PM Phuc speaks at the event (Photo: Courtesy of Australia Embasy)

Science, Technology, Innovation as pillar for socio-economic growth in Vietnam

An international conference under the title “Science, Technology and Innovation as a Pillar for Socio-Economic Development in Vietnam” was jointly held today by the Australia Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), the Ministry of Science and Technology of Vietnam (MoST), and the International Development Innovation Alliance (IDIA).
Quantum computers will be more extensively used

5 technologies to reshape worldwide in next 5 years

IBM Vietnam on March 21 announced the 2018 ‘IMB 5 in 5’ List of IBM Research about the 5 breakthrough technologies that can change the way people work, live, and even interact with others in the next 5 years. The list has confirmed the significant role of technology in the advancement of the world.

 Farmers of Dong Thap Muoi  in Tan Hung District, Long An  Province are harvesting their rice (Photo: SGGP)

Agriculture must apply technology to advance

Vietnamese farmers account for 70% of population, yet they only contribute 20 percent to GDP, while these figures in other developed countries are 2 percent -4 and 40 percent, respectively.

Seven taxi firms of Vietnam have developed their own car hailing applications (Photo: techz.vn)

Traditional taxi firms turn to technology

The transportation market of Vietnam is witnessing significant changes since the rapid expansion of ride hailing apps Uber and Grab in recent years.