Vietnam Software and IT Services Association (VINASA) yesterday held ‘Vietnam Smart City Summit 2022’ in Hanoi. The conference aims at devising feasible solutions for a more comprehensive growth of smart cities in Vietnam because the current focuses cannot effectively address existing urban issues of traffic, environment, and energy.
There are around 14,000 healthcare institutes, 44,000 educational institutes, nearly 1 million enterprises, 5 million household businesses, 9 million household farms, and 26 million families in Vietnam that are mobilized to participate in the digital transformation process of the country. On the National Digital Transformation Day today, SGGP Newspaper conducted an interview with experts and managers of various fields to collect their opinions on this important matter.
Under proper guidance of the Central Party and cooperation between the Central Government and the local authorities, Vietnam has launched an unprecedented campaign on digital transformation nationwide, achieving great results so far with expectations for more meaningful breakthroughs in the upcoming time.
The Police Department for Administrative Management of Social Order (C06 - under the Ministry of Public Security) has just held a press conference to officially introduce VNeID, the Ministry’s application for electronic identification (e-ID) of citizens. This e-ID integrates different necessary personal documents like citizen ID card, health insurance card, vehicle license, and driver’s license.
Statistics from the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Natural Resources and Environment reveal that each day, the city releases 9,500 tonnes of household waste. With such a huge amount of waste, there are inadequacies in collection and treatment, asking for urgent implementation of advanced technologies to improve the performance.
Vietnam Software and IT Services Association (VINASA) yesterday cooperated with Vietnam Blockchain Union (VBU) to organize a press conference regarding the upcoming Vietnam Blockchain Summit 2022.
The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Information and Communications (DoIC) yesterday organized an instruction session for the People’s Committees of all districts and Thu Duc City regarding how to successfully establish and exploit intelligent operation centers (IOCs).
Vietnam ICT Press Club yesterday released the list of top-10 outstanding ICT events in Vietnam in 2021, most of which are related to Governmental directions. The voting process has been done online due to the Complicated Covid-19 outbreak in the country lately.
The national conference on e-government was held virtually on September 9 to introduce different perspectives, evaluations, and valuable experience in developing an electronic government in Vietnam now.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh yesterday attended the summary meeting for the two key projects ‘National Population Database’ and ‘Producing, Issuing, and Managing Chip-based Citizen ID Card’. Both will be officially launched on July 1.
Ho Chi Minh City is building its Support and Consultation Center for Digital Transformation (DXCenter), which is estimated to be in operation in the third quarter this year. SGGP Newspaper conducted an interview with Director of Quang Trung Software City (QTSC) Lam Nguyen Hai Long about the center’s operation and its expected benefits to individuals, businesses sited in the city.
The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City this morning held a scientific conference to pinpoint development directions for the city in the period from 2021 to 2030, with a vision to 2045. HCMC wants to transform into a smart, active, and innovative mega city in the region and the world.