Deploying advanced tech for a smarter Vietnam

Deploying advanced tech for a smarter Vietnam

The bloom of startups with strategies to develop smart cities in Vietnam is creating soaring demand for smart technologies such as 5G, facial recognition, and AI.
Smart cities need smart planning: Experts

Smart cities need smart planning: Experts

Smart planning plays a key role in developing smart cities, experts told a workshop held in Hanoi on October 22 within the framework of the ASEAN Smart Cities Summit and Expo 2020.
Developing smart cities one of key tasks in national digital transformation: PM

Developing smart cities one of key tasks in national digital transformation: PM

As an active member of the ASEAN Smart Cities Network (ASCN), Vietnam has built policies and made efforts to develop smart cities, considering this one of three key tasks in the national digital transformation process, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has stated.
Vietnamese, Indian firms to build smart cities in Vietnam

Vietnamese, Indian firms to build smart cities in Vietnam

Vietnamese and Indian enterprises gathered in the capital city of Hanoi on October 8 to discuss ways to develop smart cities in Vietnam.
Vietnam pushes on with smart city plans

Vietnam pushes on with smart city plans

Vietnam is accelerating construction to support establishment of smart city projects combined with top-class technology to enhance both the country’s management and the economy.
ASEAN Smart Cities Network convenes 3rd conference

ASEAN Smart Cities Network convenes 3rd conference

Minister of Construction Pham Hong Ha chaired the 3rd conference of the ASEAN Smart Cities Network (ASCN) on July 17, in the form of a videoconference.
Going smarter and more sustainable: value proposition for urban development

Going smarter and more sustainable: value proposition for urban development

The transformation towards smarter and more sustainable models is becoming an urgent need in urban development to answer the pressures facing humanity today.
Network propels smart city schemes

Network propels smart city schemes

Amid the ongoing Fourth Industrial Revolution, Vietnam is taking advantage of the ASEAN Smart Cities Network in order to formulate several policies on building smart cities and attracting deeper investment.
Future of construction brainstormed by experts

Future of construction brainstormed by experts

Digitalisation is promising to become an optimal tool for construction sites that is observed and managed by digital technologies in order to increase systemisation and efficiency.
Danang to host Smart City Summit 2019

Danang to host Smart City Summit 2019

The Danang People's Committee and VINASA will jointly organise a series of important international IT activities in the city on October 21-24.
Adopting smart manufacturing lines

Adopting smart manufacturing lines

Domestic enterprises are embracing robotics and advanced technologies in their production lines to boost smart manufacturing activities, but there is a long road ahead for those wishing to keep up with the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
Business shake-up set with Labour Code draft

Business shake-up set with Labour Code draft

The latest draft text to amend the Labour Code was released in August and includes substantial changes in numerous provisions compared to the current Labour Code and the second draft, which was issued in April.
Harnessing a digital future

Harnessing a digital future

With its vast potential of e-commerce development thanks to surging IT and wide smartphone coverage, Vietnam is trying to build its own digital economy fuelled by a hallmark strategy on Industry 4.0 that is expected to help the country improve its competitiveness, attract more high-quality investment, and ensure sustainable growth. Thanh Dat reports.  
Expanding the global role for Vietnam’s SMEs

Expanding the global role for Vietnam’s SMEs

Vietnam considers domestic private enterprises as an important driving force for the economy which is looking to become an integrated and modern one. Nguyen Minh Cuong, principal country economist from the Asian Development Bank, writes about how small and medium-sized enterprises can further join the regional and global value chains amid Industry 4.0 expansion far and wide.
Big expectations for Vietnam in sustainable smart city development

Big expectations for Vietnam in sustainable smart city development

In the context of the 4.0 era, Vietnam is aiming to build smart cities to promote sustainable development through the process of digital transformation. However, there are many issues that Vietnam and its cities should focus on.
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