Make-in-Vietnam blockchain platform debuts Sci-Tech

Make-in-Vietnam blockchain platform debuts

The Ministry of Information and Communications, on August 13, held a ceremony to debut the akaChain blockchain platform, as part of a programme introducing “Make in Vietnam” digital platforms.
Untie bottlenecks to develop clean energy sources Business

Untie bottlenecks to develop clean energy sources

To promote the development of renewable energy, there should be a prioritised policy mechanism on electricity prices and loan interest rates, according to Dr. Nguyen Manh Hien, President of the Scientific Council at the Vietnam Clean Energy Association.
ASEAN Chairmanship: For a cohesive and responsive ASEAN Politics

ASEAN Chairmanship: For a cohesive and responsive ASEAN

Advancing ASEAN’s contribution to maintaining regional peace, security and stability has been identified as one of five key priorities for Vietnam’s ASEAN Chairmanship 2020, wrote Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh in an article. Below is a translation of the article.
Singapore exhibition promotes innovation World

Singapore exhibition promotes innovation

The Industrial Transformation Asia-Pacific (ITAP) 2019 kicked off at the Singapore Expo centre in Singapore on October 22, attracting the participation of 350 companies from over 30 countries worldwide.
Fintech needs improved legal framework: experts Business

Fintech needs improved legal framework: experts

To develop financial technology, a comprehensive legal framework and cooperation between banks and fintech businesses are required, experts told a conference organised by the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) and Asian Development Bank (ADB) in Ho Chi Minh City on September 10.
ASEAN holds talk on 4IR World

ASEAN holds talk on 4IR

The 4th Industrial Revolution might considerably affect developing countries. As ASEAN chair, Thailand has held an ASEAN meeting to discuss the 4IR issue and map a strategy to cope with it.
High economic growth rate crucial Business

High economic growth rate crucial

“Vietnam needs to acknowledge its economic shortcomings. It needs to maintain stable and high economic growth before becoming the so-called dragon or tiger,”