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IT sector

ADB loan helps Philippines expand financial services

World

ADB loan helps Philippines expand financial services

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on September 19 announced that it had approved a 300 million USD loan to support the Philippine government's effort to expand financial services across the country, especially among entrepreneurs, small businesses, farmers, workers, and individuals, including women and vulnerable households.

Ministry works to implement SME support law effectively

Business

Ministry works to implement SME support law effectively

The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) held a workshop in Hanoi on September 19 to provide updates on the Law on Support for Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises and its enforcement in order to solve some of the issues that have arisen during its implementation.

Vietnam needs to adapt to digitisation

Sci-Tech

Vietnam needs to adapt to digitisation

Vietnam needs to improve the quality of its technical and vocational education and training to meet the requirements of digitisation and industry 4.0, a conference heard in HCM City on September 18.

Ben Tre calls for more investment in agriculture

Business

Ben Tre calls for more investment in agriculture

Calling for investment in agriculture to optimise the potential and strengths of the locality is a priority of the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre, said Cao Van Trong, Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee at a conference promoting investment to the sector on September 18.

Workshop promotes cooperation in ensuring just energy transition

Sci-Tech

Workshop promotes cooperation in ensuring just energy transition

An international workshop to promote cooperation in ensuring fairness in Vietnam’s energy shift towards more eco-friendly power was held by the Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations (VUSTA), the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) Vietnam Office, and the Green Innovation and Development Centre (GreenID) in Hanoi on September 18.

ASSA 35: Social security system in 4IR

Society

ASSA 35: Social security system in 4IR

The challenges and opportunities of ASEAN social security institutions in the Industry 4.0, as well as the free flow of labour are both high on the agenda for the ongoing 35th ASEAN Social Security Association (ASSA) Board Meeting in Nha Trang city, in the central province of Khanh Hoa.

Vietnam promotes tourism through digital technology

Travel

Vietnam promotes tourism through digital technology

The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) aims to develop programmes and projects on technological research and application in order to improve the efficiency of tourism promotion in foreign markets, said a VNAT official.