(VEN) - Vietnam is on the list of countries rich in tourism development potential. For many years, Vietnamese tourism has achieved significant results, contributing to economic development. Those results have been aided by the application of information technology in cultural and tourism activities. According to the Vietnam Tourism Association, the tourism sector ranks eight among 26 ministries and departments in terms of readiness to adopt information technology. This shows that tourism businesses are aware of the importance of information technology in their business activities. According to statistics, all businesses in the tourism sectors use computers connected to the internet and apply specialized software such as office and financial management software. Nguyen Phu Duc, the chairman of the Vietnam Tourism Association, said that application of information technology is an indispensable need for tourism businesses. Information technology brings many benefits for businesses to … [Read more...] about Enhancing Adoption of Information Technology in Tourism
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Recently, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has sent a survey team to the Netherlands for experiential learning of the application of information technology (IT) for environmental document storage in from September 11th to 18th, 2013. The survey team was led by Mr.Nguyen Quoc Khanh, director of the Center for Information and Documentation Environment (VEA). In the Netherlands, the survey team has experienced and studied ICT applications for the environmental material storage at: Deltares Group; Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency, Environment Agency, Public Health Agency; Environmental Management Agency of Rotterdam city. The team also paid a visit and had a working session at the Library of the University of Utrecht. The survey team has acquired a lot of useful knowledge and experience in applying IT in storing of environmental material, which are of great value to help implement the operation of the VEA at high efficiency. Thanh Binh … [Read more...] about Experiential learning of information technology application for the environmental document storage in the Netherlands
Deputy Prime Minister Pham Gia Khiem has recently given his approval to a plan to establish the University of Information Technology as a member of Viet Nam National University-Ho Chi Minh City (VNU-HCM). He also authorized the Ministry of Education and Training to hold research and seek contributive comments from other related ministries in a bid to successfully complete the feasibility study. VNU-HCM is currently comprised of four member universities: University of Technology; University of Natural Sciences; University of Social Sciences and Humanities; an International University, not mention to its Faculty of Economics and Research Institute for Environment and Natural Resources. Presently, it offers 120 academic programs for bachelor training, 83 for master and 82 for doctorate degrees. … [Read more...] about University of Information Technology to Be Founded
In the morning of April 17, at the Vocational Training and Job Center for farmers in An Giang province, the Central Committee of the Vietnam Farmer Association in coordination with Ministry of Science and Technology and People's Committee of An Giang province held a conference to sum up the application of information technology in speeding up socioeconomic development in rural area in the period of 2000-2005. Participants at the conference were leaders of Central Committee of the Vietnam Farmer Association, Government Office, officials of the Central Committees for Public Relations, Ministry of Science and Technology, Specialty Division under the Central Committee of the Vietnam Farmer Association, and representatives of Department of Science and Technology from 19 southern provinces, press agency, television stations and guests. To carry out the policy to develop agriculture proposed by the Party Committee and People's Committee of An Giang Province, Farmer Association of An … [Read more...] about Conference to sum up the application of information technology in speeding up socioeconomic development in rural area held in the city of Long Xuyen, An Giang province.
On the two days of August 9 and 10, 2007, at the Vocational Junior College number 8, the Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs held the opening ceremony and put Dongnai Employment Exchange Floor into official operation. Present at the ceremony were Mr. Nguyen Dai Dong - Head of Employment and Labour Department under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs. Employment Exchange Floor is a new form of activity on the basis of information technology application and from now on this form will replace the employment festival held by the province once a year. Mr. Lam Duy Tin - Vice Director of the Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs and Head of the Organization Board said that with the birth of Employment Exchange Floor job placement activities and the relationship between labour supply and demand would take place directly or indirectly, so more conveniently and effectively, not limited by time and space. Therefore, the Employment Exchange Floor … [Read more...] about Dongnai Employment Exchange Floor: a new form of exchanging and finding jobs on the basis of information technology application