Vietnam, Italy Collaborate on Synthetic Aperture Radar Tech
The partnership will advance synthetic aperture radar technology, aiming to address climate change, water resource management, and agricultural data collection, as part of their commemorative activities for the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations.
India’s Mission MAHIR Advancing Power Sector Tech
The mission aims to identify and develop emerging tech in the power sector, fostering indigenous innovation and positioning India as a global manufacturing hub, with a focus on areas such as energy storage, green hydrogen, carbon capture, and nanotechnology.
Going Cashless: Vietnamese Consumers Embrace Digital Payments
In 2022, 90% of Vietnamese customers attempted cashless payments, with increased usage of online cards, mobile wallets, and QR payments. Virtual banking has also gained interest. Post-COVID, consumers prioritise home delivery, online shopping, and health-related purchases.
India Bridging the Digital Divide with Nationwide 4G/5G Services
The comprehensive revival package valued at $10.7 billion will enable BSNL to offer nationwide 4G and 5G services, bridging the digital divide. BSNL will provide high-speed internet through Fixed Wireless Access services and cater to specific organisational needs with Captive Non-Public Network services.
Vietnam’s Push for E-Invoice Adoption Driving Digital Transformation
Vietnam aims for 70% e-invoice adoption by year-end to digitally transform businesses and government agencies, focusing on policy obstacles and communication campaigns with Ho Chi Minh City as one of the pilot locations.
Digital Sansad 2.0: Revolutionising Parliamentary Proceedings and Citizen Engagement
The app is transforming parliamentary proceedings and citizen engagement by providing a platform for streaming sessions, promoting transparency, and enabling active participation in the democratic process
Vietnam and Australia Forge Science and Technology Partnerships
The Prime Ministers oversaw the formal exchange of science and technology cooperation agreements between their countries, aiming to strengthen bilateral collaboration, foster socio-economic progress and enhance innovation partnerships.
India Approves Production Incentive Scheme for IT Hardware
The scheme encourages the localisation of components and sub-assemblies, allows for longer supply chain development, and includes semiconductor design, IC manufacturing, and packaging as incentivised components.
Digital Transformation in Vietnam’s Banking Sector
Vietnamese banks leverage the national population database to enhance online lending services, streamlining customer verification and authentication processes while promoting digital services and products within a comprehensive legal framework.
Fast-Track to 5G: VinaPhone Launches High-Speed Service
Vietnam’s VNPT plans to introduce the VinaPhone 5G service at the Da Nang International Fireworks Festival, enabling visitors to live-stream performances and experience high-speed connectivity up to 2.2Gbps