Vietnam joins global peers in developing digital money Business

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.
QR codes being installed around Ly Son Island Travel

QR codes being installed around Ly Son Island

The installation of QR codes at tourism sites in Ly Son island district in central Quang Ngai province is being carried out by the management board of the Ly Son-Sa Huynh Geo-Park in coordination with district authorities, as part of efforts to promote digitalisation in the tourism sector.
Nearly 6,000 agricultural products granted traceability codes Business

Nearly 6,000 agricultural products granted traceability codes

The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of Hanoi has so far managed and granted administrative account codes for 2,527 for facilities, cooperatives, businesses and shops which trade safe food, agro, forestry and fishery products in the capital city.
QR codes fail to meet expectations Business

QR codes fail to meet expectations

Since early 2018, Hanoi’s consumers have been able to scan quick response (QR) codes to trace the origins of agricultural products sold at supermarkets and convenience store, however, the impact of this change has been limited because producers find the system difficult to apply and consumers do not fully trust the codes' authenticity.