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).
The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) launched a campaign in Hanoi on May 22 to step up digital transformation via cloud computing technology.
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.
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 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.
Vietnam officials have said they will tell Facebook and Google to take down accounts that spread false information about the novel coronavirus.
Digital technology will be the key for Vietnam to realise the target of growing powerful nation with a thriving economy over the next quarter of a century.
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.
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.
It is time for Vietnam to master technologies to make sure local businesses, organisations and people are protected from cyber-attacks, Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung said on November 29.
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.
Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung on November 8 answered National Assembly deputies’ questions regarding different issues, including the management of the press and information on the internet.
The Q&A session of the eighth session of the 14th National Assembly will focus on four groups of issues.
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.
The military-run telecom company Viettel has been testing the next-generation technology in Myanmar and Cambodia through local arms since summer, and in its home market since last month, seeking to offer affordable service.
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.
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).
Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung, who is Special Envoy of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, attended a ceremony celebrating the 20th anniversary of Timor Leste’s independence referendum on August 30 evening.
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.
Since the beginning of 2019, there have been three social networks established in Vietnam.