Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and other delegates are pressing the button for the launch of the National Population Database and the Citizen ID Card Management System (Photo: SGGP)

Vietnam to manage citizens with advanced population database

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh yesterday attended the summary meeting for the two key projects ‘National Population Database’ and ‘Producing, Issuing, and Managing Chip-based Citizen ID Card’. Both will be officially launched on July 1.

The Perspective of DXCenter

HCMC boosting digital transformation process via new consultation center

Ho Chi Minh City is building its Support and Consultation Center for Digital Transformation (DXCenter), which is estimated to be in operation in the third quarter this year. SGGP Newspaper conducted an interview with Director of Quang Trung Software City (QTSC) Lam Nguyen Hai Long about the center’s operation and its expected benefits to individuals, businesses sited in the city.

HCMC is fully capable of becoming a megacity: Experts

HCMC is fully capable of becoming a megacity: Experts

Experts at the scientific conference for Ho Chi Minh City’s development in the period from 2021 to 2030, with a vision to 2045 believe the city’s goal to become a regional mega city is doable with the help of necessary policy changes.
The scientific conference to pinpoint development directions for HCMC from 2021-2030, with a vision to 2045. (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC striving to become a mega city of international level

The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City this morning held a scientific conference to pinpoint development directions for the city in the period from 2021 to 2030, with a vision to 2045. HCMC wants to transform into a smart, active, and innovative mega city in the region and the world.

HCMC to process 90 percent of administrative documents online

HCMC to process 90 percent of administrative documents online

Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) People’s Committee has just approved the plan to implement IT in state operations, digital government development, and cyber security maintenance for the period from 2021-2025. This plan aims at improving the service quality towards individuals and businesses.

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.

Deputy Director General Nguyen Khac Lich delivered his speech in the discussion. (Photo: SGGP)

Cloud computing market in Vietnam welcoming promising future

ICTNews (member of Vietnamnet) yesterday cooperated with the Authority of Information Security (under the Ministry of Information and Communications) to host the discussion ‘Boosting Make-in-Vietnam Cloud Computing’.