Viet Nam climbs 14 spots on UN E-governance readiness standings

Vietnam has gained more 14 spots in the UN 2008 e-Governance Readiness Index. It means that Vietnam reached the 91st position amongst 192 ranked countries.

According to the 2008 UN E-Government Readiness Survey, Viet Nam has performed well in the e-Participation Index, leaping to 16th position, from No. 63 in 2005. The 2008 UN e-Government Readiness Survey is the fourth edition of the index, and assesses 192 UN member states on their application of information and communication technologies (ICTs) to serve and interact with citizens. The Republic of Korea (RoK) has ranked 6th position and Korea is the only Asian country in the top 10 list. India fell 26 notches to 113th, compared to No. 87 in 2005, while Singapore and Thailand each fell 16 spots from their 2005 ranking, occupying No. 23 and No. 62, respectively, in the latest index.