This is an event in the program to boost the scientific-technological market in the city from 2016 – 2020. In this Techmart, a series of practical products such as Gmate Smart Blood Glucose Monitoring System – a machine to control diets – or eDoctor – a mobile application on Android and iOS operation systems to answer healthcare questions and search medicine or clinic information – were displayed. Besides products aiming at individuals, certain merchandise for medical organizations were introduced. A notable one was AutoMACS Pro, a system to separate blood or bone marrow cells automatically using particle technology by MACS Microbead Technology. It is ideal to be applied to micro-cells and has the ability to process most cell types flexibly, swiftly, and safely with the speed of more than 10 million cells per second. Another significant one was the monitoring system for hospital sewage SmartpH-06M. It has a sensor pack to collect up to 8 kinds of … [Read more...] about Techmart on domestic medical equipment launched
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Dr Mathieu Nalpas* by Dr Mathieu Nalpas* How was vaccination discovered? The concept of vaccination and immunisation is very ancient. Evidence of early inoculation to protect people from some disease was found in China. However, the rate of success and protection was not very good. The first modern vaccine was developed in England in the late 18th Century and was used against an infectious disease called smallpox or variola. Another version of this infection was affecting cows; its name was cowpox or vaccine. The words vaccine and vaccination come from the vaccine disease. The word vaccine comes from the Latin word vacca, which means cow. In the 18th century, farmers who were milking the cows could get infected with the cowpox virus. They suffered skin lesions and pustules on their hands and arms, but nothing very severe. During smallpox epidemics, the milkmaids would not become infected with smallpox even when in contact with people suffering from the disease. In 1796, … [Read more...] about To-your-health: Vaccination, what is it all about?
Vietnam’s wood firms should apply technologies to increase competitiveness Chairman of the Handicrafts and Wood Industry Association of Ho Chi Minh City (HAWA) Nguyen Quoc Khanh said Vietnam’s wood processing firms should apply technologies and take heed to production models to increase competitiveness. Advancement of CNC precision technology plus new technologies such as artificial intelligence, big data, cloud computing, and robots have helped woodworking technologies to make progresses. Vietnam is approaching to be a major furniture supplier in the world in this time when many US importers are shifting China orders to many countries including the Southeast Asian. However, the wood processing industry has faced challenges when more foreign investment capital has poured in the country. From the early this year, forestry industry showed a strong increase in export value from the beginning of the year. Overseas shipment of forestry product exports in first nine month … [Read more...] about VIETNAM BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES OCTOBER 21
Companies issue $7.7b worth of bonds in nine months The nine-month value is equal to nearly 80 per cent of the total bond issuance value in 2018. The figure is also lower than the total registered value of nearly VND276.9 trillion (nearly $12 billion), which means nearly VND98 trillion bonds were unsold. In September, 28 companies made 60 issuances with total capital raised of VND19.4 trillion (excluding international bond issues). Most bonds were three-year term with total value of VND13.5 trillion. Interest rates of bonds issued in September ranged between 6 per cent and 11 per cent per annum. Banks were the main player in the bond market with total issuance value of VND14.1 trillion in September, accounting for 72.78 per cent of total market value. Real estate companies followed with VND965 billion (4.97 per cent) and securities firm with VND413 billion (2.13 per cent). Bonds issued by banks also had the lowest interest rate, averaging only 6.71 per cent per year. Some companies … [Read more...] about VIETNAM BUSINESS NEWS OCTOBER 18
Outdated database, policies hinder sharing economy development Databases and policies that have failed to keep pace with the market’s development have hindered the development of the sharing economic model. At a workshop themed “Strengthening the implementation of the project to promote the sharing economy model,” held in Hanoi on October 10, Pham Xuan Hoe, deputy director of the Banking Strategy Institute, noted that the project had been approved by the prime minister on August 12. The project is aimed at creating a fair business environment for enterprises applying the sharing economy and traditional models and encouraging innovation and the application of digital technology. Vietnam holds strong potential for developing the sharing economy. Recently, Google, Temasek and Bain & Company released a report on the e-economy in Southeast Asia this year. Accordingly, Vietnam’s digital economy will be worth US$12 billion this year and US$43 billion by 2025 … [Read more...] about VIETNAM BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES