Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has urged the capital city of Hanoi to develop in the direction of a green, smart city based on the rule of law during a working session with the city’s officials on September 29.
A delegation from Ho Chi Minh City, led by Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Le Thanh Liem, has been on a working visit to the Netherlands.
The difficulties involved in developing smart cities and possible solutions were on the agenda of a conference on “General Solutions for Smart City” (Smart City 360 Degrees) held in HCM City on September 19.
Government bodies should be more proactive in promoting IT application, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam said at the opening of the 2017 Vietnam ICT Summit in Hanoi on September 6.
Six Vietnamese engineering students have been awarded fellowships to pursue master degrees at the US-based Arizona State University (ASU) as part of a plan to prepare skilled manpower for HCM City’s Smart City project.
Fourth generation (4G) mobile phone services are expected to see a strong development in the country this year, accelerating the completion of national programmes such as e-Government, Smart City and Smart Agriculture, said Pham Hong Hai, Deputy Minister of Information and Communication.
Representatives from Ho Chi Minh City’s authorities and a Lotte Group joint venture signed a contract on the construction of the Eco Smart City in new Thu Thiem urban area on July 25.
Ho Chi Minh City-based Quang Trung Software City has recently launched a bike share scheme, one of various pilot models under its Smart City project.
An international seminar on information safety is scheduled to take place in Ho Chi Minh City on November 17 and in Hanoi on December 1 on the occasion of Vietnam Information Safety Day, announced the Vietnam Information Security Association (VNISA).
Ho Chi Minh City needs Europe’s experience and solutions to create smart cities, a conference heard on June 30.
VOV.VN - The Bosch Group, a leading global supplier of technology and services, will invest an additional US$47 million in Bosch Gasoline Systems in southern Dong Nai province to meet the market demand and pursue its business target.
The US stands ready to sponsor, support and share its experience in building smart cities with Vietnam in general and Hanoi in particular, US Ambassador to Vietnam Ted Osius said.
VOV.VN - Nguyen Duc Nghia, vice president of the Vietnam National University delivered the opening speech at a smart city forum that opened today (June 22) in Ho Chi Minh City, according to a report by the Vietnam News Agency.
Hanoi wishes to learn from experience of Italy’s Milan city in urban construction and development for its programme to become a smart city, said Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung at a working session with a EU delegation on June 13.
Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City are paired with Milan (Italy) and Kosice (Slovakia), respectively, under the World Cities project launched by the European Union (EU) in Hanoi on June 12.
A programme entitled “Meet the USA 2017” was held in HCM City on June 7 to step up economic-trade-investment relations between Vietnam and the US, especially in the fields of smart city development, renewable energy, environmental protection, hi-tech agriculture, healthcare and education.
Chairman of the Hanoi City People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung has stated that Hanoi will strive to become a smart city during a seminar held on May 17 in Hanoi.
Vietnam is attracting a large amount of FDI, but the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) called attention to the quality of the capital and the speed at which it is disbursed, instead of the registered amount.
The People’s Committee of the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang has approved a project to build a smart Phu Quoc city in the 2016-2020 period.
The global information technology giant IBM, on April 3, kicked off its project to support the southern province of Binh Duong in accelerating the implementation of its vision to become a smarter city between now and 2020.