Applying technology in the retail industry is the next step in its evolution and will enable the offering of new experiences for customers while, conversely, retailers that are sluggish to update and innovate face being left behind.
Politburo member and Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan met with Australian leaders in Canberra on December 3, voicing his hope that his city will become a strategic partner of Australia in terms of education and innovation.
A speech-to-text software application with accuracy of up to 93.6 percent was honoured on November 15 as the winner of the Vietnamese Talent Awards 2019 IT category.
Agricultural businesses are facing increasing international competition and must use science, technology and innovation to improve their productivity and competitiveness, experts said at a workshop in Ho Chi Minh City on September 27.
VOV.VN - Local firms should increase their levels of technological innovation and administrative capacity in order to meet quality requirements of EU importers, while sketching out a long-term strategy for the implementation of the EU - Vietnam Free Trade Agreement, rather than taking a short-sighted approach to their benefits, experts have said.
Vietnam and Singapore will expand cooperation in innovation and technology – a new area in the bilateral economic partnership that was recommended at the 14th ministerial meeting on economic connectivity between the two countries.
Breakthroughs in science-technology or innovation and creativity should be added to the initial draft on socio-economic development strategies to be summited to the 13th National Party Congress, laying the foundation for the economic restructuring and renovation of growth model, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has said.
Ho Chi Minh City welcomes experts from New South Wales to visit and share their experiences in the fields of their strength, notably innovation, startup ecosystem development, and smart city building, a municipal official has said.
“We will fail without innovation,” Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said in concluding the regular Government meeting on November 3.
As climate change continues to cause unusual and unpredictable weather around the world, it is creating new challenges for farmers. Drought, flooding, and temperature extremes will increase as the earth’s temperatures rise by 2-3°C (4-6°F) in the next 50 years, threatening farm productivity, decreasing harvests, and augmenting pest pressures.
Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Prof. Klaus Schwab has hailed the role of the Vietnamese government, including the Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST), in improving business climate and encouraging start-ups and innovations.
VOV.VN - Vietnam defines science, technology and innovation as the driving force for economic growth and sustainable development, said Minister of Science and Technology Chu Ngoc Anh at an open forum within the framework of the World Economic Forum on ASEAN (WEF ASEAN) opened in Hanoi on September 11.
The World Economic Forum on ASEAN (WEF ASEAN), scheduled to open in Hanoi on September 11, is expected to further consolidate the unity of and promote ASEAN as a bloc of dynamic development and innovation in the context of Industry 4.0.
VOV.VN - The 2018 Ho Chi Minh City Innovation, Startup and Entrepreneurship Week (WHISE 2017), the city’s biggest startup event of the year, will be held from October 15-19, with the aim of promoting innovation and startups in the city.
A contest entitled “Innovate like a Swede - for making cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable in Vietnam” was launched in Hanoi on August 23.
VOV.VN - In recent times, increased labour productivity in Vietnam have heavily relied on the transition of economic restructuring from the agricultural to the industrial and service sectors but there has been a lack of improvement in labour productivity in each economic sector.
The National Assembly (NA) has been working to fulfill assigned tasks for 2018, Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan said in an interview with Vietnam News Agency following Vietnam’s successful hosting of the 26th annual meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF-26) and on the occasion of the Lunar New Year.
The 26th Annual Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF-26) focused discussions on different aspects of the theme “Parliamentary Partnership for Peace, Innovation and Sustainable Development”.
The Government has issued Resolution No. 138/NQ-CP following the conference with local administrations and the regular Cabinet meeting in December 2017.
A ceremony was held in Hanoi on December 12 to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the Vietnam Fine Arts Association.