Merchandise delivery for an online transaction in Ho Chi Minh City. (Photo: SGGP)

E-commerce facing serious challenges

E-commerce has assumed its crucial role in the time of Covid-19 pandemic, when people need to observe social distance for safety. This advanced method has basically changed shopping habits in the community and trading strategies of businesses. However, e-commerce has also been more increasingly used for illegal activities, and to some extent made consumers lose their confidence in this modern shopping channel.

Saigon Hi-tech Park, one of the three main pillars in Thu Duc City. (Photo: SGGP)

To-be Thu Duc City meeting both opportunities, challenges

Thanks to the consensus of all deputies about the forming of Thu Duc City, Resolution No.131/2020/QH14 was released by the Standing Committee of the Vietnamese National Assembly to officially approve this establishment. This is the first case in Vietnam, so it brings about not only valuable opportunities but also tough challenges in order for this model to develop as expected.

Deputy Minister of Science and Technology Bui The Duy delivered a speech at the 2019 Vietnam Artificial Intelligence day (AI4VN). (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam faces challenges in developing AI

A shortage of resources as well as a modest number of AI firms have been the biggest challenges for the development of artificial intelligence (AI) in Vietnam, said Bui The Duy, Deputy Minister of Science and Technology.
Vietnam faces challenges in tackling tuberculosis

Vietnam faces challenges in tackling tuberculosis

For years, the health sector in Ho Chi Minh City has built a network to diagnose tuberculosis and provided the medical service in districts as well as applied advanced treatment techniques for the target of ending the disease by 2030.

Challenges arisen in digital economy time

Challenges arisen in digital economy time

Digital economy refers to an economy that is based on networks, digital and intelligent platforms. It has a prominent meaning to all nations as it can boost GDP a great deal.
Singapore Consul General to HCMC, Ms. Leow Siu Lin

Singapore Consul General to HCMC, Ms. Leow Siu Lin

A Smart Nation is essentially how efficacious a nation is in employing the use of technology to resolve daily problems and challenges.  In this regard, becoming a Smart Nation should not an end goal but an ongoing process.