The social network "Lotus", developed by VCCorp Communication Technology Company, was official launched in Hanoi on September 16. The launching ceremony was attended by Nguyen Manh Hung, Member of the Party Central Committee (PCC), Deputy Head of the PCC’s Communication and Education Commission, and Minister of Information and Communication.
Vietnam is among the top three target countries for phishing websites in Southeast Asia in the first half of the year, according to the global cybersecurity company Kaspersky.
On August 28, the Ministry of Information and Communications in collaboration with the Vietnamese Embassy in Sweden organized Vietnam's photograph exhibition and film week in Stockholm on the occasion of the 74th anniversary of the National Day of S.R.Viet Nam and the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and Sweden. Attending the opening ceremony was Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Hoang Vinh Bao.
Timor Leste always appreciates the support from Việt Nam for his country during the war time and in the past 20 years, Prime Minister of Timor Leste Taur Matan Ruak told the special envoy of Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyễn Mạnh Hùng.
Vietnamese central city of Da Nang has been honoured with the Asian-Oceanian Computing Industry Organisation (ASOCIO)’s Smart City Award 2019, within the framework of the ASOCIO Smart City Summit in the capital city of Bangkok, Thailand.