Forbes: FPT is a representative in the fight against Covid-19

    Forbes Magazine (USA) has just honored FPT Corporation as the only Vietnamese business representative in the list of Asian companies that have made outstanding contributions to the fight against Covid-19.


    According to Forbes Global, in February, FPT partnered with Vietnam’s Ministry of Health and offered a chatbot that can handle 5,000 questions related to Covid-19 every day. This virtual assistant is developed based on artificial intelligence application platform, capable of automatic, continuous real-time (24/7) answering, allowing multiple users to give questions and answers about Covid- 19.

    Facing the challenges of less-time and high-product requirements, the engineers of FPT Technology Department and FPT IS have focused on doubling their normal efforts to create a virtual assistant product that takes only a week to produce. The product was launched on February 14.

     

    Photo of Hoa Lac dormitory on isolated days. Image source: Soha.

     

    On March 22, in response to the Prime Minister's call for the whole population “to fight the Covid-19 epidemic like fighting against the enemy”, FPT Corporation and FPT people contributed 2,000 isolation places at the dormitory of FPT Education in Hoa Lac and 20 billion VND to buy essential medical equipment such as ventilators and disinfectant supplies... In March, FPT University used 5 blocks of dormitories in Hoa Lac with a capacity of 2,000 people for the purpose of making a safe quarantine area in Hanoi. In addition, FPT Corporation also contributed 20 billion VND to buy medical equipment, such as ventilators and disinfecting materials for local authorities.


    "For FPT, people are the most valuable asset, and we are always willing to contribute what is best to the Government to fight Covid-19, protect people. In our ability, we want to give a hand in protecting doctors on the front line and protecting public health, minimizing the possibility of spreading the disease, reducing the pressure on the Government and the City ", said FPT Chairman Truong Gia Binh.


    Forbes commented: "Like many others in the world, leaders and business companies of Asia have stepped up their efforts to fight the Covid-19 pandemic."

    In this list of Forbes, Mr. Pham Nhat Vuong, Chairman of Vingroup, is the representative of Vietnamese businessmen. Vuong and his companies made significant contributions to the battle against Covid-19.

    Billionaire Pham Nhat Vuong was named next to other famous Asian giants, such as Alibaba boss Jack Ma, real estate tycoon Ly Gia Thanh, Huawei boss Nham Chinh Phi, Indian tycoon Mukesh Ambani...

    In the complicated situation of Covid-19 worldwide, an email was sent to all employees of FPT by Chairman Truong Gia Binh on April 13, affirmed that the corporation had no choice but to change from peacetime to wartime. FPT people need to urgently implement 10 transformations (referred to as Transfer 10) to aim for two big goals: "No FPT employee loses his job. FPT stands firm and becomes stronger".

     

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    Translated by RUBY

     

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