HCM City to build civil status database Society

HCM City to build civil status database

Ho Chi Minh City plans to set up a database on civil status to store and manage basic information related to population management of all citizens by 2020, with total cost estimated at 260 billion VND (11.15 million USD).
Vietnam to manage coffee quality through new database Business

Vietnam to manage coffee quality through new database

A database of coffee areas would be used as a digital tool to assist partners in managing coffee plantations and quality in Vietnam, participants heard at a workshop held by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and Global Coffee Platform (GCP) in Hanoi on May 23.
Singaporean firms fined 1 million SGD for data leak   World

Singaporean firms fined 1 million SGD for data leak

Singapore's Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) announced on January 15 that two companies which involved in the worst data leak in the city-state’s history were fined 1 million SGD (some 740,000 USD) in total.
Vietnam works hard to respond to EC’s warning of IUU fishing Business

Vietnam works hard to respond to EC’s warning of IUU fishing

Vietnam has been active in implementing nine recommendations related to the fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing of the European Commission (EC) to ensure responsible and sustainable fisheries, said Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) Nguyen Xuan Cuong.
Thanh Hoa works to combat IUU fishing Society

Thanh Hoa works to combat IUU fishing

After Vietnam received a “yellow-card” from the European Commission, Thanh Hoa province is rushing off its feet to minimise illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing activities in the locality.
Vietnam, Hungary step up ICT cooperation Sci-Tech

Vietnam, Hungary step up ICT cooperation

Vietnam wants to learn from Hungary’s experience in developing information-technology (IT) policies in the context of the fourth industrial revolution, said Minister of Information and Communications Truong Minh Tuan.
HCM aims for "smart city" status Sci-Tech

HCM aims for "smart city" status

Ho Chi Minh City plans to become a smart city, and the task requires concerted efforts by the administration and information technology community, a city leader has said.