The two-day event, which is held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will include a leaders’ discussion with the participation of many leaders, including Korean President Moon Jae-in, Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, French President Emmanuel Macron, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. A general discussion will draw the attendance of 170 officials, representatives from international organizations, businesses, civil organizations, and scholars. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria are also among the participants. Speaking at the opening ceremony, RoK President Moon Jae-in announced Seoul's plans to expand support for developing nations, including a significant increase by 2025 in its official development assistance (ODA) associated with climate and green projects. Moon also made public the RoK's bid to host the 28th United Nations Climate Change Conference of … [Read more...] about Second P4G Summit opens in Republic of Korea
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Affirming that there has been no sign of massive cyberattacks on many newspapers, the Authority of Information Security said it would soon issue a procedure for quickly responding to cyberattacks on press agencies. Some online newspapers, including VOV, Phap Luat Thanh Pho HCM, Saigon Giai Phong and Thanh Nien, some days ago incurred DDoS attacks, which caused access interruption. There was speculation that a campaign of cyberattacks was targeting press agencies. AIS on June 16 confirmed with VietNamNet that since June 12, the agency had been cooperating with network operators to help VOV at their website vov.vn and Phap Luat Thanh Pho HCM at plo.vn to troubleshoot the attacks. AIS said only these two press agencies incurred attacks, on June 12 and June 15. Appropriate agencies are continuing the investigations and tracing to find the sources, subjects and methods used in the attacks. The websites returned to normal shortly after with early support from the agency in charge … [Read more...] about E-newspapers receive emergency rescue if cyber-attacked
Edge computing is an important key to enterprises’ IT infrastructure strategies and the digital economy. A recent survey by TRA found that 51 percent of IT experts in Asia Pacific have begun applying hybrid IT solutions, combining edge computing, public cloud computing and on-premises infrastructure. Edge computing was chosen by more than 1,100 CTOs as the priority task for the next 12 months. The deployment of edge computing has been going strongly in neighboring markets, according to the report. 79 percent of surveyed institutions in Indonesia have applied edge computing, or have understanding about edge computing. Many of them have been applying edge solutions for advanced projects as well. Meanwhile, Thai businesses plan to step up the use of edge computing in the next 24 months for customers’ experience-oriented projects. TRA’s report confirmed the superiority of the positive effects of these solutions. As much as 72 percent surveyed subjects recognized the benfits of … [Read more...] about How can businesses use edge computing effectively?
133 local COVID-19 cases reported on June 17 evening Vietnam reported 136 new COVID-19 cases, including 133 domestic ones, in the past six hours to 6pm on June 17, according to the Ministry of Health. Bac Giang province and Ho Chi Minh City each logged 62 cases, while Bac Ninh had six, Ha Tinh two and Lang Son one. Of them, 131 infections were found in quarantine facilities and sealed off areas. As of June 17 evening, Vietnam documented a total 12,150 COVID-19 cases, including 10,483 locally transmitted ones. The number of cases since April 27, when the latest resurgence began, amounted to 8,913. On the day, 63 patients were given the all-clear, bringing the number of recoveries to 4,653. The death toll stood at 61. Among active patients undergoing treatment at medical establishments, 407 have tested negative for coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 once, 114 twice and 65 thrice. Twenty-four provinces have gone through 14 consecutive days without new cases. As of 5pm on June 17, the … [Read more...] about VIETNAM NEWS HEADLINES JUNE 17
This will contribute to promoting the strategic cooperative partnership between the two countries and for the sake of their peoples, Ngan said. She agreed with the RoK Speaker that the friendship and cooperation between the two countries have witnessed remarkable strides and become even closer since the establishment of diplomatic ties in 1992, especially in the fields of politics, economy, culture, and people-to-people exchange. Bilateral relations have been developing comprehensively in all fields, Ngan said, adding that Vietnam and the RoK have become leading partners of each other in various realms. The top legislator spoke highly of the state visit to Vietnam by RoK President Moon Jae-in in March 2018, which, she said, was an important highlight in the development of the bilateral rapport. The maintenance of high-level visits across all channels, from the State and National Assembly to the Government, has significant meaning in enhancing the multi-faceted cooperation … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s National Assembly keen to develop relations with RoK top legislator
Both leaders affirmed they treasure and are delighted at the fruitful development of the relationship between Vietnam and the UN over the past years. President Phuc highly evaluated contributions that Guterres has made in the last term, and showed his support for priorities and directions of the UN Secretary-General in the next five years. As a responsible member of the UN, Vietnam has made positive contributions to the common affairs of the UN by performing the role of a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council and engaging in UN peacekeeping operations, implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and running for a seat in the UN Human Rights Council in the 2023-2025 tenure, said the Vietnamese leader. Highlighting Vietnam’s efforts in implementing the “dual target” of fighting the COVID-19 pandemic and boosting socio-economic development, President Phuc thanked the UN for supporting Vietnam over the recent times and proposed that UN organisations continue to … [Read more...] about President holds phone talks with UN Secretary-General