E-learning during COVID-19 Under the scheme, all people have an equal education opportunity and access to an open, diversified, flexible, and modern education system. The scheme aims to have 100 per cent of cities and provinces providing universal education for preschool children by 2030; 70 per cent achieving universal primary school education; and 40 per cent achieving universal education at the secondary junior school level. In addition, the scheme targets that by 2030, 90 per cent of universities will apply digital education and develop digital learning materials. Meanwhile, 80 per cent of secondary schools, continuing education facilities, and vocational training facilities, and others conduct management, teaching, and learning in the digital environment. The scheme sets a number of tasks and solutions to achieve these targets. They include increasing people's awareness about lifelong learning and developing an education society in the context of the development of the … [Read more...] about Vietnam approves Education Society Scheme in 2021-2030 amid digital transformation
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Participants in the virtual conversation on July 29 discussed about acceleration of digital economy in the Asia-Pacific At the webinar entitled “Accelerate Digital Economy for Inclusive Integration in Asia Pacific – Connecting Digital Industries in Pandemic” held by Huawei, participants called for leveraging digital opportunities to build an inclusive ecosystem and promoting regional integration, which is particularly important while still combating the pandemic. Ambassador of Indonesia to China Djauhari Oratmangun pointed out in his keynote speech that a new digital economy is shaping the region. “The digital transformation has been significantly accelerated during the pandemic, speeding up business changes. Indonesia endeavors to expand its digital economy to achieve social recovery and digital transformation. I would love to witness how Huawei adds value in the face of fast-growing digitalisation.” Based on digital knowledge and infrastructure, the digital economy has … [Read more...] about Accelerating digital economy: The key for inclusive integration in Asia-Pacific
At the workshop (Photo: VNA) Thua Thien-Hue (VNA) – The labour market in Vietnam and many other countries has changed significantly under the impacts of the Fourth Industrial Revolution , Deputy Minister of Labour, War Invalids, and Social Affairs Doan Mau Diep has said. Addressing an international workshop held in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on July 24, Diep said the changes in each country are different, and come along with the appearance of new occupations. Diep discussed various issues at the workshop along with representatives from 20 countries and international organisations including the International Labour Organisation (ILO), the World Bank (WB), and the Asian Development Bank (ADB). They talked about the most common occupations in the labour market and the collection, storage, and usage of recruitment databases. Participants also mentioned some of the employment trends in the digital age and the role of public employment service … [Read more...] about Digital era changes labour market
Illustrative photo (Source: themalaysianreserve) Kuala Lumpur (VNA) - As Malaysia speeds forward in its digital transformation journey, the accounting sector is no stranger to the influence of technology by replacing analogue tools with digital equivalents, said Associate Professor Dr Nor Shaipah Abdul Wahab , Acting Head of School for the School of Accounting & Finance at the Malaysian Taylor’s Business School. According to the expert, the nation’s rapid acceleration in digitisation is further validated through MyDigital, its Digital Economy Blueprint that charts the growth trajectory of the economy. She said the introduction of tools like blockchain are set to elevate the accounting profession by being able to offer strong protection of client’s information, thus making fraud and the lack of trust a thing in a past. Although technologies like this may still be new to some, it is crucial to note that accountants can rely greatly on blockchain, to keep up with … [Read more...] about Malaysia: accounting works to keep up with technological changes
Startups need to identify their core values as well as choose technologies that will be suitable in the distant future. — Photo vietnamplus.vn For many startups, the COVID-19 pandemic has been a nightmare. However, the pandemic has also opened up a number of new opportunities for those prepared to innovate. According to Le Group, in the first half of the year, the number of firms that ceased doing business was 59,800. However, over the same period, they also recorded the establishment of 78,300 new enterprises, an increase of 11.9 per cent over the same period last year. Many have been, relative to the rest of the economy, quite successful. “It is not difficult to see businesses that were doing well that are now in trouble because of the pandemic. However, it is also undeniable that many startups have grown stronger because their products and technology are suitable for the changes that the pandemic has made to the habits of consumers,” said Hung Tran, co-founder of Got It, … [Read more...] about Local startups find silverlining during COVID-19 pandemic
Children watch the country's landscape on TV (Photo: SGGP) This new tourism type is expected to go hand in hand with traditional tourism products shortly even when the epidemic is repelled. Digital tourism refers to how we use digital tools to organize, manage and even enjoy the travel experience. Digital tourism, therefore, uses all of the tools of digital transformation to change how we travel and how the sector itself operates Before going on long trips, tourists have the habit of researching information in advance, surveying the destination to see what is impressive. This helps visitors add knowledge as well as fun to each route. Resident Le Hong Ngat, living in Tan Thoi Hiep Ward, District 12A said that a few months ago, she promised to take her 6-year-old daughter to see water puppet shows and experience skiing, but the epidemic broke out, so she broke the promise. After that, she also found a funny water puppet show recorded by a tourist cultural park; her baby watched … [Read more...] about How interesting virtual tourism in covid-19 crisis!