(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
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(VEN) - The application of information technology is considered a key to developing a secure, integrated and sustainable banking system. Le Manh Hung, head of the Information Technology Department of the State Bank of Vietnam said that security has become increasingly pressing, especially in banking and finance as fraud cases increase and become more sophisticated. Domestic banks have not only been attacked via the internet, but have suffered from other attacks including the robbing of money from Automated Teller Machines (ATMs). Therefore, domestic banks should be aware and ready to handle these risks. The application of information technology in the banking system has shown limitations. Pham Kim Ngan, technical director of the Mat Bao Company said that e-banking has revealed shortcomings such as hard-to-use operation, and limited utility. Domestic banks have paid much attention to developing information technology infrastructure while ignoring terminal equipment users who promote … [Read more...] about Domestic Banks Adopt Information Technology
PANO - Member of the Politburo, Vice Secretary of the Central Military Commission and Defence Minister, General Phung Quang Thanh led a high-ranking delegation, including Deputy Chief of the General Staff, Major General Phan Van Giang, leaders of General Department 2, the Operational Department, the Military Strength Department and the Internal Security Department, to visit and work with the Information Technology Department on April 11th. Chief of the Information Technology Department, Major General Ngo Van Son briefed the Defence Minister and delegates on the organization, the results of task performance in 2012 and directions for information technology in the coming years. After listening to the report and ideas from delegates, the Defence Minister highlighted the basic requirements and directions for information and technology across the Army in the future. He especially stressed the safety and security of information in the Army and gave some major orientations for the … [Read more...] about Information Technology Department asked to ensure information security
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.
In the morning of June 29 2006, Science and Information Technology Council of Dong Nai province held a meeting to sum up its operation in the first half of 2006, figuring out plan for the second of 2006 and collecting suggestions and approving the plans, targets and task in 2007. In the first half of 2006, the provincial Science and Information Technology Council has focused on carrying out the task of advising and implementing the scientific and information technological plans in 2006. Particularly, it has fulfilled its consultation on issuing legal procedure document and has constructed a project to investigate the potential on science and information technology of enterprises in the province. It is acknowledged that the scientific and information technological tasks in 2006 are inspired by the demand to speed up socioeconomic development with the orientation of natural sciences, applied sciences, quality improvements, increasing the competition ability of our market economy. … [Read more...] about The provincial Science and Information Technology Council meet to set target for 2007