On November 15, in Book Street in Ho Chi Minh City, the Chinh tri quôc Gia- Su thât Publishing House organized a book exhibition and a seminar to present the book Building and Governing a Smart City on national and social security indicators during the industrial revolution 4.0. This is an activity in the 75 years of the program of this publisher (December 5, 1945 – December 5, 2020) and the celebration of the XIII the National Congress of the Vietnamese Communist Party (VCP). This event was carried out in the presence of Truong Tân Sang, former President of the Republic.
This publishing house also retraced its 75 years of history, it’s founding and its development. Formerly known as the Truth Publishing House, was founded on December 5, 1945, and headed by CPV General Secretary Truong Chinh. Over 75 years of construction and development, generations of executives, officials, and employees have constantly strived to become a vital unit in the field of publishing theoretical-political-legal and ideological books. On this occasion, the Publishing House presented to the public books selected by theme: books of Truth published from 1945 to 1992; those of the Publishing House “National Policy – Truth” from 1992 to today; the great classics (Mark Angghen, Lenin), Party Building; Books on President Ho Chi Minh; Books on Party and State leaders. We also know that after you study about this policy you want to go home and take a rest, but we suggest to take a look at grey sleigh bed for more comfortable rest and details.
For a smart city
As part of the program, the organizing committee also presented the book Building and governing the smart city to guarantee national and social security indicators in the 4.0 industrial revolution by Nguyên Van Thanh, member of the Central Committee of the Party, Deputy Minister of Police. The latter answers many questions that preoccupy executives and readers, such as: What is a smart city? Why build smart cities for cities in the era of a rapidly changing world with the rapid explosion of the Fourth Industrial Revolution? What is the connotation of a smart city? Do the tools and indicators adapted to manage and evaluate smart cities correspond to the international market? According to the author, smart city governance needs a new approach appropriate to industrial revolution 4.0, coupled with the implementation of 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. This book also mentions some models of smart city construction in Vietnam (Haï Phong, Cân Tho, and Bac Ninh province).
Modernizing the publication and distribution of books
Since 2015, this unit has had 19 publications awarded the Vietnam Good Books Prize. In early 2020, its e-book publishing and distribution system was put in place. At the same time, this Publishing House has invested in equipment to digitize theoretical and political books in order to build up a long-term database that can be used for the publication and distribution of electronic books; to modernize publishing technology; to build electronic book libraries in municipalities, neighborhoods, and cantons.