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Vietnamese students ranked fourth in int’l graphic design competition

Duong Viet Anh, an alumnus of Hanoi-based Nguyen Tat Thanh High School, and Bui Dinh Duy, a former student of the Hanoi Industrial Vocational College, ranked 4th and 10th in the Adobe Certified Associate World Championship.

IT graduates earn monthly pay of VND30-40 million: report

Vietnam is seriously lacking IT engineers, which explains why many new graduates with good skills and experience find jobs with attractive pay of up to VND30 million ($1,300) a month.

Vietnam’s ICT industry grows 26% annually in 2015-2019

Vietnam aims to have around 50,000 IT and electronic and telecommunications companies, of which 10 large companies will have revenues of at least US$1 billion each.

Learning lessons for Vietnam's future prosperity

Vietnam has reaped impressive economic successes in 2019 and is expecting a bumper crop this year.

Da Nang has second centralised IT Zone

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has signed a decision to approve the Da Nang Information Technology Park (DITP) as a centralised information technology (CIT) zone.

Human resources revolution in the digitalised world of IT

Despite being hailed as a high-income sector with massive potential, IT continues to face shortages and a weak labour force that requires comprehensive changes through earlier education and training.

Ransomware rises in third quarter

The number of variants of money stealing malware rose in the third quarter of 2019, though the number of victims recorded fell, according to a report from security firm Kaspersky.


Is China gaining an edge in artificial intelligence?

The US-China over artificial intelligence is heating up, but some warn the US could be over-reacting.

Rise of ride-hailing firms against traditional taxis is inevitable in Vietnam: PM

Such trend would help better meet transportation needs at more affordable prices, ensuring convenience, safety and improving service quality of both taxis and electronic-contract based vehicles, stated Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

IT firms expected to lead country’s digital transformation

Information and technology (IT) firms will lead the country’s digital transformation in all sectors, said Phan Tam, Deputy Minister of Information and Communications (MIC).

PM Phuc speaks with Japanese businesses about training IT workers

Efforts to develop an information technology (IT) workforce were highlighted during a dialogue between Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and representatives of leading Japanese technology groups in Japan on Friday.


Vietnam’s software firms shift from outsourcing to R&D

Vietnam’s software firms are no longer satisfied with outsourcing for foreign partners. They have shifted to conduct research and develop products of their own.

Old way of thinking clips technology firms’ wings

Vietnam’s technology firms need to develop tax incentives, human resources and legal framework. But all three factors are putting the firms at a disadvantage.

HCM City to host tech conference in October

The Viet Nam Information Technology Outsourcing Conference (VNITO) 2019 will be held for the third time in HCM City from October 23 to 25.


Foreign tech firms scout for Vietnamese engineers

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam has become a magnet for foreign technology firms, thanks to a workforce with high qualifications and competitive salaries.

Blockchain 2019: A period for app development

VietNamNet Bridge - The blockchain market in 2019 is predicted to mature and gradually enter a growth period that will bring real benefits.

Software firms have jobs, but lack workers

The high growth rate of software outsourcing and the lack of a labor force in the industry have triggered a vigorous human resources competition among software firms.

AI to be used in every socio-economic field in Vietnam: experts

VietNamNet Bridge - Not only companies or large corporations will use AI, but small shops, households, supermarkets and buildings will also become clients of the technology.

Technology sector sees rising number of startups

VietNamNet Bridge - With nearly 3,000 startups, Vietnam is entering a startup boom similar to Europe’s in the 2010-2011 period, according to Max Scheichenost, the co-founder of 15 startups. 

Vietnamese startups: the other side of the coin

Vietnam is witnessing an active startup movement with young people rushing to set up businesses. But experts warn that enthusiasm alone won’t ensure success.