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Mekong has its moment

Mekong Tourism was highlighted alongside AirBnB and Grab in a new research report Data & Digital Platforms: Driving Tourism Growth in Asia Pacific’. The Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office’s social media campaign platform MekongMoments.com, featured in research published by PATA and Tourism Economics, an Oxford Economics ...

Flood in the Mekong Delta through satellite remote sensing

In order to quickly provide information on flooded areas in the Mekong Delta, the Vietnam Space Centre, under the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST), has used the image of Radar Remote Sensing Satellites sent by the Sentinel- 1 of the European Space Agency ...

Industry 4.0 brings about opportunities for Mekong integration: PM

The fourth Industrial Revolution has created great opportunities for promoting the integration of the Mekong countries, with the increasingly important role of soft and digital connectivity in economic connectivity, stated Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc. Keep reading ...

AI may affect 28 million jobs in ASEAN

The increasing application of artificial intelligence (AI) technology could affect over 28 million jobs in ASEAN countries in the next 10 years, news website Vietnamplus reported, citing a report released by Cisco Group on September 12 at the 2018 World Economic Forum on ASEAN (WEF ...

Mekong Delta advised to apply hi-tech in various fields

Mekong Delta provinces and cities need to apply advanced technology in agriculture, human resources training, e-government and climate-change adaptation, experts said at a conference held in Vinh Long province on August 29.  Keep reading ...

Tackling drug resistance on Asian farms with apps and a dictionary

In his first 12 years working as a vet in Bangladesh, Bikash Chandra Saha routinely prescribed antibiotics. Then he learned of the devastating impact of antimicrobial resistance on human health – and it revolutionized his treatment choices. The growing resistance of deadly diseases to antimicrobial drugs ...

PM calls for a digital ecosystem for region

Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha has urged policymakers and entrepreneurs in Southeast Asia to develop and nurture a digital trade ecosystem as information technology in the region takes off. Delivering the keynote speech on the topic of “CLMVT Taking-Off Through Technology”, Prayut praised the region’s status ...

Why are businesses relocating data centers to Southeast Asia?

Data centres are an essential component of business operations. They are centralised warehouses (physical or virtual) used for the remote storage and processing of data and information. Most daily activities are regulated in one form or another by data centres: from energy bills to health ...

CLMVT Forum 2018 begins in Thailand

The Thai Ministry of Commerce, in collaboration with many partner organizations, today, August 16, launched the CLMVT Forum 2018, themed, “Taking-Off Through Technology,” at the Bangkok Convention Center in Bangkok, Thailand. Keep reading ...

Satellite data reliable for rainfall monitoring in Mekong River Basin: research

Researchers have proven that satellite data can assist in monitoring rainfall in the Mekong River Basin, the Chinese Academy of Sciences announced Monday. The researchers evaluated the reliability of existing precipitation, or rainfall data, from both high-resolution satellite and reanalysis data, with a ground observations-based ...

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