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ADB proposes smart and energy efficient city project in Can Tho

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has proposed to implement a smart and energy efficient city project (SEECP) with total investment of more than VND1.56 trillion ($67.29 million) in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho.

Digital technology applied to all fields in smart cities

Smart City Summit 2020, the fourth conference discussing the development of smart urban areas, was held several days ago with 1,000 participants on online platforms from 27 points throughout the country.

First Vietnamese-made real 4D digital map platform launched

The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) has debuted the digital map platform Map4D to support the country's digital transformation and digitalisation of smart city infrastructure.

Smart cities: 'one size does not fit all'

Urban digital transformation and smart city development have become indispensable. Every city dweller has become a smart environment sensor. Just after three months, the streets in Hue City have become unprecedentedly clean.

Developing smart cities: using digital technology to solve difficult problems

Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung says that digital technology can help solve most of the problems faced by cities. Local authorities should first deal with the most burning issues in their localities.

Smart cities need long-term vision

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has said that developing smart cities is a ‘big game’ which needs big players with vision and potential.

HCM City speeds up sub-projects for smart city development

HCM City is speeding up the progress of key sub-projects under the project to turn the city into a smart city from 2017 to 2020 with a vision to 2025.

Vietnam needs better smart city management, implementation

Vietnam's urban areas have been developing rapidly with the urbanization rate increasing from 19.6 percent (629 urban areas in 2009) to about 39.2 percent (835 in December 2019).

HCM City’s future must look to the East

The East - Thu Duc City will be the nucleus for Ho Chi Minh City to develop a knowledge-based economy and build a smart city.

ASEAN aiming for tech-led innovation to foster growth

ASEAN countries are becoming a rising hub destination for global manufacturers thanks to well-established trade networks, a growing middle class, a thirst for tech expansion, and a young and educated workforce.

Vietnam eyes development of smart cities

Smart cities hold the answer to the modern world's problems including rising population, pollution, traffic congestion, climate change and even global-scale disasters such as the COVID-19 pandemic, according to experts. 

Vietnam praised for e-government development

Vietnam’s e-government has taken a big step forwards. The smart urban operation center and the reporting and data analysis system have been implemented on a trial basis and brought initial results.

E-government growth to closely connect with smart city, digital transformation

The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) has just held a consultation session with businesses about proper strategies for e-government development in the period from 2021 – 2025, with a vision to 2030.

Smart City Asia 2020 slated for September 3-5

The 2020 edition of the international forum and exhibition Smart City Asia will take place in HCM City from September 3 to 5, heard a press conference held by the Vietnam Digital Communications Association (VDCA) in Hanoi on July 14.

IT businesses vow to support Hanoi in smart city development

Hanoi aims to become a smart city with Al and Big Data as the core technologies.

An initiative of national strategic importance

HCMC authorities put forward a proposal to develop the Eastern Creative City during a working session with the Prime Minister early this month. 

Can Tho to become first smart city in Mekong Delta by 2025

Can Tho, the most populated city in the Mekong Delta region, has achieved outstanding results in developing a project to build a smart city after nearly two years of implementation.

Real estate market scenario for 2020: capital flows continue to suburban eco-cities

With their massive land funds and ample investment inflows for transport infrastructure development, the suburban cities surrounding Ho Chi Minh City are projected to become the next hotspot for investors and buyers.

Vietnam allows Japan to open consulate general in Da Nang

Vietnam has approved Japan’s proposal to open a consular general in the central city of Da Nang, the biggest city in Central Vietnam, after a meeting between the countries’ top diplomats this week.

HCM City announces 10 remarkable events in 2019

Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee has officially announced ten outstanding events in 2019 in economic field, society, culture, national defense and security and diplomacy.