An overview of the workshop. (Source: congthuong.vn) Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade has coordinated with the APEC Secretariat to organise a workshop on building APEC capacity in promoting the digital economy, which opened on October 21 via videoconference. The two-day event is a chance for APEC member econommies to share experience in developing the digital economy and digital government in different aspects such as laws, policies, technology and infrastructure, institutions, and impacts on social strata. Opening the seminar, Dang Hoang Hai, Director of the Department of E-commerce and Digital Economy under the Ministry of Industry and Trade , said that the digital economy is playing an important role in promoting innovations as well as the competitiveness and growth of the economy. It has not only posed positive imapcts on the transformation of traditional business models and networks but also sped up the transfer of knowledge and transition … [Read more...] about Workshop seeks ways to promote digital economy in APEC members
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Secretary General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Houlin Zhao praised the proposals and initiatives of Vietnam and hoped that it would share its experiences with other ITU member countries. The ITU is a specialized organization of the United Nations established on July 15, 1947. The ITU has 193 member countries, and more than 700 associate members that are businesses, research institutions operating in the fields of telecommunications and information technology, and regional and international organizations. The ITU is an organization with the mission of maintaining and strengthening international cooperation in the fields of wireline, radio, fiber optic cable, and satellite in all member countries to enable the use of telecommunications in the most effective way. Vietnam’s role in ITU Since 1975, the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam has been the sole legal representative of Vietnam to participate in the ITU. In recent years, … [Read more...] about What is Vietnam’s role in the International Telecommunication Union?
In a year marked by transitions to work from home and other pandemic-related challenges, Sparx* - A Virtuos Studio has been named as a recipient of HR Asia's Best Companies to Work for in Asia (Vietnam Edition) 2021 Awards alongside 114 other prestigious organisations in Vietnam. Established in 1995, Sparx* was one of the first 3D art and animation studios in Vietnam. Since joining Virtuos – one of the world’s largest game developers – in 2011, the studio has grown significantly, and is now a provider of end-to-end solutions in animation, cinematics, and game art to some of the biggest names in the industry, and was credited in major cinematic universes such as Star Wars, Marvel, Transformers, or games like League of Legends, and Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War. Sparx* is currently one of the largest game and animation studios in Vietnam The Sparx* team embraces trust, positivity, and excellence as the keys to success. By working collaboratively towards a common … [Read more...] about Vietnamese studio Sparx* awarded Best Companies to Work for in Asia 2021
Most Venerable Thich Pho Tue, Supreme Patriarch of the Patronage Council of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (Photo: dantri.com.vn) Hanoi (VNA) – Most Venerable Thich Pho Tue , Supreme Patriarch of the Patronage Council of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS), passed away on October 21 morning at the age of 105. The Most Venerable, who led an 85-year religious life, is also member of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee and head of the Vien Minh (Rang) Pagoda in Quang Lang commune of Hanoi’s Phu Xuyen district. He used to be the Vice President of the VBS’s Executive Council and head of the executive board of the VBS chapter in former Ha Tay province (now part of Hanoi). The monk was honoured with the Ho Chi Minh Order, the second-class Independence Order, the Great National Unity Order, the certificate of merit by the Prime Minister, and many other noble rewards in recognition of his dedications to the Buddhism and the secular life. The respect-paying … [Read more...] about Supreme Patriarch of Vietnam Buddhist Sangha passes away
Most Venerable Thích Phổ Tuệ, Supreme Patriarch of the Patronage Council of the Việt Nam Buddhist Sangha. Photo nld.com.vn HÀ NỘI — The Most Venerable Thích Phổ Tuệ, Supreme Patriarch of the Patronage Council of the Việt Nam Buddhist Sangha (VBS), passed away on Thursday morning at the age of 105. The Most Venerable, who led an 85-year religious life, was also a member of the Việt Nam Fatherland Front Central Committee and head of the Viên Minh (Ráng) Pagoda in Quảng Lãng commune in Phú Xuyên district, Hà Nội. He used to be the Vice President of the VBS’s Executive Council and Head of the executive board of the VBS chapter in the former Hà Tây Province (now part of Hà Nội). The monk was honoured with the Hồ Chí Minh Order, the second-class Independence Order, the Great National Unity Order, the Certificate of Merit by the Prime Minister and many other noble rewards, in recognition of his dedications to the Buddhism and the secular life. A respect-paying ceremony … [Read more...] about Supreme Patriarch of Việt Nam Buddhist Sangha passes away
Supreme Patriarch of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS), Most Venerable Thich Pho Tue, the third Dharma Master of the VBS, passed away on the morning of October 21 in Phu Xuyen district of Hanoi. Most Venerable Thich Pho Tue, alias Bui Van Quy, was born on April 12, 1917, in Phung Thien hamlet of Khanh Tien commune in Yen Khanh district of Ninh Binh province. He first became involved in Buddhist affairs between the years 1953 and 1958 at Kim Doi pagoda in Kien Thuy district of Hai Phong city. Since 1987, he has held several positions in Vietnamese Buddhism and the SBV, including serving as vice chairman of the Executive Council, head of the SBV Executive in Ha Tay province, now Hanoi, and being member of the Central Committee of the Vietnam Fatherland Front. In 2017, the eighth VBS National Congress agreed to re-ordain Most Venerable Thich Pho Tue in order to give him the position of Supreme Patriarch of the Central Committee of the SBV. Most Venerable Thich Pho Tue has … [Read more...] about VBS Supreme Patriarch Thich Pho Tue passes away at 105