HCM City, Belgium’s Antwerp province bolster cooperation Politics

HCM City, Belgium’s Antwerp province bolster cooperation

Ho Chi Minh City wants to step up cooperation with Belgium’s Antwerp province in the fields where the latter has strengths such as seaport development, smart urban building and renewable energy, Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong has said.
Da Nang wins smart city award Sci-Tech

Da Nang wins smart city award

The central city of Da Nang has won an Asia-Oceanian Computing Industry Organisation (Asocio) Smart City Award for its outstanding initiatives of a smart city during the Asocio Smart City Summit in Bangkok, Thailand.
HCM City rolls out red carpet for Singaporean investors Business

HCM City rolls out red carpet for Singaporean investors

Ho Chi Minh City will continue to improve investment climate as well as accelerate administrative procedure reform to better serve foreign investors, especially those from Singapore, Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan said on August 28.
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.
HCM City, UK partner in building smart urban Society

HCM City, UK partner in building smart urban

Ian Gibbons, Consul General of the UK in Ho Chi Minh City, and representatives of the City, on July 17 signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in carrying out projects to support the building of HCM City as a smart urban area.
HCM City to issue regulation on databases Society

HCM City to issue regulation on databases

A regulation on Ho Chi Minh City’s common-use databases is expected to be issued in the third quarter of this year, Nguyen Thien Nhan, Secretary of the municipal Party Committee, said at a recent conference to review the past 18 months of project implementation.
Breakthroughs needed for Thua Thien-Hue’s development: Party official Politics

Breakthroughs needed for Thua Thien-Hue’s development: Party official

The central province of Thua Thien-Hue needs a long-term development plan, in which major breakthroughs should be made to create an improvement to the local socio-economic situation, according to Chairman of the Economic Commission of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee Nguyen Van Binh.
Private sector has big role in HCM City’s economic development Business

Private sector has big role in HCM City’s economic development

Seeing the important role of the private sector to local development, Ho Chi Minh City will work to attract more private investment to carry out smart urban area projects and branch out Industry 4.0 services, said Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan.
Belgian province, Ho Chi Minh City boost ties Society

Belgian province, Ho Chi Minh City boost ties

Ho Chi Minh City and the Belgian province of Walloon Brabant hold great potential to cooperate in the fields of education, culture, and arts, said Permanent Vice Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Le Thanh Liem.
Da Nang looks to become exemplary eco-smart city in Asia Business

Da Nang looks to become exemplary eco-smart city in Asia

The central coastal city of Da Nang is making strides towards turning itself into an eco-smart urban area, a hub for startups and innovation, and one of the most liveable cities in Asia by 2045 under its smart city development project announced at a conference on April 10.
Overseas businessmen, intellectuals pool ideas to build innovative HCM City Society

Overseas businessmen, intellectuals pool ideas to build innovative HCM City

The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City and the committee for overseas Vietnamese on April 6 held a meeting in the city between municipal leading officials and overseas Vietnamese businessmen and intellectuals to discuss how to build the country’s southern hub into a regional innovative urban and financial centre.
HCM City keen on boosting partnership with Singapore Politics

HCM City keen on boosting partnership with Singapore

Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan had a meeting on March 25 with Singaporean Deputy Prime Minister and Co-ordinating Minister for National Security Teo Chee Hean who is on an official visit to Vietnam.