National Data Strategy towards 2030 approved

Vietnam aims to handle all administrative procedure applications online by 2030, according to the freshly approved National Data Strategy.The strategy sets the target of having 100% of national data centres, regional data centres and national centres for large data storage and high performance computing across ...

Plan approved to develop National Data Centre

The Government on October 30 approved a development plan on the National Data Centre, expected to help Vietnam reach higher positions in the global e-Government, information technology, and cybersecurity rankings.The National Data Centre, to be built, managed, exploited and run by the Government, will integrate, ...

Digital transformation for establishment of smart rural areas

The Central Committee of the VN Veterans Association yesterday held the discussion ‘Digital Transformation to Upgrade Rural Areas towards the Smarter Countryside in the 2021-2025 Period’ for 15 provinces of the Central Highlands and Central region.At present, the percentage of citizens using online public services ...

Translated by Yen Nhi

Confab discusses role of data ecosystem management, governance, stewardship

The General Statistics Office (GSO) and the United Nations for Population Fund (UNFPA) on August 16 co-chaired an international conference to seek consultations, study the feasibility, and implement effective data management, governance, and stewardship practices.Vietnam is in the midst of rapid transformation for its socio-economic ...

Digital transformation in Vietnam encountering challenges

The establishment of the national big data and integration of databases are the most critical foundation for the national digital transformation.To carry out digital transformation nationwide, the Government has launched its project ‘Developing an Application for Population Database, Digital Identification and Authentication for the National ...

Thanh Tam

Public services in digital environment under security

The Vietnam Social Security (VSS) organised a seminar from March 30 to March 31 in the northern city of Hai Phong as part of efforts to share experience in applying digital platforms and data to promote public services in the digital environment. According to Chu ...

More needs to be done to meet mandate of disclosing information online: study

Despite an improvement in the online disclosure of district-level land use plans and provincial-level land pricing frameworks, the difference between the reviews in 2021 and 2022 was not significant, according to recent research findings. The findings were shared at a thematic discussion jointly organised by ...

Ministries connected national land cover database, national population database

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the Ministry of Public Security have connected the national database on land with the national database on the population including 18 types of information.The two ministries included information about land users, ownership of assets attached to land, ...

Anh Phuong - Dan Thuy

Viet Nam jumps 7 places in 2022 Government AI Readiness Index

Viet Nam climbed seven places to the 55th in the 2022 Government Artificial Intelligence (AI) Readiness Index, according to an annual index report by the UK’s Oxford Insights. With an overall score of 53.96 out of 100, the nation ranked 6th in ASEAN, higher than ...

Thuy Dung

Viet Nam climbs five places in UN’s online service index

Viet Nam was ranked 76th out of the 193 countries and territories in the United Nations’ online service index (OSI), up five places compared to 2020.The Ministry of Information and Communications announced that about 97.3 per cent of eligible online public services have been provided ...

Thuy Dung

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