Can Tho, the most populated city in the Mekong Delta region, aims to become the first smart city in the southwestern region by 2025, according to Dao Anh Dung, Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee.
Hanoi wants to enhance cooperation with Estonia to build infrastructure for smart city development, said Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung.
Ho Chi Minh City is willing to create favourable conditions for Japanese investors to do long-term business in the city, especially in smart city building, information technology and food processing.
A delegation from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) had a working session with the People’s Committee of Binh Duong on February 22 to discuss cooperation in investing in environmental projects in the southern province.
Mentors are needed to help young Vietnamese entrepreneurs grow their businesses, but connections are still modest, experts said.
Ho Chi Minh City plans this year to speed up a project to become a smart city by 2025 in order to better serve its residents.
Hanoi is heading for smart urban development, according to a project approved by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on sustainable smart urban development in Vietnam for the period of 2018 – 2025.
Subsidiaries of Vietnam’s Becamex IDC Corp. and Japan’s NTT East will partner in developing information and communications technology (ICT) to help southern Binh Duong province build a smart city.
Vietnam has become a key trade partner of Russia in Southeast Asia, which is proved through the results of the two countries’ economy-trade cooperation in 2018, Russian news agency TASS quoted Vyacheslav Kharinov, Chief Representative of the Russian Trade Office in Vietnam, as saying.
The southern province of Binh Duong is expected to make a breakthrough progress in socio-economic development in 2019 thanks to its recent strong growth.
An exhibition displaying smart city products and solutions opened on December 24 in Da Lat city of the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong.
The establishment of the National Innovation Centre (NIC) will be a catalyst for promoting economic development based on science, technology, and innovation, Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung said at a press conference in Hanoi on December 21.
The Central Highlands province of Lam Dong plans to build Da Lat into a smart city, and is currently seeking the Government’s assistance in the work.
Politburo member and National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has asked the central city of Da Nang to become a smart city featuring rapid yet sustainable development.
Early next year, Ho Chi Minh City will start projects to become a smart city by 2025.
Building smart urban areas is urgent for Ho Chi Minh City to maintain sustainable economic growth, promote the digital and knowledge-based economy and raise locals’ living standards.
The Horasis Asia Meeting 2018 will take place in the southern province of Binh Duong on November 25 – 27, said Tran Thanh Liem, Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee.
The Saigon Hi-tech Park’s annual conference, themed “Robots and Artificial Intelligent (AI)”, will take place in Ho Chi Minh City on November 16.
VOV.VN - As of the end of last year, Vietnam had 800 urban areas whose rate of urbanization increased from nearly 24% in 1999 to 37% in 2017. Most are now facing traffic jams, water shortages, flooding, and environmental pollution. Developing smart cities will be the key to solving these problems.
Vice Chairman of the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City Le Thanh Liem hosted a reception on October 18 for Max Vincent, Vice President of France’s Lyon, during which they signed a cooperation agreement for 2018-2020 between the two sides.