Information technology key to alleviate poverty: seminar

Information technology key to alleviate poverty: seminar

NDO/VNA - Vietnam has pledged efforts to promote the application of information and communication technology (ICT) in poverty reduction and sustainable development, said Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen The Phuong.  (Jul 18, 2017)


Number of Vietnam's domain name ".vn" triples over past six years

  Jul 06, 2017
NDO – A total of 70,900 new domain names ending in ".vn" were registered in the first six months of this year, bringing the total ".vn" registrations to 408,382, three times more than six years ago. 

Vietnam seeks EU smart city know-how

  Jul 01, 2017
NDO/VNA – Ho Chi Minh City requires Europe’s experience and solutions to create smart cities, a conference heard on June 30. 

Viettel products honoured at 2017 IT World Awards

  Jun 29, 2017
NDO – Six products of military-run telecom group Viettel were honoured at the 2017 IT World Awards held in San Francisco, the US, on June 27. 

International student science forum opens in Ho Chi Minh City

  Jun 22, 2017
NDO – The Ho Chi Minh City Vietnamese Students’ Association and Vietnam National University of Ho Chi Minh City officially opened the second International Student Science Forum (ISSF) 2017 under the theme ‘Industry 4.0 and building the smart city’ on June 21. 

Vietnam tops ASEAN in cloud computing expenditure growth

  Jun 22, 2017
NDO - Vietnam’s spending on cloud computing recorded the fastest rate among ASEAN countries during the 2010-2016 period, according to a professor from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy. 

APG submarine cable broken, Internet connection in central region affected

  Jun 22, 2017
NDO/VNA – The Asia-Pacific Gateway (APG) submarine cable was broken at 16:00pm on June 20, affecting the internet connection in Vietnam, especially for users in central localities. 

Vietnam, Israel sign agreement on space technology cooperation

  Jun 22, 2017
NDO/VNA – The Vietnam National Satellite Centre (VNSC) and the Israel Space Agency signed an agreement on cooperation in science and technology and peaceful use of outer space, in Hanoi on June 21. 

Ho Chi Minh City, Microsoft step up cooperation

  Jun 16, 2017
NDO/VNA – It is necessary for Ho Chi Minh City and US technology giant Microsoft to boost their collaboration in information technology (IT) application and development to improve life quality for citizens in the southern hub. 

Vietnam to finalise area code standardisation by end of August

  Jun 15, 2017
NDO - Vietnam will begin the third and final phase of a national plan to change the local dialling codes for landline numbers from June 17, with the work set to be completed by the end of August. 

Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City join World Cities network

  Jun 12, 2017
NDO – The two largest metropolitan cities of Vietnam, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, have officially joined the World Cities network, an initiative launched by the European Union (EU) aimed at promoting the exchange of experience and the best practice on regional and urban development policies between EU and non-EU cities, with a focus on sustainable urban development. 

Star Telecom to build population management system for Laos

  Jun 10, 2017
NDO/VNA – Star Telecom, a joint venture between the Laos-Asia telecom company and Vietnam's military-run Viettel telecom group, has acquired a contract to build a population management system for the Lao government. 

Innovation space for inventors launched in HCM City

  Jun 08, 2017
NDO – An innovation space for inventors was launched at the Saigon Hi-tech Park (SHTP) in Ho Chi Minh City on June 8, with the aim of facilitating the building of innovation ecosystem in Vietnam.  

Hanoi, Japanese firm from partnership in developing smart city

  Jun 06, 2017
NDO/VNA – The Hanoi People’s Committee, BRG Group and Japan’s Sumitomo Corporation have signed a cooperation agreement on developing the Nhat Tan-Noi Bai urban project, with total investment of more than US$4 billion, aiming to build the most modern smart city of Southeast Asia in the north of Hanoi. 

Science, tech sector urged to reform

  Jun 03, 2017
NDO/VNA - Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has urged the science and technology sector to renovate and restructure to boost scientific and technological research to take advantage of the fourth industrial revolution or industry 4.0 and contribute to development.