ASEAN, Japan deputy defence chiefs gather in Tokyo World

ASEAN, Japan deputy defence chiefs gather in Tokyo

Deputy defence chiefs of ASEAN countries and Japan met in Tokyo, Japan from October 8-10 to discuss regional security, the future of the Indo-Pacific region and ASEAN’s initiatives for regional cooperation.
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.
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.
Huge challenges awaiting digital banking Business

Huge challenges awaiting digital banking

Rising number of Internet users and mobile phone subscribers is smoothing the way for digital banking in Vietnam to thrive, but huge challenges keep lying ahead, according to insiders.
Viettel tops list of 50 most valuable brands again Business

Viettel tops list of 50 most valuable brands again

The Viettel Military Industry and Telecoms Group (Viettel) has once again topped the list of 50 most valuable brands of Vietnam released on September 24 by Brand Finance – a UK-based brand evaluation company.
NA leader calls for stronger AIPA-ASEAN partnership Politics

NA leader calls for stronger AIPA-ASEAN partnership

The ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) actively supports the regional grouping’s efforts in realizing and associating the ASEAN Vision 2025 with the UN Agenda 2030 on sustainable development, as well as ASEAN’s initiatives in strengthening regional connectivity, especially in environmental protection, climate change response and reduction of plastic waste and ocean debris.