The application for electronic identification on smart phones (VNeID) has offered users great utilities, including the integration of various kinds of personal information and the ability to help citizens change their ID card or other legal papers. However, this app still encounters many problems that need addressing.
Forty-nine organizations, businesses, products and solutions were honored at Vietnam Digital Awards 2022 in Hanoi on October 9 for their contributions to the process of national digital transformation.
There are around 14,000 healthcare institutes, 44,000 educational institutes, nearly 1 million enterprises, 5 million household businesses, 9 million household farms, and 26 million families in Vietnam that are mobilized to participate in the digital transformation process of the country. On the National Digital Transformation Day today, SGGP Newspaper conducted an interview with experts and managers of various fields to collect their opinions on this important matter.
The People’s Committee of Thu Duc City on August 29 introduced a new website helping individuals and organizations conveniently and quickly implement real estate mortgage and property transfer procedures.
Today, the Vietnam Blockchain Technology Association was officially launched in Hanoi. The Association will focus on sharing experiences and resources to promote research, testing, and application of blockchain technology, contributing to successful national digital transformation and digital economy development in Vietnam.
Health Minister Nguyen Thanh Long asked local administrations to complete the verification of the population data, identification, and electronic authentication for national digital transformation before June 1.
Some 177 representatives of young intellectuals in the country and 16 countries and territories attended the fourth global forum of Vietnamese young intellectuals themed Promoting young Vietnamese intellectuals in the national digital transformation this morning in Hanoi.
Possessing great economic and technological potentials, Vietnamese telecoms businesses must quickly transform themselves into digital technology ones in order to create a strong foundation for the national digital transformation to take place smoothly.
Minister and Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung answered questions about the roadmap for reopening the economy following the COVID-19 pandemic and about national digital transformation during a Government press briefing in Hanoi on January 4.
In the national digital transformation program approved by the Prime Minister, education is one of the 8 prioritized fields. It is essential to establish a national educational platform that allows the sharing and exploitation of databases effectively so that Vietnam can become one globally leading country in this process, said Minister of Education and Training Phung Xuan Nha in the recent conference ‘Digital Transformation in Education’.
Statistics from the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) reveal that the revenues of the IT industry last year were around US$100 billion, accounting for a third of the national GDP. Among them, 12,000 businesses earned $11 billion. In Vietnam, there are now 1 million employees in the IT industry, including 250,000 software programmers.
The Government has asked the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) to prioritize mastering the ecosystem for Vietnamese cyber security products in order to best serve demands arisen from the process to establish an e-government, smart city, and essential national databases, as well as carrying out the national digital transformation.