Quang Ninh pilots cashless market model Sci-Tech

Quang Ninh pilots cashless market model

Traders at Ha Long 1 and Ha Long 2 markets in the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh are now able to go cashless as they can use digital payment services in a 4.0 market model introduced in early July.
Appeal court reduces prison sentence for ex-mayor of Hanoi  in Nhat Cuong case Society

Appeal court reduces prison sentence for ex-mayor of Hanoi in Nhat Cuong case

The People’s Court of Hanoi on July 13 reduced the prison sentence of former chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung regarding the case of illegally interfering in bidding activities to help Nhat Cuong company win the package deal related to digitisation at the municipal Department of Planning and Investment.
Banks urged to embrace digitisation Business

Banks urged to embrace digitisation

About 67 percent of surveyed banks believe they will lose market share within two years if they fail to digitally transform, according to a new report from cloud banking platform Mambu and The Financial Times Focus (FT Focus).
Thailand prepares to assume APEC Chair 2022 World

Thailand prepares to assume APEC Chair 2022

Thailand has hosted the first Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Focus Group (AFG) meeting as the country prepares to assume the APEC Chair in 2022, the Bangkok Post reported on July 22.
Digitisation boosts Ba Ria-Vung Tau agriculture Business

Digitisation boosts Ba Ria-Vung Tau agriculture

Digitisation has brought the agricultural sector in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau to a new stage of development by helping farmers improve cultivation methods and optimise the use of soil, seeds, weather and market information.
Digital farming holds key to solving agriculture paradox Society

Digital farming holds key to solving agriculture paradox

Digitisation of farming is inevitable and Vietnam should embrace it to resolve the agricultural paradox of producing more while preserving natural resources and to grab the opportunities brought by free trade agreements, experts have said.
ASEM customs agencies adopt action plan Society

ASEM customs agencies adopt action plan

The 13th ASEM Customs Directors-General/Commissioners’ Meeting ended on October 10 in the northern Vietnamese province of Quang Ninh’s Ha Long city, with the approval of the ASEM customs action plan for 2020-21.
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.