Vietnam needed to invest in the digital economy and seize the opportunities it provided to improve labour productivity.
Data is considered a core element of Vietnam's digital economy; however, it is not well shared and connected to serve the country.
Tran Duy Dong, director of the Domestic Market Department, speaks to Vietnam News Agency about its plans to ensure supplies of essential goods.
VOV.VN - The Department of E-commerce and Digital Economy under the Ministry of Industry and Trade announced on January 17 that the Online Friday 2020 program was deployed on January 3 through the website www.onlinefriday.vn and via Online Friday apps on both iOS and Android.
US investment in Vietnam kept its strong pace in 2019, and is expected to rise further on the back of business improvements and the country’s developments on emerging technology rules.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) is building infrastructure for the national digital transformation process, focusing on smart manufacturing and smart energy, to develop the digital economy. Head of the MoIT’s E-Commerce and Digital Economy Department Dang Hoang Hai speaks with Vietnam News Agency about the ministry’s action plan in this area.
VOV.VN - The Industry 4.0 Summit 2019 and international exposition kicked off in Hanoi on October 3 with the participation of 2,500 government leaders and representatives from embassies, international organizations, localities, and businesses.
Hai Duong should focus on developing telecom and IT infrastructure to serve the development of e-Government, e-commerce and digital economy, Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung said on October 1.
VOV.VN - Despite remarkable progress, the e-transaction market still fails to meet the demand of sustainable development. E-transactions need to become even more popular in anticipation of a digital economy.
VOV.VN - Vietnam’s digital economy is growing rapidly, making important contributions to the national economy. The country’s digital economy was valued at US$9 billion in 2018 and is expected to hit US$30 billion by 2025, according to an article of Open Gov Asia published on September 24.
Over 400 scholars worldwide are attending the Young Scholars Initiative (YSI) Regional Convening 2019 in Hanoi from August 12 – 15.
A workshop titled ‘R&D, innovation and economic growth – Korean experience and lessons for Vietnam’ took place in Hanoi on August 1.
E-government makes people’s satisfaction its goal
Vietnam will become a leading digital country and economy in the ASEAN region by 2030 and allow testing of new technologies in the digital economy.
VOV.VN - A study of Google and Temasek from Singapore reports that Vietnam’s digital economy reached 3 billion USD in 2015 and 9 billion USD in 2019, and will reach 30 billion USD in 2025.
VOV.VN - The National Economics College of Hanoi National University and the Friedrich Naumann Foundation of Vietnam released on May 29 the Vietnam Economic Annual Report 2019 with the theme “On the threshold of a digital economy.”
Experts gathered at a forum in Hanoi on May 8, discussing measures to enhance tax management as e-commerce is enjoying strong growth amid the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
VOV.VN - Experts have called for greater efforts to complete institutions and fundamental conditions for the development of the digital economy in Vietnam.
Vietnam could add $162 billion to its GDP in 20 years’ time by turning its economy digital, says a deputy minister.
The digital economy has been key to the development of Vietnam's startup community.