Previously, online shopping mainly focused on clothing and home appliances products; now customers can get "fresh" items with only a few clicks. Retail industry giants are offering numerous 4.0 shopping applications to consumers, especially during the recent outbreaks. … [Read more...] about COVID-19 pushes banks to develop online payment
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Attendees at the forum – PHOTO: COURTESY OF UNDP HCMC - The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) together with the Vocational Training Center under the Hanoi Blind Association, with support from the Japanese Government, will provide a four-month online and digital business training and coaching program for 22 trainees with visual impairments in Vietnam. … [Read more...] about Visually impaired people to receive online business training
Explaining the rush of online game development in recent years, experts say Viet Nam has a lot of potential as a new market because nearly 70 per cent of the gamers are accessing the game for the first time. Also, because the country is located in Southeast Asia, it has a similar culture to China and South Korea so gamers understand and like kung fu novels. … [Read more...] about Online games: harmless fun or social problem?
The ACSS Committee is the highest regional policy-making and coordinating body on ASEAN statistics. Its mandate is to improve statistical capacity, enhance comparability of statistics, build human resources and co-ordinate regional data collection. … [Read more...] about 10th session ASEAN Community Statistical System to talk big data
Long An (VNA) – The Mekong Delta province of Long An has recalled licences of 41 projects with a combined investment of 71.2 million USD so far this year. Consisting mostly of manufacturing and housing projects areas, they were cancelled due to reasons like slow progress, investors wanting to cease their projects, and economic challenges due to COVID-19. Huynh Van Son, Director of the provincial Department of Industry and Trade, said they included 17 FDI projects. He told Nguoi Lao Dong newspaper that while scrapping the projects could negatively impact official revenues and jobs, Long An is seeking to “improve the investment climate and create opportunities for other interested investors.” Officials have been instructed to appraise and rescind projects that are behind schedule. The department has told investors to make periodic reports on their progress. The province has set up an online management system to help investors make regular updates. … [Read more...] about Long An province revokes licences of tardy investment projects