Citizens are using digital applications to pay for medical fees in a hospital in Ho Chi Minh City. (Photo: SGGP)

Digital transformation becomes critical to banking-finance sector

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 growth rate speed of Vietnam's digital economy

Vietnam owning fastest growing digital economy in Southeast Asia

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.

HCMC perfecting its data management strategy

HCMC perfecting its data management strategy

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’.

National digital transformation requires cooperation of all community

National digital transformation requires cooperation of all community

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.

Cashless payment via digital applications is popular in Dai Tu Shopping Center in Thai Nguyen Province. (Photo: SGGP)

Vietnam on right track for breakthroughs in digital transformation

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.

Digital transformation basic targets to 2025

Digital transformation basic targets to 2025


Vietnam has set basic targets in digital transformation to 2025, towards the development of digital government, digital economy, and digital society.
The Smart Operation Center of Binh Chanh District in Ho Chi Minh City, launched in April 2022. (Photo: SGGP)

Developing digital citizen ecosystem becomes inevitable in Vietnam

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.

Vietnam striving to develop digital agriculture

Vietnam striving to develop digital agriculture

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.

PM asks to develop capital market, real estate market healthily

PM asks to develop capital market, real estate market healthily

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh asked to strengthen and develop the capital market and real estate market healthily and sustainably, contributing to promoting the recovery of the country’s development. This is a strategic goal throughout 2022 and the following years.