Cold spell hits the north

Cold spell hits the north

NDO/ VNA - A cold spell is predicted to hit Hanoi and the northern region from March 25, causing the temperature to drop significantly.  (2 hours ago)

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Minister calls for joint action to address environmental challenges

  Mar 22, 2017
NDO – Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment (MONRE) Tran Hong Ha has called on joint efforts and actions from the entire community to address challenges regarding the environment, and wastewater in particular.  

Vietnam joins international cyber security drill

  Mar 22, 2017
NDO - The Vietnam Computer Emergency Response Team (VNCERT) on March 22 participated in an annual cyber security drill held by the Asia Pacific Computer Emergency Response Team (APCERT).  

Hoi An completes embankment project to protect UNESCO heritage site

  Mar 22, 2017
NDO - The Hoi An authorities on March 21 inaugurated an embankment project along part of the Hoai River aiming to protect the UNESCO-recognised old town against erosion. 

Vietnamese students win first prize at international energy-efficiency contest

  Mar 22, 2017
NDO—The LH-EST team from Vietnam’s Lac Hong University has won first place in the Battery Electric category for UrbanConcept at the recently-concluded Shell Eco-marathon Asia competition in Singapore. 

Ha Tinh launches beach clean-up campaign

  Mar 19, 2017
NDO/VNA – More than 1,500 volunteers collected garbage along Xuan Thanh beach in central Ha Tinh province’s Nghi Xuan district on March 19 following the launching of a beach clean-up campaign.  

Female scientists contribute to developing nanotechnology in Vietnam

  Mar 18, 2017
NDO - Five female staff members of the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) recently were presented with the 2016 Kovalevskaia Award for their project on nanotechnology applied in agricultural production and healthcare. The five award winners, all of whom are over 60 years of age, have worked together devotedly and contributed to the development of nanotechnology in Vietnam.  

PM inspects waste-to-energy technology model in Ha Nam

  Mar 18, 2017
NDO/ VNA – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on March 18 inspected a waste-to-energy (WTE) technology model – a made-in-Vietnam invention successfully applied at the Dong Van 2 Industrial Park in the northern province of Ha Nam.  

Work starts on green growth technology transfer centre in Ninh Thuan

  Mar 18, 2017
NDO/VNA – Construction started on a centre for research on and transfers of green growth technology in Bac Ai District in the south-central coastal province of Ninh Thuan on March 17.  

Japanese experts help Can Tho improve climate change adaptability

  Mar 17, 2017
NDO/VNA – Experts from the UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) and Japan met at a seminar in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on March 17 to discuss the application of emission-reducing technology in urban economic development and enhancement of climate change adaptability.  

Viettel readies 4G launch with coverage in nearly all districts

  Mar 17, 2017
NDO - Viettel’s 4G signals have now covered 704 or 99% of all districts in Vietnam after four months of installing network equipment, the telecom giant has announced.  

Work starts on Centre for green growth technology transfer and research

  Mar 17, 2017
NDO—The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in co-ordination with the People's Committee of Ninh Thuan province held a groundbreaking ceremony for a Centre for green growth technology transfer and research in Bac Ai district, Ninh Thuan province on March 17.  

PM urges scrapping of risky hydropower plants in Central Highlands

  Mar 17, 2017
NDO - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has issued a message asking the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) to remove inefficient and insecure hydropower projects in the Central Highlands. 

Southwest region, Japanese prefecture boost ties in environmental protection

  Mar 13, 2017
NDO/VNA – The Steering Committee of the Southwest Region received representatives from Japan’s Hiroshima Prefecture in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on March 13.  

Insiders talk development of climate, integration-adapted coffee industry

  Mar 13, 2017
NDO/VNA—Developing Vietnam’s coffee industry in response to climate change and international integration was discussed at a workshop in Buon Ma Thuot in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak, on March 12.