Thanks to the modern camera system, HCMC gradually manages the community based on digital platforms. (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC speeding up digital transformation

Implementing the national digital transformation program until 2025 approved by the Prime Minister in June 2020, Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) is boosting current related activities in hope of forming digital businesses that possess globally competitive capacity and develop the city economically.

The infrastructure of the Eastern area of HCMC – the to-be Thu Duc City. (Photo: SGGP)

To-be Thu Duc City to face overstaffing

Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) People’s Committee has just submitted a report to the Government about the rearrangement of its administrative units in the period from 2019-2021, and the establishment of Thu Duc City – its satellite city. When formed, this new city will employ 822 state officers out of the current 1,221 ones, which means a surplus of 399 people.

The agreement signing ceremony between SHTP and VNU-HCMC

HCMC boosts training of high-quality human resources

The Management Boards of Saigon Hi-tech Park (SHTP) and Vietnam National University – Ho Chi Minh City (VNU-HCMC) yesterday signed a collaboration agreement for the period from 2020-2025. This agreement is supposed to promote the establishment of the Eastern Innovative, Highly Interactive Urban Area and the forming of an innovative startup ecosystem for the city, with a clear focus on human resources training.

Hanoi Highway in District 9, HCMC (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC establishes competition council for innovative urban area ideas

Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee on October 1 signed a decision to establish a competition council to seek ideas for planning and development of an highly interactive and innovative urban area in the east of the city including Districts 2, 9 and Thu Duc.

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HCM City aims to develop innovative urban area

More than 600 experts, scientists, intellectuals and representatives of firms from in and outside the country will debate how to enhance links among enterprises, research institutes and authorities to develop the eastern region of Ho Chi Minh City into an innovative urban area.