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ASEAN - Japan cyber security drill heldicon

ASEAN - Japan cyber security drill held

The 2020 ASEAN - Japan drill on trans-national cyber security took place online and offline on June 25 with the participation of the ten ASEAN member countries and Japan.

 
VN Information and Communications Ministry introduces corporate governance platformicon

VN Information and Communications Ministry introduces corporate governance platform

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
14/06/2020

The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) debuted the corporate governance platform 1Office at a ceremony in Hanoi on June 12.

Programme to train 100 e-Government experts opensicon

Programme to train 100 e-Government experts opens

POLITICS
13/06/2020

The Department of Computerisation under the Ministry of Information and Communications held the opening ceremony of a programme to train 100 e-Government experts in Hanoi on June 11.

Vietnam to have second mobile virtual network operatoricon

Vietnam to have second mobile virtual network operator

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
03/06/2020

The Authority of Telecommunications under the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) revealed on June 2 that a second mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) will soon debut in Vietnam.

Protecting children in cyberspace requires extra effort: Confabicon

Protecting children in cyberspace requires extra effort: Confab

SOCIETY
28/05/2020

The Ministry of Information and Communications, in collaboration with UNICEF, organised a conference to gather ideas on a project to protect and support children in cyberspace during the 2020-2025 period,

Ministry launches digital transformation campaignicon

Ministry launches digital transformation campaign

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
23/05/2020

The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) launched a campaign in Hanoi on May 22 to step up digital transformation via cloud computing technology.

First local online meeting platform launchedicon

First local online meeting platform launched

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
17/05/2020

The Ministry of Information and Communications launched the online meeting platform Zavi at https://zavi.me on May 15, the first of its kind created in Vietnam.

ICT firms report revenue reduction of up to 90 percenticon

ICT firms report revenue reduction of up to 90 percent

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
10/05/2020

Revenue of information, communication and technology (ICT) firms was estimated to have fallen by 30-90 percent in the first quarter of the year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

ITU Digital World postponed until September 2021icon

ITU Digital World postponed until September 2021

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
07/05/2020

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Digital World will be organised in Hanoi in September 2021, instead of September 2020, due to impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Court upholds life sentence for former minister Nguyen Bac Sonicon

Court upholds life sentence for former minister Nguyen Bac Son

SOCIETY
28/04/2020

The Hanoi-based High-Level People’s Court on April 27 upheld the life imprisonment for former Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Bac Son, who committed wrongdoings in the MobiFone-AVG deal.

Ministry proposes support for communications firms, press agenciesicon

Ministry proposes support for communications firms, press agencies

SOCIETY
12/04/2020

The Ministry of Information and Communications (MoIT) has proposed the Prime Minister consider support for businesses involved in information – communications and press activities.

Telecom companies speed up internet, discount services amid COVID-19icon

Telecom companies speed up internet, discount services amid COVID-19

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
05/04/2020

The Ministry of Information and Communications has asked telecommunications businesses to implement a number of supporting programmes to people.

Appeal trial for MobiFone-AVG case suspended due to COVID-19 concernicon

Appeal trial for MobiFone-AVG case suspended due to COVID-19 concern

SOCIETY
03/04/2020

The appeal trial for the case involving MobiFone Telecommunications Corporation’s purchase of a 95 percent share in Audio Visual Global JSC (AVG), initially scheduled for April 13-16, will be suspended due to the COVID-19 concern.

Hanoi-based court to review MobiFone – AVG deal this Aprilicon

Hanoi-based court to review MobiFone – AVG deal this April

SOCIETY
31/03/2020

The High-Level People’s Court in Hanoi will hold an appeal trial from April 13 to 16 for the case involving MobiFone Telecommunications Corporation’s purchase of a 95 percent share in Audio Visual Global JSC (AVG).

Campaign launched to apply Vietnamese technology for digital lifeicon

Campaign launched to apply Vietnamese technology for digital life

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
28/03/2020

The Ministry of Information and Communications has issued a directive and launched a campaign to apply Vietnamese technology for digital life.

Nearly 290 attacks targeting websites in Vietnam in Februaryicon

Nearly 290 attacks targeting websites in Vietnam in February

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
11/03/2020

There were 288 cyber attacks targeting Vietnamese websites in February, up 1.8 percent compared to the previous month, according to a report of the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC).

VN telecoms firms turn to digital contenticon

VN telecoms firms turn to digital content

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
23/02/2020

Telecommunications firms are turning towards developing their own digital content, the Vietnam Telecommunications Authority (VNTA) under the Ministry of Information and Communications has said.

VN ministries set up TikTok account about COVID-19icon

VN ministries set up TikTok account about COVID-19

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
21/02/2020

The Ministry of Health and Ministry of Information and Communications have joined hands with TikTok to create an official account called @ICT_anti_nCoV that provides the latest information about COVID-19.