Telecoms firms turn to digital content Sci-Tech

Telecoms firms turn to digital content

Telecommunications firms are turning towards developing their own digital content, the Vietnam Telecommunications Authority (VNTA) under the Ministry of Information and Communications has said.
Forum discusses smart, sustainable, adaptable cities Society

Forum discusses smart, sustainable, adaptable cities

Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Transport Le Anh Tuan touched upon the role of smart, low-carbon transport system in building smart, sustainable and adaptable cities, while presiding over a plenary session of the 12th Intergovernmental Regional Environmentally Sustainable Transport (EST) Forum in Asia in Hanoi on October 29.
Smart city challenges Gov’t, localities Society

Smart city challenges Gov’t, localities

In efforts to embrace the Fourth Industrial Revolution, cities and provinces in Vietnam are pushing smart city programmes, combining technology with internet-connected devices to enhance municipal management and economy.
HCM City promotes comprehensive cooperation with Singapore Politics

HCM City promotes comprehensive cooperation with Singapore

Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan led a high-ranking delegation from the Vietnamese southern hub to visit Singapore from August 24-28, aiming to boost comprehensive cooperation with the host country’s partners.
Singaporean PM hopes to boost cooperation with HCM City Politics

Singaporean PM hopes to boost cooperation with HCM City

Singapore hopes to foster comprehensive cooperative relations with Ho Chi Minh City, a proactive and innovative city with positive contributions to both Vietnam and the region, Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on August 26.
IFC helps HCM City in smart urban building Society

IFC helps HCM City in smart urban building

Ho Chi Minh City hopes that the International Finance Corporation (IFC) will continue to help the city deal with challenges in urban transport, infrastructure construction and waste treatment, thus ensuring sustainable development, a local official said on August 12.
Hanoi, Moscow enhance multifaceted cooperation Politics

Hanoi, Moscow enhance multifaceted cooperation

Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung and Mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin on May 23 inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Hanoi-Moscow cooperation in the 2019-2021 period.
Standards needed for smart homes Society

Standards needed for smart homes

‘Smart homes’ are becoming a new trend in Vietnam’s housing market, however experts say that standards for ‘smart’ projects are needed.
Super satellite city planned in Hoa Lac Society

Super satellite city planned in Hoa Lac

Hanoi plans to construct a super satellite city by 2030, with a total area of over 17,270ha located in two districts of Thach That and Quoc Oai and Son Tay town.