Vietnam Smart City Summit 2022. (Photo: SGGP)

Citizen satisfaction becomes precise evaluation tool for smart city growth

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.

Research activities in USM Healthcare, specializing in coronary stent production and sited in SHTP. (Photo: SGGP)

Saigon Hi-tech Park actively attracts high added-value projects

After 20 years running, Saigon Hi-tech Park (SHTP) has been trying to transfer its focus towards quality and performance, prioritizing the commercialization of research results while attracting more projects with high added values.

DoIC is working with World Bank to host a conference on developing a data strategy for HCMC from 2022-2025

HCMC completes first phase of developing shared databases

The first stage of developing the Ho Chi Minh City shared databases has finished. These databases are now in use to serve various state agencies and local authorities in administrative procedure completion, as well as businesses and individuals. Sai Gon Giai Phong (SGGP) Newspaper has conducted an interview with Deputy Director of the HCMC Department of Information and Communications (DoIC) Vo Thi Trung Trinh about this valuable resource.

The system to monitor the task of handling resident feedbacks via the hotline 1022.

HCMC effectively interacts with residents via Hotline 1022

Nearly a month has passed since the day Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee launched its socio-economic information summarizing system (Socio-economic Dashboard) and monitoring system for handling resident feedbacks via the hotline 1022 (Hotline 1022). These two systems have received 15,117 comments and reports from city dwellers in total.

HCMC is fully capable of becoming a megacity: Experts

HCMC is fully capable of becoming a megacity: Experts

Experts at the scientific conference for Ho Chi Minh City’s development in the period from 2021 to 2030, with a vision to 2045 believe the city’s goal to become a regional mega city is doable with the help of necessary policy changes.
The scientific conference to pinpoint development directions for HCMC from 2021-2030, with a vision to 2045. (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC striving to become a mega city of international level

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.

The conference to introduce new tasks and targets for 2021 of the HCMC Department of Science and Technology (Photo: hcmcpv)

HCMC to construct Institute of Advanced Technology and Innovation

The Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) Department of Science and Technology yesterday held a conference to introduce new tasks and targets for 2021, focusing on promoting the innovative startup ecosystem and opening an institute for cutting edge technology and innovation.

5G technology provides more chances to develop practical applications in life. (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC to develop more 5G-related applications

After the successful launch of 5G piloting programs in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) by Vietnam’s three major mobile network providers, namely Viettel, VinaPhone, and MobiFone, there comes the demand for useful 5G-related applications for smart devices. SGGP Newspaper conducted an interview with Deputy Director of the HCMC Department of Information and Communications Le Quoc Cuong about how to answer this need.

Mr. Nguyen Thien Nhan and Mr. Nguyen Thanh Phong gave their congratulation to the Consultation Council for the program ‘Research and Develop AI Applications in HCMC from 2020-2030’. (Photo: SGGP)

Festival for IT and AI businesses launched in HCMC

The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) on November 7 held the ‘2020 Festival for IT and AI Businesses’ at HCMC Student Culture House, located in Linh Trung Ward of Thu Duc District.