2016 is an important milestone for Vietnam as we see the building blocks of the digital economy being laid down and catch a glimpse of the tremendous opportunities that technology can bring to our nation.
A digital economy is an inevitable step for development as the traditional economy is being saturated, said Nguyen Thanh Hung, deputy minister of information and communications at the 2016 Internet Day event in Hanoi.
Vietnam still lacks a complete ecosystem for startups to develop successfully, analysts say.
The White paper: “Vietnam Private Economic Forum – Opportunities, Challenges and Solutions,” debuted at a press conference in Hanoi on July 8.
Thailand is ready to carry out 24 projects worth 3.75 billion THB (about US$103.8 million) in 2016 to promote a digital economy, according to the country’s Ministry of Information and Communications.