More than 270 children aged 8 to 14 are taking part in a summer programme to design a “smarter and more child-friendly” city.
Hanoi authorities and US-based Dell Technologies Inc. on June 8 secured a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on strategic cooperation in building the local e-government and smart city.
Ho Chi Minh City needs to further back research if it wants to apply new technologies in public administration, especially in the context of its plans to become a smart city, a senior researcher has said.
The northern coastal province of Quang Ninh will focus its resources on carrying out nine component projects under a blueprint to turn Ha Long city into a smart urban area by 2020.
The Ho Chi Minh City Institute for Development Studies (HIDS) and Vietnamese – Germany University (VGU) held a scientific seminar on June 7 to discuss opportunities and integrated management towards building a smart city.
Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung expressed his hope that Ambassador of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Kim Do-hyun will serve as a bridge connecting Hanoi and the RoK’s localities while hosting the newly-accredited diplomat on May 28.
Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan had talks with Mayor of Tel Aviv Ron Huldai in the Israeli city on May 22 to discuss bilateral cooperation, especially in developing a smart city, high technology and start-up ecosystem.
Ho Chi Minh City is giving the priority to luring new-generation foreign direct invest (FDI) in the fields of high technology and urban development, along with FDI attraction in the four main industries and two traditional sectors.
Domestic and foreign experts gathered at a conference held in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on May 21 to share smart solutions to the management of urban area for sustainable and prosperous development to meet the increasing demand of local residents, organisations and enterprises.
VOV.VN - Last year, Ho Chi Minh City attracted US$6.6 billion worth of foreign direct investment (FDI). In the first quarter of this year, FDI totaled US$1.4 billion and the city is calling for FDI resources for key projects, including a plan for a smart city.
The smart city project near Hanoi's Nhat Tan Bridge will be developed by four Vietnamese developers and a Japanese partner by 2030.
After 43 years of liberation and development, Ho Chi Minh City has been steadily transforming itself into a more modern and sustainable city. The next step is to become a smart city in the era of Industry 4.0.
A delegation of the Hanoi People’s Committee visited Canada from April 18-20 to learn about the operation of people-elected agencies and development of smart cities in the North American country.
Experts and scientists have discussed how to promote the application of technological solutions to produce clean energy, and form communities using smart energy, towards making over Ho Chi Minh City as a smart city in a seminar on April 20.
The central city of Da Nang and FPT, a Vietnamese software giant, inked on April 19 a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on building Da Nang as a ‘smart city’ for the 2018-20 period.
Ho Chi Minh City is planning to transform three of its eastern districts into “innovative urban areas” as part of a master plan to become a "smart city" by 2020.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) will help Ho Chi Minh City to build a smart city plan, IFC Vice President for Asia and Pacific Nena Stoiljkovic told Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Le Thanh Liem on April 12.
VOV.VN - Nguyen Thanh Phong, chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee, received Loh Chin Hua, CEO of Keppel Land Limited from Singapore on April 4 to discuss cooperation measures for innovation and smart city building.
VOV.VN - 2017 is the 9th consecutive year Da Nang has topped the Vietnam ICT Index, which ranks cities on their readiness for information and communications technology development and application.
US technological enterprises have proposed supporting Hanoi in building an emergency response centre, contributing to accelerating the city’s plan to turn it into a smart city.