Internet users account for 54% of Vietnam’s population after 20 years

Internet users account for 54% of Vietnam’s population after 20 years

NDO - The number of internet users in Vietnam has reached 50 million, equivalent to 54% of the population, after two decades since the country officially joined the global interconnected network. (Nov 23, 2017)

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Human body modelling VR application wins Vietnamese Talent Award

  Nov 17, 2017
NDO - A human body modelling application using virtual reality technology designed by Duy Tan University has won first prize in the 2017 Vietnamese Talent Award given annually to products in the information technology sector. 

UK-Vietnam project wins Newton Prize

  Nov 16, 2017
NDO - Two researchers from Vietnam and the UK have been awarded the Newton Prize, worth GBP 200,000 for their joint project on a designed communications system that can work even when extreme weather and natural disasters strike. 

Over US$4.5 million committed in investments at Techfest 2017

  Nov 16, 2017
NDO - The third national start-up festival, Techfest 2017, attracted more than 4,500 visitors and witnessed the signing of 29 investment deals worth a total US$4.5 million.  

Top three smart city solutions for Vietnam announced

  Nov 15, 2017
NDO – The top three winners of the Global Smart City Innovation Challenge for Vietnam (SCIC) competition, launched by the Mekong Business Initiative (MBI), were announced at the Vietnam Demo Day in Hanoi, on November 13. 

APEC 2017: Vietnam-Australia partnership programme on innovation announced

  Nov 09, 2017
NDO/VNA – The Vietnam-Australia partnership programme on innovation was announced during a ceremony in the central city of Da Nang on November 8, within the framework of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders’ Week. 

Deputy PM: mobile payments will boom in Vietnam

  Nov 06, 2017
NDO - Mobile payments will soon boom and become popular in Vietnam, in a similar manner to mobile phones ten years ago, said Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue at the 2017 Vietnam Mobile Payment Forum, in Hanoi, on November 6. 

Young Vietnamese lecturer honoured for winning ASEAN-US science prize

  Nov 03, 2017
NDO/VNA – Dr Nguyen Thi Hiep, a lecturer from the Vietnam National University – Ho Chi Minh City, has been honoured at the University for winning first prize at the 2017 ASEAN-US science competition. 

EU supports Da Nang solar energy development

  Nov 03, 2017
NDO – A solar energy development support project was officially launched in Da Nang on November 3, aimed at supporting the central city in its process of promoting renewable energy sources. 

Tropical low pressure turns into storm

  Nov 02, 2017
NDO – A tropical depression in the East Sea strengthened into a new storm on November 2, becoming the twelfth typhoon to enter the East Sea so far this year, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting (NCHMF).  

Vietnam launches environmental hotline

  Nov 01, 2017
NDO - The Vietnam Environment Administration (VEA) has launched a hotline for the public to call to provide information on waste discharge activities that cause pollution. 

Techfest to facilitate development of entrepreneurial ecosystem in Vietnam

  Oct 31, 2017
NDO – The 2017 national start-up festival, Techfest, will be held on November 14 and 15 in Hanoi, with the target of boosting the vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem in Vietnam. 

Vietnam seeks to boost digital economy

  Oct 31, 2017
NDO - The digital economy is booming and has become a leading factor in driving economic growth all over the world. This is the foundation to enhance productivity in other sectors and to stimulate innovations, in which information and telecommunications (ICT) infrastructure plays a significant role. 

Int’l seminar talks competition management in telecommunications

  Oct 30, 2017
NDO/VNA – The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC)’s Authority of Telecommunications held an international seminar in Hanoi on October 30 on competition and telecommunications rates management.  

Young scientists seek ways to boost firms’ competitiveness

  Oct 30, 2017
NDO/VNA –Domestic and international young researchers gathered at a conference in the central city of Da Nang on October 30 to discuss policies to help Vietnamese enterprises enhance their competitiveness.