Vietnamese businesswomen are discussing the project DevelopHer at its introduction on June 14 in Hanoi. Photo by Tran Binh

Application to support Vietnamese businesswomen introduced

The Cherie Blair Foundation for Women and Qualcomm Incorporated launched the project DevelopHer yesterday in Hanoi. The project aims at offering opportunities for Vietnamese businesswomen to widen their trading knowledge to achieve success in career.

Building e-government with Blockchain technology

Building e-government with Blockchain technology

The Blockchain forum with the theme ‘Vision and development’ opened yesterday in Hanoi. The forum aims at delivering an overview on the development of the Blockchain technology in the world as well as in Vietnam.

‘Programming your future with Google’ will make use of Scratch programming

VIDEO:'Programming your future with Google' introduced in 10 primary schools

Google officially launched the educational project ‘Programming your future with Google’ yesterday in ten primary schools in Ho Chi Minh City, the southern provinces of Tien Giang and Vinh Long. This project aims at equipping children with basic knowledge on programming and developing their critical thinking.

Francis Nguyen Tuan Anh, senior expert of Software Business Community and Microsoft Southeast Asian, is delivering his impressive presentation

Vietnamese Talent Awards aims at startup community

The meeting for the 2018 Vietnamese Talent Awards (VTA), aiming at startups, was held in the University of Science – Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City with the purpose to help students to access useful information on hi-tech resources of the Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) and the prospect of support from VNPT for potential information technology works.

The participant students question technicians about the metro (Photo: SGGP)

Junior high students eager to learn Metro

Over 40 eighth-graders of Tran Van On Junior High School in district 1 were excited to attend a class as per STEM education, which aims to educate students in four specific disciplines – science, technology, engineering and mathematics on May 9.

TV program for 4.0 Industrial Revolution launched

TV program for 4.0 Industrial Revolution launched

Vietnam Television (VTV) and Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) officially launched the television program named ‘Digital Nation’ in Hanoi on March 22. This program aims at providing Vietnamese citizens with comprehensive information on the nature and importance of the 4.0 Industrial Revolution.

UN launches photo contest on rural women & sustainable development

UN launches photo contest on rural women & sustainable development

UN Women yesterday launched a photo contest on Rural Women and Sustainable Development. The competition which is part of activities to commemorate the International Women’s Day 2018 aims to recognize rural women’s contribution to growth and prosperity of Vietnam.

Workers nurse seedlings at Nguyen Hanh Plantation Service Company in the central province of Binh Dinh. (Photo: VNA/VNS)

VN to raise forest coverage, exports

Vietnam aims to raise its forest coverage to 41.6 percent and to earn US$8.5–9 billion from exporting wood and forestry products while providing jobs to 25 million people in 2018.