Vietnam strives to have at least 100,000 digital technology firms by 2030. It is expected that the digital economy would make up 30 percent of GDP by that time.
Vietnamese-made social networks are struggling to regain the Vietnamese advertising market from giants Facebook and YouTube.
Computer viruses caused estimated losses of VND20.9 trillion ($902 million) to Vietnamese users last year, much higher than the 14.9 trillion VND reported in 2018, reported Bkav Technology Group.
On January 20, in Hanoi, Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung received the US Congress Delegation headed by Congressman Seth Moulton, Deputy Chairman of the Budget Committee, Member of the Committee of the US House of Representatives.