The HCMC Department of Health has already launched the application ‘Information on Disease Diagnosis and Treatment’, which retrieves information from the common database, onto mobile devices. (Photo: SGGP)

Common database in HCMC ready for public access

The Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) Department of Information and Communications is going to submit the Integrated Regulations to Manage, Operate, and Exploit the Shared Database to the HCMC People’s Committee next week.


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.

Shared database becomes key to digital-government development in HCMC

Shared database becomes key to digital-government development in HCMC

Instruction No.16 issued on May 4, 2017 by the Prime Minister about increasing the ability to approach Industry 4.0 has produced decisive effects on the construction of a digital government in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC), with the priority on constructing the digital connection infrastructure, building a strategy for digitization, creating smart administration, developing the digital technology industry.