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A number of ferrochrome projects existed in the past, but most of them were unprofitable.

Amended labor code draft could weaken Vietnam's competitiveness: economists

Economists have voiced their disappointment about the draft of the amended labor code, saying that the competitiveness of the national economy will weaken because of rigid regulations on extra working hours and wages.

Good news for Vietnam's cashew industry

Instead of competing fiercely with each other, cashew companies have now joined hands to boost exports and focus on deep processing to obtain higher added value for their products.

Foreigners make up 90 percent of e-wallet market share

E-wallets are believed to be a very promising business field in Vietnam, but the market is now controlled by foreign firms.

The face of delivery market determined by app race

Analysts believe that delivery services offering the shortest delivery time thanks to technology applications will win the market.

Vsmart says its smartphone ‘quite different’ from Chinese product

A representative of Vsmart said the manufacturer will design smartphones and increase the locally made content in products to 60 percent by 2020.

US chicken dirt-cheap in Vietnam

Vietnam has increased imports of chicken from the US which have the surprisingly low price of VND18,000 per kilogram.

Smart TVs surprisingly cheap in Vietnam

Many smart TV models running on Android are being offered at surprisingly low prices of VND3-5 million, cheaper than Samsung, Sony and LG products.

Processing seafood by-products – the billion-USD industry

The country’s seafood industry would have $4-5 billion more each year if byproducts were used, say experts.

Vietnam’s productivity still low, only triples over the last 25 years

The highest added value lies in R&D, and if Vietnam continues to rely on outsourcing, its productivity will not improve significantly.

Vietnam makes big leaps in AI development

Vietnamese technology firms have gained great achievements in AI among the presence of technology giants, especially in the last 1-2 years.

Vietnam outlines possible scenarios for digital development

VietNamNet Bridge - The scenarios for digital economy development are expected to help the government recognize risks and opportunities for better policy-making methods for the future.

Enterprises not spending enough on modern technologies: experts

VietNamNet Bridge - While robots have been used widely at many factories around the world, few are seen at factories in Vietnam, according to La Manh Hung from University of Nevada.

New medical waste water treatment technology brings higher efficiency

MBBR (Moving Bed Biofilm Reactor) is a medical waste water treatment technology which has 1.5-2 times higher efficiency than conventional aerobic bioreactors. 

Virtual staff replacing people on online sale chains

VietNamNet Bridge - Always polite, typing correctly and never losing their temper, ‘virtual officers’ or chatbots, a product of artificial intelligence, have become more common on online sale chains in Vietnam.

Vietnam LED market should focus on low-end segment: scientists

VietNamNet Bridge - The domestic LED (light-emitting diodes) market has been developing rapidly but chaotically in recent years.

FDI capital heading for technology sector

VietNamNet Bridge - Boeing’s partner and strategic supplier Huneed Technologies has expressed its willingness to build a factory to make electrical wires for aircraft in HCMC. 

Banks exposed to more security risks

The shift to digital banking has helped banks to provide modern and convenient services to customers, but this has also exposed them to many security risks, experts said at a conference in Hanoi on Wednesday.

Vietnam to promote its treasure of medicinal herbs with high technology

Though the therapeutic effect of Crila capsules made of trinh nu hoang cung plant has been proven, the inventor had to spend another four years on research to reduce the dose from eight to four tablets per day to meet the international standard.

Automation war breaks out among young banks

VietNamNet Bridge - Young commercial banks in Vietnam have geared up to automate retail banking services in order to compete with older banks.