Naveen Menon, President of Cisco for Southeast Asia speaks at the session (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – With its recent increase in adoption rate, innovations in artificial intelligence (AI) technology are looking to have a big impact on the workforce across the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) over the next few decades, according to a new study by Cisco and Oxford Economics. Titled “Technology and the Future of ASEAN Jobs”, the study highlights that innovations in digital technology will present big opportunities to ASEAN economies to boost their productivity and prosperity. The more widespread adoption of existing technologies, coupled with advances in the use of AI through software, hardware, and robotics, will help bring down costs of goods and services, driving up demand and creating millions of new jobs. The study, which publicised by Cisco on September 12 within the framework of the World Economic Forum on ASEAN (WEF ASEAN) 2018, predicts that the … [Read more...] about AI-enabled technology could affect 28 million jobs in ASEAN
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The tourism sector has generated over 140.000 jobs in the central city of Danang according to local officials. Truong Quang Nghia, the party secretary of Danang City, held a review meeting with the Department of Tourism about the sector's operation in 2017 and new goals for 2018 on March 7. Chairman of Danang Tourism Associations Huynh Tan Vinh said that the city had experienced extraordinary development since 2008 when the city received 1.2 million visitors. In 2017, it received 6.6 million visitors and earned nearly VND20trn (USD878.75m). Over 2.3 million international and 4.3 million domestic tourists visited Danang last year, an increase of 39% and 11.2% compared to 2016. Chairman of Danang Tourism Associations Huynh Tan Vinh speaks at the meeting on March 7 Tourism generated over 140,000 jobs last year, accounting for 25% of the total jobs. Danang has set goals to welcome 2.7 million international and 4.77 million tourists in 2018, earning VND22.50trn (USD988.59m) from … [Read more...] about Tourism boosts jobs in Danang
VietNamNet Bridge - Tran Anh Tuan, deputy director of the HCMC Center for Human Resources Forecasting and Labor Market Information, cited an ILO report as saying that the risk of losing jobs has increased in the 4.0 industrial revolution era. The risk of losing jobs has increased in the 4.0 industry revolution era Vietnam has been warned that 5 million jobs may be lost by 2020 as it has a 3.79/10 score for the quality of the labor force, ranked 11th out of 12 countries in Asia, and a 4.3/10 score in human resources competitiveness index. Other indicators for Vietnamese workers are also low. Only 20.3 percent of Vietnamese workers had training or degrees/certificates in 2015. Vietnamese are weak at soft skills, such as foreign language, IT, teamwork, communication, and professional ethics. The ILO report also pointed out that 86 percent of workers in the textile & garment industry in Vietnam, 64 percent in Indonesia and 88 percent in Cambodia will face the risk of … [Read more...] about Will 5 million jobs in Vietnam be lost in the 4.0 industrial revolution?
An IT class taught in Japanese co-organised by Framgia and three universities (Photo: Framgia) Hanoi (VNA) – Framgia Inc. of Japan will organise a job fair for IT students - Vietnam IT Job Fair - in Hanoi from June 22-24. With the presence of four Japanese companies operating in the field of information technology (IT), the fair is expected to serve as a good opportunity for local students to look for jobs in Japan. At the fair, the Japanese firms will introduce their recruitment demands. Students will join group interviews. If successful, the students will participate in single interviews with each of the companies. Framgia Inc. is specialising in designing, developing applications, games running on smartphone platform, social networking platform, producing and developing website application. With the mission of "Creating a lot of "Awesome value", using IT to make breakthroughs as a new foundation for the world, Framgia has so far set up 9 offices in 5 countries … [Read more...] about Opportunity for IT engineers to find jobs in Japan
The use of renewable energy will help to create 1 million new jobs in Latin America over the next 12 years, a specialist from the International Labour Organization (ILO) recently said. Illustration - Photo: IRENA "At least 1 million jobs will be created as a result of the use of renewable energies, greater energy efficiency in buildings and the greater demand of electric cars, as well as other technological changes," Guillermo Montt said in a statement. According to the expert, the implementation of new technologies by 2030, as part of government policies and private initiatives, could create as much as 4 million indirect jobs. Montt added that advances in environmental protection policies should also seek to cover all productive activities, including energy renewal, agriculture, transport, construction, mining and fishing. "The advance toward a generally more sustainable economy will impact all sectors and the choices we make will determine if we can achieve decent jobs and … [Read more...] about Renewable energy to create 1 mln jobs in LatAm