A corner of Binh Duong province (Photo: VNA)

Binh Duong (VNA) –
The southern province of Binh Duong plans to focus on developing industry and smart services in 2019 by improving cooperation between the State, businesses and scientists, and promoting international exchanges.

According to Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Mai Hung Dung, Binh Duong will concentrate on 11 key projects, including smart logistics.

The locality will also develop semiconductor factories, high quality human resources, science-technology industrial parks, and sustainable development programmes such as clean energy, environmental protection, and waste treatment, in addition to operating hotlines and smart transport camera systems, he said.

Notably, Binh Duong will host the Asian Economic Cooperation Forum (Horasis), an annual innovative idea contest on smart cities, which is scheduled to take place in new Binh Duong city from November 24-25, Dung added.-VNA