VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam’s software firms are developing steadily with stable revenue growth rate of 50 percent per annum. Vietnam's software industry is developing rapidly One of the most important goals set in the Party Politburo’s Directive No 58 released in 2000 was developing IT, especially software, into an important key industry Vietnam’s software firms only began learning ‘how to walk’ two decades ago, when China and India had already become the world’s software export centers. However, they just needed a short time to be added to the list of leading software exporters. In 2000, FPT took the first steps to export software. But in 2014-2017, the largest Vietnamese IT group was recognized by IAOP (International Association of Outsourcing Professionals) as one of top 100 outsourcing service providers – The Global Outsourcing 100. Gartner, when assessing the IT outsourcing services provided by the countries in Asia Pacific, … [Read more...] about What’s status of Vietnam’s software industry after two decades of development?
On June 25, GE Healthcare in collaboration with Quang Ninh General Hospital announced the launch of a high-performance GE Healthcare’s 512-slices CT scanner, showing the hospital’s effort to enhance healthcare service quality. Quang Ninh General Hospital acquires additional 512-slices CT scanner from GE Healthcare to improve diagnostic capabilities Speaking at the ceremony, Vu Xuan Dien, director of the Quang Ninh Department of Health stated that the application of 512-slices CT scanner provided by GE Healthcare is a milestone in computerised tomography for the hospital particularly and healthcare sector of the northern province of Quang Ninh generally, aimed at bringing high-quality services for patients. Dien also added that the hospital will develop continuous training course for doctors to master the equipment and maintain it carefully. Striving to enhance healthcare services quality, Quang Ninh General Hospital has been investing in advanced … [Read more...] about Quang Ninh General Hospital equipped with GE’s 512 slices CT scanner
GE Healthcare and VietMedical have partnered with University Medical Center (UMC) to launch the Anesthesia and Intensive Care Simulation Center in Ho Chi Minh City today, aimed at providing training to healthcare professionals in the Southern Vietnam. Representatives cutting ribbons opening Anesthesia and Intensive Care Simulation Center This center is the second of its kind in the country, following the successful model called the Simulation Lab for Anesthesia and Intensive Care launched at Viet Duc Hospital in Hanoi in July 2016, which is under the management and administration of the Vietnam Society of Anesthesiology (VSA). Assoc. Prof. Nguyen Hoang Bac, director of UMC Assoc. Prof. Nguyen Hoang Bac, director of UMC said: “We are glad to welcome doctors, students and anesthesiologists to study and practice at the Anesthesia and Intensive Care Simulation Center. This is where we will have the chance to interact with international trainers, exchange … [Read more...] about GE opens second Anesthesia and Intensive Care Simulation Center in Vietnam
Vietnamese students seek information on studying in China at an exhibition on the sidelines of the forum (Photo: hanoimoi.com.vn) Hanoi (VNA) – A forum on Vietnam – China tertiary education took place in Hanoi on April 27, gathering representatives from 30 Chinese universities with high global ranking. The Hanoi University of Social Sciences and Humanities (USSH) in collaboration with the global education services company GES Vietnam organised the event. Participants exchanged information on cooperation between Vietnamese and Chinese universities, and experience in building university branches overseas. They also proposed orientations to design joint training programmes and boost connectivity between universities of the two countries. Opening the forum, USSH Vice Rector Nguyen Van Kim said Chinese universities are special and biggest partners of the USSH. Kim noted a large number of USSH lecturers have received education in China, while the university … [Read more...] about Forum spotlights Vietnam – China university education
Vietnam has very good achievements in foreign direct investment attraction, however, it needs to change its strategy and orientation to focus on the necessary sectors to improve efficiency. For sustainable future development, it is important to set the country's priorities right (Illustration photo: GE's factory in Haiphong) Sectors of current focus Numerous foreign groups have been doing business successfully in Vietnam, such as Samsung, LG, Intel, GE, Mitsubishi, and Panasonic. However, the draft of FDI attraction orientation and strategy for 2018-2030 built by the Ministry of Planning and Investment in collaboration with the World Bank noted that Vietnam needs to carefully review the priority sectors to attract FDI in the time to come. According to Simon Bell, the World Bank’s senior advisor on investment policy, experts mentioned high-added value in FDI attraction but have not pointed out sectors and what to do, and that in the new orientation, Vietnam needs to identify … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s FDI attraction: which sectors to prioritise?