Vietnam jumped five spots in the UPU's Integrated Index for Postal Development (2IPD) to rank in 45th place, with 51.79 points, among 172 countries and territories in the world.
In efforts to embrace the fourth industrial revolution, Vietnam's cities and provinces are pushing smart city programmes, combining technology with internet-connected devices to enhance municipal management and economy.
A groundbreaking ceremony was held for the first smart city project in Hanoi, the largest of its kind nationwide, in the capital’s suburban Dong Anh district on October 6, with the participation of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
More than 2,500 websites with Vietnamese domains were attacked in the third quarter, meaning Vietnam stands in 10th in terms of the largest number of cyber attacks in the world.
On October 4, at the headquarters of the Ministry of Information and Communications, Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Thanh Hung received Mr. Henri Verdier - Ambassador of Digital Affairs of France.