Vietnamese firms fall short on standardization
13:00 | 06/05/2020 Science - Technology
(VEN) - Having an appropriate standardization strategy and meeting international standards is important for businesses to improve quality and competitiveness, and successfully integrate into international markets. However, a large number of Vietnamese enterprises are still unaware of the importance of standardization and/or unable to apply it.
Made-in-Vietnam robots on front lines of Covid-19 battle
06:00 | 05/05/2020 Science - Technology
(VEN) - Robots can replace humans in high-risk environments in carrying out certain tasks, such as delivering medicines and food, collecting garbage, and spraying disinfectants. That was the guiding principle adopted by Vietnamese scientists mobilized for the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.
Consumers confused by ‘biodegradable’ plastic labels
16:20 | 08/04/2020 Environment
(VEN) - There are many kinds of plastic bags advertised as self-destructing or biodegradable, but consumers have to read the labels and list of input materials to distinguish between those harmful to the environment and human health and those that are safe.
Businesses mull ways to engage in technological revolution
10:29 | 07/04/2020 Science - Technology
(VEN) - The Fourth Industrial Revolution is creating landmark changes with the advent of such transformative developments as big data, artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things (IoT). Unless Vietnam’s business world adapts to this new landscape and takes advantage of the benefits of modern technology to optimize production, they will lag behind.
BAT working on potential Covid-19 vaccine
14:50 | 05/04/2020 Science - Technology
BAT’s US bio-tech subsidiary, Kentucky BioProcessing (KBP), is developing a potential vaccine for COVID-19 and is now in pre-clinical testing. If testing goes well, BAT is hopeful that, with the right partners and support from government agencies, between one and three million doses of the vaccine could be manufactured per week, beginning in June.