Smart city challenges Gov’t, localities Society

Smart city challenges Gov’t, localities

In efforts to embrace the Fourth Industrial Revolution, cities and provinces in Vietnam are pushing smart city programmes, combining technology with internet-connected devices to enhance municipal management and economy.
Ambassador: Vietnam active as WIPO 2018-2019 Chair Politics

Ambassador: Vietnam active as WIPO 2018-2019 Chair

Vietnam’s coordinating role and proactiveness as Chair of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) General Assembly in 2018-2019 have been internationally hailed, according to Ambassador Duong Chi Dung.
Conference talks STEM teacher education Society

Conference talks STEM teacher education

The International Conference on Teacher Education Renovation, themed I AM STEM 2019, was held at the Thai Nguyen University of Education in the northern province of the same name on September 28.
Conference promotes Vietnam-Thailand trade Business

Conference promotes Vietnam-Thailand trade

The Business Association of Overseas Vietnamese (BAOOV) and the Business Association of Thai Vietnam (BAOTV) have organised a conference on trade promotion in Thailand’s Udon Thani province from September 27-30.
Deputy PM, WB Vice President hold talks Politics

Deputy PM, WB Vice President hold talks

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue held talks in Hanoi on September 23 with Senior Vice President and chief economist of the World Bank Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg, who is in Vietnam to attend the Vietnam Reform and Development Forum 2019.
Da Nang rolls out measures to develop e-government Society

Da Nang rolls out measures to develop e-government

The central city of Da Nang has applied a number of measures to build an e-government as part of efforts to realize the Politburo’s Resolution 43-NQ/TW on development of Da Nang to 2030 with a vision to 2045.
Korean group supports smart city development in Hung Yen Business

Korean group supports smart city development in Hung Yen

The People’s Committee of northern Hung Yen province and the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s Korea Land and Housing Corporation (LH) on September 20 inked a memorandum of understanding on cooperation on smart city development in Hung Yen province.
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.