HCMC orients to lead in building smart city

HCMC orients to lead in building smart city

With the orientation of leading in building a smart city, Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee and the Ministry of Information and Communications have entered into an cooperation agreement to develop IT in the period of 2019-2020.

Deputy Minister Nguyen Minh Hong delivered his speech at the 12th Japan ICT Day 2018 on August 29. Photo by Tran Binh

Japan becomes VN’s major partner in Industry 4.0

The 12th festival ‘Japan Information and Communications Technology Day 2018 (Japan ICT Day)’ was officially launched in Hanoi yesterday. The festival has the theme of ‘Information Technology Collaboration between Vietnam – Japan in Industry 4.0’.

The city has developed a new policy and higher salary levels to attract more experts and scientists to work for the local government. (Photo: sggp.org.vn)

HCM City moves to attract more experts, scientists

The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City has approved a policy that would help attract experts and scientists, particularly in the fields of IT, biotech, logistics, nanotech, and the support industry, in the 2018-20 period.
Students check bus routes on the BusMap app developed by HCM City, which is working towards becoming a smart city by 2020. (Source: sggp.org.vn)

HCM City looks to IT for better administration

To lay the foundation for turning into a smart city, Ho Chi Minh City continues to encourage the use of information technology in administration with a focus on e-governance.