BEGIC - Afternoon of March 14th, at provincial Convention and Exhibition Center, Mr. Mai Hung Dung, Standing Vice Chairman of provincial People's Committee, Chief Executive Board of Binh Duong Smart City chaired the Executive Board meeting through Binh Duong Smart City Scheme's Implementation Plan in 2019.
BEGIC - Afternoon of March 4th, at Binh Duong Provincial Administrative Center, Mr. Mai Hung Dung - Standing Vice Chairman of Provincial People's Committee chaired the meeting to hear the units report on the implementation plan of Binh Duong Smart City 2019 and preparation for the Asian Economic Cooperation Forum - Horasis 2019; Executive architecture for Binh Duong Smart City.
As an economic breakthrough motivation role, Binh Duong Smart City Scheme encourages the construction of good business environment for businesses, expanding the connection of existing businesses, towards high-tech industrial areas. Parallel to boosting foreign investment attraction, building an innovation startup ecosystem is also a premise for sustainable economic development of Binh Duong.
Binh Duong Smart City Scheme identified one of the key attentions to focus on cooperation and training, international technology transfer and provincial human resource training to meet the demand of socio-economic development in the trend of globalization and "Industrial Revolution 4.0".
BEGIC - In November 21st, 2016, Binh Duong People's Committee approved the Binh Duong Smart City Program named "Binh Duong Navigator 2021 – The Binh Duong socio economic development Program based on the Triple Helix towards to the smart urban".
BEGIC - Afternoon of February 21st, at the Provincial Convention and Exhibition Center, Binh Duong People's Committee held a conference developing architectural for Binh Duong Smart City.
BEGIC - The Intelligent Community Forum has named the world's Smart21 Communities of 2019 including 21 cities and countries which have specific strategies to develop smart cities.
BEGIC - The organizational Committee of the Binh Duong Smart City Building Initiative 2018 held a press conference to announce its contest.
BEGIC - Afternoon of August 3rd, at Thu Dau Mot City, People's Committee of Binh Duong province in collaboration with Advance International Company (AIC) held a seminar to report architecture framework and demonstration solutions to build Binh Duong province into smart city.
BEGIC - Late June 27, Binh Duong provincial People's Committee in cooperation with Finnish Embassy in Viet Nam held a workshop on sharing Finland's experience to build smart cities and innovative eco-systems.
BEGIC - Afternoon of March 25th, at Administrative Center of Binh Duong Province, Mr. Tran Thanh Liem - Deputy Secretary of Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of Provincial People's Committee welcomed and worked with the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) under the Foreign Affairs Ministry of Netherlands led by Mrs. Kim Tran - Chief Advisor of Drainage and wastewater treatment project in Ben Cat area.
At the meeting, the two sides discussed about the project's progress of wastewater collection and treatment systems in Di An, Thuan An and Tan Uyen towns and preparation for the project of drainage and wastewater treatment system in Ben Cat town.
Mr. Tran Thanh Liem - Chairman of Provincial People's Committee welcomes Mrs. Kim Tran - Chief Advisor of Drainage and wastewater treatment project in Ben Cat area
Mr. Tran Thanh Liem - Chairman of Provincial People's Committee thanked RVO for funding the implementation of wastewater treatment projects in recent years. He said that at present, the demand for clean water in the province is very high, so the investment in the construction of water supply plants is particularly concerned by the province. From that demand, the province has assigned Binh Duong Water - Environment Joint Stock Company (Biwase) to build water supply and wastewater treatment plants. Thanks to the attention and sponsorship of RVO, the implementation of projects takes place smoothly. It is expected that wastewater treatment projects in Thuan An, Di An and Tan Uyen towns at the end of 2019 will operate and test. In the coming time, the province will deploy a new project in Ben Cat town and look forward to receiving further attention from RVO to successfully implement this project.
Mr. Tran Thanh Liem - Chairman of Provincial People's Committee presents souvenir to Mrs. Kim Tran - Chief Advisor of Drainage and wastewater treatment project in Ben Cat area
In response to Mr. Tran Thanh Liem - Chairman of Provincial People's Committee, Mrs. Kim Tran said, the delegation visited local households in the localities of Binh Duong who are implementing the project and found that the people were very satisfied. She stressed, besides improving the environment, serving the needs of community, the projects also operate according to the circulating economy trend of the world through the reuse of products from waste. Thereby, the Dutch Government wished to select projects to be implemented in Binh Duong to introduce and promote the circulating economic model in the world. She thanked the positive cooperation of Binh Duong provincial authorities for projects to be successfully implemented; at the same time, it is expected that the Project on drainage and wastewater treatment in Ben Cat town will be implemented soon.
Delegates take photos
BEGIC - The provincial People's Committee has just issued a decision on the abolition of administrative procedures under the jurisdiction of Binh Duong Industrial Zones Authority and Vietnam - Singapore Industrial Park Management Board.
Accordingly, there is 01 administrative procedure in the field of Employment under the jurisdiction of Binh Duong Industrial Zones Authority and Vietnam - Singapore Industrial Park Management Board, which has been announced in the Decision No. 1899/QD-UBND dated July 11th, 2018 of provincial People's Committee. The total number of administrative procedures currently in force of Authority and Management Board is 60 procedures (reducing 03 administrative procedures compared to 2018).
BEGIC - Afternoon of March 19th, at Binh Duong provincial Administrative Center, Mr. Tran Van Nam - Member of Party Central Committee, Secretary of Provincial Party Committee, Head of Provincial National Assembly Delegation welcomed Delegation of Viet Nam Electricity Group (EVN) headed by Mr. Duong Quang Thanh - Chairman of EVN's Members' Council.
At the meeting, Mr. Tran Van Nam, Secretary of Provincial Party Committee thanked for the interest of electricity industry in accompanying the development of Binh Duong over the past time.
Mr. Tran Van Nam - Secretary of Provincial Party Committee welcomes Mr. Duong Quang Thanh - Chairman of EVN's Members' Council
Discussing with provincial leaders, Mr. Duong Quang Thanh wished Binh Duong would support and implement the program to effectively save electricity in operation, production and consumption, which will deploy by EVN in the coming time.
The Secretary of Provincial Party Committee affirmed that, Binh Duong is focusing on attracting selective investment, giving priority to high-tech and energy-saving industries, therefore, the provincial authorities will actively support the implementation of the program in the province.
On the same afternoon, Mr. Mai Hung Dung - Member of Provincial Standing Committee, Standing Vice Chairman of Provincial People's Committee worked with EVN leaders on the situation of power supply and construction investment of electricity projects in Binh Duong province.
According to the report, EVN has ensured electricity supply to serve the province's socio-economic development and people's activities with a huge increase over the past time. Currently, the demand for additional electricity in Binh Duong province is about 2,200 MW and is supplied with electricity from the National Electricity System through 06 220kV substations located in the province with a total capacity of 3,500MWA. In addition, the provincial power grid has linked at 110kV voltage level with neighboring provinces such as Ho Chi Minh City, Tay Ninh, Binh Phuoc and Dong Nai. Regarding the 110kV grid, the province currently has 33 110kV substations with a total capacity of 3,413MVA. Commercial electricity in 2018 was 12.462 million kWh (up 13.4% compared to 2017), in which electricity supplied to industry - construction sectors with the proportion of 76.2%, growing by 14.4% over the same period etc.
Currently in the province, there are 02 projects under construction including: 500kV Tan Uyen substation and connection; 500kV Song May - Tan Uyen transmission line. Projects are being compensated and handed over.
Besides, there are currently 04 projects under construction investment, including: 500kV Duc Hoa - Chon Thanh transmission line; 220kV Ben Cat substation and connection; 220kV Chon Thanh - Ben Cat 2 transmission line; 220kV Tan Dinh 2 substation and connection; 220kV Lai Uyen substation and connection. Projects are expected to be completed in 2020 and 2021.
Mr. Mai Hung Dung - Standing Vice Chairman of Provincial People's Committee speaks at the meeting
Speaking at the meeting, Mr. Mai Hung Dung - Standing Vice Chairman of Provincial People's Committee committed, Binh Duong authorities will continue to accompany, facilitate and support power units in the construction of electricity works according to the National Electricity Development Plan for the period of 2011-2020, taking into consideration until 2030 which approved by the Prime Minister. Along with that, departments, agencies and sectors closely coordinate with localities to solve problems related to compensation and ground clearance; shorten the implementation stage of projects and works.
BEGIC - Morning of March 18th, at the Administrative Center of Binh Duong province, Mr. Tran Van Nam - Member of Party Central Committee, Secretary of Provincial Party Committee, Head of Provincial National Assembly Delegation welcomed Sembcorp Group Delegation (Singapore) led by Mr. Neil McGregor – Group President and CEO of Sembcorp Industries.
On behalf of provincial leaders, Secretary of provincial Party Committee Tran Van Nam wished the Delegation achieve a successful business trip in Binh Duong province. He affirmed that, Binh Duong always highly appreciated the cooperation model between Sembcorp Group and Becamex IDC for over the past 20 years. The proof of this successful cooperation is the model of Vietnam - Singapore Industrial Park (VSIP), which has become a symbol of friendship between the governments of Vietnam and Singapore. The brand and success of VSIP are increasingly affirmed and present in many provinces and cities of Vietnam. He said that, Binh Duong is aiming for sustainable development, thus foreign investment attraction is also considered to meet the development requirements of the province. He hoped that, Sembcorp Group will continue to implement new development strategies and models to meet the development requirements of Vietnam generally and Binh Duong province particularly, at the same time affirming VSIP brand in the international market.
Secretary of provincial Party Committee Tran Van Nam welcomes Mr. Neil McGregor
In response to Secretary of Provincial Party Committee Tran Van Nam, Mr. Neil McGregor thanked for the support of Binh Duong provincial authorities for creating a motivation for Sembcorp to constantly develop during the past time. Mr. Neil McGregor said, in the future, the Group will invest in developing real estate projects in urban housing and creating more value-added projects, particularly high technology application, renewable energy sources and clean energy, environmental protection. He strongly believed in the strong development of Sembcorp Group in Binh Duong and Vietnam in the future.
Secretary of provincial Party Committee Tran Van Nam takes photo with Sembcorp Group Delegation
On the same day, at provincial Administrative Center, Mr. Tran Thanh Liem - Deputy Secretary of Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of Provincial People's Committee welcomed Mr. Neil McGregor - Group President and CEO of Sembcorp Industries.
Chairman of Provincial People's Committee Tran Thanh Liem welcomes Mr. Neil McGregor
At the meeting, Chairman of provincial People's Committee Tran Thanh Liem briefly introduced socio-economic development achievements of the province, particularly provincial investment attraction results in 2018 were quite high and basically achieved the objectives of the period 2016-2020. He said that, Singapore ranked 3rd among countries and territories investing in Binh Duong, with 235 projects; at the same time, he emphasized that, in the past years, the cooperation relationship between Singapore and Vietnam has become stronger, thereby creating favorable conditions for investors to invest in the province. VSIP model is highly appreciated in Vietnam and plays an important role in economic development in many provinces and cities. He hoped that, in the coming time, the cooperation between the two countries as well as between Becamex IDC and Sembcorp Group will become better.
Chairman of Provincial People's Committee Tran Thanh Liem takes photo with Sembcorp Group Delegation
On behalf of Sembcorp Group Delegation, Mr. Neil McGregor thanked the province for the warm welcome. He desired that, VSIP model in Binh Duong will continue to develop more successfully. Sharing the development orientation of the Group in the future, he pledged the pilot model will be first applied in Binh Duong.
Accordingly, in 2019, Binh Duong will focus on implementing 11 key projects related to smart logistics; semiconductor factory; training high quality human resources, developing Fablab, Techlab systems in universities, promoting innovation in the community, supporting startup; developing Science and Technology Industrial Park; promoting Lighting LED project; deploying the construction of an enterprise database management software system; developing electronic government system, administrative reform and information technology application in management; promoting Binh Duong's image; organizing international events; developing sustainable programs. The meeting discussed the plan of each unit to implement Smart City Scheme according to the plan of 2019. Through discussion, many projects will be completed this year. Specifically, the Center for Community Initiative and Startup Support is put into operation, 2 Fablab are established and put into operation at Thu Dau Mot University and Vietnam - Singapore Vocational College; completing the enterprise database in Binh Duong province connecting to provincial general database system; issuing enterprise database architecture for Smart City; deploying LED lighting project in Binh Duong new city area. The province will focus on researching and building Science and Technology Industrial Park; studying smart logistics feasibility and railway route to submit to the Government for approval of the project. Particularly, the Executive Board of Smart City Scheme is prepared to organize major events related to Smart City in Binh Duong, promoting international networks, Horasis, WTA, ICF etc.
Conclusion of the meeting, Mr. Mai Hung Dung basically agreed with the implementation plan of Binh Duong Smart City Scheme in 2019. He noted that, the province needs to exploit well relationships with experienced international organizations to assist them in consulting some projects to develop Smart City. Departments, agencies and units focus on implementing proposed projects effectively, especially projects related to semiconductor, regional lighting, e-Government construction. Horasis 2019, in addition to main programs, there should be more initiative programs for students and citizens to participate.
BEGIC - Morning of March 16th, at Binh Duong Water - Environment Joint Stock Company (Biwase), the Closing Ceremony was held and awarded Binh Duong International Women's Cycling Tournament – the 9th Biwase Cup, 2019.
Attending the ceremony were Mr. Dang Minh Hung - Vice Chairman of Provincial People's Committee; leader of Vietnam Bicycle - Motor Sports Federation, departments, agencies, businesses and teams participate in the competition.
Binh Duong International Women's Cycling Tournament – the 9th Biwase Cup 2019 grand opened on March 8th, 2019 with the participation of 16 domestic and international female bicycling teams. The tournament consists of 09 races with the total length of 850 km, going through 07 provinces: Dong Nai, Lam Dong, Khanh Hoa, Ninh Thuan, Binh Thuan, Ba Ria - Vung Tau, Binh Duong.
As a result, the 1st prize went to Japanese team, the 2nd prize went to Samyang, Korea and the 3rd prize went to Biwase Binh Duong.
Provincial leaders, departments, agencies, businesses award the 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes
In the individual award, the 10 best athletes in the race include: Kashiki Shoko (Japan, ranked 1st), Kaneko Hiromi (Japan, ranked 2nd), Tran Thi Kim Anh (Dong Thap lottery, ranked 3rd), Tsubasa Makise (Biwase Binh Duong, ranked 4th), Nguyen Thi Thu Mai (An Giang Loc Troi Group, ranked 5th), Son Eunju (Samyang - Korea, ranked 6th), Nguyen Thi Thi (An Giang Loc Troi Group, ranked 7th), Arianna Fidanza (High Ambition 2020 Inter - Japan, ranked 8th), Dinh Thi Nhu Quynh (Biwase Binh Duong, ranked 9th) and Serene Lee (High Ambition 2020 Inter - Japan, ranked 10th).
Final Golden Shirt (Best achievement racer) belongs to athlete Kashiki Shoko (Japan); Final green shirt (Racer with the best sprint record in every stage) belongs to athlete Jutatip Maneephan (Thailand); Final red shirt (Queen climbing) belongs to athlete Tsubasa Makise (Biwase Binh Duong); Final white shirt (Young prospective athletes) belongs to athlete Nguyen Thi Kim Cuong (Can Tho) and Pink Shirt (Miss of Prize) belongs to athlete Arianna Fidanza (High Ambition 2020 Inter - Japan).
Mr. Dang Minh Hung (middle) - Vice Chairman of Provincial People's Committee and members of Organizing Committee, business representatives award the final title of Golden
Shirt to athlete Kashiki Shoko (Japan)
Awarding the title of Green Shirt
Awarding the title of Red Shirt
Awarding the title of White Shirt
Athlete Arianna Fidanza (High Ambition 2020 Inter - Japan) receiving the title of Miss of Prize
As planned, the target of 2019, Binh Duong will focus on smart industrial and services; further improve Triple helix model; promote connection, international exchange, active participation, maximizing opportunities for cooperation with international networks and organizations of smart cities, science and technology in the world; deploy at least 03 effective projects directly to people and businesses.
To achieve this goal, all levels and sectors will focus on implementing 11 key projects. In particular, developing intelligent logics to create motivation to attract high value-added enterprises, promote business and production; developing semiconductor plants with Back-end stages to attract high-tech investors; focusing on develop high quality human resources; developing science and technology industrial parks; developing sustainable development programs such as clean energy, environmental protection, waste treatment; building hotline, intelligent traffic camera system, applying information technology to Smart City etc.
In particular, in 2019, Binh Duong continued to organize major international events such as the Horasis 2019, the annual creative ideas competition for smart cities. Accordingly, Horasis 2019 is expected to take place from November 24-25, 2019 in Binh Duong New City.
Through reports of agencies and units, Mr. Mai Hung Dung - Standing Vice Chairman of Provincial People's Committee noted, Binh Duong Smart City Office and other agencies and units, based on the registered plan in 2019, focus to effectively implement projects; proactively propose innovative and creative projects to serve Binh Duong Smart City Project, specially information technology application projects for Smart City; promote connection between Binh Duong and international organizations. For the Horasis 2019 event, Vice Chairman basically agreed with the preparation, however, it is necessary to boost propaganda to promote the image of Binh Duong in the international arena.
The provincial People's Committee has just issued a plan to award 2019 Binh Duong Environment Prize.
Accordingly, there are 06 types of prizes: State management on environmental protection; Education, training and communication; Consult, criticize, supervise the implementation of environmental protection policies and laws; Study and apply scientific and technological advances in environmental protection; Prevent and minimize adverse impacts on the environment, overcome incidents, treat pollution, restore and improve the environment; Protect and rationally use natural resources, conserve biodiversity and biosafety; Implement green growth strategy, respond to climate change.
The prizes will be awarded to organizations, individuals and communities with outstanding achievements in environmental protection in Binh Duong province.
Receiving applications for the prize will be ended on April 15, 2019. Place for applying the prize: Binh Duong Department of Environmental Protection, Address: 7th Floor, Tower B, Binh Duong Administrative Center Building; Phone: 0274.3834765, Fax: 0274.3838556.
Natural Resources and Environment Department cooperates with relevant units to implement dissemination and propaganda activities on the award and instructs organizations and individuals to apply the prize before April 15th, 2019; Coordinate with the Department of Home Affairs, propose Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee to consider and decide to award the Prize before May 6th, 2019; to held a ceremony to announce and award the Prize on the occasion of responding to the campaign to make the world cleaner in 2019.
In Binh Duong, with the support of businesses and authorities, the first business incubator model was born, which is Becamex Business Incubator located at Eastern International University (EIU), has been operating in an international model, attracting 9 active technology companies. This is the first step for other exciting activities, developing an innovation startup ecosystem in Binh Duong.
Dr. Nguyen Van Phuc - President of EIU said: "We have put into operation of Business Incubators funded by Becamex IDC Corporation, operating on campus. In particular, the incubator is equipped with startup knowledge, creating an environment to stimulate creativity and innovation. Currently, there are a number of businesses established in this incubator, including businesses of students combined with lecturers and US businesses etc. To develop Engineering Faculty in the direction of both training and function of "Technology incubator", we also invested Lighting Labs; Fablab lab etc. in the Faculty. These laboratories help students inside and outside the school to have equipment to experiment, practice, manipulate experiment, not just "learn in theories". Even businesses that want to research and improve products can come to cooperate and use our labs. EIU expects to provide human resources but also create a startup environment, create a land attracting talented people to practically contribute to "Triple Helix Model" to build Smart City.
One of the typical startup businesses at Becamex Business Incubator, we have to mention Tran Huy Tuong, a 4th year student in finance, but has nearly two years as a CEO of PCBZONEVN Company. Tuong said that although the company is still quite young but PCBZONEVN had first orders, typically, a business has ordered to process motorcycle lights for export with an order value worth 2.7 billion dong. Tuong said that, the pride of establishing a company is not about profitable orders, but it is important that although starting with a very small scale, PCBZONEVN has built a corporate culture and has a professional assignment in the business segments of its company.
Tran Huy Tuong shares about the startup of PCBZONEVN Company (Photo: Xuan An)
Establish a Center for Community Initiative and Startup Support
Following the movement of 2016 and 2017 with 2 Hackathon contests of Binh Duong, in 2018, the units actively organized training courses on startup, innovation for officials and employees, lecturers and students as well as actively organized many competitions on initiatives, startup, towards finding unique ideas and feasible to put into practice or supported opening startups in Binh Duong. In particular, within the framework of the international event to celebrate the 20th anniversary of World Technopolis Association's establishment, Creative ideas for Binh Duong Smart City Contest 2018 has brought great resonance with many bright spots as the first time held at the two bridges of Vietnam and Korea, attracted about 120 participating teams, of which 22 teams from Korea.
Teams compete in the final round of Creative ideas for Binh Duong Smart City Contest 2018
According to Binh Duong Smart City Scheme, one of the action programs to promote startup and innovation in Binh Duong is necessary to create manufacturing labs and technology labs as well as establish a Center for Community initiative and Startup support.
Discussing about this issue, Dr. Nguyen Quoc Cuong - Director of Science and Technology Department of Binh Duong said, the project of establishing Binh Duong Center for Community initiatives and Startup support was approved by Provincial People's Committee. The center will play the initiating role, as the core connection, the first phase will focus on startup training programs, thereby promoting the formation of a startup club, an incubator network at universities, industrial parks and large businesses in the province. At the same time, the Center will connect and develop a network of Fablab and Techlabs, contributing to form a creative community; is a place to study and test community initiatives; is a place to initiate and develop practical labs (Living lab) to effectively implement Binh Duong Smart City Scheme.
The center will also focus on skills training in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM education) to meet the demand of quality human resources for the future. Regularly organize activities and events to attract and call attention of other partners in the startup ecosystem such as investors, venture capital funds, and large businesses in the region and throughout the country, strengthening public-private partnership as well as promote the formation of local venture capital fund. The center is an important link in spreading general development orientation in the province on development and the connection between Binh Duong startup ecosystem with ecosystems in the region and in the world.
Besides forming a strong and sustainable startup ecosystem in Binh Duong, the Center also contributes to increase the number of innovation businesses, science and technology businesses; promote local economic growth in depth on the basis of strengthening the contribution of science and technology; strengthening public-private cooperation, promote the connection between Triple Helix (State - Enterprise - School) in accordance with the development orientation of Binh Duong province at present. Dr. Nguyen Quoc Cuong added, the development orientation of Binh Duong Center for Community Initiatives and Startup Support is to strengthen connectivity in the field of scientific and technological applications under the Triple Helix model; and is a key bridge in forming and developing a unique startup ecosystem of Binh Duong province. Besides, the Center will also be a place to connect business incubators, startup clubs, Fablab, Techlab across the province.
Episode 4: Raising investment attraction
Technology research and development
According to the orientation of Smart City Scheme, the coordination of Triple Helix to promote scientific research is considered as a premise for the sustainable development of the economy - society in the new era. Manufacturing/ technology/ practical las (FabLab/ TechLab/ Living Labs) are the most advanced and effective methods in the world to cultivate innovation, a bridge between businesses and schools. These are open spaces equipped with basic and modern machinery and equipment; is the environment for students, people, businesses, organizations to learn and experience technologies, encourage research and application of science, develop new products and services for the community.
2018 marked the establishment and operation of Fablab, Techlab, Living Lab systems in Binh Duong, typical as Becamex FabLab, Philips EIU lighting lab at Eastern International University (EIU), Biotechnology FabLab and Information technology communication FabLab at Thu Dau Mot University, Electromechanical lab of Vietnam - Singapore Vocational College etc. The province also approved the establishment of Binh Duong general FabLab, which is expected to be completed in the period of 2019-2020. Some locations are planned into practical pilot areas (Living Labs). Typically, we have to mention the Lighting Lab of Philips Lighting Group cooperates with EIU to test smart lighting throughout the campus.
Dr. Nguyen Van Phuc - President of EIU said, Lighting Lab is used in teaching subjects related to lighting techniques, helping students access, grasp and practice modern lighting technologies; it is also a place where lecturers and students of Engineering Faculty study and implement intensive projects and plans related to lighting to apply modern lighting solutions to the reality of Binh Duong Smart City according to Living Lab model such as: Intelligent lighting system, automatically light, control the brightness of light to save electricity etc.
In addition, Lighting Lab is also a destination for businesses wishing to study lighting science and technology; advanced training for engineers of businesses, universities and agencies that need the best knowledge and skills in lighting techniques etc., effectively apply in flexible light usage, reducing industrial production costs, meeting modern market and social requirements.
Students are practicing at the manufacturing lab of Eastern International University
In addition, businesses also promote the establishment of research and development team, encouraging employees to innovate and contribute to the development of the company. Some research centers have been established by typical businesses such as Becamex IDC Corporation, established Research and Development Institute; Viet Nam Technology and Communication Joint Stock Company (VNTT) and Wustech Vietnam Co., Ltd, established a general research and development lab.
Many scientific research projects of units in the province are being boldly experimented and coordinated smoothly between government, enterprises and institutes such as: electric motorbike pilot, set of criteria of the worth-living city for Binh Duong, wastewater monitoring camera, research and manufacture of environmental monitoring, pilot bicycle charging station in public areas, application research projects about robot technology - artificial intelligence etc.
Smart technology applications
Transport, infrastructure, especially information technology infrastructure is the basic foundation for developing Smart City, improving the quality of life for people, creating motivation for production, business, research and development.
Binh Duong Smart City Scheme clearly defines, synchronous and modern information and communication technology (ICT) is an important factor. Particularly, the construction of broadband Internet infrastructure, Big Data Centers (Big Data), high security as well as cloud systems are prerequisites for the deployment of ICT solutions. Therefore, the cooperation between Becamex IDC and NTT EAST Group (Japan) jointly implemented the Binh Duong Smart City Scheme in the field of information technology is a good signal in the implementation of Binh Duong Smart City Scheme.
According to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to implement Binh Duong Smart City Scheme, Becamex IDC and NTT EAST (Japan) cooperate to provide high quality services and telecommunications, information technology to customers in industrial and urban areas in Binh Duong. Including the training of human resources, technology transfer management and operation of telecommunications and information technology systems for Vietnam Technology and Communication Joint Stock Company (VNTT); studying feasible projects in the construction of 2nd data center in Binh Duong, serving industry - service development in the next period. With that attitude, VNTT and NTT Vietnam belong to NTT Group EAST signed a business cooperation agreement to build broadband Internet and ICT solutions for Smart City. NTT Vietnam also signed with EIU to cooperate in research, technology transfer, human resources training in the field of telecommunications - information technology etc.
Mr. Tran Thanh Liem - Deputy Secretary of Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of Provincial People's Committee said that, Becamex IDC Corporation and NTT EAST Group signed a MoU to implement Binh Duong Smart City Scheme with contents suitable to the viewpoint, objectives, orientation of the project, bringing basic advantages to the province in implementing the project as well as joining the WTA. At the same time, this is the legal basis for Becamex IDC Corporation and NTT EAST Group to coordinate with the Steering Committee and the Executive Board of Smart City Scheme to build a synchronous, inter-connected and multi-dimensional connection framework of architecture and information technology - communication infrastructure with services, infrastructure of information network, ensuring solutions for information technology, serving the process of shaping and developing Binh Duong smart urban.
VNTT signs MoU with NTT EAST
Relating to the transport sector, the province has collaborated with partners to implement the modern Becamex Tokyu bus system using clean fuels; research to improve the quality of public passenger transport by buses in the period 2018-2020; automatic toll road on Highway 13; pilot automatic weighing station and intelligent traffic camera system at some main roads in the province; electric system at intersections with traffic lights etc. Many energy efficient, smart LED lighting and energy saving projects have been implemented by the authorities and businesses in the province. Typically, installing LED lighting systems in Di An, put into operation of more than 6,000 smart LED bulbs in New city, My Phuoc - Tan Van route and industrial parks.
The solar power project in the province is also starting with active participation of government, businesses and international partners, in the future, it will provide stable and sustainable energy to save costs and ensure energy in production for businesses and people.
Binh Duong Smart City Scheme: Episode 3: Building the innovative startup system
BEGIC - In the afternoon of March 15th, 2019, at Binh Duong People's Committee hall, with the authorization of Binh Duong Provincial People's Committee, Mr. Le Phu Hoa, Director of Department of Foreign Affairs received Mr. Chung Wen Cheng, Director General of Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in Ho Chi Minh City in his courtesy call to Binh Duong province.
Participants were leaders from Department of Planning and Investment, Binh Duong Industrial Zones Authority, the Office of Provincial People's Committee and government officials of related departments.
At the working session, Director General Chung Wen Cheng shared that Taiwanese investment in ASEAN countries counts for $90 billion. Viet Nam accounts one third of total investment. In Viet Nam, Taiwanese investor is ranked the fourth foreign investor with $31.5 billion with about 2,500 enterprises. Mr. Chung expressed his sincere thanks to Binh Duong leaders, departments and agencies for their support to Taiwanese businesses operating in Binh Duong province. At the same time, he suggested that Binh Duong province should pay more attention to the infrastructure in education, healthcare and services for foreign experts working and living in the province.
Mr. Le Phu Hoa, Director of Department of Foreign Affairs received Mr. Chung Wen Cheng, Director General of Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in Ho Chi Minh City
With the authorization of Binh Duong Provincial People's Committee, Mr. Le Phu Hoa sent the warm welcome and thanks to Director General of TECO in Ho Chi Minh City Chung Wen Cheng for their visit and information sharing. He briefed general socio economic development of Binh Duong and stressed that Taiwan investor is the biggest foreign investor among 64 countries and territories in Binh Duong province with more than 800 projects with total capital of $5.3 billion, specialized in textile and garment, furniture, etc.
Mr. Hoa appreciated the business operation of Taiwanese companies especially the close cooperation of Taiwanese Business Association in Binh Duong province with its bridge role among enterprises and local authorities. Binh Duong province annually host the dialogues conferences with enterprises to promptly resolve their difficulties, obstacles in doing business. Binh Duong aothorities commits to accompany the businesses to support them. Besides that, Binh Duong will improve its infrastructure, investment environment to attract more investment to Binh Duong province.
BEGIC - With the authorization
of Binh Duong Provincial People’s Committee, in the morning of 13 March 2019, at
the meeting room of Binh Duong Department of Transport (DOT), Mr. Tran Ba Luan
– Director of DOT has received the delegation of Board of
Audit of Japan led by Mr. Tomoaki Kanazawa – First Bureau, Foreign Affairs
Audit Division, Board of Audit of Japan in the working trip to Binh Duong
At the working session,
the two sides have clearly exchanges opinions, ideas relating to the Project
for Enhancing Management Capacity of Transport System focused on Public
Transport in Binh Duong province. The Project was carried out from April 2015
to August 2018. The overall goal is to enhance public transport system in the
province with the project purpose of strengthen the institutional capacity of
policy development and implementation on the public transport system
development of Binh Duong province.
Several outputs of the above
mentioned Project have been clearly identified during the meeting. The first
achievement of the project is that Binh Duong DOT has gradually improved the
bus system, with good design of bus network, appropriate operation plan, improved
operation management and planning fleet investment. The second output concerns
the Bus Pilot Projects. Binh Duong has introduced punctual bus operation with
time table along the pilot project bus routes; introduced IC-Card System on
pilot project bus routes as well as monitored attitude of bus drivers and
conductors toward passengers (yet manual for bus driver was made to improve
service to passengers). During the
project, mobility management activities have been carried out. Mobility
Management workshops for admin, university students, residents, officers,
elementary school children in Binh Duong New city were successfully conducted.
And finally, with the Park & Ride Pilot Project, 3 locations of Park &
Ride have been implemented at (1) Becamex Tower, (2) at Phu Loi – Le Thi Trung,
and (3) at Provincial Library to make it more convenient for bus users.
Becamex Tower Park & Ride for bus users
The DOT confirmed that
through the project activities, DOT and relevant agencies have improved their knowledge
on: bus network improvement, development of bus timetable, bus IC card system,
planning and operation of Park and Ride, and mobility management. Furthermore,
based on the suggestions from the project, “Bus Service Improvement Plan 2018-2020
period” was developed but DOT and approved in July 2018 by Binh Duong
Provincial People’s Committee. The above plan includes all knowledge learned
from JICA projects to improve the bus service, including investment in
technical infrastructure for public transport such as installation of bus
stops, paint marking and information signs, supporting local bus company with
soft loans for investment in bus vehicles, subsidy for monthly commuting pass
for passengers, subsidy for parking fee at terminal, subsidy for bus operation
on 3 new bus routes, etc. The DOT will continue to implement pilot project to other
local wards in Binh Duong province to encourage people to join buses in the
Knowing that the
Project has been successfully implemented in Binh Duong province, and
specifically for the Kaze Bus (Becamex Tokyu Bus), there is a light increasing
of bus users due to its good service and convenient, Mr. Tomoaki Kanazawa
expressed his congratulation for the project and confirmed that the Japan’s
side, including Japan International Cooperation Agency Vietnam Office will
continue to support these projects for enhancing public transport in Binh Duong
province in the time to come, especially the “Bus Service Improvement Plan 2018-2020
period”. Right after the working session, the Delegation has taken the Kaze bus
to experience the service provided by Becamex Tokyu Bus.
BEGIC - Afternoon of March 8th, at Binh Duong province Administrative Center, Mr. Tran Thanh Liem - Deputy Secretary of Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of Provincial People's Committee welcomed and worked with H.E. Eric van Oosterhout - new Mayor of Emmen Municipality (Netherlands). Attending were Mr. Nguyen Van Hung - Member of Provincial Standing Committee, General Director of Becamex IDC, and leaders of departments and sectors.
On behalf of provincial leaders, Chairman of Provincial People's Committee Tran Thanh Liem thanked the attention of the Mayor and the delegation for visiting Binh Duong. Introducing the province's socio-economic development in the past 20 years, Chairman of provincial People's Committee said, Binh Duong is the first province in the country to be recognized as a province with no poor households according to national criteria and the province has issued its own poverty line. The province's goal is to develop industrial production - urban - services, improve living standards of the people, not to let the big difference gap between urban and rural people. During the development process of the province, provincial leaders always pay attention to sustainable development. In the coming time, the province will continue to attract high-tech investment and modern technology to reduce the risk of affecting people's living environment.
Chairman of provincial People's Committee stressed that, Binh Duong and Emmen Municipality have many years of cooperation, support and assistance of Emmen Municipality for the development of the province. Chairman of the province wished that, in the coming time, with the tradition of cooperation, the two sides will become better, facilitates each other to develop, especially the cooperation in building Smart City.
The Mayor H.E. Eric van Oosterhout thanked the provincial Chairman for sharing his sincerity, as well as the orientation for future cooperation. At the same time expressed confidence in 2019, the two sides will prosper in cooperation.
Provincial leaders take picture with the Delegation
BEGIC - Morning of March 8th, at the Provincial Convention and Exhibition Center, Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism in collaboration with Binh Duong Radio and Television Station, Binh Duong Water - Environment Joint Stock Company (Biwase) held the opening ceremony of Binh Duong International Women's Cycling Tournament - the 9th Biwase Cup 2019.
Attending the ceremony were Mr. Le Huu Phuoc - Member of the Provincial Standing Committee, Head of Provincial Propaganda and Training Commission; Mr. Dang Minh Hung - Vice Chairman of Provincial People's Committee; leader of Vietnam Bicycle - Motorbike Federation and departments, agencies in Binh Duong province.
Binh Duong International Women's Cycling Tournament – the 9th Biwase Cup 2019 brings together 90 athletes of 09 women's bicycle teams in strong domestic bicycle clubs and 07 teams from countries: Japan, Korea, Thailand, Malaysia, Philippines and Australia. This year, the tournament has a long and diverse route with 09 races, total length of 850 km going through 07 provinces and cities in the South East, Central Highlands, conquering the dangerous passes: Bao Loc Pass, Prenn Pass, Cu Hin Pass, Vinh Hy Pass etc. The tournament takes place from March 8 to March 16, 2019. The prize includes 05 most prestigious final shirts from yellow shirt, blue shirt, red shirt for climbing queen, pink shirt for Miss, and white shirt for promising young athletes with the best performance.
Mr. Le Huu Phuoc (2nd from right) - Member of Provincial Standing Committee, Head of Provincial Propaganda and Training Commission and Mr. Dang Minh Hung(2nd from left) - Vice Chairman of Provincial People's Committee present flowers to sponsors
Mr. Dang Minh Hung - Vice Chairman of Provincial People's Committee hands the tournament flag to Organizing Committee
Binh Duong International Women's Cycling Tournament - Biwase Cup is a traditional race in the national competition system for women, is a good opportunity for Vietnamese female bicycle athletes to be rubbed with strong opponents from countries. Thereby, improving qualifications and professional experience to prepare national bicycle racing events in 2019 and international tournaments
Mr. Dang Minh Hung - Vice Chairman of Provincial People's Committee present flowers to athletes
Speaking at the ceremony, Vice Chairman of provincial People's Committee Dang Minh Hung evaluated, through 08 times of organization, Binh Duong International Women's Cycling Tournament - Biwase Cup was successful and left a deep impression, creating a playground and a premise for athletes from provinces and cities in the whole country generally and Binh Duong particularly to achieve high achievements in the national and regional arenas. Following the success achieved, this award is an important event to start a new season of Vietnam's cycling in 2019; this is also a meaningful gift for female bicycle athletes to celebrate the International Women's Day - March 8th. The Vice Chairman of Provincial People's Committee wished the athletes to have a good performance and a successful Tournament.
After the opening ceremony, athletes entered 1st competition route around Binh Duong New City with a distance of 66km.
Athletes compete in the 1st competition route of Binh Duong International Women's Cycling Tournament – the 9th Biwase Cup 2019
BEGIC - Afternoon
of March 6th, in Vietnam - Singapore Industrial Park II-A (Tan Binh
commune, Bac Tan Uyen district), India's Tata Group held the grand opening
ceremony of a coffee plant in Vietnam.
the meeting were Mr. Tran Van Nam - Member of Party Central Committee,
Secretary of Provincial Party Committee, Head of provincial National Assembly Delegation;
Mr. Tran Thanh Liem - Deputy Secretary of Provincial Party Committee, Chairman
of Provincial People's Committee; Ambassador of India to Viet Nam, Indian
Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City; Vietnam Coffee
Association and customer partners.
Provincial leaders attend the ceremony
is a plant producing cold-drying coffee, with a capacity of
5,000 tons/year, built on an area of 80,000m2 in Vietnam Industrial
Park - Singapore II-A, with a total investment of more than US$65
million providing instant coffee products to the global market.
Tata Coffee Vietnam Co., Ltd. belongs to Tata Group, the
largest multidisciplinary business group in India with annual revenues of over
US$109 billion. It is also one of the largest growers,
processors, exporters of instant coffee in India. Currently,
Tata products have been exported to more than 40 countries around the world.
On behalf of provincial leaders, Mr. Tran Thanh Liem
(left) - Deputy Secretary of Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of Provincial
People's Committee presents flower to congratulate Tata Coffee Vietnam Co., Ltd.
behalf of Binh Duong provincial leaders, Mr. Tran Thanh Liem - Chairman of
Provincial People's Committee highly appreciated the investment project of Tata
Group in Binh Duong. He believed that, Tata Coffee Vietnam
will operate stable soon; providing quality products with
high competitiveness in domestic and international markets; contribute
to promoting Vietnam's coffee industry to grow stronger. Chairman
of provincial People's Committee also wished in the future, Tata
Group and Tata Coffee Vietnam will continue to choose Binh Duong to invest and
expand business production; actively introduce more businesses,
especially investors from India to Binh Duong to participate in investment and
Leaders of Binh Duong province, Tata Coffee Vietnam Co.,
Ltd. and delegates perform coffee beans breaking for coffee plant’s grand
opening in Vietnam
The program is considered as the new development strategy of Binh Duong province to 2021 aiming to bring in reality the five breakthrough programs of Binh Duong Party Committee in the term of 2016 - 2020: Improving the human resource, building the modern civilized urban, developing high quality service and hi-tech industry, promoting all resources to develop and publicizing the Binh Duong brand name to the world.
Besides the socio-economic growth, Binh Duong authorities early are aware of challenges including the growing demand on high quality manpower, technology, logistics, finance, taxes, management, and regulations in the global integration. Meanwhile, Binh Duong economy depends principally on rational production with the low added value products, intensive labour, and environmental pollution. Binh Duong needs to transform the rational production to the modern manufacturing meeting the demands of its businesses and citizens. Therefore, the province has to set up all preparations for its sustainable development by applying advanced technologies, keeping the FDI attraction advantages, raising economic growth and improving the citizens' life.
"Triple Helix" Model is the key to build smart city
The province promotes all domestic and international resources including the new value of the global and regional economy to successfully build the Binh Duong Smart City towards to the service economy, hi-tech production, creating the dynamic, innovative, connective ecosystem, be adaptable to the world changing towards to the smart urban meeting the requests of businesses and people. People and knowledge are centered; connection, cooperation are the motto to develop. Binh Duong's breakthrough program 2021 is divided into four domains: "People",
"Technology", "Business" and "Basics" and includes 46 action plans which are flexible in certain time based on the Project. Binh Duong Smart Region is planned including the South of the province in which Binh Duong New City is the core of development.
Binh Duong New City - the core of Binh Duong Smart City development
Learning from Eindhoven City (Netherlands), Triple Helix is a close cooperation between governments, research institutions and companies -
and is flexibly connected to other regions. Governments have a leading role, while businesses and research institutions have roles according to their expertise. This model allows many parties to join, share knowledge, create a long-term vision and appropriate strategies and action plans to lead Binh Duong towards proactive and creative development in the future.
Deployment the Binh Duong Navigator 2021
Aiming to successfully implement the Binh Duong Navigator 2021, Binh Duong People's Committee approved the Decision No. 3457/QD-UBND dated December 12th, 2016 on promulgating its organization mechanism in which Secretary of Party Committee – Head of Steering Board, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee – Chairman of Advisory Council, Standing Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee – Head of the Executive Board in charge of Binh Duong Smart City Office expressing the strong determination of the whole Binh Duong authorities in the deployment of Binh Duong Smart City Program. Boards, Council and projects are operated based on the regulation of the close cooperation within Triple Helix in collaboration with international partners.
According to Mr. Nguyen Van Hung – CEO of Becamex IDC, Binh Duong Smart City Program mechanism being in operation is the base to accelerate the smart city Program implementation improving the citizens 'life and helping Binh Duong to join the International Intelligent Community (ICF) .
Launching the Steering Committee, Advisory Council and Executive Board of Binh Duong Smart City
In recent years, to raise awareness of Binh Duong Smart City project as well as create collective strength in the whole system, the Executive Board of Binh Duong Smart city has made many reports and gave trainings for many units such as people's committee and units under Thu Dau Mot authority, media agencies, Youth Union, officials and teachers of of high schools, junior high schools, vocational colleges and universities ... At the same time, they also shared with the provinces that interested in building smart city such as Thua Thien Hue, Ba Ria - Vung Tau.
Mr. Mai Hung Dung - Standing Vice Chairman of the provincial People's Committee said that Binh Duong Navigator 2021 was an important content which defined development directions, assignments and commitments under specific action programs to build Binh Duong smart city with international scale in science - technology and economy related to innovation, service and high-tech production. Binh Duong Smart City Project will inherit the development orientations selected by the provincial goverment and create favorable conditions to upgrade the provincial breakthrough programs; at the same time mobilize more resources both home and abroad through applying the best experiences of advanced countries in the world. In recent years the socio-economic development strategy through the Binh Duong smart city scheme has made an international reputation and important breakthroughs, welcomed the "Industrial 4.0" trend, which was highly appreciated by many prestigious organizations in the world.
Episode 2 - Technology development to meet the trend of "Industrial Revolution 4.0"
TTĐT - Horasis will convene the 2019 Horasis Asia Meeting in Binh Duong New City, Vietnam, over 24-25 November. The event is co-hosted by Binh Duong Province, Becamex IDC Corp. and VSIP Group. The Horasis Asia Meeting will bring together over 500 of the foremost business and political leaders from across Asia and the world.
Delegates will discuss how to shape the path forward through Asia’s big transitions and how to adopt innovation to build towards a resilient Asia. This year, Vietnam plays again host to the Horasis Asia Meeting. The country aims to become an export economy that can grow fast and provide more jobs with higher income for the people of Vietnam and the whole of Asia.
The annual Horasis Asia Meeting is Asia’s premier gathering of the region’s most senior leaders from business and government. The meeting is poised to be the ideal platform to explore and advance regional cooperation, impact investing and sustainable growth. The location of the meeting rotates annually and recently has been held in Bangkok, Thailand (2016), Kolkata, India (2017) and Binh Duong New City, Vietnam (2018). With this meeting Horasis aims to present a systemic view of activities affecting the drivers of Asia’s economic success and how Asian businesses interact regionally as well as globally.
Horasis – a global visions community
committed to inspiring our future – provides a unique platform for
companies from emerging and developed markets to globalize their
organisations. In addition to the Horasis Asia Meeting, Horasis hosts
the annual Horasis Global Meeting, Horasis China Meeting, Horasis India
Meeting, as well as the annual gatherings of the Horasis Visionary
BEGIC - Morning of February 28th, at Binh Duong Provincial Administrative Center, Mr. Tran Van Nam - Member of Party Central Committee, Secretary of Provincial Party Committee, Head of Provincial National Assembly Delegation and Mr. Tran Thanh Liem - Deputy Secretary of Provincial Party Committee and Chairman of Provincial People's Committee chaired the decisions on cadre work.
The provincial leader has given the decision to retire according to the regime from March 1st, 2019 for Mr. Nguyen Thanh Liem - Chairman of provincial Vietnam Fatherland Front; Mr. Le Van Rum – Secretary of provincial Party Committee of Centrally-run Department Sector; Mrs. Nguyen Thi Thanh Van - Standing Deputy Head of Provincial Party Commission for Propaganda and Training; Mr. Le Nhat Nam - Deputy Director of Education and Training Department; Mr. Le Hong Quan - Deputy Director of Home Affairs Department. At the same time, handed the decision to receive Mr. Nguyen Van Minh - Deputy Head of Provincial Party Organization Commission to work at Home Affairs Department and hold the position as Director of Home Affairs Department; appointed Mr. Huynh Pham Tuan Anh - Head of Urban and Technical Infrastructure Development Division, Construction Department to hold the position of Deputy Director of Construction Department; mobilized Mr. Le Van Thai - Head of Culture - Social Division, Provincial People's Committee Office to hold the position as Deputy Director of Culture, Sports and Tourism Department.
Mr. Tran Van Nam - Member of Party Central Committee, Secretary of Provincial Party Committee, Head of Provincial National Assembly Delegation speaks at the decision meeting
On behalf of provincial leaders, Mr. Tran Van Nam - Secretary of Provincial Party Committee respectfully acknowledged the contributions and dedication of retired cadres for the construction and development of province over the years. He wished his comrades strong health and wished that, they would continue to participate in movement activities after retirement, positively contributing to the work of ensuring political security, social order and safety in residence, which is a good example for children to follow. The provincial Party Secretary congratulated and expected the mobilized and appointed comrades to early access to new jobs, actively study and learn to inherit and promote the results achieved, at the same time, develop new solutions and ideas that contribute to the civilization and modern development of Binh Duong.
Mr. Tran Van Nam (right) - Member of Party Central Committee, Secretary of Provincial Party Committee, Head of Provincial National Assembly Delegation and Mr. Tran Thanh Liem (left) - Deputy Secretary of Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of Provincial People's Committee hand decision and flowers to retired comrades
Mr. Tran Van Nam (right) - Member of Party Central Committee, Secretary of Provincial Party Committee, Head of Provincial National Assembly Delegation and Mr. Tran Thanh Liem (left) - Deputy Secretary of Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of Provincial People's Committee hand decision and flowers to mobilized and appointed comrades
BEGIC - Afternoon of March 4th, at Binh Duong Provincial Administrative Center, Mr. Mai Hung Dung - Member of Provincial Standing Committee, Standing Vice Chairman of Provincial People's Committee chaired the meeting with Delegation of Ministry of Home Affairs of Cambodia by Mr. Buon Heng - Director of Administration Department, Ministry of Home Affairs of Cambodia as Head of the Delegation, to exchange and learn about experiences of providing one-stop service (OSS) at Binh Duong Provincial Administrative Center.
At the meeting, Mr. Buon Heng - Director of Administration Department, Ministry of Home Affairs thanked the warm reception of Binh Duong provincial leaders. He said that, from July 2018, Cambodia began implementing the OSS mechanism to provide administrative services, which creates convenience for people and businesses, at the same time, creates a professional working style for cadres and civil servants, contributing to reducing negativity and corruption in the state apparatus. However, due to new implementation, there are still many difficulties and shortcomings. He highly appreciated the implementation of the OSS mechanism in Vietnam, including Binh Duong province. During this working visit, the delegation wished to exchange and learn experiences of Binh Duong province in the implementation of OSS mechanism. Especially, the arrangement of OSS mechanism at provincial and district levels; forms of service provision in OSS; types of administrative procedures at each level; coordination among levels in settling administrative procedures; quality assessment standards for administrative procedures; policies to encourage officials to implement OSS mechanism; system for receiving evaluation information, feedback and handling etc. On that basis, the delegation will absorb and synthesize to have effective implementation plan in Cambodia.
Mr. Mai Hung Dung - Member of Provincial Standing Committee, Standing Vice Chairman of Provincial People's Committee speaks at the meeting
Mr. Mai Hung Dung – Standing Vice Chairman of Provincial People's Committee gave a brief introduction to the delegation about socio-economic situation of Binh Duong province. He stressed, promoting the implementation of administrative reform tasks, quickly and effectively solving administrative problems is a special task of Provincial Party Committee and People's Committee of Binh Duong province. Through practical implementation of OSS mechanism in the area, the province has contributed to a fundamental change in the relationship between the administration and the people and organizations in the direction of serving the administration. He hoped that, the shared experiences at the meeting would help in implementing OSS mechanism in Cambodia.
People procedures at OSS, Public Administration Center of Binh Duong province
In Binh Duong, the organization of Public Administration Center model is the focal point of connection, ensuring material conditions and technical infrastructure for specialized agencies to guide and receive administrative procedures, creating a harmonious coordination between agencies and units in settling administrative procedures. 100% of administrative procedures are carried out according to OSS mechanism. The result of settling administrative complaints on time is about 97%, the rate of late appointment and supplement is controlled. The settlement results are updated regularly, openly and transparently. The organization of receiving and returning the results according to OSS mechanism is unified from district to commune has created a uniform, synchronous, effective and efficient management model, better serving the needs of people and businesses; At the same time, creating a professional and modern style for cadres, civil servants and officials in handling administrative procedures.
Attending were Mr. Dang Minh Hung - Vice Chairman of Provincial People's Committee; leaders of provincial departments, agencies, unions and domestic and foreign experts, scientists.
Mr. Dang Minh Hung - Vice Chairman of Provincial People's Committee speaks at the conference
Speaking at the conference, Mr. Dang Minh Hung - Vice Chairman of Provincial People's Committee said, the conference is an opportunity for experts and scientists to share, introduce valuable experiences, good solutions in developing the foundation of information technology (IT), serving the construction of smart urban areas, helping Binh Duong to search, develop appropriate models to be able to deploy the application in the province. The Vice Chairman of Provincial People's Committee hoped that, experts and scientists would continue to study the current situation and specific conditions of the province to have specific and practical advice to contribute to the successful implementation for the construction of Binh Duong Smart City Scheme.
Specialist shares solutions to build Binh Duong Smart City
The overview of conference
At the conference, experts discussed and shared architectural development solutions for Binh Duong Smart City. According to experts, building smart urban is a trend that has been successfully implemented by many cities around the world recently. The strong development of IT with new capabilities brought by technology such as: Cloud computing; online connection and measurement; large-scale data processing; identification; digital technology, mobile, Internet of Things (IoT) etc. has been helping urban managers to develop new strategies to optimize the use of resources and energy, improve the ability to respond and cope with challenges, improve the ability to respond and cope with challenges, coordinate to timely solve problems on a larger scale. Experts have pointed out the successful model of some smart cities in the world such as Korea, which has successfully used architecture Smart City. For Binh Duong, Binh Duong Smart City Construction Scheme is a very important foundation to implement the steps to build Smart City. Building smart city is important to integrate and share data. At the same time, it is necessary to solve problems raised for developed countries in transportation, health, environmental protection, education etc.
BEGIC - The document of regulating and strengthening the tasks of giving feedbacks to people and enterprises has been released by Binh Duong provincial People's Committee.
Accordingly, organizations and localities are urged to promptly reply people's and enterprises' petitions. Chairman of provincial People's Committee assigned organizations and localities to be responsible for this task
Top leader of organizations and localities are urged to implement strictly this task to reply people's and enterprises; petitions on mechanism, policies and administrative procedures.
Cadres who are in charge of paper work are assigned to receive the petitions sent to by the Office of provincial People's Committee.
BEGIC - Binh Duong provincial People's Committee has promulgated the procedure of risk management and the Risk Identification Code of Business Supervision for enterprises in Binh Duong province.
Accordingly, the Risk Identification Code of Business Supervision for enterprises in Binh Duong province includes 7 steps. Basically, the provincial Department of Statistics and Planning is in charge of accumulating the set of criteria for risk identification and appropriate solutions to submit to provincial People's Committee for approval. The accumulated information will be analyzed and compared with data of the Risk Identification Code of Business Supervision for enterprises to classify the levels of risks. Then, the plan of inspection will be set out and related organizations will cooperate to deal with issues of enterprises. After all, the Risk Identification Code of Business Supervision for enterprises will be refined and supplemented if necessary.
The current Risk Identification Code of Business Supervision for enterprises in Binh Duong province has 18 criteria.
The procedure of risk management and the Risk Identification Code of Business Supervision
BEGIC - The Ministry of Investment and Planning cooperated with Binh Duong province to organize the consultative conference on February 14 to discuss orientations towards refining mechanisms and policies on foreign direct investment (FDI) in the new context. Vuong Dinh Hue, Member of Politburo, Deputy Prime Minister chaired the conference.
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue spoke at the conference
Addressing the conference, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue affirmed that over 30 years, the efficiency of using and luring FDI has proved Viet Nam's renovation and integration successful. By the end of 2018, 27,353 FDI projects from 130 countries and territories have been in operation over the country. The total investment capital reached USD 340.1 billon. The amount of USD 191 billion has been invested. All localities have FDI projects and the provinces of south-eastern region occupied 43/6% of the total registered capital.
The Deputy PM said FDI is the important source of capital for social development and economic structure shifting. It also takes the key role in export and helps Viet Nam to step by step join in the production and global value chain network, to transfer technologies in some sector and fields, to develop subsidy industries, to contribute to the state budget, to support the balance of payment, to stabilize the economy and solve the unemployment issues, to shift the career structure and develop the manpower quality and to become the motivation of development.
FDI is also considered the dynamic resource that boost refining economic mechanisms, investment and business climate in appropriate with market economies and international practices, remarkably contributing to raising the position of the nation. In the initial stage, FDI has helped Viet Nam to improve and enlarge its international relations, to overcome difficulties and to normalize the relationship with other countries.
However, the luring and using of FDI have exposed certain limits and shortcomings including the technology transfer from FDI projects, FDI luring for infrastructure and agriculture, environment protection in some FDI projects. The Deputy PM stressed that in the new context Viet Nam is required to refine mechanism and policies; to re-set the targets and orientations for luring and using the FDI; to connect FDI with the strategies of socio-economic development from 2021 to 2030. He expected delegates to the conference basing on analyzing the situation, the trend of industrial revolution 4.0 would contribute specific suggestions, targets and orientations that help Government to refine mechanism and policies to lure FDI in coming time. The Ministry of Planning and Investment was in charge of complete the scheme on FDI attraction to submit to Government and Politburo for consideration.
Delegates at the conference
Leaders of provincial People's Committee of neighboring provinces and cities, representatives of international organizations, FDI businesses…contributed ideas on experiences to lure FDI for services and hi-tech fields in the context of new FTA, solutions and policies to boost FDI attraction from multi-national corporate, development of supporting industries, reinforcement of the link between FDI and domestic enterprises, challenges and suggestions on refining the investment laws and other related issues.
With his speech on "Roles of FDI upon industrial development in connection with smart urban development in Binh Duong", Chairman of Binh Duong provincial People's Committee Tran Thanh Liem revealed that Binh Duong has lured over 3,500 FDI projects from 64 countries and territories with the total registered capital of over USD 32 billion, ranking third about FDI attraction nationwide. In 2018, FDI businesses contributed more than 49.6% of the total investment and nearly 20% into the state budget of the locality, boosting the GRDP up to VND 130.3 million/person.
Chairman of provincial People's Committee Tran Thanh Liem addressed his speech at the conference
From the achievements in industrial development and resources from FDI, the adaptation to the Industrial Revolution version 4.0, in 2016, Binh Duong took its steps to new model of development, boosted FDI attraction, and created new motivations for sustainable development by launching the project: "Smart city of Binh Duong" which followed the experiences of Eindhoven city of Netherlands. Binh Duong also took drastic actions to renew the tasks of FDI lure for the 2016 – 20120 which focused on attracting potential partners, large corporate, to reinforce at he same time traditional markets, to call for FDI into environmentally friendly high-valued and hi-tech fields, to attract FDI project into available IPs, to drive FDI lure into supporting industries, and to join in the global value chains of multi-national corporate.
The strategies to leap forward, refine FDI lure, and develop smart city have brought Binh Duong with active influences on international stage. In 2018, Binh Duong was admitted to Smart21 by ICF and officially became member of WTA (World Technopolis Association). The province also successfully held 2 international conferences including the Global Innovation Forum to celebrate the 20th anniversary of WTA and the Asian Economic Forum, Horasis. All of the achievements have asserted the position of Binh Duong, opened new era with the trend of connection and cooperation between domestic localities and others abroad, created favorable conditions for businesses to approach new technologies, consolidated belief of investors, facilitated the tasks of FDI attraction with higher efficiency.
On this conference, Binh Duong granted investment certificates to 3 FDI projects capitalized at USD 175.8 million.
Deputy PM Vuong Dinh Hue (sixth from right) and leaders of ministries, sectors, Secretary of Binh Duong provincial Party Committee Tran Van Nam (eighth from right) witnessed the granting of investment certificates to businesses
BEGIC - Vuong Dinh Hue, Deputy Prime Minister, Member of Politburo worked with Binh Duong on its socio-economic situation, national defense and security in 2018. Leaders of certain ministries and Central sectors attended the working session.
Tran Van Nam, Member of The Party Central Committee, Secretary of Binh Duong Party Committee, Head of National Assembly Delegation of Binh Duong province; Tran Thanh Liem, Deputy Secretary of Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of Provincial People's Committee; and leaders of provincial departments received and worked with the delegation.
Chairman of Provincial People's Committee Tran Thanh Liem reported Deputy Prime Minister the socio-economic situation. In 2018, Binh Duong made active progress on different fields. People's living standards were improved. Social order and security was maintained. 27 over 29 key socio-economic targets were reached and exceeded.
Chairman of Provincial People's Committee Tran Thanh Liem reported Deputy Prime Minister the 2018 socio-economic situation
Last year, Binh Duong successfully held national and international events, including: the 20th anniversary of WTA, Asian Forum Horasis 2018, Military Practice and Defense. Binh Duong was also elected one of the 21 countries with strategies to develop smart city by ICF and officially admitted member of ICF and WTA.
During 2019 Lunar New Year, Binh Duong organized different activities to celebrate the establishment of Party and to welcome New Year. Many activities were organized to take care of people's lives on Tet Holidays.
At the working session, suggestions were proposed to Government and Ministry of Transport. Accordingly, Binh Duong expected functional sectors have much attention to developing the link of Southern Key Economic Area, boosting the railway projects, accomplishing the upgrading of Binh Loi bridge, dredging Dong Nai river…Binh Duong leaders also urged Government to allocate investment for key transportation projects such as Bach Dang bridge 2, Thu Thiem – Dat Cuoc road. The suggestion of Minh Long 1 Company to have tax priority was also mentioned at the session.
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue concluded the working session
Concluding the working session, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue highly evaluated and congratulated Binh Duong for its achievements in socio-economic development last year. He expected that Binh Duong would continue to contribute ideas to Government improve the constitutional policies on FDI attraction, infrastructure development, policies for urban and dynamic economic zone development, new rural development. He said Binh Duong would continue its administrative reform, implement policies for the beneficiaries, raising the quality of health insurance and rural development. In terms of proposals by the province, he urged functional sectors and organizations to solve problems for projects and have suitable plans for the suggestion of Minh Long 1 about tax priority.
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue (left) presented souvenirs to Tran Van Nam, Secretary of Binh Duong Party Committee
On behalf of provincial People's Council, People's Committee, Fatherland Front Committee, I warmly extended the best seasonal greetings and wishes to all Vietnamese people at home and abroad, comrades; as well as cadre, soldiers and business community in the province on the occasion of the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet).
Despite of difficulties and challenges in 2018, Binh Duong province has successfully maintained its economic growth rate and gained good achievements in various fields thanks to the drastic determination and concerted efforts of sectors, business community and entire local people. 27/29 key targets have been obtained and exceeded.
In 2018, Binh Duong recorded an increase of 8.6% in GRDP. The Per capita income was VND 130.8 million. The economic structure of the province shifted in the direction of increasing the volume of industrial production and services with the industrial development index up by 9.79%. The export turnover made high growth rate and reached USD 25.258 billion, increasing by 15.6%. The import turnover hit USD 20.500 million, increasing by 18.6%. Trade surplus obtained by USD 4.7 billion. VND 50,373 billion was collected into the state budget which was approximate to the set target by the Government, up by 9% against 2017.
By releasing numerous measures to improve the business climate, Binh Duong was ranked third nationawide in term of FDI attraction with 36,541 domestic enterprises and 3,523 FDI businnesses capitalized at VND 300,978 billion and USD 32.3 billion respectively by the end of 2018..
The tasks of urban planning and developing received much concerns from relevant sectors.The project of Binh Duong Smart City was brought into full deployment. In 2018, Binh Duong was admitted into Smart21 and officially became member of WTA (World Technopolis Association). Binh Duong also successfully hosted the celebration of 20th anniversary of WTA and Asia Economic Forum (Horasis). These important events were considered dynamic motivations that empowered the position of Binh Duong to realise its plan of smart city development and internaional integration for sustainable development.
Also last year, with concerted efforts to overcome challanges for economic growth, Binh Duong focused all resources to develop its socio- cultural fields by releasing and applying efficiently social welfare policies, improving basically lives of the beneficiaries, the needy people and labourers.
For social order and security in 2018, sectors and functional branches of all levels brought into full play their prompt and proactive roles that helped maintain the situation in the locality, contributing to consolidating belief of people and enterprises. Party building and building of political system attained active achievements. The key task was to implement the Resolution of the Party to innovate, renew and rearrange the apperatus to work effectively and, efficiently for the development of Binh Duong in the coming time.
We are proud of what have been achieved in 2018. On behalf of provincial leaders, I applauded and praised the efforts and devotion of organizations of party, government and enntire local people, military units and businness community in the locality. I expressed sincere thanks to Government, Ministries, domestic and international organizations...for their practical concerns and prompt supports.
On the entrance to 2019, which is of paramount importance for the completion of 2016 – 2020 socio-economic development plan, with basic advantages, Binh Duong provincial People's Committee will be determined to overcome economic challanges to deploy effectively the key tasks in accordance with Resolutions of Government, provincial Party Committee and People's Council. Great concentration is given on sustainable socio-economic development in the direction of enhancing the quality of economic growth, accelebrate administrative reform, fight corruption and wastefulness, raising the transparency and competitiveness, creating favorable business climate for FDI absorption, developing trade and production, improving lives of people, asurring social order and security, boosting up the efficiency of external relations and expanding international integration.
In order to successfully implement the above mentioned tasks, On behalf of provincial People's Council, People's Committee, Fatherland Front Committee, I call upon the entire local people, fellow countrymen, cadres, comrades, and soldiers, overseas Vietnamese and business community in Binh Duong to bring into full play the traditions of solidarity and determination to realise the targets for stronger and prosperous Binh Duong
On the occasion of traditional Lunar New Year, on behalf of provincial leaders, I wish the entire local people, fellow countrymen, cadres, comrades, and soldiers and business community of Binh Duong happiness, prosperity and success. I wish our Binh Duong sustainable and comprehensive growth on the process of renewal, integration and development
Provincial Party Committee, People's Council, People's Committee. Fatherland Front Committee held a warmly meeting with hundreds of oversea Vietnamese on coming Lunar New Year 2019.
Attending the meeting were Nguyen Thanh Liem, Nguyen Thanh Liem, Member of Provincial Standing Party Committee, Chairman of Binh Duong Provincial Fatherland Front's Committee; Nguyen van Loc, Member of Provincial Standing Party Committee, Head of Commission for Mass Mobilization of Provincial Party Committee; Nguyen Thi Kim Oanh, Vice-Chairwoman of provincial People's Council; Dan Minh Hung, Vice-Chairman of provincial People's Committee; leaders of provincial departments and 200 oversea Vietnamese who are Binh Duong people living now in countries and territories.
The overview of the meeting
Speaking at the meeting, Nguyen Thanh Liem, Chairman of Binh Duong Provincial Fatherland Front's Committee highly appreciated valuable contributions of oversea Vietnamese to homeland while expecting them to continue bringing into full play the national traditions so as to build strong communities, to preserve the national characteristics, to boost the cooperation and to widespread the image of Binh Duong and Viet Nam to the world.
Nguyen Thanh Liem, Member of Provincial Standing Party Committee, Chairman of Binh Duong Provincial Fatherland Front's Committee addressed at the meeting
On behalf of provincial leaders, Dang Minh Hung, Vice-Chairman of provincial People's Committee briefed oversea Vietnamese socio-economic situation of Binh Duong. He stressed that last year's achievements are greatly attributed to contributions of oversea Vietnamese. He wished them and their families good health, happiness and success while expecting that oversea Vietnamese enjoyed New Year holiday in Binh Duong.
Oversea Vietnamese expressed their pleasure on the socio-economic development of Binh Duong and would continue the solidarity spirit and have meaningful activities for their homeland.
Representative of oversea Vietnamese spoke at the meeting
Binh Duong has now over 10,000 expatriates living in countries and territories. 123 projects of oversea Vietnamese with the capital of over VND 2,100 billion and USD 94 million are running in Binh Duong. These projects mainly focus on transportation, food processing, mechanics, fine-art and wood production, real estate….More than 5,000 turns of oversea Vietnamese immigrated yearly. In 2018, VND 4,000 billion in overseas remittances was made, increasing 38% against 2017.
Binh Duong Provincial Labor Confederation held the "Gathering in Tet Holliday 2019" program at Binh Duong's Center of Culture and Labor.
Attending the program were Tran Van Nam, Member of the Party Central Committee, Secretary of provincial Party Committee, Head of provincial NA delegation; Ngo Duy Hieu, Deputy Chairman of Viet Nam General Confederation of Labor; Tran Thanh Liem, Vice-Secretary of provincial Party Committee, Chairman of provincial People's Committee; Nguyen Van Loc, Member of Provincial Standing Party Committee, Head of Commission for Mass Mobilization of provincial Party Committee; Nguyen Thi Kim Oanh, Vice- Chairwoman of provincial People's Committee and over 2,000 laborers.
At this event, provincial People's Committee through provincial Labor Confederation offered 10,035 packs of gifts totally valued at VND 5.2 billion to needy workers. In addition, Viet Nam Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development presented 1,000 bus tickets. Mobifone offered 600 train tickets to workers. Kim Oanh Real Estate contributed VND 200 million. Binh Duong-based Vietinbank offered VND 100 million to needy trade union's members and workers.
Tran Thanh Liem (first left), Chairman of provincial People's Committee handed emblem of 10,035 packs of gifts for needy workers
Representatives of enterprises handed their supports to needy workers
The program "Tet sum vay" (Gathering in Tet holiday) took place from 25th to 27th January 2019 at provincial Centre for Culture - Sports and Labour Union with many significant activities including offering gifts to needy workers, performing music and songs, playing traditional games, stores of social welfare with preferential prices from 15% to 45%.
Tran Van Nam, Secretary of provincial Party Committee handed gifts to needy workers
Tran Thanh Liem, Chairman of provincial People's Committee handed gifts and bus tickets to workers
Dang Minh Hung, Vice-Chairman of Binh Duong provincial People's Committee received Kandal province's delegation of Cambodia, led by Kung So Phan, Deputy Governor of Kandal Province at provincial Administrative Center.
Mr. Kung So Phan expressed his honor to visit, send Tet wishes to cadre soldiers and people of Binh Duong. He said that Binh Duong and Kandal have cooperated in different fields, especially the supports of Binh Duong Military Command on technical aspects and facilities to Kandal Subzone. On the occasion of Lunar New Year, He wished Binh Duong's cadres, soldiers and people good health, happiness and success while confirming that the friendship between Viet Nam and Cambodia will be maintained.
Dang Minh Hung, Vice-Chairman of Binh Duong provincial People's Committee received and worked with Kung So Phan, Deputy Governor of Kandal Province at provincial Administrative Center
On behalf of Binh Duong's leaders, Vice Chairman of provincial People's Committee Dang Minh Hung thanked Kandal's delegation for best wishes on Lunar New Year. He also thanked Kandal province's authorities for their supports over Binh Duong's enterprises working and running business in Cambodia while expecting that there will be more activities to tighten the relationship between the two provinces and countries. Mr. Hung wished good heath to Mr. Kung So Phan and delegation's members, developed and prosperous to Kandal province.
In the morning of January 26, Hang Huu Huynh wastewater treatment company held the inauguration of a wastewater treatment plant in Song Than 2 Industrial Park, Di An town. Attending the inaugural ceremony were Nguyen Minh Triet, former State President; Nguyen Dinh Toan, Deputy Minister of Construction Ministry; Tran Thanh Liem, Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of Binh Duong People's Committee; Mai Hung Dung, Permanent Member of the Provincial Party Committee, Permanent Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee; representatives of ministries and central branches; Leaders of provincial departments, localities.
Wastewater treatment plant Song Than 2 has the capacity of at least 10,000 m3 and a maximum of 18,000 m3/day with the processing technology of micro-organism. The trial operation showed that water after being treated with this technology meets the standards of Ministry of Natural Resource and Environment and the standards of Ministry of Health.
According to the project investor, the plant has 5 main advantages.: no waste water is discharged into the environment; water after being processed will be used or the production of enterprises in the industrial zone; There is no restriction on pollution levels and discharge flow; enterprises I the IPs do not have to build separate treatment plants and Hang Huu Huynh Wastewater Treatment company is legally responsible for the wastewater.
Delegates performed ribbon-cutting ceremony to inaugurate wastewater treatment plant in Song Than 2 Industrial Park
Huynh Uy Dung, CEO of Hang Huu Huynh Wastewater Treatment company said from 2018 to 2021, the company will invest around VND 10,000 billion to build the wastewater treatment plants, especially in localities with extremely polluted cases nationwide. The company will deduct 30% of the profit of the wastewater treatment plant to do charity work, 10% of profits for the research of environmental science.
Speaking at the ceremony, Mai Hung Dung, Member of Provincial Standing Party Committee, Permanent Vice Chairman of Provincial People's Committee highly appreciated the efforts of Hang Huu Huynh Company in building a modern wastewater treatment plant, not discharging waste into the environment and saving, reusing water resources. At the same time, he urged the company continue to complete the procedures to soon put the plant into operation effectively, contributing to environmental protection and sustainable development.
Huynh Uy Dung (white shirt, first left), CEO of Hang Huu Huynh Wastewater Treatment company introduced the wastewater treatment process
Delegates visited around the wastewater treatment plant
The system of wastewater treatment process
Investment certificate for the cooperation project between Viet Nam Technology and Telecommunication Joint Stock Company - VNTT, a member company of Becamex and Japan's NTT Viet Nam was handed o January 24th 2019.
Attending were Tran Van Nam, Member of the Party Central Committee, Secretary of provincial Party Committee, Head of provincial NA Delegation; Tran Thanh Liem, Vice-Secretary of provincial Party Committee, Chairman of provincial People's Committee; Nguyen Van Hung, Member of Standing Party Committee, CEO of Becamex IDC; Dang Minh Hung, Vice-Chairman of provincial People's Committee and representative of Japanese Consulate General in HCMC
Tran Thanh Liem, Vice-Secretary of provincial Party Committee, Chairman of provincial People's Committee handed the investment certificate for the cooperation project between VNTT and Japan's NTT Viet Nam
Tran Thanh Liem, Vice-Secretary of provincial Party Committee, Chairman of provincial People's Committee handed the investment certificate at the ceremony. Accordingly, the 2 sides will cooperate to provide services, including: cloud-base Wi-Fi for enterprises, building optic cable systems and supplying services to set up networking, offering ICT solutions basing on the experiences, competence of NTT EAST Corp. in Japan.
After launching this cooperation project, both sides will conduct the trials and pilot application of smart education model to educational system of Becamex IDC and Eastern International University. This will bring a dynamic, intuitive and interactive teaching method between lecturers and learners that helps to improve quality of training and education for workforce, satisfying the demand of foreign enterprises and contributing to the success of building Binh Duong Technopolis.
Leaders of VNTT, NTT Communications Viet Nam and NTT Viet Nam signed the cooperation contract
Delegates took photos
VNTT Binh Duong, VNTT Viet Nam and NTT Communications also signed MoU contract for researching the possibility to start building, operating the second datacenter in Binh Duong. This is the basis to lure big groups in the fields of finance and E-commerce…to set up their hosts in Viet Nam, one of the important elements for developing trade and services in Binh Duong.
Dang Minh Hung, Vice-Chairman of provincial People's Committee addressed the event
Addressing the event, Dang Minh Hung, Vice-Chairman of provincial People's Committee emphasized that the cooperation will draw hi-tech workforce, develop Japanese quality services, and create moderate development between industry-urban-services. Binh Duong provincial People's Committee highly evaluated the participation and cooperation of VNTT and NTT Viet Nam in launching this important content of the project "Binh Duong smart city". He expected that this important technological aspect will get concerns of departments, enterprises to develop in the tendency of international integration and the 4.0 Industrial Revolution.