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Vietnam’s vision and goals for a digital nation

Vietnam has been eager to reinvent itself and key among its strategies is their digital transformation. The nation is are keenly aware of the decisive role perception plays in this. Digital platform development is a breakthrough solution to promote faster digital transformation, reduce costs and increase efficiency. ...

Samaya Dharmaraj

Vietnam receives support for smart sensors to combat flooding

The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) awarded a $400,000 grant to Griffith University researchers to develop a network of energy-efficient smart sensors that will help Vietnam combat flooding. The project aims to create a web of micro-sensors spread throughout Ho Chi Minh (HCM) City to ...

Samaya Dharmaraj

Vietnam to issue rules on terrestrial mobile communication terminal devices

The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) last week held a webinar to assess the impacts of a draft circular on the national technical regulations on terminal devices of terrestrial mobile communication. According to the representative of the MIC’s Information Technology Department, the building of national technical regulations on ...

Samaya Dharmaraj

Vietnam inaugurates national data portal

The national data portal was launched by the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) during a ceremony in Hanoi on 31 August. The portal provides data on state agencies in service of political and socio-economic activities, contributing to the process of e-government building in Vietnam. New digital services, ...

Samaya Dharmaraj

PTT and US innovation platform partner to transform Thailand

As the digital economy and tech-driven capitalism continues to rise, PTT, a Thai state-owned SET-listed oil and gas company, has plans to join hands with a leading tech-platform in Silicon Valley to drive the Thai economy. With the intention to transform Thailand through digital transformation, the ...

Alita Sharon

Vietnam introduces eight key digital programs for 2020-25

The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) introduced eight core programs for the 2020-2025 period and reviewed results achieved by the information and communications (ICT) sector in the past five years at the 5th Congress of the Ministry’s Party Committee held in Hanoi on 18 August. During the 2015-2020 ...

Samaya Dharmaraj

Thailand Post plans Smart Mailboxes using IoT

Thailand Post says it is switching to smart mailboxes in an effort to make the state enterprise more in line with the current digital landscape. Thailand Post Co Ltd, a state enterprise under the Digital Economy and Society Ministry, is collaborating with CAT Telecom Plc to develop smart mailboxes for ...

Alita Sharon

Vietnam launches digital transformation campaign

The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) launched a campaign in Hanoi on 22 May to step up digital transformation using cloud computing technology. At the launch ceremony, the MIC Minister, Nguyen Manh Hung, said that domestic telecom companies have mastered the technology and built basic platforms for distant learning, ...

Samaya Dharmaraj

Thai hospitals roll out ninja robots to help combat Covid-19

Thai hospitals are deploying “ninja robots” to measure fevers and protect the health of overburdened medical workers on the frontlines of the coronavirus outbreak. First built to monitor recovering stroke patients, the machines have been quickly repurposed to help fight the disease, which has so far ...

Alita Sharon

Vietnam focuses on cybersecurity to protect national interests

Rapid technological development has given people more ways to access and share information on the internet. It has also created conditions for more sophisticated cyber-attacks. Like other countries, Vietnam has a cybersecurity law to safeguard information and protect national security. According to a recent press release, the country ...

Samaya Dharmaraj

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