VinaCapital Ventures invests in Hub Global blockchain eco-platform Sci-Tech

VinaCapital Ventures invests in Hub Global blockchain eco-platform

VinaCapital Ventures, a technology investment platform of VinaCapital Group, on December 21 announced that it has invested in Hub Global JSC, a blockchain eco-platform that focuses on supporting the development of promising Vietnamese startups creating blockchain solutions across a range of verticals.
Malaysia: accounting works to keep up with technological changes World

Malaysia: accounting works to keep up with technological changes

As Malaysia speeds forward in its digital transformation journey, the accounting sector is no stranger to the influence of technology by replacing analogue tools with digital equivalents, said Associate Professor Dr Nor Shaipah Abdul Wahab, Acting Head of School for the School of Accounting & Finance at the Malaysian Taylor’s Business School.
Vietnam joins global peers in developing digital money Sci-Tech

Vietnam joins global peers in developing digital money

Vietnam is playing catch-up in a global race to develop its own digital currency and experts believe this will not only help the country develop new technology but also present an opportunity for Vietnam to join the most technologically-advanced countries.
FoodMap.Asia platform wins Startup Hunt 2020 contest Business

FoodMap.Asia platform wins Startup Hunt 2020 contest

FoodMap.Asia, an e-commerce platform to link farmers with hotels and residential areas, won the first prize at the final round of Startup Hunt 2020 contest which was held on November 27 with the theme of “agriculture digital transformation”.
HDBank named best domestic retail bank for second straight year Business

HDBank named best domestic retail bank for second straight year

HDBank has recently obtained the "Best Domestic Retail Bank" award by Asian Banking & Finance magazine, for the second consecutive year, for its impressive performance in the retail segment with modern products and services meeting the diverse needs of millions of local and foreign clients.
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.
Thailand to launch 1-baht savings bonds World

Thailand to launch 1-baht savings bonds

Thailand is planning to sell 200 million THB (6.4 million USD) worth of savings bonds at an unprecedented face value of 1 THB each through the blockchain-based e-wallet system of Krungthai Bank (KTB).
HCM City banks on digital innovation in healthcare Society

HCM City banks on digital innovation in healthcare

Ho Chi Minh City should invest in digital innovation and transformation in the healthcare sector to improve service quality by “making healthcare delivery more efficient and more accessible,” experts have said.
2020 key for tech start-ups in Vietnam Sci-Tech

2020 key for tech start-ups in Vietnam

Like many other Asian countries, Vietnam is racing its regional counterparts to spur economic innovation with artificial intelligence (AI). Experts say voice recognition technology, AI, blockchain and big data will be major trends in 2020.
Journalists urged to embrace technologies Society

Journalists urged to embrace technologies

Vietnamese media could be falling behind the relentless march of technological development and need to catch up soon, Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung said at the Press and Technology Forum in Hanoi on November 13.