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Welcome to ISOC Vietnam

ISOC´s Mission Statement:

To assure the open development, evolution and use of the Internet for the benefit of all people throughout the world

As the Vietnamese Members of the Internet Society (ISOC) we try to contribute our part that the Internet benefits the people of and in Vietnam.

If you want to help out with translations you can contact the webmaster and/or go to our W3C website and pic a document to translate.

Support for Free and Open Source!

It is possible to have a full functional PC with all features that you want legal and free. But Free and OpenSource is not all about Linux. Most applications are able to run under Microsoft Windows. See more at our link site.
We have set up an e-mail list to discuss the development of Free and Open source in Vietnam. You could also join and contribute! Just go to the Join ISOC Vietnam page and subscribe to the OSS mailing list.

We are looking for Sponsors and translators!

We are looking for sponsors to help out with our activities. You can sponsor ISOC Vietnam in any way you like.

If you would like to help out or sponsor the activities within ISOC Vietnam please contact our office or webmaster!

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Our sponsorpage | WG Tutorials | W3C translations |

Upcoming and recent events:

Saturday 14 September, 09:00 to 10:30 am
UNDP Conference Room (3rd Floor Building B)
Hanoi (Ly Thuong Kiet, corner to Phan Boi Chau)

Vietnamese Text-to-speech and its application to the internet:
Presented by UNDP in conjunction with ISOC.

Saturday 20 April, 09:00 to 11:00 am
UNDP Conference Room (3rd Floor Building B)
Hanoi (Ly Thuong Kiet, corner to Phan Boi Chau)

Web Accessibility Seminar:
Accessibility, particularly with respect to Information Technology and web
Speaker: Mr. Joakim Lofkvist (ISOC Vietnam)
Presented by ISOC in conjunction with UNDP.

Latest News:

September 14, 2002
Internet Society of Vietnam held a seminare regarding the development of Vietnamese screenreaders. Read more about it in the translated article by Ms Hai Yen (reporter of VASC-Online)
Vietnamese screenreader- a big opportunity for the blind to access Internet or the Vietnamese original.

May 19, 2002
On the occasion of beloved Uncle Ho's 112th birthday (May 19, 1890 - May 19, 2002), Tien Phong Newspaper, Information Center (Central Science and Education department) and NetNam Company (IT Institute) jointly organize a Webdesign contest.
Read more about this contest on our Website page or at

April 3, 2002
The W3C QuickTips to a more accessible web site and the document Getting Started: Making a Web Site Accessible is now translated into Vietnamese. Many thanks to Mr. Van Binh who did all the work.
Read more about the W3C translations on the newspage!

January 9, 2002
The Unicode work group has put up a testpage for Unicode. Everyone are invited to contribute with there own testing. The result of this test will be published on our site later on.
Read more about the Unicode test at the Unicode work group page!

December 26, 2001
Professor Tran Luu Chuong presented information from MOSTE (Unicode group) about Vietnam and the use of UNICODE.
Mr. Dang Minh Tuan presented his Vietkey tool for Vietnamese fonts and Unicode.
Read more about the Vietnam and Unicode presentation!

December 10, 2001
ISOC Vietnam is launching its new webdesign.
Read more about the new design!

December 1, 2001
ISOC and UNDP held a Round table discussion about the Government decree no. 55 on Internet.
Read more about the discussion and decree 55!

November 22, 2001
Stefan Probst delivered a presentation during the "Asia IT & C Roadshow" on 22.11.01 in Hanoi (VCCI building):
Read more about the presentation!