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Information sector contributes significantly to COVID-19 fight

Information sector contributes significantly to COVID-19 fight

Telecom service providers sent over 15 billion text messages regarding COVID-19 control and prevention during the first half of 2020 and received donations via text for victims of the pandemic totalling VND152 billion (US$6.58 million).

Ministry proposes support for communications firms, press agencies

Ministry proposes support for communications firms, press agencies

The Ministry of Information and Communications (MoIT) has proposed the Prime Minister consider support for businesses involved in information – communications and press activities, saying they are also facing difficulties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 shows pressing need for quicker digital transformation

COVID-19 shows pressing need for quicker digital transformation

Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung has urged digital companies to innovate and develop platforms for online services as the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has sparked a pressing need for Vietnam to hasten digital transformation.

Vietnam to universalise smartphones

Vietnam to universalise smartphones

Vietnam is planning to sell smartphones costing just 500,000 VND (20 USD) under a smartphone universalisation programme, Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung said.

Viettel trials first video call on 5G network

Viettel trials first video call on 5G network

Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung and Minister of Science and Technology Chu Ngoc Anh recently conducted the first trial video call on its 5G network at a meeting with Vietnam’s largest telecommunication company Viettel.

Fighting fake news on internet

Fighting fake news on internet

VOV.VN - Fake news on the internet is posing major challenges to Vietnam’s national construction and defense destabilizing national politics, and eroding people’s trust in the Party. Government agencies are taking steps to deal with this fake news.

Cyber security protects national interests

Cyber security protects national interests

VOV.VN - Rapid technological development has given people more ways to access and share information on the Internet. It has also created conditions for more sophisticated cyber attacks.

Information minister receives Xinhua News Agency’s Vice President

Information minister receives Xinhua News Agency’s Vice President

Deputy head of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Information and Education and Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung hosted a reception in Hanoi on October 15 for Vice President of China’s Xinhua News Agency Zhang Sutang.

Vietnam named as ITU Telecom World 2020 host

Vietnam named as ITU Telecom World 2020 host

VOV.VN - The Ministry of Information and Communications announced on September 17 that Vietnam has been officially named as the host of the International Telecommunication Union Telecom World 2020, with the event set to take place in September 2020 in Hanoi.

Vietnam looks to strengthen ICT cooperation with Hungary

Vietnam looks to strengthen ICT cooperation with Hungary

Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung has met with Hungarian officials and Secretary-General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Houlin Zhao to boost cooperation and learn experience in information and communication technology (ICT).

Vietnam, Timor Leste look to promote relations

Vietnam, Timor Leste look to promote relations

Timor Leste always appreciates the support of Vietnam for his country during the war time and in the last 20 years as well, Prime Minister of Timor Leste Taur Matan Ruak told the special envoy of Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Manh Hung.