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  • 41 localities in Vietnam develop ‘smart cities’

    Building cities and smart domestic and international connections is one of the important issues in urban sustainable development. However, many problems in the process exist.

    According to the Deputy Head of Party Central Committee's Economic Commission Nguyen Duc Hien, 41 out of 63 centrally run cities/provinces have been building plans on developing smart cities. Nearly 40 of the cities/provinces have been developing smart city services, while 17 cities/provinces have started building or have agreed on the building of smart city operating centers.

  • Bespin Global, Changsoft to develop Vietnam smart cities

    Bespin Global and Changsoft plan to develop and apply smart city data-integrated management platforms to Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, and Da Nang.

    Bespin Global Vietnam, a cloud management service provider, has signed an Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Korean firm Changsoft I&I to build a smart city platform in Vietnam.

  • Da Nang, Vietnam Aims to be Top Smart City by 2030

    The central city of Da Nang aims to be among the top three performers in digital transformation, information security, and e-commerce by 2030, according to a resolution issued by the city Municipal Party Committee. The city is developing e-government to provide all online public administrative services at level 4; have 60% of level-3 and 4 non-business services provided on multiple digital platforms and supported on mobile devices and have all governmental agencies provide open data.

    Online public services in Vietnam are classified into four levels, depending on the tasks that can be performed digitally. The first level comprises public services that provide online access to all information regarding the service, including procedures, required papers, deadlines, fees, and service charges. The second level allows users to download the required forms to be printed and filled in later. The third level allows applicants to fill and submit forms online, however, they still have to pay fees at the relevant government bodies. Service payments can be settled online at the fourth level.

  • Data must stay in VN, says minister

    The digital economy’s data must stay in Việt Nam instead of being stored elsewhere by foreign players, said Minister of Information and Communications Nguyễn Mạnh Hùng at a ceremony to promote cloud computing and digitalisation held in Hà Nội yesterday.

    The minister said cloud computing will play a key role in the future’s digital infrastructure and must be a top investment priority in Việt Nam’s digitalisation strategy and socio-economic development.

  • Digital Technology Estimated to Earn Vietnam $74 Billion by 2030

    Digital technology could potentially bring over US$74 billion to Vietnam by 2030, with the most beneficial sectors including manufacturing, agriculture and food, and education training. The information was unveiled in a report on the potential of Vietnam’s digital economy, which was presented at a workshop held in Hanoi, earlier this week.

    The report showed that Vietnam has many opportunities to benefit from the digital economy. Accordingly, the young, educated, and tech-savvy population accounts for 70% of its citizens under 35 years old. The literacy rate in the 15-35 age group is over 98%, higher than the average global rate of 91%. About 70% of the population uses smartphones. Vietnam also has the second-fastest-growing Internet economy in Southeast Asia after Indonesia. The government has collaborated with private players to organise online training and capacity-building programmes in technology, e-commerce applications, and digital transformation for domestic businesses. Officials claimed that the government plans to build and implement more programmes to support innovation in local enterprises.

  • Digital transformation to be the focus of socio-economic development in Vietnam, says its PM

    Digital transformation will be the focus to effectively control the pandemic and restore socio-economic development over the next two years, Vietnam Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chinh has confirmed.

    He made the remark while attending the third edition of a national forum on the development of Vietnamese digital enterprises in Hanoi on Saturday (Dec 11)

  • E-commerce accounts for 60% of Vietnamese digital economy

    Vietnam’s digital economy saw the gross merchandise value (GMV) reaching US$23 billion last year, with e-commerce making up over 60%.

    The 2023 report “Sustainable development of e-commerce – the driving force for the digital economy” said that 2022’s GMV increased 28% over the previous year and is expected to grow 31% at US$49 billion by 2025.

    Vietnam’s digital economy will continue to maintain a growth rate of 19% in GMV during the 2025-2030 period.

  • E-Government is the right choice for Việt Nam

    Minister and Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tiến Dũng speaks to Hải Quan (Customs) online newspaper about plans to develop e-Government in the near future.

    Q: Can you tell us about the positive and negative sides of IT development in Việt Nam?

    The idea of building an e-Government started in 2000. After 18 years, quite a lot of positive changes in technology application have been reported in most administrative offices nationwide. Information technology has been applied in public administrative service centres in 39 out of 64 cities and provinces across the country. In these localities, State agencies now share data with each other, most notably in the fields of taxation, customs services, social insurance and healthcare. However, it is still not at the desired level.

  • Facebook page of govn’t portal, undergoing trial, conveys press information to more Vietnamese audience

    The test run of the new Facebook page of the government portal aims at providing the existing press information, which is also available on the portal,, to a wider range of Vietnamese audience, said the head of the government's website.

    The information that the Vietnamese government has officially launched a Facebook page is not accurate, Vi Quang Dao, general director of the government's website, told Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper.

  • Forum analyzes Vietnam’s urbanization direction

    1,500 domestic and international experts discussed "Sustainable urban development towards a green, smart city, adapting to climate change, preventing and fighting natural disasters and epidemics" at a forum in Hanoi on Friday.

    The Vietnam Urban Sustainable Development Forum 2022 jointly organized by the Central Economic Commission and the Ministry of Construction analyzed and clarified the strategic direction of urbanization, urban development and urban economic development in Vietnam to 2030, with a vision to 2045.

  • Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam Aims to be a Smart City in 2022

    Ho Chi Minh City aims to create a digital administration and become a smart city this year. The city’s leaders have pointed out the major areas of focus: governing the city in the new normal (post-pandemic), building databases and linking all databases related to governance, and finding new driving forces for future growth.

    According to the Department of Information and Communications, the city will implement comprehensive technology solutions and exploit shared data to hasten economic recovery. The databases contain information about the public, enterprises, and land. The Department’s Director, Lam Dinh Thang, explained that the city would speed up digital transformation at governmental organisations and promote e-government to improve the efficiency and quality of public services.

  • How to develop smart-cities in Vietnam: expert

    Dr Nguyen Nhat Quang, deputy chair of VINASA’s (Vietnam Software & IT services) founding council, said a smart city is not a design that can be copied, but should be seen as an effective way to develop and run cities.

    Quang, who is a member of a group of experts – assistants to the National Committee on Digital Transformation, talked to VietNamNet about the plan on collecting tolls from vehicles entering certain areas of Hanoi to prevent the number of vehicles and ease traffic congestion.

  • Iveda and VinaFore Forge a Path for Smart City Evolution in Vietnam

    Explore the partnership between Iveda and VinaFore as they lead the way in smart city projects in Vietnam, infusing advanced AI capabilities and driving urban transformation for a smarter, more efficient future.

    Imagine the bustling streets of Vietnam, intertwined with the pulse of technology, setting the stage for a narrative that's about to unfold a transformative journey. This isn't a tale from a distant future but a vivid reality taking shape today, as Iveda® (NASDAQ:IVDA), a pioneer in cloud-based AI solutions, joins forces with VinaFore Informatics and Telecommunication JSC. Together, they're weaving the fabric of smart city projects across Vietnam, promising an era of enhanced infrastructure and digital prowess.

  • Laos, Vietnam to cooperate in e-government, cyber security

    The Lao and Vietnamese governments have agreed to continue cooperation in the development of cyber security, e-government solution, and postal service.

    The commitment to ongoing cyber security, e-government solutions and postal cooperation was made in Lao capital Vientiane on Tuesday between Lao's Ministry of Post and Telecommunications and Vietnam's Ministry of Information and Communications, local daily Vientiane Times reported Wednesday.

  • Level 4 smart self-driving car - future orientation for self-driving technology industry in Vietnam

    Amid the 4th industrial revolution, Vietnamese scientists have quickly adapted and applied scientific and technical technology for socio-economic development. In particular, a member of Phenikaa Group (A&A Green Phoenix Group Joint Stock Company) researched and launched the first level 4 smart self-driving vehicle product in Vietnam with many outstanding features and advantages, which were researched, developed and put into application by a team of Vietnamese scientists.

    Level 4 smart self-driving vehicle is one of the few self-driving cars in the world that possesses level 4 driverless features on a 5-level scale developed by the Society of Automobile Engineers (SAE). The vehicle’s 40 smart features are divided into 4 groups of systems: Lane Control, Safety Control, Obstacle Detection, and Smart Driving.

  • Most Vietnamese happy with admin services, survey finds

    Nearly 85 percent of Vietnamese people and businesses are satisfied with administrative services provided by state agencies, a new report says.

    Just 1.4 percent feel civil servants cause them difficulties and an even lower, 0.5 percent, have been asked to pay bribes to fast track their procedures, according to the Public Administration Reform (PAR) Index 2019 released Tuesday by the Ministry of Home Affairs.

  • Public Service Solution App Champions Vietnam’s Youth Digital Citizen Challenge 2021

    An app providing solutions for the improvement of public administration services has won the Youth Digital Citizen Challenge 2021 launched by the UN Development Programme (UNDP), the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union of Hanoi, the Hanoi Students’ Association, and the Hanoi Youth Palace. The UNDP is committed to supporting an inclusive and people-centred digital journey. The youth of Vietnam have the skills, knowledge, innovation, and devotion to supporting local governments in this process, helping the country to achieve its targets and the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.

  • Việt Nam gears toward e-Government and digital economy

    Information technology development and application in the operation of all Government agencies has been defined as key in national industrialisation and modernisation, Minister and Chairman of the Office of the Government Mai Tiến Dũng highlighted in his writing on the Government news portal baochinhphu,vn on Thursday.

    In 2014, the Party Politburo issued Resolution No 36 on the promotion of information technology (IT) to respond to the country’s demand for sustainable development and international integration.

  • Việt Nam gets ready to celebrate 20 years of internet

    The Việt Nam Internet Forum 2017 (VIF17) will take place at the Hà Nội Museum on November 27-28.

    VIF17, themed ‘Digital For Good’, will discuss the contribution of the internet to a creative, sustainable and open society through e-governance, open data, smart cities and social network development.

  • Việt Nam needs legal framework for e-government

    Nguyễn Tuấn Anh, a standing member of the National Assembly Committee on Science, Technology and Environment, talks to Vietnam News Agency about how to make best use of e-government to speed up administrative reform.

    Q: What are the advantages of the National e-Document Exchange Platform?

    The National e-Document Exchange Platform is a positive step towards a modern and new-look government

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