Vietnam reported a $1.8 billion trade surplus during the first seven months of 2019 with exports to CPTPP economies making up over half of the figure. — Photo cafef.vn

VN posts positive trade balance with CPTPP

Vietnam posted a positive trade surplus of over US$1 billion with ten countries in the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) seven months after the trade deal came into effect, according to a report by the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
A program of Kaspersky Lab to update knowledge on the latest cyber attacks. Photo by T.Ba

Cyberspace protection in VN needs closer collaboration

The Vietnam Computer Emergency Response Team (VNCERT) has recently issued a warning on the newest grave attack of ransomware GandCrab 5.2 in Vietnam. This has given a wake-up call to all organizations in the country regarding a necessary cooperation to further strengthen cyber security.

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Lu Xinshe, Communist Party Secretary of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of China (Photo: VNA)

VN, China promotes border economic cooperation

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc yesterday made a reception with Lu Xinshe, Communist Party Secretary of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of China on the occasion of his visit to Vietnam.
Genetica Company signed a strategic collaboration agreement with American International Hospital. Photo by T.Ba

AI to be used in VN to decode genes

Genetica Company has just signed a contract with American International Hospital, locating in District 2 of Ho Chi Minh City, for the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in gene decoding.

New technology promises better implementation of IoT in VN

New technology promises better implementation of IoT in VN

The technology of Narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT) has been introduced to Vietnam, yet unable to attract much interest from related businesses. The turning point came when Viettel announced its successful implementation of the technology in the recent Mobile World Congress 2019 (MWC 2019), themed ‘Intelligent Connectivity’ and held in Spain. Now many practical applications of NB-IoT are more sought-after.

Viettel has eagerly participated in the digital transformation process to create new values. Photo by K.Thanh

Digital transformation delivers breakthrough chances to VN

Such concepts as ‘digital transformation’, ‘business model breakthrough’, ‘business digitalization’ have become popular in global economic forums as well as giant technological enterprises. This is also the major focus of Vietnam, in hope of obtaining more tremendous opportunities for development, according to technology experts.

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc had a meeting with the intellectual and scientists. Photo by VGP

VN needs better mechanism to develop science-technology

It is rather obvious that the better mechanism and law are necessary for the further growth of science and technology in Vietnam, affirmed Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc in a meeting yesterday in Hanoi with 300 outstanding domestic scientists of various fields.
Green startup ideas in VN to be heavily financed

Green startup ideas in VN to be heavily financed

A conference to call upon ideas for the Third Proof of Concept Competition (PoC 3) themed ‘Women and the Future of Green Economy’ has just been jointly held in Hanoi by the Ministry of Science and Technology and World Bank.