maturity of the portal but also marks a new advance of the e-government, making an important contribution to the country’s administrative reform process.
Gov’t vows to boost IT cooperation Sci-Tech

Gov’t vows to boost IT cooperation

PM Nguyen Tan Dung pledged to pay special attention to encouraging international IT and its applications, to create a dynamic IT market before a forum in Hanoi.
Business

VNPT launches new internet TV service

The Vietnam Post and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) on Sept. 28 officially launched its MyTV service, which uses IPTV- base technology (Internet Protocol Television).
Society

Japan supports telecom technician training

Vietnam ’s Ministry of Information and Communications will continue to implement a programme to train telecom technicians for Laos , Cambodia and Myanmar with funding provided by Japan .