A conference focusing on the need to establish groups to handle cyber security problems and maintain safe cyber operations was held in Ho Chi Minh City December 6.
Minister of Information and Communication Truong Minh Tuan visited France from November 26-29, aiming to strengthen cooperation between Vietnam and France in information technology and communications.
VOV.VN - US businesses want to increase their investments in Vietnam’s private sector to lift total investment to US$500 million over the next three years, said Elizabeth L. Littlefield, the Chief Executive Officer and President of Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC).
VOV.VN - Vietnam and Singapore explored enlarging trade and industrial ties on September 23 at the 12th Ministerial Meeting on Vietnam-Singapore Economic Connectivity held in Singapore.
Vietnam and India will boost cooperation in potential sectors like garment and textile, machinery, agriculture, and health and pharmaceuticals, according to Bui Trung Thuong, head of Vietnam’s trade mission in India.
70% of overseas Vietnamese professionals are interested to return home to work, according to a recent survey by recruitment firm Robert Walters.
The Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union, in coordination with the Ministry of Science and Technology, launched the Golden Globe Award 2016 in the fields of science and technology in Hanoi on August 30.
Vietnamese businesses should consider investing in agriculture and information technology (IT) in Japan, Chief Representative of the Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO) in Hanoi Atsusuke Kawada has suggested.
Many industries in Vietnam, especially those relating to engineering, information technology, health care, textiles and footwear, are forecast to have a great demand for employees in the coming years.
The Department of Information and Communications of Hanoi (DIC) has worked with several agencies to develop an information technology business incubator scheme to promote start-ups.
The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho plans to solicit investment in and offer incentives to the information technology industry.
Most hospitals in Vietnam have failed to access information technology effectively as they don’t have appropriate software to satisfy their demands.
Working on regulations to oversee the competitive power wholesale market are to be completed by June 2017.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has promoted the use of information technology in management by implementing electronic document applications and as part of an effort to boost the development of e-government among state agencies.
The Government has proposed the National Assembly (NA) reduce the personal income tax by 50% for workers in the information technology sector.
Ministries and sectors, along with local authorities, must promote their roles and coordination to help improve the domestic business environment and enhance national competitiveness, in accordance with a Government resolution.
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam said information technology needed to further develop to help the country maintain a high growth rate in order to catch up with other developed countries in the region.
More than 60% startups have been using information technology (IT) in their business. Small and medium enterprises now tend to use IT to create their competitiveness, but the IT application index remains modest.
The Vietnamese Government is actively implementing the Programme of Action to promote the application and development of information technology to meet the requirements of sustainable development and international integration.
Le Van Khoa, Vice Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee, suggested Finland cooperate with the city in such areas as education, information-technology, technical infrastructure development, energy, environment and waste-water treatment.