Vietnam triumphant at global security competition for the first time

Vietnam triumphant at global security competition for the first time

NDO – Vietnamese team CLGTftMeePwn topped the global security competition WhiteHat Grand Prix – Global Challenge 2017, which concluded on December 17, becoming the first Vietnamese team to triumph at the event. (Dec 18, 2017)


Deputy PM Dam urges removal of obstacles to boost IT development

  Nov 24, 2017
NDO – After ten years of implementation of the 2006 Law on Information Technology (IT), there is an urgent need to remove obstacles and integrate new trends to promote IT application, IT infrastructure development and increase the number and quality of IT human resources, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has said. 

Ministry of Labour launches public service portal

  Nov 24, 2017
NDO - The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) officially opened its official portal at on November 13, offering access to online administrative procedures. 

Internet users account for 54% of Vietnam’s population after 20 years

  Nov 23, 2017
NDO - The number of internet users in Vietnam has reached 50 million, equivalent to 54% of the population, after two decades since the country officially joined the global interconnected network. 

Internet Day 2017 features Vietnamese smart technology

  Nov 22, 2017
NDO - A series of new technologies created by Vietnamese engineers are being on display in Hanoi at the Internet Day 2017 and the celebration of anniversary ceremony marking 20 years of the Internet in Vietnam. 

Vietnam-Korea Institute of Science and Technology kicked off

  Nov 21, 2017
NDO - Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam attended the opening ceremony of the Vietnam-Korea Institute of Science and Technology (V-KIST) in Hanoi on November 21.  

Results of ‘Well-known Trademarks’ project announced

  Nov 18, 2017
NDO – A ceremony was held in Hanoi on November 17 to announce the results of the implementation of the ‘Well-known Trademarks’ Project by Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST), in collaboration with the International Trademark Association (INTA).  

Human body modelling VR application wins Vietnamese Talent Award

  Nov 17, 2017
NDO - A human body modelling application using virtual reality technology designed by Duy Tan University has won first prize in the 2017 Vietnamese Talent Award given annually to products in the information technology sector. 

UK-Vietnam project wins Newton Prize

  Nov 16, 2017
NDO - Two researchers from Vietnam and the UK have been awarded the Newton Prize, worth GBP 200,000 for their joint project on a designed communications system that can work even when extreme weather and natural disasters strike. 

Over US$4.5 million committed in investments at Techfest 2017

  Nov 16, 2017
NDO - The third national start-up festival, Techfest 2017, attracted more than 4,500 visitors and witnessed the signing of 29 investment deals worth a total US$4.5 million.  

Top three smart city solutions for Vietnam announced

  Nov 15, 2017
NDO – The top three winners of the Global Smart City Innovation Challenge for Vietnam (SCIC) competition, launched by the Mekong Business Initiative (MBI), were announced at the Vietnam Demo Day in Hanoi, on November 13. 

Deputy PM: mobile payments will boom in Vietnam

  Nov 06, 2017
NDO - Mobile payments will soon boom and become popular in Vietnam, in a similar manner to mobile phones ten years ago, said Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue at the 2017 Vietnam Mobile Payment Forum, in Hanoi, on November 6. 

Young Vietnamese lecturer honoured for winning ASEAN-US science prize

  Nov 03, 2017
NDO/VNA – Dr Nguyen Thi Hiep, a lecturer from the Vietnam National University – Ho Chi Minh City, has been honoured at the University for winning first prize at the 2017 ASEAN-US science competition. 

Techfest to facilitate development of entrepreneurial ecosystem in Vietnam

  Oct 31, 2017
NDO – The 2017 national start-up festival, Techfest, will be held on November 14 and 15 in Hanoi, with the target of boosting the vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem in Vietnam. 

Vietnam seeks to boost digital economy

  Oct 31, 2017
NDO - The digital economy is booming and has become a leading factor in driving economic growth all over the world. This is the foundation to enhance productivity in other sectors and to stimulate innovations, in which information and telecommunications (ICT) infrastructure plays a significant role.