In the semi-final of the men’s standing 70-75kg pencak silat at the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 31) in Hanoi on May 15, Mohd Al-Jufferi Jamari from Malaysia lost his chance to qualify for the final to his rival Abdul Raazaq Bin Abdul Rashid from Singapore. When the match concluded, Jamari (in red) andContinue reading “SEA GAMES – “GLUE” IN BUILDING THE ASEAN COMMUNITY”

Libertad de elección: mujeres que brillan en deportes ‘masculinos’

Con un comienzo lento en comparación con muchos países, el sector deportivo de Vietnam se ha esforzado y cosechado resultados exitosos en palestras regionales e internacionales a lo largo de los años, con numerosos títulos ganados por atletas femeninas que compiten en deportes de combate rigurosos u otros que requieren una enorme cantidad de fuerzaContinue reading “Libertad de elección: mujeres que brillan en deportes ‘masculinos’”

Ba Ria – Vung Tau seaside resorts edge toward pre-pandemic tourism numbers

Ba Ria – Vung Tau, a popular tourist destination in the south of Vietnam, is seeing more visitors recently, a reminder of the attractive seaside resort’s potential in the post-pandemic period. Ha Van Sieu, Deputy General Director of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism, noted the tourism recovery, saying compared to other localities, a weekendContinue reading “Ba Ria – Vung Tau seaside resorts edge toward pre-pandemic tourism numbers”

Party leader’s article on socialism sheds light to nation’s future path: Scholars

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong’s article on some theoretical and practical issues on socialism and the path towards socialism in Vietnam, which maps out Vietnam’s future orientations in all fields, has manifested his far-sight vision and strong will to build a socialist country in which no one is left behind. The values, both theoreticalContinue reading “Party leader’s article on socialism sheds light to nation’s future path: Scholars”

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a great impact on the operation of many enterprises, but it is in such difficult circumstances that the “female generals” of the Vietnam Association of Women Entrepreneurs (VAWE) have proved their mettle and talent. The businesswomen have not only led their businesses through the COVID-19 storm, but also shown aContinue reading

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is taking place around the world with a boom in digital technology, creating great opportunities for but also challenges to the development of each country, enterprise, and person. Vietnam’s digital economy has been growing at the fastest pace in ASEAN, about 38 percent annually compared to the region’s average of 33Continue reading

Digital transformation goes mainstream in Vietnam

Vietnam’s determination to ride the global trend of digital transformation is seen in leaders’ pronouncements, general awareness among the population and actions on the ground. Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has said: “It is necessary to promote national digital transformation, develop the digital economy and society to create breakthroughs in improving productivity, efficiency andContinue reading “Digital transformation goes mainstream in Vietnam”

COVID-19 pandemic – motivation for changing banking transaction habits

The COVID-19 outbreak has seriously affected the global economy, including Vietnam. However, from another perspective, the pandemic could promote the digital transformation in the banking system, such as moving transactions from “offline to online”.  This movement has taken a clearer and clearer shape.. A number of commercial banks have invested in developing banking services in accordanceContinue reading “COVID-19 pandemic – motivation for changing banking transaction habits”

Vietnam’s health sector has been gradually adopting digital transformation for a number of years, but the COVID-19 pandemic has sparked a technological revolution in healthcare systems across the nation that might otherwise have taken decades. Initial progress in health information system Paper-based medical records are a mainstay in Vietnam’s health sector, and only 32 hospitalsContinue reading