Rice and face mask ATM - an innovative activity in HCMC. (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC introduces missions to develop its innovative startup ecosystem

The innovative startup ecosystem in Ho Chi Minh City is oriented into becoming a regional-scaled one. Therefore, it needs much support from both the municipal authorities and the community. HCMC’s leaders have introduce a special support project to fulfill this aim.

Ta Quang Buu Prize 2021 has four nominations

Ta Quang Buu Prize 2021 has four nominations

The National Foundation for Science and Technology Development- the standing agency of the Ta Quang Buu Prize said that this year’s award has four nominations in the fields of earth science and biological agriculture. 
Self-propelled aircrafts to carry out agricultural tasks are on display in a technology exhibition in HCMC. (Photo: SGGP)

VN promotes transparency, independence, critical thinking in scientific works

Highly aware about the importance of science and technology in Industry 4.0, Vietnam is trying its best to pour more resources into scientific activities. Obviously, policy and institution improvement in accordance with the market mechanism and international practices, risk acceptance, voluntarism removal, and considering scientific research as an administrative process are the main factors to turn science-technology into a driving force for socio-economic development.

Electronic identification solution is one of many digital content applications developed by Viettel. (Photo: SGGP)

Network carriers transforming into digital technology companies

As revenues from traditional telecoms services like calls, SMS, and Internet provision are significantly affected due to price competitions, giant telecoms enterprises in Vietnam such as VNPT, Viettel, and MobiFone have decided to turn to digital technologies for more profits.

 

Viettel has successfully launched its pilot scheme for Mobile Money. (Photo: SGGP)

Mobile Money in Vietnam witnesses promising future

The approval of the Prime Minister in Decision No.316/QD-TTG on March 9, 2021 to the pilot scheme for the use of telecoms accounts to pay for small-value goods and services (Mobile Money) has attracted much interest of both experts in the fields of banking, finance, telecoms as well as the general public.