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Apple considers Vietnam a strategic partner in its global supply chain

During his meeting CEO Tim Cook in mid-April, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh highly valued Apple’s expansion plan in Vietnam, creating more than 200,000 jobs for local workers.

Over 11 million 2G phone subscribers to be turned off from September 16

More than 11 million 2G-only mobile subscribers will be turned off with the deadline being September 16.

Vietnamese authorities push for restoration of Wolfoo videos on YouTube

The Authority of Broadcasting and Electronic Information under the Ministry of Information and Communications has requested Google to address the ongoing issue of Wolfoo cartoon videos being unjustly hit with copyright strikes on YouTube.

End of an era: 2G phones disappear from shelves as Vietnam phases out network

The once ubiquitous 2G "brick" phones are rapidly disappearing from retail shelves, a trend that will accelerate as Vietnam nears the shutdown of its 2G network.

New decree permits closure of fraudulent accounts

Since July 1, banks have had the right to block and close accounts if they find signs of fraud.

MIC and Meta unite to boost online scam awareness in Vietnam

On July 17, the Authority of Information Security and Meta, the parent company of Facebook, announced the launch of the “Identifying Scams” campaign in Vietnam for 2024.

Vietnamese authorities issue alert on latest online scams

According to the Department of Information Security (Ministry of Information and Communications), five notable online scam tactics have emerged in Vietnam and worldwide in the second week of July 2024.

FPT produces wealth, moves ahead with focus on AI

Two decades after equitization, FPT is now the largest private Vietnamese economic group, big technology exporter and partner with the world’s largest tech giants in the country.

Vietnam introduces transparent framework for wholesale telecommunication market

Wholesale telecommunication services must be provided at fair, reasonable prices and under non-discriminatory conditions.

Quality of administrative procedure settlement systems announced

The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) on July 11 announced the quality evaluation system for information systems handling administrative procedures at the ministry and provincial levels for 2024.

AI to transform Vietnam's digital economy, reaching $220 billion by 2030

Vietnam's digital economy is forecast to grow elevenfold, reaching US$220 billion by 2030, with artificial intelligence (AI) playing a significant role in this expansion.

Vietnam's digital transformation progress applauded by global experts

Vietnam is making significant strides in its national digital transformation journey, but two experts from Cisco have emphasized the critical importance of closing the skills gap.

MIC vows to have mobile broadband coverage on all highways, industrial zones

The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) has released a plan on improving Vietnam’s mobile network quality by 2025, which aims to deploy 5G commercialization.

Vietnam sees surge in mobile money adoption with 8.8 million users

By the end of May 2024, the number of Mobile Money users in Vietnam surpassed 8.8 million, marking a 3.3% increase from the previous month. Notably, nearly 280,000 points now accept Mobile Money as a payment method.

Vietnam introduces new regulations for recognizing foreign electronic signatures

The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) has introduced new regulations on recognizing foreign electronic signature certification service providers and foreign electronic signatures in Vietnam.

VN aims for full mobile broadband coverage on highways, industrial zones by 2025

The primary goal of the plan is to improve the overall quality of Vietnam’s mobile telecommunications network, with a special focus on the commercialization of 5G services.

MobiFone wins auction for C3 frequency band, accelerating 5G deployment

MobiFone has successfully secured the rights to use the C3 frequency band (3,800 - 3,900 MHz) following a successful re-auction.

Vietnam’s AI Readiness Index higher than world average

IBM Vietnam Pham Thi Thu Diep says that Vietnam needs to set up an AI (artificial intelligence) legal and regulatory framework.

Vietnam-Japan digital transformation association debuts

The Vietnam-Japan digital transformation association (VADX JAPAN) made its debut in Tokyo on July 7.

Strategic collaboration: CMC proposes AI chip design partnership with Samsung

During his recent official visit to South Korea, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh met with Samsung Chairman Lee Jae Yong. On this occasion, CMC Chairman Nguyen Trung Chinh put forth strategic proposals to collaborate with Samsung.