ASEAN, RoK agree to join hands in building smart cities ASEAN

ASEAN, RoK agree to join hands in building smart cities

The Republic of Korea (RoK) and 10 member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will cooperate to build "smart cities" and explore business opportunities relating to them, according to the RoK’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport.
Digital farming holds key to solving agriculture paradox Society

Digital farming holds key to solving agriculture paradox

Digitisation of farming is inevitable and Vietnam should embrace it to resolve the agricultural paradox of producing more while preserving natural resources and to grab the opportunities brought by free trade agreements, experts have said.
Vietnam Airlines takes off with digital transformation Business

Vietnam Airlines takes off with digital transformation

National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines has won the 2019 ICT Award from the Asian-Oceania Computing Industry Organisation (ASOCIO) for its outstanding achievements and important contributions to the development and application of information technology in operation and services.
Quang Ninh hosts int’l conference on digital transformation Sci-Tech

Quang Ninh hosts int’l conference on digital transformation

Nearly 500 delegates from 11 Vietnamese provinces and cities and 16 member organisations of the Asia Pacific ICT Alliance (APICTA) gathered at an international conference on digital transformation towards building smart cities in the northern province of Quang Ninh on November 20.
Software firms are adding more value to products Sci-Tech

Software firms are adding more value to products

TMA Solutions, one of the largest software outsourcing companies in Vietnam, has established the TMA Innovation Centre to develop new software products and solutions based on the fourth Industrial Revolution's technologies, said Tran Phuc Hong, the company’s vice president.
ASEAN, RoK look to expand transport link World

ASEAN, RoK look to expand transport link

Transport Ministers of ASEAN member nations and the Republic of Korea (RoK) agreed to further promote cooperation between the two sides, especially in transport connectivity, at their meeting in Hanoi on November 15.
Digital literacy helps improve access to healthcare Health

Digital literacy helps improve access to healthcare

Health literacy can contribute to reducing disparities among different groups of people in accessing universal healthcare services, Professor Dianne Levin-Zamir from Israel's University of Haifa said at an international conference held in Ho Chi Minh City on November 11.
Digital Thailand Big Bang 2019: ASEAN Connectivity opens World

Digital Thailand Big Bang 2019: ASEAN Connectivity opens

Thai Prime Minister and Defense Minister, Gen. Prayut Chan-o-cha, has presided over the opening of "Digital Thailand Big Bang 2019: ASEAN Connectivity", an international exhibition aimed at encouraging all sides to use using digital technology to benefit all sides and promote cybersecurity.
ASEAN to reinforce ties to boost digital transformation World

ASEAN to reinforce ties to boost digital transformation

ASEAN ministers of telecommunications and information technology have affirmed the resolve to press on with initiatives and cooperation programmes to promote digital transformation in the region at their meeting in Vientiane, Laos.