Building of legal corridor for AI development, application underway Official

Building of legal corridor for AI development, application underway Official

The building of legal regulations related to virtual assistants in particular and artificial intelligence (AI) applications in general in Vietnam has been drastically implemented, said Deputy Minister of Information and Communications (MIC) Nguyen Phu Tien at a recent press conference in Hanoi.
Vietnam targets all transport means run on green energy by 2050

Vietnam targets all transport means run on green energy by 2050

Vietnam aims to bring net greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050, so ideally all means of transport will use green energy. For the country, green transportation was also an urgent requirement to build green and smart cities, experts have said.
Vietnam boasts great potential for developing data centres

Vietnam boasts great potential for developing data centres

Data centres are expected to play a crucial role in supporting Vietnam's digital transformation, so despite the fact that the centre are in the nascent stage, many foreign investors anticipate effective investment-attraction policies soon to meet demand.
Special policies needed to develop semiconductor industry

Special policies needed to develop semiconductor industry

(VEN) - According to Gartner, a leading global technology consulting and research company, the global semiconductor industry is projected to generate over US$620 billion in revenue in 2024 and US$1 trillion by 2030. This industry is considered a core part of the technological competition among nations in the 21st century.
Ministry enhances public awareness of creativity and innovation

Ministry enhances public awareness of creativity and innovation

The Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) held an event in Hanoi on April 19 to respond to the World Creativity and Innovation Day (April 21), aiming to enhance public awareness of the role of creativity and innovation in socio-economic development and calling for organisations and individuals to join hands in promoting innovation activities.
Vietnam racing in AI development

Vietnam racing in AI development

The Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) has proposed the Government approve a national strategy on artificial intelligence (AI) research, development and application by 2030.
Report on digital transformation 2023 launched

Report on digital transformation 2023 launched

The annual Report on Digital Transformation 2023 was launched by the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) and the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) at a recent press conference in Hanoi, providing enterprises with an insight into the twin green and digital transition trend in the world.
Game design degrees expected to boost industry growth

Game design degrees expected to boost industry growth

With the emergence of university-level courses focusing solely on the gaming industry in recent years, Vietnam is looking forward to a growth boost in the industry for digital economy development in the near future.
Vietnam termed a bright spot in R&D field: RoK newspaper

Vietnam termed a bright spot in R&D field: RoK newspaper

Vietnam is seen a next generation workshop and a growing market to become an advanced research and development (R&D) centre, said an article published by Dong-a Ilbo newspaper of the Republic of Korea (RoK).
Over 20 million cyberattack warnings detected in Q1

Over 20 million cyberattack warnings detected in Q1

More than 20 million cyberattack alerts were uncovered in the first quarter of 2024, up 33% year-on-year, Spokesman of the Ministry of Public Security Lieutenant General To An Xo said at the Government’s regular press conference on April 3.
PM orders more efforts to ensure information security

PM orders more efforts to ensure information security

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has signed to issue an official dispatch requesting ministries, sectors and localities to exert efforts to ensure information security, given recent increases in cyberattacks, especially the presence of ransomware.
Vietnam targets top 8 globally for IPv6 usage in 2024

Vietnam targets top 8 globally for IPv6 usage in 2024

The Ministry of Information and Communications has set a target of increasing the usage of Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) to 65-80% by the end of this year, bringing Vietnam into the top 8 for IPv6 usage in the world.
Authority asks for strengthened cyber information security protection

Authority asks for strengthened cyber information security protection

The Authority of Information Safety (AIS) under the Ministry of Information and Communications has asked information security units of agencies, organisations and businesses to roll out drastic measures to ensure safety for information systems under their management, with priorities on monitoring and early warnings.
Vietnam Airlines passengers to access Internet from 2025

Vietnam Airlines passengers to access Internet from 2025

The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines and the Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in providing In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) service, marking a new step forward during the digital transformation process.
MoST to perfect legal framework for science, technology

MoST to perfect legal framework for science, technology

(VEN) - In 2024, the Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) will develop and submit five decrees to the Government to untie knots in scientific and technological activities when the Law on Science and Technology is still under review for amendments.
Semiconductor training needs good lecturers, infrastructure

Semiconductor training needs good lecturers, infrastructure

The establishment of a semiconductor technology training programme is emerging as a trend among Vietnamese education institutions, aiming to meet the market's demand for skilled engineers in the field.
Vietnam emerges as fast-growing data centre market

Vietnam emerges as fast-growing data centre market

Vietnam is assessed as one of the fastest-growing data centre markets globally, driven by the digitalisation efforts of domestic small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), tech-savvy young population, the advent of 5G, demand for self-sufficient digital infrastructure, and data localisation.
Digitalisation expected to help Hanoi become civilised, modern

Digitalisation expected to help Hanoi become civilised, modern

Efforts to digitalise administrative procedures and promote digital transformation in Hanoi have recorded significant progress, from awareness to action in sectors, agencies, and units, contributing to creating new motivations for the capital city’s civilised and modern development in all aspects.
Telecom providers ready for 5G-driven digital transformation

Telecom providers ready for 5G-driven digital transformation

Following its successful bid on March 8 to use the 2500-2600 MHz radio frequency band for 5G deployment, Vietnam's military-run telecom provider Viettel has outlined a plan to leverage its 5G services to propel the country's digital economy, industry and society.
Changes in regulations on .vn domain names proposed

Changes in regulations on .vn domain names proposed

The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) has recently proposed a number of new regulations on Internet resource management, including the national domain name ".vn".
Vietnam Innovation Challenge 2024 announced

Vietnam Innovation Challenge 2024 announced

The Ministry of Planning and Investment, the National Innovation Centre and US tech giant Meta Group announced the Vietnam Innovation Challenge (VIC) 2024 in Hanoi on March 18, aiming to seek innovative solutions from domestic and international organisations and individuals to develop Vietnam’s semiconductor industry.
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Circular economy seen as lifeline for Mekong Delta

Circular economy seen as lifeline for Mekong Delta's agriculture

With climate change, rising sea level posing significant threats, experts are advocating for a shift toward a circular economic model in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam's agricultural powerhouse.
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Fed’s latest rate decision won't have significant impact on Việt Nam

The dollar depreciation is also a good sign for Việt Nam's import activities, with global raw material prices expected to decrease and inflationary fears for imports receding.
State-owned enterprises asked to be pioneers in innovation, int’l integration

State-owned enterprises asked to be pioneers in innovation, int’l integration

Nineteen groups and corporations, under the management of the Commission for the Management of State Capital at Enterprises (CMSC) posted a combined before-tax profit of over VNĐ28 trillion (more than US$1 billion) and contributed more than VNĐ70 trillion to the state budget.
Vietnam launches anti-dumping probe into galvanized steel from China and RoK

Vietnam launches anti-dumping probe into galvanized steel from China and RoK

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has decided to launch an investigation and apply anti-dumping measures on imported galvanized steel products originating from China and the Republic of Korea (RoK).
Vietnam eyes lucrative Halal market with growing Muslim population

Vietnam eyes lucrative Halal market with growing Muslim population

Experts see a golden opportunity for Vietnam to tap into the booming Halal market, fueled by a surging global Muslim population.
4 day nha trang beach tourism festival begins

4-day Nha Trang Beach Tourism Festival begins

The Nha Trang Beach Tourism Festival has opened in the south-central coastal province of Khánh Hòa with music and dance performances by popular artists.
hue intl arts festival week draws over 100000 visitors

Huế Int’l Arts Festival Week draws over 100,000 visitors

The 2024 Huế International Arts Festival Week, which wrapped up on June 12 evening, attracted over 19,000 foreign tourists and more than 81,000 domestic ones, according to the organisers.
thanh hoa plans to promote tours connecting with laos province

Thanh Hóa plans to promote tours connecting with Laos province

The north-central province of Thanh Hóa plans to develop and exploit tours that connect it with the Houaphanh province of Laos.
french conductorpianist to host concert tour in vn

French conductorpianist to host concert tour in VN

French conductor and pianist David Greilsammer will host a concert tour across Việt Nam, starting in HCM City on June 18.
song hong festival 2024 promotes cultural exchange between viet nam and china

Sông Hồng Festival 2024 promotes cultural exchange between Việt Nam and China

The Red River Festival will be held from September to November 2024 in Lào Cai Province, with invitations to Yunnan Province, China and provinces along the river in Việt Nam.
NA Standing Committee agrees to reduce value added tax by two per cent

NA Standing Committee agrees to reduce value added tax by two per cent

HÀ NỘI — The National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee discussed the draft Resolution on value added tax (VAT) reduction during its session on Thursday morning.
Draft decree scrutinised to ensure early implementation of land law

Draft decree scrutinised to ensure early implementation of land law

HÀ NỘI – Deputy Prime Minister Trần Hồng Hà has praised the hard work of all those involved in the draft decree on land reforms, which are due to be imposed five months earlier than anticipated.
China remains top priority in Việt Nam

China remains top priority in Việt Nam's foreign policy: President

President Tô Lâm and Chinese Ambassador to Việt Nam Xiong Bo spoke highly of the recent strong progress in the bilateral relations, especially since the two countries reached consensus in elevating the ties and building a Việt Nam- China community with a shared future that carries strategic significance.
Experts propose tax on gold trades to curb market volatility

Experts propose tax on gold trades to curb market volatility

HÀ NỘI — Experts have recommended implementing a tax on gold transactions to help curb the demand from certain investor groups, particularly those engaging in speculative activities and gold price manipulation.
Construction of new Vietnam-Singapore IP begins in Lang Son

Construction of new Vietnam-Singapore IP begins in Lang Son

The Lang Son provincial People’s Committee and the Vietnam Singapore Industrial Park and Township Development Joint Stock Company (VSIP JSC) on June 14 commenced the construction of VSIP Lang Son project – the 16th of its kind in Vietnam.
Viet Nam seeks greater role in multi-billion semiconductor market

Viet Nam seeks greater role in multi-billion semiconductor market

Viet Nam accounted for 10% of semiconductor chip exports to the U.S. in the 12 months ending this February, ranking third after Malaysia and Taiwan.
Revised law proposes sweeping changes to pharmaceutical industry

Revised law proposes sweeping changes to pharmaceutical industry

HÀ NỘI — A revised version of the Law on Pharmaceuticals 2016 will be presented to the National Assembly for discussion and feedback during a legislative meeting from June 17 to 28.
Hoa Binh Province develops industrial clusters

Hoa Binh Province develops industrial clusters

(VEN) - The northern province of Hoa Binh has issued many policies to develop industrial clusters (ICs), contributing to the provincial industrial growth.
Vietnam increases in importance in world investors

Vietnam increases in importance in world investors' eyes: HSBC

Viet Nam is poised to become one of the fastest growing economies in the region in the coming years, according to experts from HSBC.
Forum promotes Korean ICT investment to central region

Forum promotes Korean ICT investment to central region

A forum was held on June 10 in the central province of Quang Nam to promote the cooperation between the Republic of Korea (RoK) and Vietnam in the information and communications technologies (ICT) sector.
Canadian enterprises interested in Vietnamese market

Canadian enterprises interested in Vietnamese market

The Vietnam Trade Office in Canada has coordinated with agencies of the host country to hold a business dialogue in Toronto, drawing the attention of Canadian businesses that have invested in Vietnam and those planning to seek opportunities in this dynamic Asian market.
Numerous opportunities for cooperation between Slovenian, Vietnamese firms: insider

Numerous opportunities for cooperation between Slovenian, Vietnamese firms: insider

There are plenty of opportunities for Vietnamese enterprises to expand investment in Slovenia which is located in the centre of Europe and boasts an export-oriented economy along with strengths in a variety of fields such as transportation, logistics, engineering and pharmaceuticals, according to Vesna Nahtigal, General Manager of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia (CCIS).
ADB supports financial access for women-owned businesses in Vietnam

ADB supports financial access for women-owned businesses in Vietnam

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Lien Viet Post Joint Stock Commercial Bank (LPBank) on June 12 signed a financing package of up to 80 million USD to expand access to finance for a women-owned small and medium-sized enterprises (WSMEs) project in Vietnam.
Tax sector fulfils nearly 52% of State budget collection projection

Tax sector fulfils nearly 52% of State budget collection projection

The General Department of Taxation on June 5 reported that the total State budget collection of the tax sector in the first five months of this year was estimated at 767.41 trillion VND (30.19 billion USD), equivalent to 51.6% of the yearly projection and representing a year-on-year rise of 14.9%.
Settlement of weak banks remains tough: SBV

Settlement of weak banks remains tough: SBV

The settlement of weak banks has faced difficulties as the work mainly depends on the voluntary participation of well-performed banks, the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has said.
Credit growth quota policy needs to ensure safety of banking system

Credit growth quota policy needs to ensure safety of banking system

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) this year removed the credit growth quota for foreign banks, but the policy remains for Vietnamese banks, due to concerns about rising bad debts, the security of the banking system and macroeconomic instability.
Joint efforts underway to solve plastic waste challenge in HCM City

Joint efforts underway to solve plastic waste challenge in HCM City

HCM CITY — In order to address the growing issue of pollution, HCM City has been launching various joint dissemination campaigns and activities with businesses to encourage its dwellers to reduce the use of single-use or non-degradable plastic bags, and collect and recycle plastic waste.
Việt Nam issues national plan to eliminate ozone-depleting substances

Việt Nam issues national plan to eliminate ozone-depleting substances

Việt Nam will promote the transition to technologies that utilise substances with low or zero global warming potential, and roll out sustainable cooling solutions to cut emissions by 11.2 million tonnes of CO2 equivalent by 2045.
Vinh Tan thermal power plants apply technology in dust control

Vinh Tan thermal power plants apply technology in dust control

(VEN) - To control dust released into the environment during production, thermal power plants of the Vinh Tan Power Center of Vietnam Electricity (EVN) have installed Electrostatic Precipitator (ESP) systems for each power generation unit, thereby helping control dust treatment efficiency at over 99.6 percent.
Vietnam, France cooperate towards net zero goal

Vietnam, France cooperate towards net zero goal

France is ready to work with Vietnam to promote cooperative activities in the field of green development and reducing net emissions by providing advanced technical solutions, French Ambassador to Vietnam Olivier Brochet said on June 6.
FPT helps Da Nang become Vietnam’s "Silicon Valley"

FPT helps Da Nang become Vietnam’s "Silicon Valley"

FPT is accompanying Da Nang in preparing and training high-quality human resources for the semiconductor industry, with a goal of helping the central city become a "Silicon Valley" of Vietnam.
Identifying right technology key for business evolution, competitiveness forum

Identifying right technology key for business evolution, competitiveness forum

The future of Vietnamese businesses amid major technology trends, and choosing sustainable technologies to achieve resilience and create tomorrow’s growth engine were among the topics discussed at the International Innovative Business Forum in HCM City on June 12.The future of Vietnamese businesses amid major technology trends, and choosing sustainable technologies to achieve resilience and create tomorrow’s growth engine were among the topics discussed at the International Innovative Business Forum in HCM City on June 12.
Sci-tech application for sustainable development

Sci-tech application for sustainable development

(VEN) - In a recent interview with the Vietnam Economic News’ Quynh Nga, Deputy Director of the Science and Technology Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) Tran Minh said science and technology research results have been applied in various areas of the MoIT, bringing high efficiency to businesses.
The international exhibition on telecommunication & information technology opens in HCMC

The international exhibition on telecommunication & information technology opens in HCMC

Vietnam ICTComm, the international exhibition on telecommunication, information technology, and communication has opened in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC).
Circular economy seen as lifeline for Mekong Delta

Circular economy seen as lifeline for Mekong Delta's agriculture

With climate change, rising sea level posing significant threats, experts are advocating for a shift toward a circular economic model in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam's agricultural powerhouse.
Quang Ninh strives to become northern region’s marine aquaculture hub

Quang Ninh strives to become northern region’s marine aquaculture hub

The northeastern province of Quang Ninh aims to become a fisheries hub in the northern region by 2030.
Vietnamese now official language in San Francisco

Vietnamese now official language in San Francisco

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors has freshly voted unanimously to formally declare Vietnamese an official city language that requires the authorities’ provision of translation services.
Việt Nam nearing goal of universal health insurance

Việt Nam nearing goal of universal health insurance

The Việt Nam Social Security (VSS) always strives to ensure full, timely and legitimate benefits for participants. The number of health insurance card holders going for medical examination and treatment increases rapidly year after year.
Việt Nam companies attend international travel expo in Hong Kong

Việt Nam companies attend international travel expo in Hong Kong

Together with the national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines, companies from Vietnam are taking part in the Hong Kong International Travel Expo (ITE-2024) in Hong Kong (China) from June 13-16.
Fundamental shift needed, SCIC proposes change in state capital management

Fundamental shift needed, SCIC proposes change in state capital management

There needs to be a fundamental shift from strengthening management in state-owned-enterprises (SOEs) to consolidating and developing while building several large-scale, efficient economic groups capable of regional and international competition in key economic sectors, said the State Capital Investment Corporation (SCIC).
Vietjet offers 50% off tickets on three international routes

Vietjet offers 50% off tickets on three international routes

Vietjet is giving passengers up to 50 per cent off airfare for flights between Việt Nam and Chengdu, Xi'an and Hong Kong.
Long Hậu sets to divest from Sài Gòn - Hiệp Phước Port

Long Hậu sets to divest from Sài Gòn - Hiệp Phước Port

As of March 31, Long Hậu held 80,000 shares in Sài Gon - Hiệp Phước Port, equivalent to an investment value of VNĐ80 billion (US$3.1 million).
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Huế Int’l Arts Festival Week draws over 100,000 visitors

Huế Int’l Arts Festival Week draws over 100,000 visitors

The 2024 Huế International Arts Festival Week, which wrapped up on June 12 evening, attracted over 19,000 foreign tourists and more than 81,000 domestic ones, according to the organisers.
French conductorpianist to host concert tour in VN

French conductorpianist to host concert tour in VN

French conductor and pianist David Greilsammer will host a concert tour across Việt Nam, starting in HCM City on June 18.
Sông Hồng Festival 2024 promotes cultural exchange between Việt Nam and China

Sông Hồng Festival 2024 promotes cultural exchange between Việt Nam and China

The Red River Festival will be held from September to November 2024 in Lào Cai Province, with invitations to Yunnan Province, China and provinces along the river in Việt Nam.
Concert honours Vietnamese composers

Concert honours Vietnamese composers

The concert features the Việt Nam National Symphony and Orchestra (VNSO) playing pieces by renowned composers Đỗ Hồng Quân, Trần Mạnh Hùng, the late Đỗ Dũng, PQ Phan and emerging musician Phó Đức Hoàng.
4-day Nha Trang Beach Tourism Festival begins

4-day Nha Trang Beach Tourism Festival begins

The Nha Trang Beach Tourism Festival has opened in the south-central coastal province of Khánh Hòa with music and dance performances by popular artists.
Thanh Hóa plans to promote tours connecting with Laos province

Thanh Hóa plans to promote tours connecting with Laos province

The north-central province of Thanh Hóa plans to develop and exploit tours that connect it with the Houaphanh province of Laos.
Cửa Đại Beach to kick start month-long Summer Fest

Cửa Đại Beach to kick start month-long Summer Fest

Children aged from five to ten, will be racing in the ‘Kids Run’ in the Children Summer Camp on Cửa Đại Beach in the ancient town on June 15, heralding the start of the Hội An Summer Festival.
Photo contest promotes tourism in Lâm Đồng

Photo contest promotes tourism in Lâm Đồng

The Tây Nguyên (Central Highlands) province of Lâm Đồng and its people are the themes of a photo contest launched by the HCM City Photography Association this week.
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