Dialogue discusses higher corporate social responsibility in environmental protection

Dialogue discusses higher corporate social responsibility in environmental protection

NDO – Over 200 experts, policy makers and representatives from business community gathered at a policy dialogue on the environment and sustainable development, hosted by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) and the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Da Nang on August 18. (Aug 18, 2017)

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Vietnam continues switching off analogue TV signals in 15 provinces

  Aug 15, 2017
NDO - Analogue TV signals in another 15 provinces throughout Vietnam were switched off on August 15 as part of a national digital switchover plan, according to the Ministry of Information and Communications.  

Endangered douc rescued in Thua Thien-Hue

  Aug 15, 2017
NDO – A local in Phu Loc district, Thua Thien-Hue province, has discovered an endangered red-shanked douc, an indigenous wild animal known as the "queen" of the primate world, and informed to the rescue authorities.  

Climate change response: Loose chains cause huge impacts

  Aug 14, 2017
NDO – Undoubtedly climate change (CC) is causing extreme weather events to occur more frequently and with more intensity. However, in reviewing the recent disasters, it can be seen that there remains a number of weak links in the "chain" of CC response and disaster risk prevention, from forecasting to disaster planning and the execution of response measures.  

International scientists discuss flavour physics at Rencontres du Vietnam 2017

  Aug 14, 2017
NDO - An international scientific conference on flavour physics opened on August 14, in the central city of Quy Nhon, as part of the on-going Rencontres du Vietnam 2017, a series of scientific events held annually in Vietnam. 

Joint efforts called for to protect last wild elephants in Vietnam

  Aug 12, 2017
NDO – No single country or individual could put an end to illegal wildlife trade, but joint international efforts should be made to prevent wildlife crimes and protect the elephant species in the centuries ahead, US Ambassador to Vietnam, Ted Osius, has said.  

Japan assists Vietnam in reservoir operation and effective flood management

  Aug 10, 2017
NDO – The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) signed a Grant Agreement in Hanoi on August 10 to provide a grant aid of over US$16.65 million for the Project “Emergency Reservoir Operation and Effective Flood Management Using Water related Disaster Management Information System”.  

Hanoi tightens bear farm monitoring with chipping programme

  Aug 09, 2017
NDO – The Hanoi Forest Protection Department, in coordination with World Animal Protection, has recently completed a re-micro-chipping of over 200 captive bears on farms in Hanoi, allowing for a safer and more efficient monitoring of the bears, without the need for anesthesia.  

BKAV unveils second generation of made-in-Vietnam Bphone

  Aug 09, 2017
NDO - Vietnamese security company BKAV has launched the second generation of its made-in-Vietnam smartphone, known as the Bphone, with a price of VND9.8 million (US$431). 

City to host biggest IT outsourcing conference in October

  Aug 08, 2017
NDO – The second Vietnam IT Outsourcing (VNITO) Conference will take place at Quang Trung Software City (QTSC) in Ho Chi Minh City from October 19-20, offering a closer look on Vietnam’s software industry and investment environment. 

Underground reservoir expected to control floods in HCMC

  Aug 07, 2017
NDO - Ho Chi Minh City is building a reservoir under Vo Van Ngan Street, which is expected to help with flood control in the city’s Thu Duc district.  

IAEA experts attend Vietnam conference on nuclear science and technology

  Aug 02, 2017
NDO - Almost 400 Vietnamese and foreign scientists and experts, in the area of nuclear energy, participated in the Vietnam Conference on Nuclear Science and Technology (VINANST-12), which opened in Nha Trang, on August 2. 

Quang Tri: Turtle at risk of extinction released into the wild

  Aug 02, 2017
NDO/VNA – The Con Co Island Marine Protected Area in the central province of Quang Tri and a local fisherman released an endangered green turtle into the sea, on August 1. 

Viettel expands 4G coverage to all provinces of Timor-Leste

  Jul 31, 2017
NDO - Vietnamese telecom giant Viettel announced on July 31 that the 4G signals of its Timor-Leste subsidiary, Telemor, have now been expanded to cover all 13 provinces of the Southeast Asian country.  

Seminar discusses environmental protection at national tourist sites

  Jul 29, 2017
NDO – Developing tourism at national tourist sites has brought about positive results in local socio-economic growth, but on the other hand, it has also posed concerning negative impacts on the environment, heard delegates at a conference held in Ninh Binh province, on July 28.