The ceremony to launch the project to build a national database on citizens on July 20 in Hanoi. (Photo: SGGP)

Project to build national database on citizens launched

The Police Department on Administrative Management of Social Order (under the Ministry of Public Security) on July 20 co-organized the launch of the project to develop the national database on citizens with joint-names contractor VNPT-HADIC-GTEL ICT.

At the conference on June 19 to review the implementation of the 'Slow Zones, Safe Zones' project (Photo: VNA)

Project helps improve traffic safety in school zones

Traffic safety around schools in Pleiku city in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai has improved remarkably thanks to a two-year project entitled ‘Slow Zones, Safe Zones’.
Citizens are declaring tax information online. Photo by Cao Thang

HCMC basically finishes common database for smart city project

After 18 months carrying out the project ‘Transforming Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) into a smart city’, the municipal authorities have successfully finished the first stage of constructing the shared database, the urban monitoring center, and the simulation and forecast center. Among them, the common database is one of the most important foundations to determine the success of the other two.

Le Hong Phong High School for the Gifted

Innovative model ‘smart school’ in HCMC needing more resources

In the conference ‘The application of 4.0 technology into building a smart school in Ho Chi Minh City’, held by Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) Department of Education and Training on March 27, leaders of many high schools stated that the model ‘smart school’ would have very positive effects on learners. Yet the feasibility of this model is questioned as there is a serious lack of finance for sufficient educational equipment to use in this kind of school.

An elevated section of HCM City’s Ben Thanh – Suoi Tien metro line runs along Hanoi Highway. (Photo: VNA)

HCM City seeks more funds for metro lines 1, 2

Ho Chi Minh City’s authorities have proposed increasing capitalisation for the city’s first two metro lines as the projects continue to face a capital shortage.