The HCMC Electricity Company (EVNHCMC) is applying IT into its operation and management task for the smart electricity system. (Photo: SGGP)

ICT contest in HCMC honors practical ideas for smart city development

As the 11th Information-Communications Technology (ICT) Contest in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) is coming to the end, Deputy Director of the HCMC Department of Information and Communications cum Head of its Organization Board Le Quoc Cuong has summarized its achievements and expressed his great hope for the application of participating papers into real life.

At the seminar (Photo: SGGP)

Da Nang looks for solution to smart city building

The Department of Information and Communications in the central city of Da Nang and Microsoft Company Vietnam yesterday held a seminar to discuss solutions for smart city building.
Chairman of the HCMC People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong

AI offering precious chances for HCMC to develop: Chairman of People’s Committee

The Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) People’s Committee and the World Bank today co-organized the conference ‘International and Domestic Experience in Artificial Intelligence (AI) Research and Application – Recommendations for HCMC’, aiming at establishing an AI implementation ecosystem from 2019 – 2025 and forming feasible solutions for AI development programs in the city until 2020.

The total coverage of NB-IoT in HCMC provides valuable chances for the city to develop new applications to answer the daily demands of citizens. (Photo: SGGP)

NB-IoT proving effectiveness in wireless connection in HCMC

Viettel Military Industry and Telecoms Group reported that its launch of Narrow Band – Internet of Things (NB-IoT) as well as 5G technology for digital society development in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) has reaped positive results, making almost all smart devices even smarter.

Deputy Director of the HCMC Department of Information and Communications Vo Thi Trung Trinh delivered her speech in the meeting. (Photo: Thanhuytphcm)

Shared digital map piloted in HCMC

The Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) Department of Information and Communications yesterday held a meeting to formally pilot the shared digital map in the city.
Party Chief Nhan talks to seminar participants (Photo: SGGP)

Tourism must benefit city dwellers: Party Chief

Speaking at the Department of Tourism’s seminar yesterday, Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan emphasized that city dwellers must enjoy benefit from tourism industry- generally regarded as the cornerstone of sustainable tourism.
At the forum ( photo: Sggp)

Smart city must bring happiness to dwellers: Party Chief

Speaking at a forum yesterday, Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan emphasized that happiness of city dwellers is key determinant of building a smart city; hence, smart city must ensure happiness of those living in it.