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Conference discusses growing opportunities for HCM City industries – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  More and more opportunities are opening up for the industrial sector in HCM City. — VNA Photo HCM CITY — A conference was held in HCM City on Thursday to discuss the growing opportunities for the city’s industrial sector, especially supporting industries. Phạm Liên Anh of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) said the IFC has been sponsoring a Việt Nam Supplier Development Programme, which is helping businesses improve their capability, move up the value chain and work with more foreign and multinational companies. The programme was launched to keep existing FDI and…

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Fintech needs improved legal framework, collaboration: conference – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  A conference on how Việt Nam’s financial technology should be developed was held in HCM City yesterday. – VNS Photo Việt Dũng HCM CITY — To develop financial technology, a comprehensive legal framework and co-operation between banks and fintech businesses are required, experts told a conference organised by the State Bank of Việt Nam (SBV) and Asian Development Bank yesterday. Ngô Văn Đức, deputy director of SBV’s Payment Method Supervision, said the telecommunication infrastructure had been improving, with more than half of the population using smartphones and the…

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Conference in Hà Nội offers opportunities to network – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  The two-day event represents a space for networking and exchange on the ways and means for economic cooperation and development between Việt Nam and Middle East and African countries. — Photo baoquocte.vn HÀ NỘI – An international conference titled ‘Meet Ambassadors from the Middle East and Africa 2019’ will open today in Hà Nội. Being held for the first time by the Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the two-day event represents a space for networking and exchange on the ways and means for economic cooperation and development between Việt…

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Cybercriminals turning their focus on healthcare: conference – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  A Q&A section at the fifth Cybersecurity Weekend held by Kaspersky in Myanmar on Thursday. — VNS Photo YANGON — Healthcare organisations collect and store vast amounts of personal information but are not tech-savvy, making them a sitting duck for cybercriminals, the fifth Cybersecurity Weekend held by Kaspersky in Myanmar on Thursday heard. “Cybersecurity: Healing the Healthcare Sector” discussed the past, present and future of the medical industry’s threat landscape. Stephan Neumeier, managing director of Kaspersky, Asia Pacific, said: “As rapid digitalisation penetrates the healthcare sector, cybercriminals are seeing…

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Vietnam 

Conference to promote Việt Nam as emerging tech, innovation hub – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  A press conference was held in HCM City on August 27 to introduce the Vietnam ITO conference 2019, which will be held at the Tân Sơn Nhất Saigon Hotel from October 23 to 25. — VNS Photo HCM CITY — The third International Conference on Information Technology Outsourcing in Việt Nam will be held in HCM City in October. Vietnam ITO conference will seek to promote the potential of the country’s IT industry as an emerging destination for innovation and offer a business matching platform for local and international…

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Shanghai tapping upcoming artificial intelligence conference to woo foreign AI investment amid trade-war slump

Shanghai hopes to use a high-profile artificial intelligence conference to woo international heavyweights to make AI investments at a time its economy is feeling the sting of the US-China trade war.AI – which is transforming everything from finance and health care to manufacturing and transport – is one of three key areas Shanghai is focusing on to help it through its slump and build up its reputation as the go-to Chinese city for international companies. The other areas are integrated circuits… Source link

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US trade war dominates agenda at China’s premier soybean conference as American imports plummet

China’s trade war with the United States was the biggest theme at a soybean industry gathering attended by over 800 growers, traders and officials in the city of Harbin in Heilongjiang province last week, with tariffs having seriously disrupted the flow of the agricultural product between the two countries.With imports from the US having plunged, China’s soybean industry insiders at the conference heatedly debated with an unusual sense of self-importance how they can boost domestic output,… Source link

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Family businesses need early succession plans: conference – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  A panel discussion at the conference titled Developing the Next Generations of Leaders – Best Practices of Worldwide Successful Family Businesses held in HCM City on Wednesday. — VNS Photo HCM CITY — Family-run businesses need to develop clear and early succession plans, a conference heard in HCM City on Wednesday. Leadership transition is critical for family enterprises, they said. The first generation takes time and effort to establish a business and hopes the business it has created would thrive through multiple generations of family ownership, they said. Hoe…

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HCM City to host smart factory conference – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  A conference will be held in HCM City on August 15 to discuss trends in smart factory solutions and how to build a smart industrial zone and factory environment among other topics. — Photo courtesy of the organiser HCM CITY — Vietnamese market and incentive policies for high-tech investment, trends in smart factory solutions and smart solutions using AI and IoT are among the topics that will be discussed at a conference in HCM City next month. At Smart Factory Conference, experts will also discuss…

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Cần Thơ conference discusses building an entrepreneurial eco-system – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  A start-up business showcases its products on the sidelines of a conference in Cần Thơ on Friday. VNA/VNS Photo Ánh Tuyết HCM CITY — Developing an innovative entrepreneurial eco-system and attracting participants to it were among the topics discussed at a seminar in Cần Thơ on Friday. Vũ Minh Hải, director of the city Department of Science and Technology’s Science and Technology Information Centre, said Cần Thơ had the basic components required for an innovative start-up eco-system such as 18 institutes and schools, 89,000 students and 15 start-up support…

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