The HCM City People’s Committee’s contest for solutions and products in artificial intelligence applications is open to entries until October 15. — VNA/VNS Photo Thu Huong The HCM City People’s Committee opened a contest for solutions and products in artificial intelligence (AI) applications until October 15. The contest is organised by the city’s Department of Information and Communications in collaboration with the Department of Science and Technology, the Viet Nam National University-HCM City, the HCM City Computer Association, Viet Nam Software and its Services Association, and the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union of HCM City. It calls on the business community and residents to join hands to effectively implement the city's digital transformation strategy. According to Lam Dinh Thang, director of the city’s Department of Information and Communication, the contest aimes to promote scientific research activities and innovative start-up projects in AI applications. It … [Read more...] about HCM City’s AI-powered solutions contest opens
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The fair drew the participation of numerous enterprises and over 2,000 students, who are about to graduate from universities in the city. The event was held to offer students an opportunity to find suitable jobs and help enterprises reach human resources in the fields of information technology, mechanics, environment, economy and finance, to name but a few. Speaking at the opening ceremony, Mr. Nguyen Nhat Truong, Chief of the Inspection Committee of the Youth Union Organization of the Ministry of Industry and Trade in Ho Chi Minh City, stressed that the local enterprises’ need for personnel is increasing after the pandemic, thus the event was expected to connect them with well-trained human resources from universities to develop their business in the time to come. Translated by Trung Thanh … [Read more...] about Thousands of students join careers fair in HCM City
MUSIC & PERFORMANCES Hoi An City-Showcase “Now – Here – After” – NHA Theatre Sep 23, 06 pm – 09 pm AVANA Art Residence, Cua Dai, Hoi An City, Quang Nam Province Registration link From the organizer: Showcase “Now – Here – After” – NHA Theatre is an experimental arts group project, initiated and choreographed by performance/video-art artist Tran Minh, working together with the members to build the first foundation for NHA Theatre in which there are 3 female actors and 1 music artist/sound designer working with the features of security camera equipment (CCTV) at a fashion design studio in Hoi An. Hanoi-SiaM vol. 17: Classic through the lenses _____________________________________________________ EXHIBITION HCM City - Vietnamese artworks through the ages Until Oct 2, HCM City Fine Arts Museum An exhibition of 152 artworks such as ceramic pieces, art sculptures and paintings that the … [Read more...] about What’s on September 19-25/2022
In his opening remarks, Minister of Education and Training Nguyen Van Phuc said the education sector has already taken a series of measures and achieved important results in mobilizing resources for education development. Over 3,800 non-public educational institutions have been set up nationwide, he said, adding that Vietnam’s cooperation and investment policy for education has contributed to improving the quality of training and its ranking on the world education map. To improve the quality of human resources training, meet the requirements of industrialization, modernization and international integration, the Vietnamese Government always encourages and creates favorable conditions for domestic and investors to invest in education and training development at all levels, he said. The development of high-quality educational programs in Vietnam helps attract not only Vietnamese students but also regional and international peers, he stressed, noting that there is great potential for … [Read more...] about Vietnam looks to lure more investment in education
The Industrial University of HCM City (IUH) has launched the first Smart Grid Lab in Vietnam, giving 350 students a year the opportunity to build the skills they need to address the power network challenges of the future. The Industrial University of HCM City's Smart Grid Lab will give students the opportunity to build the skills they need to address the power network challenges of the future. — Photo IUH “Our students are the next generation of engineers who will drive Vietnam’s energy transformation forward. They must understand how the smart grids of the future will function and the role they can play in building resilience and keeping the power on 24/7,” said Professor and Dr Lê Văn Tân, Vice Rector of IUH. “Our collaboration with ABB is a chance to build the skills students need to develop their careers. This is particularly important in Vietnam, which faces shortages of highly qualified and skilled workers. Collaborations like this can only … [Read more...] about Vietnamese students get smarter with new Smart Grid Lab
There are several challenges to blockchain technology going mainstream, especially in Viet Nam. – VNA Photo Blockchain technology is being adopted by governments and companies around the world, but there are still some challenges for blockchain to go mainstream in Viet Nam, including limited interoperability, security concerns and lack of regulations, experts have said. Blockchain is a type of digital ledger technology where data is stored in the form of “blocks” that are strongly linked together through cryptography. Tran Thien Duyen, CEO of Techfarm Technology JSC, told Viet Nam News that "blockchain technology is more than just cryptocurrency; it is a revolutionary way of tracking transactions". By reducing information asymmetries and transaction costs, blockchain can help businesses, especially small businesses, overcome long-standing challenges related to scale, opacity and lack of business history, according to Duyen. “While still in its infancy, blockchain is being … [Read more...] about Blockchain going mainstream – hype or reality?