According to Deputy Director of the HCMC Department of Transport Bui Hoa An, in this visit, his department discussed with Singaporean businesses, including Grab and ST Engineering, as to smart city development. Following that was a collaboration agreement signing ceremony with Grab Co. Ltd. Regarding managing and growing public transport in HCMC via the pilot of public electric motorbikes, the integration between Grabbike and regular buses, and the development of mini-buses. After the visit, this department has already contacted both Indonesia and Singapore to provide information for further research in the aspect of public transport development and private vehicle management in HCMC to serve the project of transforming the city into a smart city. Other delegates who took part in the visit also present their reports. The Vietnam National University – HCMC had a talk with Indonesia University and Singapore National University about the experience exchange program for human … [Read more...] about HCMC to pilot public electric motorbike, bus link to Grabbike
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The project on “Development of Solar Energy in Da Nang” (DSED) on Friday morning officially inaugurated the rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) system in Vo Thi Sau Primary School in the central province of Danang. An inauguration ceremony for the rooftop solar photovoltaic system in Vo Thi Sau Primary School in the central province of Danang on September 27. The event took place in the context of the European Union Climate Diplomacy Week 2019, which aimed to raise public awareness on the urgent need, addressing climate change. The solar PV system in Vo Thi Sau Primary School is funded by the European Union (EU) within the framework of the DSED project and implemented by Danang Energy Conservation and Technology Consultant Centre. The DSED project had selected four public facilities including Danang Hospital, Danang Oncology Hospital, Vo Thi Sau Primary School and Hoang Dieu Secondary School, to install pilot solar systems with total installed capacity of … [Read more...] about Rooftop solar photovoltaic system inaugurated in Danang school
While parents insist on installing cameras in classes to prevent school abuse, teachers argue that this will violate children’s rights and teachers’ privacy. Another child abuse case has been discovered at the Phan Chu Trinh Primary School in Tan Phu district of HCM City. Once again, the idea of installing cameras in classrooms has been mentioned as a solution to prevent child abuse. In the 2018-2019 academic year, the city piloted the installation of cameras at some preschools in districts 1, 12 and Hoc Mon, and plans to install cameras in other districts in the 2019-2020 academic year. However, the idea has been facing strong opposition from teachers. Meanwhile, installing cameras in classrooms cannot be implemented because of the opposition by teachers. Some parents also protest against the plan as they fear that images of their children may be disseminated for wrong purposes. Thanh Lich To prevent school abuse, teachers told to stop demanding passive … [Read more...] about Will CCTV cameras help prevent school abuse in Vietnam?
Bitel, a brand of the Viettel Military Industry and Telecoms Group (Viettel) in Peru, has recently carried out 5G tests in the American nation on the occasion of its fifth anniversary. At the 5G testing event (Photo: laodong.vn) Its download and upload speedswere 1,506Mbps and 78.7Mbps, respectively. Bitel General Director Phan Hoang Viet Anh said the telecoms firm aims to increaseits market share from 16.3 percent at present to 18 percent by 2020, and willpour more investments to introduce cutting-edge technologies in Peru. During the five years of operation the country, Bitel has enjoyed the fastestgrowth as compared to other telecoms firms in the country, with a network ofoptical fibre stretching 35,000 km, 5,300 3G base transceiver stations and3,400 4G base transceiver stations. In the first nine months of 2019, Bitel’s pre-tax profit exceeded the settarget and increased 254 percent year-on-year. In May, Bitel won a 27 million USD contract toprovide information … [Read more...] about Viettel launches 5G tests in Peru
Corporate Grab tests pickup and drop-off site at Mien Dong Coach Station By Chi Thinh Friday, Oct 18, 2019,17:55 (GMT+7) Grab tests pickup and drop-off site at Mien Dong Coach StationBy Chi Thinh GrabBike drivers are seen at the pickup and drop-off site at Mien Dong Coach Station. Grab on October 17 rolled out a pickup and drop-off site for GrabBike drivers and customers at Mien Dong Coach Station in Binh Thanh District on a trial basis – PHOTO: GRAB VIETNAM HCMC – Ride-hailing firm Grab on October 17 rolled out a pickup and drop-off site for GrabBike drivers and customers at Mien Dong Coach Station in HCMC’s Binh Thanh District on a trial basis. The separate pickup and drop-off site is expected to add convenience for Grab’s drivers and riders. Jerry Lim, general director of Grab Vietnam, said that improving convenience and safety for its drivers and riders is one of Grab’s top priorities. … [Read more...] about Grab tests pickup and drop-off site at Mien Dong Coach Station