According to the Ministry of Post and Telecommunications, a project to develop information technology and communications in Vietnam has been started with the capital of 107 million USD. 85 million will be borrowed from the World Bank. The project is being carried out by the Ministry of Post and Telecommunications, the General Statistic Department, and the people's committees of Hanoi, Da Nang and Ho Chi Minh cities from 2006 to 2010. The Strategic Institute for Post-Telecommunications and Information Technology said that this year the project would focus on exactly assessing the demand or information technology appliance in units and make a plan for the rest of the project. The project will strengthen the leadership of information technology and communications; modernise post and telecommunications; and develop e-government at the city level through a comprehensive investment programme in the information technology and communications infrastructure. BTA (According to TTXVN) … [Read more...] about 107 million USD for development of information technology and communications in Vietnam
Governance of information technology
Between September 9-10, 2005, in Hai Phong, the 3th National Seminar of information technology (IT) on "Developing information technology in the process of international economic integration" and the 9th Seminar of Vietnam IT cooperating development on " IT for developing socioeconomic structure and linking key economic areas" will be held. The Seminar provides a forum for policy markers, managers, enterprises and experts to discuss the facts, figures, abilities, needs, experiences and solutions needed to develop ITC in this important industry, especially as the software industry is a key economic sector. The reports on strategies, mechanisms, policies and environment for the ITC industry during the process of integration will be presented in the conference by Government officials. The Seminar of Vietnam IT cooperating development is a forum for the policy makers, managers and specialists to talk about the important issues on developing key economic areas in the North, requirements for … [Read more...] about Significant Opportunity of Information Technology over the Country
(VEN) - Vietnam is on the list of countries rich in tourism development potential. For many years, Vietnamese tourism has achieved significant results, contributing to economic development. Those results have been aided by the application of information technology in cultural and tourism activities. According to the Vietnam Tourism Association, the tourism sector ranks eight among 26 ministries and departments in terms of readiness to adopt information technology. This shows that tourism businesses are aware of the importance of information technology in their business activities. According to statistics, all businesses in the tourism sectors use computers connected to the internet and apply specialized software such as office and financial management software. Nguyen Phu Duc, the chairman of the Vietnam Tourism Association, said that application of information technology is an indispensable need for tourism businesses. Information technology brings many benefits for businesses to … [Read more...] about Enhancing Adoption of Information Technology in Tourism
In the morning of April 17, at the Vocational Training and Job Center for farmers in An Giang province, the Central Committee of the Vietnam Farmer Association in coordination with Ministry of Science and Technology and People's Committee of An Giang province held a conference to sum up the application of information technology in speeding up socioeconomic development in rural area in the period of 2000-2005. Participants at the conference were leaders of Central Committee of the Vietnam Farmer Association, Government Office, officials of the Central Committees for Public Relations, Ministry of Science and Technology, Specialty Division under the Central Committee of the Vietnam Farmer Association, and representatives of Department of Science and Technology from 19 southern provinces, press agency, television stations and guests. To carry out the policy to develop agriculture proposed by the Party Committee and People's Committee of An Giang Province, Farmer Association of An … [Read more...] about Conference to sum up the application of information technology in speeding up socioeconomic development in rural area held in the city of Long Xuyen, An Giang province.
Nowadays the application of information technology in the operation of the government's administrative agencies is essential, helping to improve the working styles of civil servants and public officials in transactions with the organisations and individuals, enhance administrative capacity, support administrative reform and ensure transparency in government operations. Recognising the importance of the application of the information technology, Dak Lak province pays close attention to investments in people, infrastructure, and information technology facilities, and considers the application of information technology an important resource in the process of socio-economic development of the province. So far, in Dak Lak, all agencies have been equipped with intranet; 90 percent of the provincial and district officials are equipped with computers at work, and more than 6,880 accounts use the domain DakLak.gov.vn to share their documents in government agencies from the district to the … [Read more...] about Application of Information Technology: Breakthrough in Governance of Dak Lak