An event related to cryptocurrency was held in Ho Chi Minh City, attracting a great number of participants. (Photo: SGGP)

Cryptocurrencies show high risks

Even though cryptocurrencies are not legally recognized in Vietnam, they have gradually become popular due to unlawful trading via specific platforms. As their value is quite high, lately, there have been infamous cyber-attacks or scams aiming at appropriating cryptocurrencies.

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Vietnam’s exports to EU increase robustly

Vietnam’s exports to EU increase robustly

At the Conference on Market Information and Connection with the European Distribution System (EU) held on August 11, Ms. Nguyen Thao Hien, Deputy Director of the European-American Market Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade, said that in the first month of 2022, Vietnam's export turnover to the EU market increased drastically, estimated at US$27.9 billion, up 22 percent over the same period last year.
SIHUB – EXPARA Accelerator batch 4 – 2022 started

SIHUB – EXPARA Accelerator batch 4 – 2022 started

The startup accelerator program, SIHUB - EXPARA Accelerator batch 4 - 2022 by Saigon Innovation Hub (SIHUB) in collaboration with Expara Singapore Venture Fund, has officially been launched.
HCMC Technical Innovation Contest promotes application of solutions to life

HCMC Technical Innovation Contest promotes application of solutions to life

The biennial Ho Chi Minh City Technical Innovation Contest aims to stimulate the movement of creative labor emulation in the field of science and technology; thereby promoting the effective application of technical solutions to production and life, contributing to the southern largest city's socio-economic development.
The model of hydroponic vegetable production in the laboratory of the University of Natural Sciences. (Photo: SGGP)

Vietnam to boost technology transfer from universities

Saigon Innovation Hub (SIHUB) yesterday cooperated with Expara – a technology venture fund, University of Sydney (UTS) to hold the conference ‘Promoting the Establishment of Technology Transfer Offices (TTO) in Universities’ for the sake of more effectively commercializing research results.

Technological devices to serve post-harvest processing are introduced at one Techmart in HCMC

Technology trading floors in HCMC not living up to expectations

The technology market has formed and gradually grown in Ho Chi Minh City to aid local businesses to implement state-of-the-art technologies for performance improvements and competitiveness increase. However, in order for technological products of research centers and universities to truly boost the development of this market, it is necessary to change product exhibition methods and conduct more studies to precisely identify the market demands.

Mobile Money subscribers quadruple in six months

Mobile Money subscribers quadruple in six months

The Ministry of Information and Communications reported that the number of Mobile Money subscribers has quadrupled since the service was launched in January this year, 67 percent of whom were from rural, mountainous, border, island and remote areas.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh is talking with representatives of innovative businesses at TECHFEST 2021 in Hanoi

TECHFEST 2022 promoting open innovation for sustainable development

The National Innovation and Entrepreneurship Festival 2022 (TECHFEST 2022) has just been launched by the Ministry of Science and Technology, the State Committee for Overseas Vietnamese, Startup Vietnam Founder (SVF), Project 844 Office (ISEV), Vietnam National Startup Support Center (NSSC), and other partners.

VN’s outbound Internet affected by APG undersea fiber optic cable problem

VN’s outbound Internet affected by APG undersea fiber optic cable problem

The Internet Service Providers (ISP) in Vietnam confirmed yesterday that Asia Pacific Gateway (APG) undersea fiber optic cable encountered trouble at 16:00pm on July 26, causing unwanted difficulties for Vietnamese Internet users when accessing cross-border websites and services.