The Ho Chi Minh City Delegation of National Assembly Deputies yesterday held a meeting with voters from HCMC Union of Science and Technology Associations (HCMUSTA).
When digital transformation happens in almost all aspects, culture and art does not want to be left behind. Particularly, the Covid-19 pandemic has forced many artists and performers to adapt themselves to new trends and find new ways to approach their domestic and international appreciators.
The awards ceremony of Vietnam Digital 2021 was held online and offline yesterday by the Information and Communications Ministry to praise outstanding achievements in the digital transformation process of state agencies, businesses, and individuals.
Around 71 percent of businesses in Vietnam have formed their own information security (IS) department in 2021 to signal their great attention to cyber safety matters, as revealed in the virtual meeting ‘Cyber Security for Digital Transformation – Opportunities and Challenges’, co-hosted by the Vietnam Information Security Association-Southern branch (VNISA), the Authority of Information Security (under the Information & Communications Ministry), and the Ho Chi Minh City Information & Communications Department.
Ho Chi Minh City is building its Support and Consultation Center for Digital Transformation (DXCenter), which is estimated to be in operation in the third quarter this year. SGGP Newspaper conducted an interview with Director of Quang Trung Software City (QTSC) Lam Nguyen Hai Long about the center’s operation and its expected benefits to individuals, businesses sited in the city.
Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong yesterday had a meeting with the Management Board of Saigon Hi-tech Park (SHTP) about its focused missions in the upcoming time.
As revenues from traditional telecoms services like calls, SMS, and Internet provision are significantly affected due to price competitions, giant telecoms enterprises in Vietnam such as VNPT, Viettel, and MobiFone have decided to turn to digital technologies for more profits.
Most basic goals in Resolution No.17/NQ-CP about electronic and digital government development until 2020 are fully met, said the Ministry of Information and Communications in its summary report on the two years implementing the Resolution.
The Commission for the Management of State Capital at Enterprises (CMSC) yesterday cooperated with Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) to hold the conference ‘Establishing an E-government and Performing Digital Transformation in Enterprises’, along with the official introduction of the ‘CMSC Data Exchange Platform’.
Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong yesterday led delegation to visit the space for innovation and experiment of digital transformation, located in Viettel Building (258 Cach Mang Thang Tam Street in District 3).
The Ministry of Information and Communications yesterday held a ceremony to officially introduce the first Vietnamese 4D digital map, named Map4D. This belongs to a series of events to exhibit made-in-Vietnam digital platforms to serve the program ‘National Digital Transformation Process until 2025, with a Vision to 2030’, approved by the Prime Minister.
Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) People’s Committee yesterday held a conference to announce the digital transformation program for the city, including suitable platforms and data sharing activities.
The Ministry of Information and Communications (MoIC) yesterday held a conference to summarise results of its tasks in the first six months of 2020 and present missions for the last two quarters of the year.
Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) People’s Committee has just organized a meeting about strategy planning for the national Artificial Intelligence (AI) development and preparation tasks for the upcoming Vietnam AI Festival 2020. The meeting revealed the municipal authorities’ strong will to boost AI programs in the city.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has just issued Decision No.749/QD-TTg approving the national digital transformation program until 2025, with a vision to 2030. Its target is to let Vietnam enter the list of world’s top-50 nations regarding E-Government Development Index (EGDI).
Vietnam has for long identified information – telecommunications development as one of its main contributions to the national growth, competitiveness boost, social management so that it can keep up with neighboring nations in the region, especially in the period from 2020-2025.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc in the conference to summarize task results of the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) last year suggested that this Ministry change its name to Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy. This has shown a sharp focus of the whole nation to digital economy development this year.
The Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) People’s Committee this morning organized the award ceremony for winners of its 11th Information – Communications Technology (ICT) contest, themed ‘Journey to Become a Smart City’, in celebration of the Festival for IT and AI Businesses. On this occasion, Chairman of the HCMC People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong shared his thoughts on the current smart city establishment project.
Vietnam has established the goal to boost the digital economy share in the national GDP to 20 percent in 2025 and to 30 percent 5 years later, according to the newly released Resolution No.52 NQ/TW of the Politburo, which was signed on September 27 by Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong on ‘guidelines and policies to actively participate in Industry 4.0’.