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.
Vietnam, Oman enhance bilateral cooperation Politics

Vietnam, Oman enhance bilateral cooperation

Vietnam and Oman have agreed to increase the exchange of delegations, especially high-level ones, and encourage both sides’ enterprises to take part in fairs and exhibitions of each country to seek cooperation opportunities.
Agriculture sector expands by 2.02 pct in nine months Business

Agriculture sector expands by 2.02 pct in nine months

Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Phung Duc Tien told a press conference in Hanoi on October 14 that the agriculture sector expanded by 2.02 percent in nine months of this year despite African swine fever.
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.
Forum promotes diversity and inclusion in business Business

Forum promotes diversity and inclusion in business

Business leaders, representatives of civil society, international organizations and consumers all agreed that promoting diversity and inclusion makes business sense at an event on inclusive business on October 11.
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.
HCM City, EuroCham talk EVFTA implementation Business

HCM City, EuroCham talk EVFTA implementation

A dialogue between the Ho Chi Minh City Customs Department and the European Chamber of Commerce (EuroCham) in Vietnam took place in Ho Chi Minh City on October 9 to discuss the implementation of the European Union – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA).
Thailand needs to restructure to promote trade, investment: official World

Thailand needs to restructure to promote trade, investment: official

Thailand needs to restructure the export, import and investment sectors to cope with mounting external risks, particularly from the ongoing trade war, the Brexit impasse and the international geopolitical situation, said Boonyarit Kalayanamit, permanent commerce secretary.
MoIT targets contraband, counterfeit goods sold online Business

MoIT targets contraband, counterfeit goods sold online

Jewellery, cosmetics, supplements, liquor, clothing and footwear sold online are among the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s (MoIT) targets in their upcoming campaign to fight contraband and counterfeit goods, and to reinforce intellectual property rights.