The educational ecosystem of VNPT has been widely used in Vietnam recently. (Photo: SGGP)

Vietnam determinedly boosts national digital transformation

Possessing great economic and technological potentials, Vietnamese telecoms businesses must quickly transform themselves into digital technology ones in order to create a strong foundation for the national digital transformation to take place smoothly.

At the press conference (Photo: VNA)

Government mulls roadmap to reopen economy post-COVID-19

Minister and Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung answered questions about the roadmap for reopening the economy following the COVID-19 pandemic and about national digital transformation during a Government press briefing in Hanoi on January 4.
The educational ecosystem vnEdu 4.0 by VNPT has shown its effectiveness in the time of Covid-19 pandemic. (Photo: SGGP)

Digital transformation in education should begin with teaching activities

In the national digital transformation program approved by the Prime Minister, education is one of the 8 prioritized fields. It is essential to establish a national educational platform that allows the sharing and exploitation of databases effectively so that Vietnam can become one globally leading country in this process, said Minister of Education and Training Phung Xuan Nha in the recent conference ‘Digital Transformation in Education’.

The opening ceremony of DX Day Vietnam 2020. (Photo: SGGP)

One million people working in IT industry in Vietnam

Statistics from the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) reveal that the revenues of the IT industry last year were around US$100 billion, accounting for a third of the national GDP. Among them, 12,000 businesses earned $11 billion. In Vietnam, there are now 1 million employees in the IT industry, including 250,000 software programmers.


 

Products in the field of cyber security are exhibited on the Vietnam Information Security Day 2020 in Hanoi. (Photo: SGGP)

Higher level of cyber security needed for national digital transformation

The Government has asked the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) to prioritize mastering the ecosystem for Vietnamese cyber security products in order to best serve demands arisen from the process to establish an e-government, smart city, and essential national databases, as well as carrying out the national digital transformation.