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All hands on deck for tech upgrades

The wait going to over, as domestic and international technology businesses are expected to soon benefit from new supporting policies, breathing new life into the burgeoning tech market.

Digital economy expected to add 30% to GDP by 2030

The country wants to raise the digital economy’s contribution to gross domestic product (GDP) to 20 per cent by 2025 and 30 per cent by 2030.

Roof-top solar power offers saving solution during COVID-19 pandemic

Despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and many countries limiting customs clearance, solar power enterprises with manufacturing plants in Vietnam are still taking advantage of the domestic market to serve customers and sustain growth.


Online entertainment grows thanks to COVID-19

Online entertainment providers are enjoying a surge in users as social distancing and COVID-19 force people to stay at home.

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

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

Vietnam lags behind high-income nations in digital skills and AI

There is a widening gap of digital skills, especially in AI, between Vietnam and high-income nations, according to the 2020 Global Talent Competitiveness Index.

MobiFone successfully tests 5G network

MobiFone announced on Wednesday that it had successfully tested 5G networks in Ha Noi, HCM City, Da Nang and Hai Phong after nearly a year of preparation.


Hundreds of corporations in VN transition to legal software, but warns of ongoing risks: BSA

Hundreds of corporations in Vietnam improved their cyber security and legal compliance by replacing illegal software with fully licensed programmes since the launch of BSA’s ASEAN software legalisation campaign last September.

VN ministries set up TikTok account about COVID-19

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.


New applications enter ride-hailing market

The Vietnamese ride-hailing market has witnessed the entry of two new apps, Unicar and ZuumViet.

​​​​​​​Cybercriminals spread malware documents about coronavirus

Fear of the coronavirus infection is being leveraged by cybercriminals for their malicious activities, new research shows.

More companies invest in robot production as demand rises

More Vietnamese businesses are investing in the robot manufacturing industry as demand for such products is growing rapidly in Viet Nam, experts have said.


Winners to take it all in e-wallet fight

An economics expert has said e-wallet firms are breaking out promotions to try and win large chunks of the high potential market in Vietnam.

Digital transformation turns into Chapter 2

Digital transformation is shifting towards a new chapter – Chapter 2 – ending experimentation with artificial intelligence (AI) and moving simple workloads to the cloud at many organisations.


10 Vietnamese start-ups with highest investment in 2019

This year continues to witness a wave of investments in Vietnamese startups, with millions of dollars of money announced.

Techfest 2019 kicks off in Ha Long

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has urged Vietnamese start-ups to come up with initiatives, make new technology-based products and not be afraid of risks.


TechDemo 2019 opens in Gia Lai

TechDemo 2019 was opened in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai.


Jobs aplenty in VN high-tech manufacturing sector

High-tech manufacturing was the top sector in terms of demand for senior managers in the third quarter, according to executive search firm Navigos Search.


Vietnam needs to push digital transformation

The proportion of Vietnamese enterprises that have not adopted digital transformation is about 1.5 times higher than the global average.


Renewable energy projects in Ninh Thuan face overloaded electricity grid

The central province of Ninh Thuan has seen a boom in renewable energy projects, especially solar power, but power transmission lines in the province have failed to handle the capacity, experts have said.