The center will first build models to predict future socio-economic patterns for the southern metropolis until 2025, with a vision until 2030, said Tran Hoang Ngan, director of the HCMC Institute for Development Studies. These predictions would not only help HCMC address problems issues like flooding or traffic congestion, but also promote confidence among foreign investors, said the city Party Secretary Nguyen Thien Nhan. "The cost to run the center is insignificant as it requires little infrastructure. Instead, it mostly requires brainpower," he said. The center should come up with a model for the city’s short term (three to five years) and long term (10 years) development. By October, it should be able to simulate one for HCMC’s economy in 2020, he added. As Vietnam’s most populated city and with the largest-scaled economy, HCMC serves as the engine to drive the whole country forward, said Nhan. As such, becoming a smart city (by using artificial intelligence) … [Read more...] about First AI-powered socioeconomic simulation center opens in HCMC
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Additionally, the Saigon Industry Corporation continues collaboration with relevant units in building criteria for inviting partners to contribute their capital into establishment of the Ho Chi Minh City Information Security Center Joint Stock Company. The partners must ensure the requirements of competence, experience and skilled experts in the field. The HCMC Information Security Center, the shared database and developing an open database ecosystem, the Center for Smart Cities Development and Socio-Economic Simulation and Forecast Center are four centers which belonged to the project of building Ho Chi Minh City as a smart urban area in period 2017- 2020 and vision by 2025. Earlier, the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee approved the project of establishing the Operation Joint Stock Company for Information Security Center, with the contributed capital from State and public enterprises and private businesses. BY KIEU PHONG- Translated by Huyen Huong … [Read more...] about Information Security Center located in Saigon High-Tech Park
(VEN) - Ho Chi Minh City is carrying out a master plan to create the best conditions for enterprises and investors in artificial intelligence (AI) research and application in order to develop a smart city. City leaders believe that with its economic potential, abundant human resources, numerous scientific and technological research centers, Vietnam’s largest city has appropriate conditions to set up an AI study center. The southern metropolis seeks to transform itself into a smart city by 2020. The goal of this ambitious plan, launched in 2017, is to use scientific advances to solve problems such as rapid population growth, unsustainable economic growth, inadequate forecasting, planning and management, poor health, education and transport, pollution and weak public administration. Since 2017, Ho Chi Minh City has applied AI technologies in a number of sectors to support its vision of a smart city, with implementation divided into three phases. The first phase (2017-2020) focuses … [Read more...] about HCMC wants artificial intelligence center
According to Mr. Le Quoc Cuong, Deputy Director of the HCMC Department of Information and Communications, a newly built center to receive and process emergency information (ERC) will be formed to integrate data from the current 113-114-115 hotlines and the monitoring camera systems installed in the city. This ERC will be the most important part of IOC. To aid the first group, there are now the 1022 hotline, the Emergency Response Center, and the Media Management Center. IOC can monitor the stage of receiving, coordinating, and processing emergency information of ERC. Simultaneously, it can support ERC via the camera systems and indices provided by on-site sensors, along with data domain-specific operation centers. Comprehensive information, related reports, and the real quantity of emergencies are all automatically monitored by IOC. “Besides the urban infrastructure, IOC’s 1022 hotline will receive and handle residents’ requests and inquiries on public administrative … [Read more...] about HCMC operation center for smart city to operate this April
The Hanoitimes - The central question is whether the US and North Korea can make a turning point to their relationship. What does the world expect from second Trump-Kim summit? The second summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ended with no agreement, leaving people speculating about the visions for the denuclearization program which has become a thorny matter concerning the whole world for years. US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi summit. Photo: France 24 Talks between Trump and Kim at the summit were reported to be warm but their demands didn’t meet each other. Trump said North Korea wanted all sanctions to be lifted but Washington couldn’t do that. Meanwhile, Pyongyang denied Trump’s claims, saying that they demanded removal of a part, not all sanctions. So how the denuclearization would be to bridge the gap between the two sides? Shifting US-North Korea … [Read more...] about What are visions for the denuclearization after second no-deal summit?