Da Nang: More than 1,300 red-shanked doucs live in Son Tra

Da Nang: More than 1,300 red-shanked doucs live in Son Tra

NDO – There are about 1,335 red-shanked doucs (Pygathrix nemaeus) and 237 troops living on the Son Tra Peninsula in Da Nang City, figures that are much higher than data indicated in previous reports. (22 hours ago)


Vietnamese scientist elected to Global Young Academy

  May 18, 2017
NDO - Dr. Tran Quang Huy, from the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology, has been elected to be a member of the Global Young Academy (GYA). 

Over 1,900 computers in Vietnam reportedly infected with WannaCry ransomware

  May 17, 2017
NDO - The ransomware, known as WannaCry, which has wreaked havoc across the world, has infected more than 1,900 computers in Vietnam as of May 16, according to security firm Bkav’s virus monitoring system. 

Over VND430 billion reserved for conservation of special-use forests in Ha Giang

  May 16, 2017
NDO – The northern mountainous province of Ha Giang has directed specialised agencies to implement the planning and conservation for five local special-use forests at a total investment of over VND431.8 billion (US$19 million).  

Vietnamese enterprises in the face of 4th industrial revolution

  May 16, 2017
NDO - The government has indicated that it will take a leading role so that Vietnam will not miss opportunities brought about by the 4th industrial revolution. But can Vietnamese enterprises, which are the most affected, take advantage of this technological trend? 

VIFOTEC Award 2016 honours 45 scientific and technological innovations

  May 16, 2017
NDO – The 2016 Vietnam Fund for Scientific and Technological Creations (VIFOTEC) Award will be presented to 45 outstanding tech works, including four first, nine second, 15 third and 17 consolation prizes.  

Gov’t issues warnings against WannaCry ransomware

  May 16, 2017
NDO/VNA – The spread of WannaCry ransomware has been wreaking havoc across the world since May 12, and several Vietnamese businesses and agencies are advised to take cautions. 

Dak Lak scraps plans for 17 small and medium hydropower plants

  May 16, 2017
NDO - Authorities in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak have made the decision to scrap plans for constructing 17 small and medium hydropower plants with a total capacity of 27.4 megawatts. 

Improving management capacity of reservation areas

  May 15, 2017
NDO - The Prime Minister has recently approved a project to strengthen the management capacity of the reservation area system by 2025, with a vision to 2030.  

Lac Hong University tops Robocon Vietnam 2017

  May 15, 2017
NDO - The Lac Hong University’s LH - Lightning team successfully overcame 31 other competitors to become winner at the Robocon Vietnam 2017 final, which took place in the northern province of Ninh Binh on May 14. 

Regional legislatures called to do more in climate change response

  May 13, 2017
NDO/VNA – The Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) symposium for Asia-Pacific wrapped up in Ho Chi Minh City on May 13, calling on legislatures to take stronger actions to cope with climate change, via promoting their legislative and supervisory role and increasing regional and international cooperation.  

Network information security of 11 key areas prioritised

  May 12, 2017
NDO - According to Decision No.632/QĐ-TTg of the Prime Minister, the network information security of 11 key areas must be prioritised. 

Da Nang hosts international start-up conference and exhibition

  May 12, 2017
NDO - The second International Start-up Conference and Exhibition is scheduled to be held in the central city of Da Nang on July 21-22, a press conference in Da Nang heard on May 11. 

APEC members work to boost partnership on science, technology

  May 11, 2017
NDO/VNA - Representatives from Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) member economies gathered in Hanoi on May 11 for the 10th APEC Policy Partnership on Science, Technology and Innovation (PPSTI-10) Meeting.  

NA Chair calls for responsible action in protecting green planet

  May 11, 2017
NDO – National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has called for strengthened solidarity and responsible joint action to ensure a green planet for future generations, which was set as a sustainable development goal at a working session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly in September, 2015.