On November 30, the Human Resources and Payroll management software FPT.iHRP won second prize at the APICTA Awards 2014 (Asia-Pacific ICT Alliance Awards), held in Jakarta, Indonesia. FPT IS was the sole representative of Vietnam to attend this year's awards.
Passing the qualifying round in October, FPT.iHRP was shortlisted to join the final round held in Jakarta from November 27 – 30. With a convincing presentation and responses, FPT.iHRP stood out and won second prize in the category of Industry Application. The IntegraXor product from Malaysia received first prize in this category.
The APICTA Awards 2014 attracted nearly 200 products in 17 categories from 13 countries and economies in Asia – Pacific, namely: Australia, Brunei, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Macau, Malaysia, Pakistan, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, China and Vietnam.
This prestigious regional award was launched on the initiative of former Prime Minister of Malaysia, Tun. Dr. Mahathir Mohamad. The annual APICTA Awards were first held in 2001 and are hosted in rotation by member countries.