Students advised to improve soft skills Society

Students advised to improve soft skills

Students aspiring to become entrepreneurs should improve their soft skills and seek mentors in their fields, speakers said at a conference in Ho Chi Minh City on October 16.
India, Vietnam enhance IT partnership Business

India, Vietnam enhance IT partnership

Vietnamese and Indian businesses discussed new cooperation plans, including the establishment of joint ventures in information technology, during a workshop in Ho Chi Minh City on October 6.
Top ICT firms awarded Sci-Tech

Top ICT firms awarded

Two different awards, the Vietnam ICT Top 5 and Gold Medal Award, have been given to enterprises in the information and communication technologies sector to recognise their outstanding achievements.
Seminar to discuss smart health care solutions Health

Seminar to discuss smart health care solutions

The Vietnam Information and Communication Technologies Outlook held in HCM City on June 24 will discuss the application of IT in healthcare and the latest trends in IT solutions in the sector.
Vietnam’s plastic sector eyes alternatives Business

Vietnam’s plastic sector eyes alternatives

The Vietnam Saigon Plastic Association will focus on research to develop renewable raw materials replacing fossil-based materials for making plastics in the 2016-20 period, its president has said.
Agreements signed to boost IT in HCM City Sci-Tech

Agreements signed to boost IT in HCM City

The HCM City Computer Association has signed a cooperation agreement with the municipal Department of Information and Communications to improve development of the city’s information technology sector.
Web tech could ease congestion Business

Web tech could ease congestion

The rate of urbanisation in Vietnam has increased from 16 percent annually in the 1990s to 35.5 percent now, and is projected to rise to 45 percent in 2020.
Seminar eyes smarter Vietnam traffic Sci-Tech

Seminar eyes smarter Vietnam traffic

A convergence platform for smart city traffic will top the agenda at a seminar on "Vietnam Information and Communication Technologies Outlook" to be held in Ho Chi Minh City this week.
Business

Downturn shrinks ICT event

The 17th Vietnam Consumer Digital World Expo (VCW 17) opened on August 30 in HCM City, organised by International Data Group (IDG Viet Nam) in conjunction with the HCM City Computer Association (HCA).
Business

IT firms fail to invest in R&D

Most Vietnamese IT firms have failed to make adequate investment in research and development due to limited financial capacity and a lack of skilled personnel, said HCM City Computer Association chairman Chu Tien Dung.