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Netherlands to help Vietnam with smart city development

Netherlands to help Vietnam with smart city development

Vietnam is pushing on ambitious plans to develop smart cities towards green and sustainable growth with the assistance of the Netherlands, heard a seminar jointly held by the Ministry of Construction and the Dutch Embassy in Vietnam in Hanoi on March 29.

Hanoi, Jakarta seek to expand cooperation in urban planning

Hanoi, Jakarta seek to expand cooperation in urban planning

Vice Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen The Hung has suggested Hanoi and the Indonesian capital of Jakarta expand cooperation in urban planning, smart city construction, public transport and environmental protection.

Da Nang, Finland partner to develop smart city

Da Nang, Finland partner to develop smart city

The central coastal city of Da Nang and its partners from Finland will bolster cooperation in innovation and smart city development, heard a workshop held in the city on March 21.

HCM City to pilot ’smart urban area’

HCM City to pilot ’smart urban area’

All districts will be expected to develop a “smart urban area” plan by 2020, said Tran Vinh Tuyen, Vice Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee, who is also head of the smart city management board.

When will Halong become a smart city?

When will Halong become a smart city?

Thailand's AMATA Corporation submitted the documents of the AMATA City Halong project to the government one year ago, but there is still no feedback. Leaders of the corporation await the approval to start the coproration's third project here in Vietnam.

HCM City looks to IT for better administration

HCM City looks to IT for better administration

To lay the foundation for turning into a smart city, Ho Chi Minh City continues to encourage the use of information technology in administration with a focus on e-governance.

Hanoi calls for more Dutch support in smart city building

Hanoi calls for more Dutch support in smart city building

Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung met on February 5 with Marten van den Berg, Director General for Foreign Economic Relations at the Netherlands’ Foreign Ministry, calling for more support in smart city building.

Vietnam, Japan enhance IT cooperation

Vietnam, Japan enhance IT cooperation

Representatives from Vietnam’s Ministry of Information and Communications and Japan’s Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications have agreed to boost cooperation in cyber security, radio frequency and smart city development.

Vietnam seeks solutions for problems caused by rapid urbanization

Vietnam seeks solutions for problems caused by rapid urbanization

VOV.VN - Vietnam is facing numerous challenges caused by rapid urbanization, leaving burdens on its technical and social infrastructure and leading to many severe consequences. In this context, finding solutions for sustainable urban development is one of Vietnam’s current top priorities.

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.