The Institute of Digital Economy Development Strategy, Sai Gon Giai Phong (SGGP) Newspaper, and HCMC University of Economics yesterday co-held a discussion named ‘Digital Transformation in Banking-Finance: Learning from Experience of the Republic of Korea’. Many valuable lessons from RoK and other nations in the world were shared and discussed.
The digital economy of Vietnam is enjoying the fastest growth rate in the Southeast Asian (SEA) region, with estimated Gross Merchandise Volume (GMV) rise by 28 percent, from US$18 billion in 2021 to $23 billion this year, thanks to the 26-percent development of its e-commerce.
The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Information and Communications yesterday cooperated with the World Bank and the Australian Government to hold the conference ‘Strategies for Data Management in HCMC’.
There are around 14,000 healthcare institutes, 44,000 educational institutes, nearly 1 million enterprises, 5 million household businesses, 9 million household farms, and 26 million families in Vietnam that are mobilized to participate in the digital transformation process of the country. On the National Digital Transformation Day today, SGGP Newspaper conducted an interview with experts and managers of various fields to collect their opinions on this important matter.
Under proper guidance of the Central Party and cooperation between the Central Government and the local authorities, Vietnam has launched an unprecedented campaign on digital transformation nationwide, achieving great results so far with expectations for more meaningful breakthroughs in the upcoming time.
The Government’s project ‘Developing an Application for Population Database, Digital Identification and Authentication for the National Digital Transformation from 2022-2025, with a Vision to 2030’ (Project 06) has been launched for 6 months in Vietnam, as a confirmation that digital transformation is an inevitable trend of the era to help Vietnamese citizens become more fluent in using digital services.
Digital transformation in agriculture means to create a favorable agricultural environment and ecosystem to boost the transformation from traditional agriculture into a more modern agricultural economy. Vietnam is using this process to upgrade its agriculture to become smarter and more precise via the implementation of advanced technologies, all in hope of increasing the proportion of digital agriculture in the national economy.
Statistics from the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Natural Resources and Environment reveal that each day, the city releases 9,500 tonnes of household waste. With such a huge amount of waste, there are inadequacies in collection and treatment, asking for urgent implementation of advanced technologies to improve the performance.
Vietnam Software and IT Services Association (VINASA) yesterday cooperated with Vietnam Blockchain Union (VBU) to organize a press conference regarding the upcoming Vietnam Blockchain Summit 2022.