Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Van Nen noted the tasks and solutions to achieve significant breakthroughs as well as seek new impetus for economic growth, city dwellers' lives, and the urban environment improvement after the Covid-19 pandemic.
The national plan for e-commerce development in the 2021-2025 period aims to turn e-commerce into one of the pioneering areas of the digital economy, helping enhance the competitiveness of businesses and promoting the growth of both domestic market and export, according to Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Sinh Nhat Tan.
Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Van Nen said that in the preparation phase of the "new normal", management of the source of the disease to prevent infection spread should be the primary focus.
Digital technology, if exploited to the maximum, can bring over VND1.733 quadrillion (US$74 billion) to Vietnam by 2030, with the most beneficial sectors including manufacturing, agriculture and food, and education-training.
Regarding the task of the new school year in the context of the epidemic, Director of the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Education and Training Nguyen Van Hieu said that the education sector will continue using technology applications and implement digital transformation to improve students’ self-study in the school year 2021-2022.
The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Science and Technology has issued Plan No.1481 about instruction and support for businesses to establish and use their science-technology development fund during their digital transformation process from 2021-2025.
The Center for Statistics and Science and Technology Information of Ho Chi Minh City (CESTI) is organizing a virtual Techmart for post-harvest technologies on October 28-29, 2021 at the address of www.techmart.techport.vn
Vietnam Women's Union (VWU) yesterday held the forum ‘Digital Transformation – Opportunity and Challenge for Women in Startup and Business Activities’ to aid businesswomen seek better solutions to increase their working performance.
The HCMC library sector has made outstanding contribution to the city’s development of reading culture over the past years. In these days, almost all activities and related services offered inside the libraries have been frozen due to threat of spread of Covid-19.
Vietnamese small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are facing barriers in digital transformation and have a passive response to market changes, said Hoang Minh Chien, deputy head of the Vietnam Trade Promotion Agency (Viettrade).