Vietnam - Asia Digital Transformation Summit 2023 (Vietnam - Asia DX Summit 2023), themed ‘Driving Economic Growth Enabled by Digital Data Mining and Smart Connectivity’, was formally held in Hanoi yesterday.
Revenue from information and communications services reached VND1.13 quadrillion (US$47.6 billion) in the first four months of 2023, representing 27 percent of the annual target, the Ministry of Information and Communications said.
The establishment of the national big data and integration of databases are the most critical foundation for the national digital transformation. In this process, many obstacles have arisen, posing grave challenges to the state leaders.
The prerequisite for Vietnam's digital economy to go further is to optimise modern scientific and technological advancements, according to Nguyen Trung Chinh, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Executive President of CMC Corporation.
The application of digital science and technology towards the goal of gender equality requires political will and real actions of governments and the willingness to transform of relevant sectors in society, affirmed a Vietnamese official.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh visited the Vietnam National Innovation Center (NIC) under the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) and the Military Industry and Telecoms Group (Viettel) in Hanoi on March 4.
Vietnam ranked 6th out of the 10 ASEAN member countries and 55th globally in the 2022 Government AI Readiness Index, up seven places compared to 2021, according to the index report released by the UK’s Oxford Insights.
Ministries, departments and local authorities must delegate agencies and organizations not to ask citizens to display household registration books during the process of solving administrative procedures, the Prime Minister directed.
Deputy Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Ho Hai emphasized the need of mobilizing social resources for infrastructure investment and trade promotion activities at a conference yesterday.