Update news e-government

One of the targets set in government Resolution 36a was to have Vietnam among the top three countries in ASEAN in OSI (Online Service Index) and EGDI (E-government development index) by the end of 2017. 

Vietnam's rank in e-government index moves up

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam has been ranked 89th among 193 surveyed countries in the UN e-government development index (EGDI).

E-Government status and future actions

According to e-Government Development Index - EGDI of the United Nations in 2014, Viet Nam was ranked 99th in the world and stood at the 5th position in ASEAN bloc behind Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei and the Philippines.

HCM City pushes forward with Microsoft Smart City model

 VietNamNet Bridge – Ho Chi Minh City Information and Communications Department, Microsoft Vietnam and Microsoft Asia Pacific leaders today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to foster cooperation,

Vietnam rises in tech rankings

 VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam has been ranked 81st in the ICT Development Index for 2013, up five places from the previous year's index, according to the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC).

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Further step towards administration reform

VietNamNet Bridge – The Government has approved the members of the Steering Committee for the realization of the Master Plan to simplify administrative procedures, citizenship papers and the database related to population management

Internet opens the door for national development

 VietNamNet Bridge – If Vietnam takes full advantage of internet services, the national economy and e-government in the country will develop exponentially in the coming years.

Local authorities rush to make e-governments

VietNamNet Bridge – E-government has not only been existing on paper, but it has become true when local authorities have been making every effort to implement the model in their localities.

Hanoi needs $3 billion to build “intelligent city”

VietNamNet Bridge - Hanoi needs up to VND60 trillion, or $3 billion to build a smart city that applies information technology in all areas. This plan will be submitted to the Hanoi People's Council in early December.