Thailand looks to become digital innovation hub in ASEAN World

Thailand looks to become digital innovation hub in ASEAN

The Digital Council of Thailand (DCT) is working with the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) to turn the country into a digital innovation hub in ASEAN through development of data centres and artificial intelligence (AI) capability.
Da Nang to host international IT events in October Sci-Tech

Da Nang to host international IT events in October

A string of important IT events will be held in the central coastal city of Da Nang from October 21-24, helping promote cooperation among Vietnamese and foreign IT firms, the Vietnam Software and IT Services Association (VINASA) said on October 16.
Singapore, Australia begin talks on digital economy pact World

Singapore, Australia begin talks on digital economy pact

Singapore and Australia have recently started negotiations on a digital economy pact, announced Singaporean Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing and Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham on October 14.
Human-centered AI has great potential in Vietnam Sci-Tech

Human-centered AI has great potential in Vietnam

Human - centered artificial intelligence (AI) is an approach that aims not to replace people but to enhance human life,Tran Minh Triet, deputy rector of HCM City’s University of Science, said at a recent conference in HCM City.
Digitisation of health care sector, a double-edged sword Health

Digitisation of health care sector, a double-edged sword

The development of technologies such as 4G, 5G, internet of things and artificial intelligence has rapidly changed the healthcare sector’s landscape globally, including in Vietnam, with more organisations adopting digitisation, according to experts.
Can Tho looks for foreign support to economic development, urban management Business

Can Tho looks for foreign support to economic development, urban management

The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho hopes to receive support from the World Bank (WB) and the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) of Switzerland in institutional building, renovation, development of smart city, climate change adaption, and training human resources, said Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Le Quang Manh on October 7.
Conference spotlights AI development in HCM City Sci-Tech

Conference spotlights AI development in HCM City

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee in collaboration with the World Bank Vietnam on September 25 held an international conference on Artificial Intelligence (AI) use in Vietnam and abroad to gather experts’ recommendations for the southern economic hub.
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.