A caricature depicting Vietnamese Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien claiming “I have no relatives who are leaders of VN Pharma”. Photo: Tuoi Tre At a regular government press briefing in Hanoi on Wednesday, Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Viet Tien defended his superior, saying the minister had “made no mention [of her brother-in-law] and never denied it.” … [Read more...] about Health minister’s in-law identified as ex-leader of firm behind fake cancer drugs
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The Department of Transport is working to diversify fuels, develop infrastructure for clean and renewable energy and promote the use of vehicles that use clean and environment-friendly fuels such as CNG, LPG and electricity. … [Read more...] about HCM City to improve solutions to climate change response
According to experts, AI is considered one of the core technologies of the fourth industrial revolution, with many countries having recognised its significant impact across all social aspects. Vietnam is no exception and the event is expected to drive the development of AI in the country by connecting elements within the ecosystem, from research institutes and universities to enterprises, technology firms, start-up companies and the AI community. The gathering also aims to promote the research and application of AI in various sectors such as healthcare, education, business, trade, finance and agriculture. It is also an opportunity for business executives to adopt a pioneering role in the development and application of technological solutions to help their companies stand firm against the varied impacts of Covid-19. During the two days, there will be six workshops on AI in banking-finance, AI in healthcare, AI in enterprises, AI in human resource training, building the AI ecosystem … [Read more...] about Vietnam Artificial Intelligence Festival opens in Ho Chi Minh City
Free trade agreement: In June, Vietnam ratified a free trade agreement with the European Union (EVFTA), becoming the second Southeast Asian state to do so with the 27-country bloc. In mid-November, Hanoi played host to an ASEAN summit where the world’s largest trade pact the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) was signed and the country is a signatory. … [Read more...] about How Vietnam weathers global health crisis and rises?
Lê Tánh, VNPAY's general director, said: "Participating in the Việt Nam National Brand 2020 programme is an opportunity for VNPAY to affirm its position as a leading fintech firm in Việt Nam. The award is an opportunity to increase brand awareness, affirm the brand name strength, reputation and quality of VNPAY's products and services. This would contribute to building the image of a strong National Brand, affirming Việt Nam’s e-payment platform in the international payment market." … [Read more...] about Fintech VNPAY honoured as Vietnam National Brand 2020