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Da Nang to host Smart city Summit

More than 600 participants, including 200 foreign experts, will attend the third Smart City Summit in Da Nang City on October 24.

First 1,000sq.m smart library comes into operation in HCM City

Ho Chi Minh City’s first smart library, spanning a total area of 1,000 square metres, recently opened to students at Tran Dai Nghia high school in the southern city for the 2019- 2020 academic year.

Smart city challenges Vietnamese Gov’t and localities

In efforts to embrace the fourth industrial revolution, Vietnam's cities and provinces are pushing smart city programmes, combining technology with internet-connected devices to enhance municipal management and economy.


HCM City speeds up work on smart health en route to becoming smart city

HCM City’s Department of Health has sped up the process of building a database and adopting IT as instructed by the city Party Committee.

Applying e-solutions from Singapore

Vietnam is co-operating with Singapore in innovation, smart cities, and e-government development to build out a facilitating economy.

Smart city groups expand

Vietnam’s aspirations to advance smart technology will help develop the largest municipalities into smart cities in a decade, with the Asian Silicon Valley of Taiwan ready to assist via innovative solutions.


Smarthomes becoming more popular in Vietnam

Smarthomes first appeared in Vietnam 10 years ago, but have only become popular recently.

For Hanoi, building a smart city needs connected technological system

Hanoi should set up a connected technology system in order to build a smart city model, Deputy General Director of Gamuda Land Dennis Ng Teck Yow said on the sidelines of the Symposium on “ASEAN – Japan: Cooperation for Prosperity”.


HCM City’s smart makeover makes steady progress

The achievements in the first stage of a project to turn HCM City into a smart city 2020 were listed by its People’s Committee at a conference on Sunday.

Ha Long aims to become smart city

Coastal city of Ha Long in the northern province Quang Ninh is angling to become a smart tourism city.

Local authorities have big plans to build smart cities

Vietnam needs to settle fundamental problems before it can think of building smart cities, experts say.

Danang taking the lead in smart city building

Danang is aiming to become a smart and creative city by 2045, and expects to spend over VND2.14 trillion ($93 million) on this transformation that would synchronise all processes of the central city’s operations.


HCM City to use AI to build smart city

 VietNamNet Bridge – City authorities are planning to use artificial intelligence (AI) to further their scheme to develop a smart city, Nguyen Thanh Phong, chairman of HCM City People’s Committee, 

HCM City plans to get smart in 2019

 VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City will start projects to become a smart city by 2025 early next year.

Investors gear up to produce devices for smart cities

VietNamNet Bridge - The industry to manufacture devices for the future HCMC smart city has been taking shape over the last 12 months.

Da Nang’s plan to get 'smart'

 VietNamNet Bridge – Nguyen Quang Thanh, director of the Da Nang Department of Information and Communication, talks to Nhân dân (People) newspaper on Da Nang’s plan to transform into a smart city.

HCM City administrative reforms pay off, to continue

 VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City’s administrative reforms are delivering results and there will be more of the same, city authorities have said.

Hanoi’s smart city project sparks doubts

Four investors from Vietnam and Japan have asked for Hanoi authorities’ permission to develop a smart city capitalized at $4 billion.

Vietnam vows to build smart cities despite huge challenges

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam targets building at least three smart cities in 2017-2020. But to reach that goal, it needs to have better infrastructure, more money and a more qualified workforce.

Silicon on Thin Box (SOTB) – a technology breakthrough for smart cities

As the number of IoT devices increases, low-power chips manufactured with SOTB technology (Silicon on Thin BOX) will become a key to IC (integrated circuit) industry development.