HA NOI — The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) will host the second regional Universal Postal Union (UPU) workshop.
Participants at the workshop will focus on ways to ensure sustainable development in the postal sector, including discussions on the environment, economy and society. Workshop leaders will also conduct an action plan on sustainable development with 20 goals.
According to VietnamPost this workshop will be attended by delegates from 20 countries and territories in the Asia-Pacific and representatives of the French Republic and local ministries and agencies as well as some foreign organisations in Viet Nam.
Capital city hosts info tech summit
HA NOI — The 2012 Viet Nam Information, Communications and Technology (ICT) Summit will be held in Ha Noi on June 26 and 27.
With the theme "ICT, National Core Infrastructure", the summit will promote modernisation of the nation's infrastructure by applying information technology.
This year's summit will also focus on applying ICT to deal with hot issues such as traffic jams and accidents, educational reform, development of smart cities and electronic ID cards.
Ericsson VN to provide internships
HA NOI — Ericsson Viet Nam will offer a three-month internship for talented Vietnamese students who graduated from universities specialising in telecommunications and the IT sector.
This programme includes the opportunity to work in a real IT environment and get involved in technology courses to learn skills related to making presentations. At the end of the programme, members will be issued certificates from Ericsson confirming their capacity to adapt and join the ICT industry in Viet Nam.
This programme, titled ‘Ericsson Graduate Program' will provide the opportunity for students to take part in courses at the Ericsson Academy.
SAP Viet Nam appoints new MD
HA NOI — SAP has appointed Pham The Truong as its new managing director in Viet Nam in a bid to promote business growth in the local market.
Darren Rushworth, general director of SAP Viet Nam and emerging markets, said it was the first time the firm had appointed a Vietnamese person in the position.
Truong was hired as he has a deep knowledge of the local markets that could help SAP further invest in Viet Nam.
Vietnamobile offers special mobile packages
HA NOI – Vietnamobile is running a special offer for reporters using its post-paid mobile package and USB 3G.
The offer will provide eligible customers with free calls for up to 300 minutes, high-speed internet surfing with 3G data every month and a low on-net and off-net tariff of only VND990 per minute.— VNS