The Hanoitimes - Hanoi is one of the cities in Vietnam that are in moving to facilitate the process of smart urban development. Hanoi is speeding up efforts to become a smart city that brings convenience, safety and friendliness to every citizen, applying key technologies of the Industrial Revolution 4.0, Hanoi People's Committee Chairman Nguyen Duc Chung said at a smart city summit on September 18. Addressing the opening ceremony, Chung said Hanoi is one of the megacities in the world in terms of area and population. Rapid urbanization and population growth have sent the city facing many challenges in terms of planning, traffic jam, security, health, education, energy, housing development, environmental pollution. He asked for participants' advice on smart city models, planning methods, human resources training as well as digital transformation, infrastructure for digital connectivity, cybersecurity and building a startup ecosystem. The ASOCIO Smart City Summit is aimed at … [Read more...] about Hanoi heads for smart city amid Industry 4.0: Mayor
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Industrial revolutions are momentous events. By most reckonings, there have been only three. The first was triggered in the 1700s by the commercial steam engine and the mechanical loom. The harnessing of electricity and mass production sparked the second, around the start of the 20th century. The computer set the third in motion after World War II. It may seem too soon to proclaim that the fourth industrial revolution, spurred by interconnected digital technology, is upon us, but Mr. Henning Kagermann, Head of the German National Academy of Science and Engineering, did exactly that in 2011, when he used the term Industry 4.0 to describe a proposed government-sponsored industrial initiative. After missing the first three, Vietnam is now hoping to tap into the fourth revolution, though this requires action and not just words. Boundless prospects It’s not by chance that Industry 4.0 is mentioned often in State documents and speeches by government officials. The topic even … [Read more...] about VN tries to harness the change brought about by Industry 4.0.
VME17 Boldly Proposed to Start Approach towards Industry 4.0 Reed Tradex Ltd, Co. on March 23 hosted a press conference in Hanoi to unveil its schedule and activities of unique exhibition platform "Vietnam Manufacturing Expo (VME) 2017" exploring the latest innovations, trends, and applications in the rapidly changing manufacturing industry. This year, the organizer has increasingly cooperated with local associations such as Vietnamese Association of Mechanical Industry (VAMI) and Vietnam-German Technology Transfer and Training Center (HwC). All the parties have a common mission to create the first moves for Vietnam industry on the road to "Industry 4.0", and gradually step in to global standard. From 26 – 28 April, 2017, the 'heart' of machinery and technology for manufacturing industry will be demonstrating at Hanoi International Center For Exhibition (I.C.E., Hanoi) through the 9th edition of "Vietnam Manufacturing Expo (VME) 2017". As an extension of the manufacturing … [Read more...] about VME17 Boldly Proposed to Start Approach towards Industry 4.0
Hanoi (VNA) – Population and family planning work has been defined as a key player in Vietnam’s socio-economic development strategy, heard a workshop in Hanoi on December 16. The workshop, themed “Population and sustainable development in Vietnam”, was jointly held by the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Popularisation and Education and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). A report presented at the event disclosed that Vietnam’s fertility rate has remained stable at 2.0-2.1 kids for every woman since 2006. With the current population scale, the country is likely to fulfill the target of keeping its population at below 93 million in 2015, no more than 98 million in 2020 and about 115-120 million in the mid-21 st century. Vietnam’s human development index (HDI) jumped from 0.573 points in 2005 to 0.638 points in 2013, ranking 121 among the 187 participating countries. Its life expectancy rose from 72 in 2005 to 73.2 in 2014. The … [Read more...] about Bản in : Population work decisive to sustainable development
Population work plays an essential role in Vietnam’s national socio-economic development strategy, Health Minister Nguyen Quoc Trieu has affirmed in writing to mark this year’s World Population Day. Accordingly, population and family planning work has become one of the pillars of socio-economic development plans for all sectors and localities and has gradually gained the entire society’s enthusiastic support, as well as pledges from party committees and authorities at all levels across the country. The work has contributed to easing the pressure of population growth on socio-economic development, ensuring political security, social welfare, and easier access to effective healthcare and educational services, job placement and other social services. While gains have been achieved, big challenges and difficulties still remain ahead for the country to tackle, the Health Minister emphasised. Vietnam’s population has reached about 86.5 million people, which makes the … [Read more...] about Bản in : Population work key in socio-economic strategy