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Southeast Asia’s largest-scale genome sequencing center set up in Vietnam

A genome sequencing center, the largest-scale project of its kind in Southeast Asia, was set up in Vietnam on October 7, according to Cao Anh Tuan, CEO of the Vietnam-based genetic engineering company Genetica. The genome sequencing center will serve as a place for genetic ...

Vietnam works on method to discover Covid-19 infections through coughs

A project is being implemented with the participation of Vietnamese scientists who are trying to use AI to discover Covid-19 infections through coughs. The project, named AICOVIDVN, aims to develop a tool that helps agencies discover Covid-19 infected people quickly and easily. When people’s coughs are recorded ...

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Registration for AI Accelerator Challenge 2021 opens

The registration for AI Accelerator Challenge 2021 (AAC 2021) organised by the Vietnam Silicon Valley Foundation (VSV Foundation) opens until 23:59 on March 25.Under the auspices of the Vietnamese Ministry of Science & Technology and support from the Aus4Innovation Programme, AAC 2021 is a brand-new ...

8th Vietnam Summer School of Science held in Binh Dinh

The Rencontres du Vietnam, a non-profit organisation and an official partner of UNESCO, is organising the 8th Vietnam Summer School of Science (VSSS) at the International Centre for Interdisciplinary Science Education (ICISE) in the central province of Binh Dinh.The event, held from November 28 – ...

MIC introduces Vietnamese virtual assistant platform

The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) on September 25 introduced a Vietnamese virtual assistant platform as developed by the Army Telecommunication Industry Corporation (Viettel). Named the Viettel Cyberbot, the platform aims to help businesses automate customer care processes on the basis of Vietnamese language ...

Facebook joins MRC to raise awareness about flood, drought

The Mekong River Commission (MRC) Secretariat and Facebook on August 31 launched a collaboration initiative to provide early flood alert and drought monitoring information to riparian communities and governments in the Lower Mekong region.The collaboration, the first of its kind, aims to raise awareness among ...

Made-in-Vietnam AI platform debuted

The Viettel AI Open Platform, an artificial intelligence (AI) platform developed by the military-run telecoms group Viettel, was launched by the Ministry of Information and Communication at a ceremony on August 28.The platform is currently focusing on areas such as Vietnamese speech processing technology (Speech ...

Việt Nam ranks 96th in global talent competitiveness index

Việt Nam ranks 96 out of 132 countries on the 2020 Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI), down four positions compared to last year and nine positions in 2018. This year’s report showed that the gap between Việt Nam and other high-income countries in terms of digital ...

COVID-19 early warning system developed by Vietnamese scientists

An early warning system for COVID-19 has been launched by the Institute of Prevention Medicine and Public Health (IPMPH) at the Hà Nội University of Medicine on March 1st.  The system provides analyses on the disease threats and countries’ response abilities at http://covid19global.net. Besides counting ...

Pilot models of smart health and education operation centres launched in HCM City

The Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Health and Department of Education and Training launched a pilot smart health operation centre and a pilot smart education operation centre in the city on February 11 in the presence of Politburo member and Secretary of Ho Chi ...

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