FAO helps Asia-Pacific’s agriculture adapt to climate change

FAO helps Asia-Pacific’s agriculture adapt to climate change

NDO/VNA - The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations is cooperating with its member states in the Asia-Pacific region, as well as the relevant social organisations, to improve the agricultural sector’s adaptation to climate change and reduce the impacts of weather phenomenon. (Mar 16, 2018)


Vietnam International Water Week kicks off

  Mar 05, 2018
NDO – The Vietnam International Water Week (VACI 2018) opened in Hanoi on March 4, as part of the activities to mark World Water Day on March 22. 

Provinces and cities pledge to turn off lights as Earth Hour launched in Vietnam

  Mar 03, 2018
NDO – Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry of Trade (MOIT) has launched the Earth Hour campaign with all 63 provinces and centrally-governed cities stating that unnecessary lights will be turned off on March 24. 

Two female associate professors honoured with 2017 Kovalevskaia Award

  Mar 02, 2018
NDO – A young doctor in the field of genetics and a senior lecturer at Hue University have won the 2017 Kovalevskaia Award – an over 30-year old award aimed at honouring female scientists who have gained significant achievements.  

Report gives recommendations on water pollution control

  Mar 02, 2018
NDO/VNA – A report on water pollution in Vietnam was announced in Hanoi on March 2, providing an array of policy recommendations, including the construction of a law on water pollution control. 

APG international cable down, disrupting Internet connections

  Mar 01, 2018
NDO/VNA – The Asia-Pacific Gateway (APG) international undersea cable broke down at a location about 125km away from Hong Kong at 6:30 am on February 27, disrupting Internet connections from Vietnam to other countries.  

50th Session of Typhoon Committee opens in Hanoi

  Feb 28, 2018
NDO – The Typhoon Committee (TC) convened its 50th session in Hanoi on February 28 to kick start the activities in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the TC’s establishment. 

What Viettel brings to Mobile World Congress 2018

  Feb 27, 2018
NDO - Viettel is the sole Vietnamese company to exhibit its products at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona this year. Here is what the Vietnamese telecoms giant brings to the world’s largest mobile show. 

Ho Chi Minh City to subsidise interest for hi-tech farms

  Feb 23, 2018
NDO/VNA – Ho Chi Minh City will subsidise interest on bank loans by up to 100 percent as an effort to support individuals and organisations who help to transform its agricultural sector. 

Hoa Lac Park hopes to become top centre for IT start-ups

  Feb 22, 2018
NDO - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has urged the Hoa Lac High-tech Park (HHTP) to become the top place for information technology and biotechnology start-ups, while also promoting its important role in enhancing the country’s science and technology capacity. 

North Vietnam welcomes new cold spell

  Feb 22, 2018
NDO/VNA - The north of Vietnam is preparing to welcome a cold spell, as temperatures are expected to decrease from 5-7 degrees Celsius, according to the Central Hydrometeorological Forecast Centre.  

Netherlands commits to support Vietnam in flood mitigation

  Feb 07, 2018
NDO – The Netherlands wants to explore and cooperate with Vietnam in the fields of water management, flood mitigation and responding to climate change, Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Sigrid Kaag has affirmed.  

Mu Cang Chai frozen over for third time in one month

  Feb 06, 2018
NDO/VNA – The mountain peaks of Nam Khat, Cao Pha, La Pan Tan, and Mo De commune, Mu Cang Chai district, the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai have been frosted with ice for the third time in thirty days. 

Vietnam, RoK strengthen cooperation in energy

  Feb 02, 2018
NDO - Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) have huge potential for cooperation in the fields of energy industry, renewable energy and smart grids.  

ADB facilitates waste-to-energy plants in Vietnam

  Feb 02, 2018
NDO – The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has reached a US$100 million loan facility agreement with China Everbright International Limited (CEIL) to help a series of municipal waste-to-energy (WTE) plants in the Mekong Delta region.