(VEN) - Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) has been applying a one-stop handling system for administrative procedures and building an electronic public administration network aimed at developing a digital government. Online public services HCMC is implementing administrative reforms and enhancing the application of information technology (IT) in state administrative agencies to simplify formalities and provide more convenient services to organizations and individuals. Citizen satisfaction is regularly assessed in departments, sectors and districts, and people can now access assistance to register for online public services at levels 3 and 4 in 322 wards, communes and towns. The city is offering 375 and 1,140 online public services at levels 4 and 3, respectively. According to reports by departments, sectors and localities, 99 percent of administrative processes were handled on time. Under the Prime Minister’s direction, the city aims to replace all current paper documents with … [Read more...] about HCMC builds digital government
(VEN) - In the first half of 2019, the processing of industrial property registration applications increased by a record 66.8 percent compared to a year ago. Specifically, the processing capacity of patents and trademarks rose 79.2 percent and 83.8 percent, respectively. In addition, the processing of complaints increased by more than 50 percent compared to a year ago. According to the Intellectual Property Office of Vietnam under the Ministry of Science and Technology, in the first half of 2019, industrial property registration applications increased by 15 percent compared to a year ago. In particular, applications for patents, industrial designs and trademarks increased by 22.7 percent, 23.5 percent and 27.5 percent, respectively. The rapid increase in applications to register intellectual property rights reflects the increasing awareness of scientists and businesses of the need to protect their ideas and inventions in the context of the fourth industrial revolution. However, … [Read more...] about Surge in processing industrial property registration
(VEN) - The fourth industrial revolution and technology breakthroughs have brought about many changes in the logistics sector, improving the efficiency of business operations and meeting increasing customer requirements. Le Quang Trung, deputy general director of the Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines), said information technology plays an important role in the development process and is a lifeline in connecting the components of the logistics services chain. In the face of the inevitable market trend, Vinalines has promoted investment in information technology, such as e-tracking/tracing, online payments and e-invoices. Nguyen Manh Ha, director of the Nam Dinh Vu Port Joint Stock Company, said promoting investment in modern equipment and strengthening development of seaport logistics services would contribute to optimizing their costs. Located in Hai Phong, the Tan Vu Container Terminal is one of the first ports in Vietnam to operate a differential global positioning … [Read more...] about Logistics embraces technology to improve competitiveness
What are the sectors that can apply blockchain technology? Blockchain technology is being used in fields as diverse as cryptocurrencies, the financial sector, supply chain management, health, and cultural industries. How would the blockchain impact the finance sector? What do you think is the current trend and how will it develop in the future? How can safety be ensured in applying blockchain technology in the finance sector and avoiding bubbles? The financial sector will be significantly disrupted by blockchain technology. Blockchain allows for greater control over assets and allows holders of those assets to make more complex exchanges. For stock exchanges, blockchain can be used to automate and streamline pre-trade, trade, post-trade and custody, and securities servicing, functions of stock exchanges. Some benefits of blockchain-enabled stock exchanges include cost reductions, better information security, faster settlement times and improved information search and gathering … [Read more...] about Blockchain – the way AI technology works in financial sector?
(VEN) - The largest annual event for the nation’s start-up community – the Vietnam Startup Day 2019, was a resounding success for both organizers and participants. Held over two days (August 23-24) in Ho Chi Minh City, it attracted the participation of more than 200 creative start-up models, both Vietnamese and international. The program was initiated and organized by the Business Startup Support Center (BSSC) in collaboration with the Ho Chi Minh City Young Business Association (YBA), the Ministry of Science and Technology, the Department of Science and Technology of Ho Chi Minh City and the Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam Youth Union Association. Vietnam Startup Day 2019 is actually an international event, a platform that connects different elements in the start-up ecosystem, attracting the participation of business incubators, business associations, large businesses and domestic and foreign investors looking to support start-up businesses in the country. Joining the … [Read more...] about Vietnam Startup Day 2019 fetes the entrepreneurial spirit