In addition to its advantages and potential, Hanoi faces numerous challenges during the implementation of its goal. Fundamental breakthroughs from information and technology (IT) According to Chairman of Hanoi municipal People’s Committee, Nguyen Duc Chung, the building of a smart city will bring convenience, safety and friendliness for all people based on technological application, gradually improving people’s lives and stimulating the capital’s growth and socio-economic development. Director of the municipal Department of Information and Communication, Nguyen Ngoc Ky, said that the process of building a smart city will be divided into three phases. From now until 2020, Hanoi will build the core components of a smart city, including the infrastructure platform, core database, e-government, and smart systems in essential areas (education, healthcare, transport, tourism, social safety and the environment). During the second phase (2020-2025), smart systems will almost … [Read more...] about Hanoi makes efforts to become smart city
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VietNamNet Bridge – Developing smart cities means officials and planning need to be a step ahead, according to a local official. Da Nang City. Local authorities aim to develop the city into a smart city. — VNS Photo Viet Thanh Tran Quoc Thai, deputy director of Urban Development Department, at the Ministry of Construction made the statement at a seminar yesterday in Hanoi. “Smart cities must meet the criteria of planning, management and provision of smart and comfortable services that are supplied by the State or other economic sectors,” he said at the seminar titled ‘Developing Smart Cities in Vietnam towards Green and Sustainable Growth’, organised by the Vietnamese Ministry of Construction and Embassy of the Netherlands. “The building of smart cities requires appropriate institutions on the basis of integrated planning and management, while developing standards for safety, security and social affairs.” Vietnam is currently … [Read more...] about Developing smart cities must firstly base on smart planning
Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Developing smart cities will provide solutions for basic urban issues in Việt Nam, an official from the Ministry of Construction (MoC) said at a seminar on smart cities held in Hà Nội on Thursday. The seminar was held between Việt Nam and South Korea’s experts, within the framework of South Korean President Moon Jae-in’s State visit to Việt Nam. Việt Nam’s Minister of Construction Phạm Hồng Hà and South Korean Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport Kim Hyun-mi attended the seminar. Speaking at the seminar, Dr Lưu Đức Cường, director of MoC’s Urban Planning Institute – Rural Construction Department, said that he used to doubt whether it was “too early” to develop smart cities in Việt Nam since urban areas in the country were young and still struggling to solve basic problems. “But after thorough … [Read more...] about VN, S. Korea collaborate on “smart city” development
The Hanoitimes - The plan to turn Hanoi into a smart city has been carried out for a while. On 17/5, Hanoi leaders had a meeting with representatives from 18 U.S corporations to discuss on the same issue. The conference “Cooperation to develop Hanoi as a smart city” took place on May 17 between Chairman of Hanoi’s People Committee Nguyen Duc Chung and representatives from 18 U.S enterprises in related area. Attendance also includes U.S Vice Minister of Commerce, Diane Fracrell, US Vice Ambassador to Vietnam, Susan Sutton and faces from 18 US companies. At the opening, Mr Nguyen Duc Chung appraised the delegation led by US Vice Minister of Commerce and leading US companies in IT. He also pressed the meaning, importance and inevitable trend of turning Hanoi into a smart city. Then, Director of Hanoi Information & Communication Department Phan Lan Tu introduced the target, path to carry out the “Hanoi- the smart city” program. As expected, Hanoi aims … [Read more...] about Hanoi – a smart city, why not?
India's push to accommodate a booming urban population and attract investment rests in large part with dozens of "smart" cities like the one being built on the dusty banks of the Sabarmati river in western India. So far, it boasts modern underground infrastructure, two office blocks and not much else. The plan, however, is for a meticulously planned metropolis complete with gleaming towers, drinking water on tap, automated waste collection and a dedicated power supply - luxuries to many Indians. With an urban population set to rise by more than 400 million people to 814 million by 2050, India faces the kind of mass urbanisation only seen before in China, and many of its biggest cities are already bursting at the seams. Ahead of his election last May, Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised 100 so-called smart cities by 2022 to help meet the rush. At a cost of about $1 trillion, according to estimates from consultants KPMG, the plan is also crucial to Modi's ambition of … [Read more...] about India builds first “smart” city as urban population swells