It is undeniable that the Internet and social networks have benefited people’s life. However, each individual, country, and nation-state has to face huge and complicated challenges caused by the Internet and social networks, especially the information they disseminate as it is hard to verify and not limited by space. Therefore, hostile forces and evil elements take full advantage of the Internet and social networks to violate national electronic boundary sovereignty to spread disinformation to achieve vile targets ranging from fraud to threatening to post on the Internet private information that harms people’s family lives. In fact, some people have committed or attempted suicide when their privacy was revealed on the Internet. Photo for illustration. Source: vtv.vn So far, many countries considered the Internet and social networks a means of communication between governments and people to promote people’s monitoring role. The State of Vietnam is also … [Read more...] about Distorting Vietnam’s Cyber Law is unacceptable
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The Hanoitimes - The plan to turn Hanoi into a smart city has been carried out for a while. On 17/5, Hanoi leaders had a meeting with representatives from 18 U.S corporations to discuss on the same issue. The conference “Cooperation to develop Hanoi as a smart city” took place on May 17 between Chairman of Hanoi’s People Committee Nguyen Duc Chung and representatives from 18 U.S enterprises in related area. Attendance also includes U.S Vice Minister of Commerce, Diane Fracrell, US Vice Ambassador to Vietnam, Susan Sutton and faces from 18 US companies. At the opening, Mr Nguyen Duc Chung appraised the delegation led by US Vice Minister of Commerce and leading US companies in IT. He also pressed the meaning, importance and inevitable trend of turning Hanoi into a smart city. Then, Director of Hanoi Information & Communication Department Phan Lan Tu introduced the target, path to carry out the “Hanoi- the smart city” program. As expected, Hanoi aims … [Read more...] about Hanoi – a smart city, why not?
VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam has many general scientists but a few true ones, why? The concept “knowledge-based economy” has been mentioned in national economic policies. In the strategy to complete industrialization by 2020, the 11th Communist Party Congress emphasized “boosting industrialization, modernization of the country, connected with developing knowledge-based economy, protecting natural resources and environment.” A knowledge-based economy can be understood as an economy in which knowledge plays the key role. Knowledge is different from natural resources, material resources and manual labor. In the knowledge-based economy, economic development is related to technological competition and technological competition depends on sciences and scientific research. Thus, in the knowledge-based economy, scientific research plays an extremely important role in economic growth. Meanwhile, the position of Vietnam’s sciences in the … [Read more...] about Why Vietnam lacks genuine scientists
Printing industry calls for stronger policy support The printing inudstry has told the Government to improve policies governing the industry so that it can reach its full potential. They raised their voice at a workshop held yesterday by Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and Viet Nam Printing Association (Vinaprint). The chairman of Vinaprint, Nguyen Van Dong, said the Government should remove import permits and simplify business licensing procedures to help printers. Dong proposed that the Ministry of Information and Communications, instead of the Ministry of Science and Technology, regulate terms for the use of imported machinery and equipment. He said this meant printing companies would have to get approval from the information ministry to import second-hand machines and devices, Dong said. The head of Gia Dinh Information Technology University, Nguyen Dang Liem, outlined several requirements to establish a printing company. He suggested companies should be owned and … [Read more...] about BUSINESS IN BRIEF 12/10
Ministry calls for improved staff and human resources Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has asked the Ministry of Home Affairs to review the employment, management and assessment of State employees’ performance to improve government workers’ skills. The review is also expected to detect any shortcomings and to suggest measures to improve the legal framework governing State employees. The ministry has been asked to cooperate with other ministries and agencies to develop policies to attract talented people to State offices. The employers should also pay attention to assessing and recognising capable personnel. Deputy PM Binh urged the ministry to speed up the streamlining of State employees as part of efforts to implement a resolution by the Politburo of the Central Committee of Vietnam Communist Party last year, which calls for at least 10 percent of government staff and officers in ministries, localities and government agencies on the State payroll in various sectors to … [Read more...] about Social News 25/6