Richard R. C. Shih speaking at Taiwan Excellence 2018 In the 4.0 era, how important are smart technology applications in our day-to-day lives? Are these applications suitable for use in Vietnam? We have various emerging technologies that impact our lives in different ways today. Take smart technology for example, it makes use of artificial intelligence (AI) to enable a level of cognitive awareness. The technology employs machine learning and Big Data analysis to perform functions that have traditionally been done by humans. This boosts the efficiency, productivity, and functionality of almost anything it is applied to, hence creating a smarter and more comfortable life for us. Vietnam is both qualified and motivated to take the lead in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Smart applications can be applied in various fields in Vietnam, ranging from manufacturing and healthcare to education or home appliances. It also attracts great attention from users in Vietnam. In Vietnam, real … [Read more...] about How does technology make lives faster and easier?
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Hills are alive: Bá Thước District in Thanh Hóa Province is endowed with stunning natural beauty. VNA/VNS Photo Phạm Hoa Mai Viet Nam News Precede: Community-based tourism has attracted an increasing number of tourists to Bá Thước District in the central province of Thanh Hóa. Here, visitors enjoy the picturesque natural scenery and get immersed in local life. The new tourism model has also provided locals with higher income and improved their lives. by Hoa Mai & Lương Hương Two years ago, Hà Văn Bổng’s family in Đôn Village in Bá Thước District in the central province of Thanh Hóa had to work hard on the farm to make ends meet. Recently, they have become busy with a new job which has provided them with higher incomes: welcoming tourists to their homes. “We receive guests all year round, and sometimes have to refuse their bookings during peak … [Read more...] about Community-based tourism improves local lives in Thanh Hóa
A bond of friendship has linked a kind German heart with Vietnam to bring new hope for thousands of disadvantaged local children with congenital heart diseases. So far, intensive material support and technological assistance provided by Dr. Erich Lejeune, Chairman of the Heart for Heart Foundation for Life, has offered Vietnamese children a new chance for a better life. Dr. Erich Lejeune, Chairman of the Heart for Heart Foundation for Life with children at Hoa Phu Kindergarten, Hoa Vang district, Da Nang. (Photo: NDO) In April, 2018, Dr. Lejeune, a German entrepreneur, arrived at Da Nang to visit children undergoing treatment for congenital heart diseases. Along with the meaningful journey of his heart foundation, thousands of children in Central Vietnam and in the Central Highlands have been examined and screened for cardiac diseases. He joined a team of doctors from the Da Nang General Hospital for a visit to Hoa Phu commune, Hoa Vang district to offer congenital heart screening … [Read more...] about German doctor’s heart-to-heart journey brings new hope to Vietnamese children with heart diseases
(VEN) - Since the launch of the sixth generation in 2013, more than 300,000 units of the S-Class have been delivered to customers globally. In Vietnam, the S-Class has always taken the lead, occupying more than 80 percent of its segment. The new S-Class is introduced in Vietnam with two variants including the S 450 L and S 450 L Luxury. 4.0 exterior design MULTIBEAM – the technology of light: The first impression of the new S-Class comes from new futuristic key design with high-quality material. Only by unlocking, a noticeable upgrade shows up. It is the MULTIBEAM headlamps – a both aesthetic impression and safety feature. The S-Class features three distinctive torches of light inclining to the front as an exclusive design element, allowing the vehicle to be easily recognized from a long distance. Each headlamp is fitted with 84 individual high-performance LED chips automatically adapted to traffic and weather conditions. Each LED is separately controlled in … [Read more...] about Mercedes Benz Vietnam introduces the new S Class: Extending the leading position of full sized sedans
Vietnam Bank for Social Policies presented gifts to residents in Soc Trang province Tai Van commune is an impoverished community in Tran De district, Soc Trang province. The outstanding amount of loans for Soc Trang is VND43 trillion ($1.87 billion) over 12 programmes, and Tai Van commune has received VND27.7 billion ($1.2 million) for 1,329 households since 2010. Over the past eight years, residents of the commune have used the loans to improve their lives, find new jobs, escape poverty, and ensure the social and economic welfare of the entire community. In particular, the commune has reported several success stories regarding student loans: among others, Thach Thanh Huynh from Chac Tung Hamlet is now a doctor at Soc Trang Hospital, Danh Kim Hai is working at Evergrowth Agricultural Cooperative as an engineer, and Tang Thi Phuong Ha now teaches at the Tai Van 1 Elementary School. Duong Quyet Thang, CEO of VBSP, visited families in Soc Trang Thanks to loans for impoverished … [Read more...] about Soc Trang ethnic residents improve life with microfinance