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Hanoi gains, while HCM City loses ground in global smart city ranking

Both Hanoi and HCM City received a rather poor scores of CCC in the Technology aspect, while in terms of Structures, the capital city Hanoi fared a little better than the southern economic center (CC compared to CCC).

Hanoi moves three notches up smart city rankings

Hanoi has moved up three places from last year to reach 97th in the 2024 Smart City Index, as compiled by Swiss business school International Institute for Management Development.

HCM City plans to become smart city by 2030

HCM City is focusing on digital transformation to develop itself into a smart urban area by 2030.

Da Nang wins Best Vietnam Smart City Award for third time

The central city of Da Nang has been granted the Best Vietnam Smart City Award 2022, the third time so far.

Phu Quoc to become 'livable city for global citizens'

As a short-term vacation spot, Phu Quoc is also expected to become an ideal place for diverse living demands of global citizens in the future.

Vietnam needs better digital infrastructure in cities

Experts say it is necessary to re-plan digital infrastructure and provide services in smart cities that have people and businesses "at the center".

UK to support Vietnam to realise its commitments at COP26 through smart city solutions

The UK would continue to support Vietnam to realise its commitments at COP26 through smart city solutions, Sam Wood, British deputy consul general in HCM City, said on Monday.

How to develop smart-cities in Vietnam: expert

Dr Nguyen Nhat Quang, deputy chair of VINASA’s (Vietnam Software & IT services) founding council, said a smart city is not a design that can be copied, but should be seen as an effective way to develop and run cities.

HCMC breaks ground on VND20-trillion complex in Thu Thiem

A smart city project got off the ground in the Thu Thiem New Urban Area in HCMC on September 2, with a total cost of over VND20 trillion.

41 localities in Vietnam develop ‘smart cities’

Building cities and smart domestic and international connections is one of the important issues in urban sustainable development. However, many problems in the process exist.

Binh Duong among Top 7 Intelligent Communities worldwide

The southern province of Binh Duong is scheduled to hold a ceremony on June 20-21 to mark it named in the Top 7 Intelligent Communities of 2022 worldwide.

HCM City to host Smart City Asia 2022

A Smart City Expo & Forum in Asia (Smart City Asia 2022) will be held at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre in Ho Chi Minh City from May 26 to May 28.

Smart and sustainable cities to attract quality FDI

While sustainable smart cities are considered a solution to sustain international business investments, for Vietnam experts have advised local cities and provinces to prioritise building them to attract FDI.

Smart and sustainable: the inevitable direction for cities in Vietnam

With more than 3.5 billion people living in urban areas and 70% of humanity expected to live in cities by 2050, building smart and sustainable cities is a top priority for social development globally.


Viettel, Da Nang to gear up ‘smart city’ project

The central city of Da Nang and the Viettel Military Industry and Telecoms Group (Viettel) have agreed on a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to complete the development of Da Nang into a ‘smart city' by 2025.

41 of 63 provinces and cities in Vietnam are building smart cities

To date, 41 out of 63 provinces and centrally-run cities in Vietnam have developed projects on smart cities of various scale.


Digital transformation - an urgent solution in smart manufacturing

Digital transformation is no longer a goal but an imperative action of businesses, especially of manufacturing businesses.

Vietnamese, British firms shake hands in developing Binh Duong smart city

Vietnam's Becamex IDC signed a cooperation programme with The Connected Places Catapult (CPC) of the UK on developing the Binh Duong smart city.

Binh Duong named in Top7 Intelligent Communities of 2021

Binh Duong Smart City of the southern province of Binh Duong was named in Top7 Intelligent Communities of 2021 at the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) in New York, the US, on July 1.

Hanoi expands suburban areas, aims for sustainable development

Urban development in the 1960s and 1970s in Singapore and Seoul could be valuable lessons for Hanoi to map out its sustainable development.