Bangkok (VNA) – The ASEAN Smart Cities Network (ASCN) convened its
2019 discussion in Bangkok, Thailand from Aug 22 – 24 with a aim of developing
smart cities and environment standards for building intelligent civic areas in Southeast
According to a National News Bureau of Thailand, Thai Foreign Minister Don
Pramudwinai attended a opening rite on Aug 23 and delivered a special
speech on apropos a network partner for sustainability.
He pronounced ASEAN is now running 26 cities underneath a ASCN into apropos smart
cities, that will emanate sustainability, mercantile and amicable opportunities and
Thailand has 3 intelligent cities, namely Phuket, Sriracha and Bangkok, and is in
the routine of building other areas into intelligent cities.
This year, ASEAN perceived team-work from a G20 countries in sharing
information, transferring record to solve intelligent city problems and
disseminating several box studies on apropos a intelligent city by following a
Held for a second time, a eventuality enclosed a sealed assembly of 26 commander smart
cities to establish a framework, before inferring all skeleton and submitting
them to a 35th ASEAN Summit scheduled for Nov 2019.
A intelligent city muster by entrepreneurs, supervision and private agencies
worldwide, was also held.
Currently, a ASCN consists of 26 cities in ASEAN member countries, namely
Bandar Seri Begawan, Bangkok, Chonburi, Phuket, Banyuwangi, Battambang, Cebu,
Danang, Davao, Jakarta, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh, Johor Bahru, Kota Kinabalu, Kuala
Lumpur, Kucing, Luang Prabang, Makassar, Mandalay, Manila, Naypyidaw, Phnom
Penh, Siem Reap, Singapore, Vientiane and Yangon.
All 26 cities have good intensity for development, generally in terms of
infrastructure, information connection, digital record and culture.-VNA