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The Vietnam Science and Technology Journalists Club has announced the results of a poll of 10 outstanding science and technology events of Vietnam in 2021.

Winners of National Innovative Technopreneur Contest announced

Otrafy, a startup that provides quality management and supply-chain software to the food industry, will represent Vietnam at the Startup World Cup next year after championing the National Innovative Technopreneur Contest today.

Vietnam Innovation Network debuts in Taiwan

Currently, the Vietnam Innovation Network has five components in Germany, Japan, Australia, the Republic of Korea, Europe, and Taiwan (China), with over 1,000 members.


100 experts to help build plan for Vietnam’s sustainable development

As many as 100 intellectuals and experts from 15 countries will work together to find approaches and solutions to build a globally connected, sustainable Vietnam.

Vietnam advised to rebalance its sci-tech development policy

The recommendation was made by domestic and foreign experts in the recently published "Vietnam Science, Technology and Innovation" report.

Vietnam ranks 44th in Global Innovation Index 2021

Vietnam ranked 44th out of 132 countries and economies in the Global Innovation Index 2021 (GII 2021) which was announced by the United Nations' World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) on September 20.

Hanoi university’s high flow nasal cannula makes debut

BKVM-HF1, a high flow nasal cannula (HFNC) produced by the Hanoi University of Science and Technology (HUST) in cooperation with VMED Group, made debut in Hanoi on July 2.

Vietnam lags behind high-income nations in digital skills and AI

There is a widening gap of digital skills, especially in AI, between Vietnam and high-income nations, according to the 2020 Global Talent Competitiveness Index.

Images of Vingroup smart home devices appear online

Images of Vsmart smart home devices went viral after Vingroup announced that it would begin manufacturing smart TVs, air-conditioning, and smart fridges.

Vietnam promotes innovative startup ecosystem in Singapore

The “Techfest Vietnam in Singapore” took place in Singapore on November 11 to introduce the Techfest Vietnam festival in 2019 and Vietnam’s innovative startup ecosystem to international partners.

Billion-dollar fintech market awaits sandbox for breakthrough

Regulators are working to finalise the sandbox for healthy market development, accelerating economic growth that will help Vietnamese fintech companies bloom.

PwC surveys how financial and tech firms navigate fintech landscape

PwC polled over 500 financial services and technology executives worldwide to figure out the factors that will determine the winners and losers of fintech.

Singapore, China sign nine cooperation agreements, MoUs

Singapore and China have signed nine agreements and Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) in various fields such as customs clearance, intellectual property management, education, innovation and communications, and smart city development.

Applying e-solutions from Singapore

Vietnam is co-operating with Singapore in innovation, smart cities, and e-government development to build out a facilitating economy.

Should ride-hailing vehicles install taxi signs?

Vietnam’s proposal requesting all ride-hailing vehicles to put taxi signs on vehicles will weigh down disruptive businesses and dampen benefits to stakeholders.

VN Competition and Consumer Protection Authority submits complaint about Grab-Uber ruling

The Vietnam Competition and Consumer Protection Authority (VCA) submitted a complaint about the decision of the Vietnam Competition Authority that Grab's acquisition of Uber does not violate the Competition Law.

Regulating ride-hailing firms: Do not dampen the development

As competition is uneven among ride-hailing firms and traditional taxi companies, there is heated debate about how to better regulate new business models.

Startups in Vietnam head to digital transformation

Startups in Vietnam have been trending to adopt the technology of the Fourth Industrial Revolution to gain market success amid mounting competition.

Students win prizes for innovative investment projects

A virtual laboratory to carry out chemical experiments and a project on parenting soft skills are two of the first prizes awarded at the ‘Investment Project’ competition organized for Hanoi students.

APPF-26 promotes partnership for peace, innovation, sustainable development

The 26th Annual Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF-26) will have an important mission of orienting member parliaments towards a shared future of bringing practical benefits for their countries and people.