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Hanoi starts building smart city

Hanoi starts building smart city

A smart city project worth more than US$4 billion invested by the Sumitomo – BRG joint venture is expected to commence in Hanoi in the first quarter of 2018.

HCM City rolls out smart city plans

HCM City rolls out smart city plans

A project to turn Vietnam’s southern largest economic hub of Ho Chi Minh City into a smart city in 2017 -2020 was approved and publicly announced on November 26.

HCM City gears towards smart city

HCM City gears towards smart city

Ho Chi Minh City and military telecom group Viettel signed an agreement on November 17 to develop the southern metropolis into a smart city during 2017-2020.

Can Tho to have US$660 million smart city

Can Tho to have US$660 million smart city

The southern city of Can Tho’s leaders held a meeting on November 14 with An Tin Group for a “smart city” in Vo Van Kiet Street with investment of VND15 trillion (US$660.8 million).

Teams pitch smart cities solutions for Vietnam

Teams pitch smart cities solutions for Vietnam

Fifteen teams from around the world were selected to pitch their smart cities solutions for Vietnam at the Smart City Innovation Challenge (SCIC) Demo Day in Hanoi on November 13.

Phu Quoc moves towards smart city status

Phu Quoc moves towards smart city status

The first phase of a project to build a digital network infrastructure that will help Phu Quoc Island become a smart city has been completed, the Vietnam Post and Telecommunications Corporation (VNPT) has announced.

Hanoi wants ASOCIO’s support to become smart city

Hanoi wants ASOCIO’s support to become smart city

Hanoi wants to boost cooperation with domestic and international organisations, including the ICT federation Asian-Oceanian Computing Industry Organisation (ASOCIO), in a bid to turn it into a smart city.

15 smart city building solutions to be suggested for Vietnam

15 smart city building solutions to be suggested for Vietnam

Fifteen teams from eight countries, including two Vietnamese teams, have been selected to present their smart city building solutions at the Demo Day of the Global Smart City Innovation Challenge for Vietnam (SCIC) competition in November.

HCM City looks to US for smart city support

HCM City looks to US for smart city support

VOV.VN - HCM City hopes that the US will support creativity in startup activities and its development as a smart city, has said Secretary of the Municipal Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan.

Digital economy becoming vital: Deputy PM

Digital economy becoming vital: Deputy PM

VOV.VN - The digital economy is becoming ever more important to the global economy, said Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam at the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) investment forum that opened on Wednesday (October 18) in Hanoi.

PM urges Hanoi to build green, smart city

PM urges Hanoi to build green, smart city

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.

4G forecast to boom in Vietnam this year

4G forecast to boom in Vietnam this year

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.

QTSC spurs smart city model

QTSC spurs smart city model

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.