A QR code on a chip-based citizen ID card displays 7 essential information fields.

Chip-based citizen ID cards displays 7 essential information fields

The Police Department for Administrative Management of Social Order (C06 – under the Public Security Ministry) has recently announced that the chip and QR code attached onto the new version of citizen ID card contains several essential personal information, including Covid-19-related ones. This allows owners not to bring along so many personal documents, while creating more convenience for the functional agencies in their checking task.

Deputy Director of the HCMC Department of Information and Communication Vo Thi Trung Trinh with her individual QR code on ‘Y te HCM’ app.

‘Y te HCM’ app proves useful for HCMC residents

With the introduction of the app ‘PC-Covid’ nationwide, it seems that the existing app ‘Y te HCM’ becomes redundant. The reality proves that the latter is still practical especially for people living in Ho Chi Minh City, as stated by Deputy Director of the HCMC Department of Information and Communications Vo Thi Trung Trinh in her interview with SGGP Newspaper.

Vehicle users had their travel permit checked at the intersection between Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Street and Cach Mang Thang Tam Street yesterday. (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC still tightens street traffic in September

Traffic flow in Ho Chi Minh City these days seems increasing, but mostly because of people going to vaccination sites, workplaces, hospitals and shippers delivering goods to buyers. As the city continues to apply social distancing measures until September 30, functional forces are still strictly monitoring street traffic to avoid unnecessary traveling of citizens.

HCMC perfecting vaccination information updating procedure for its residents

HCMC perfecting vaccination information updating procedure for its residents

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Information and Communications is cooperating with the Authority of Information Technology Application (under the Ministry of Information and Communications – MIC) to integrate databases from the Health Ministry, the National Database Center, and the HCMC Database Center to better manage vaccination information of all its residents.

Vietnam integrates databases for Covid-19 prevention, control tasks

Vietnam integrates databases for Covid-19 prevention, control tasks

Along with the active work of the medical staff, the technology human resources are trying to develop useful software pieces to serve Covid-19 prevention and control tasks in hope of putting the latest outbreak under control at the earliest time.

The police are checking necessary documents of traffic users in Hanoi. (Photo: SGGP)

MoPS launches software to monitor citizens in Covid-19 infected areas

The Police Department on Administrative Management of Social Order (C06) under the Ministry of Public Security (MoPS) yesterday held a ceremony to formally introduce the software to monitor dwellers living in Covid-19 infected areas nationwide, based on the national population database.

Cards, QR code issued for traditional market goers in HCMC

Cards, QR code issued for traditional market goers in HCMC

Binh Thoi Market in District 11, HCMC since a month ago has started issuing “entry cards” as part of Covid-19 contact tracing. People bring their ID card in to register for a card and unique QR code, then use it each time they enter the market.