Southern localities to develop clean air plans by 2025 Environment

Southern localities to develop clean air plans by 2025

Several southern cities and provinces have accelerated research into air pollution to develop Clean Air Plans by 2025, according to Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ho Quoc Bang from the Institute for Environment and Resources at the Vietnam National University - HCM City.
Scholarships to ease burden on disadvantaged students Society

Scholarships to ease burden on disadvantaged students

Many universities in Ho Chi Minh City plan to provide scholarships to students whose families’ livelihoods have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic or who live in the Mekong Delta and are affected by drought and saltwater intrusion.
Many HCM City universities offer programmes in English Society

Many HCM City universities offer programmes in English

Many universities in HCM City offer programmes in English to enable their students to communicate in that language when they work elsewhere in the ASEAN Economic Community, within which the bloc’s nationals can freely migrate.
Universities aim to address shortage of tech workers Society

Universities aim to address shortage of tech workers

Ho Chi Minh City is hopeful of mitigating its manpower shortage, especially in sectors related to the fourth Industrial Revolution, over the next few years since many local universities plan to launch majors in artificial intelligence and such streams starting in 2020-2021.
HCM City learns experience in urban development in Thailand Society

HCM City learns experience in urban development in Thailand

A delegation of Ho Chi Minh City led by Standing Deputy Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Tran Luu Quang have paid visits to Thailand and Malaysia to learn experience in development of smart cities and prevention of flooding and traffic jams.
Workshop looks to apply MEMS, sensors system in smart city building Society

Workshop looks to apply MEMS, sensors system in smart city building

Over 40 leading experts and scientists from Australia, Germany, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Singapore, the US and Vietnam shared experience in applying micro-electro-mechanical system (MEMS) and nano-materials to build a safe and friendly city at a conference held in Ho Chi Minh City on August 27-28.
Public bicycle sharing system fails to meet demand Society

Public bicycle sharing system fails to meet demand

Ho Chi Minh City was one of five large cities in the country asked to pilot public bicycle sharing in its inner areas under the Prime Minister’s requirement in 2014, but the pilot programme has failed to meet demand.