Businesses are learning about new technologies in product exhibitions of giant international groups. (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC ready to provide businesses with necessary technological support

In order to perform the task ‘Connecting and Developing Staple Products in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) and Forming Close Links among 4 Partners (Government – Scientists – Banks – Businesses)’, universities and research institutes are encouraged to boost their scientific research and technological development activities, especially in the fields of mechanics – automation, electrical – electronics engineering, information technology, biotechnology, healthcare, and agriculture.

Vietnam's delegation at the event (Photo: VNA)

Information technology key to alleviate poverty: seminar

Vietnam has pledged efforts to promote the application of information and communication technology (ICT) in poverty reduction and sustainable development, said Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen The Phuong.