The establishment of the national big data and integration of databases are the most critical foundation for the national digital transformation. In this process, many obstacles have arisen, posing grave challenges to the state leaders.
After signing 17 Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), Vietnam has been successful in expanding its market to 200 nations and territories, including 50 key exporting countries. Vietnam is staying at the top positions in tough markets regarding high export turnover rate. However, the scale of domestic businesses seems not developed to expectations.
The Department of Culture and Society of the HCMC People’s Council had a working session with competent departments on the preservation work of heritages and urban architecture in the city on September 19.
Vietnam needs a harmonize and more flexible mechanism and policy in order to retain a skilled workforce in the future. In a talk with Saigon Investment, Dr. Nguyen Duc Kien, Head of the Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Group, shared his opinions about the current development of the labor market in Vietnam.
Based on weather forecasts of the National Centre for Hydro - Meteorological Forecasting (NCHMF), Vietnam Disaster Management Authority requests that hydropower plants in the Northern region urgently discharge excess water prior to the rainy season. However, Vietnam Electricity (EVN) concerns that over-discharging of water or imprecise weather forecast might lead to water shortage to harness power in the context that international fossil fuel prices are exceptionally high.
Land fevers in Vietnam happen because of certain rumors about promising infrastructure projects in local areas. They come and go quickly, yet leaving behind numerous negative impacts on indigenous people.
The introduction of the Mobile Money service in Vietnam in the time when the 3G and 4G networks have become so popular in the country raises a question of its possible attractiveness, as people can easily use the Internet for their financial activities. However, it seems the service proves useful for those still owning a basic phone or living in remote areas.
E-commerce has assumed its crucial role in the time of Covid-19 pandemic, when people need to observe social distance for safety. This advanced method has basically changed shopping habits in the community and trading strategies of businesses. However, e-commerce has also been more increasingly used for illegal activities, and to some extent made consumers lose their confidence in this modern shopping channel.
Thanks to the consensus of all deputies about the forming of Thu Duc City, Resolution No.131/2020/QH14 was released by the Standing Committee of the Vietnamese National Assembly to officially approve this establishment. This is the first case in Vietnam, so it brings about not only valuable opportunities but also tough challenges in order for this model to develop as expected.
For years, healthcare sector in the southern province of Dong Nai is looking for more investment in the sector as the healthcare is set to grow. However, social contributions in healthcare sector have brought achievements as well as challenges.
A shortage of resources as well as a modest number of AI firms have been the biggest challenges for the development of artificial intelligence (AI) in Vietnam, said Bui The Duy, Deputy Minister of Science and Technology.
For years, the health sector in Ho Chi Minh City has built a network to diagnose tuberculosis and provided the medical service in districts as well as applied advanced treatment techniques for the target of ending the disease by 2030.
A Smart Nation is essentially how efficacious a nation is in employing the use of technology to resolve daily problems and challenges. In this regard, becoming a Smart Nation should not an end goal but an ongoing process.