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Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has signed a decision to appoint Mr. Nguyen Thanh Lam as new Deputy Minister of Information and Communications.

Millions of farmers learn how to sell their products via e-commerce

According to a plan of the Ministry of Information and Communications, all agricultural production households operating on e-commerce will be trained in digital and business skills on e-commerce platforms.

Vietnam suggests US$3,475 penalty for personal data breach

The move by Vietnam's Ministry of Public Security is essential as it is the personal information protection that shows respect for the right of each person.

Opportunities come to those who dare to lead: minister

“Every revolution only creates opportunities for a few countries to make a breakthrough to become developed countries, and for a few universities to become top-tier schools,” said Ministser of Information and Communication Nguyen Manh Hung.

Ministry to conduct a large-scale inspection on junk SIM cards

The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) has said it plans to deal with telecom waste and continue large-scale inspections of junk SIM cards.

 

FIEs displeased with government demand to license internal websites

The new regulations of the MIC may affect the policies and assets of private businesses and foreign-invested enterprises in Vietnam.

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.

Ministry of Information and Communications warns about strange phone calls and messages

The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) recommends that people watch out for strange calls and do not send any money or provide personal information to strangers over the phone.

Covid-19 gives push to digital transformation process in Vietnam

The concept of digital transformation has become clearer during the Covid-19 crisis.

Vietnam to launch e-government evaluation system this July

An e-government evaluation system will be launched in July 2020.

PM urges simpler procedures for auction of 4G band

The PM has directed the MIC to urgently propose simpler and faster procedures to the auction of the 4G band.

Vietnam plans to allocate wavebands through auction

If the government puts the new 2600 MHz frequency band up for auction, it will be able to collect VND6-8 trillion, a significant amount of money in the context of Covid-19 which is threatening economic growth.

Mobile money to add up 0.5 ppts to Vietnam economic growth

Over 50% of the Vietnamese population does not have a payment account at banks, therefore, mobile money would offer a non-cash payment method for a large base of customers.

Local platform’s work cut out to reinvent social networking

Vietnamese-made social networks are struggling to regain the Vietnamese advertising market from giants Facebook and YouTube.

PM lauds information-communications sector’s achievements

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hailed comprehensive progress in the information and communications sector this year during its conference in Hanoi on December 28.

Journalists must embrace technology or risk being replaced: Minister

Vietnamese media could be falling behind the relentless march of technological development and need to catch up soon, said Information and Communications Minister Nguyen Manh Hung.

Vietnam puts high hopes on 5G

Vietnam cherishes a ambitious plan to become one of the first countries trying 5G, called the ‘highway of the digital economy’.

VN businesses go digital in corporate governance

Businesses understand that digitalization is a must in the digital technology era. However, for many reasons, the modernization of financial information remains unsuccessful in the country.

Vietnam vows to stop illegal cross-border online game distribution

The drastic measures applied by state management agencies and the appearance of new business models promise to create a healthy online game market that is sustainable and legally compliant.

Vietnam reinforces human resources for information security tasks

Vietnam has a number of computer emergency response teams (CERTs), but they are not connected and are unprofessional.