Hanoi (VNA), Oct. 23 -- Entries for the first " Make in Vietnam " digital technology product awards closed on October 20 and 239 submissions were received in the two months since they opened on August 20.

The figure was released at the first meeting of the awards' jury, held in Hanoi on October 22, during which participants discussed the criteria for assessing products. An awards ceremony will be held in December as part of a national forum on developing Vietnamese digital enterprises.

Addressing the meeting, Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Phan Tam acknowledged the efforts by the organisers, the jury, and others in building such a national-scale IT award.

The competition was open to enterprises from all economic sect...