Vietnam’s MicroDragon satellite sends first signals back to Earth

Vietnam’s MicroDragon satellite sends first signals back to Earth

NDO - The Vietnamese-made MicroDragon has communicated three times with the ground station at the JAXA Institute of Space and Astronautical Science and the control centre at Tokyo University.  (8 hours ago)


Top ten outstanding scientific and technological events of Vietnam in 2018

  Dec 26, 2018 16:08:15
NDO – The top 10 outstanding scientific and technological (S&T) events in 2018 were announced by the Vietnam Science and Technology Journalists’ Club (under the Vietnam Journalists’ Association) on December 25. 

Vietnam hosts cyber security drill

  Dec 18, 2018 17:07:21
NDO – One hundred computer emergency response teams from across Vietnam are taking part in the largest-scale ever cyber security drill, which opened in Hanoi, Da Nang and Ho Chi Minh City on December 18. 

Developing digital anthropology research

  Dec 17, 2018 12:50:06
NDO – "Digital anthropology" is a new concept in the field of human sciences. The term has been around for more than a decade, as humans began to enter the era of the fourth industrial revolution (Industry 4.0). With its technological superiority and new approach, this kind of anthropological research will be an indispensable choice for anthropologists in the Industry 4.0 era. 

Is now too early for Vietnam to develop 5G?

  Dec 14, 2018 16:29:06
NDO - The Ministry of Information and Communications plans to announce the national 5G development strategy in January 2019, meaning that Vietnam’s plan for the fifth-generation cellular communications technology will be in the pipeline just over 2 years after the commercial roll-out of 4G. Is it too early? 

Vietnam, Cambodia boost information safety cooperation

  Dec 13, 2018 08:33:25
NDO/VNA – A conference on social networks and information safety took place in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, as part of the information and communications collaboration framework between Vietnam and Cambodia. 

Self-developed digital ecosystem a new target for Vietnam: Deputy Minister

  Dec 06, 2018 11:44:18
NDO – In the 21st year since it officially commenced in 1997, Vietnam’s Internet continues by setting a new target for the nation, that is to build a digital ecosystem with digital platform products developed by the Vietnamese. 

Abivin wins innovative technopreneur contest

  Dec 02, 2018 15:38:44
NDO – Abivin, which provides AI-powered Supply Chain Optimisation solutions for enterprises, has won first prize at the 2018 innovative technopreneur contest.  

Vietnam’s MicroDragon satellite set for launch in January

  Dec 02, 2018 14:31:26
NDO - The launch date for MicroDragon, a miniaturised satellite developed by Vietnamese engineers, has been set for January 17 next year, the Vietnam National Space Centre (VNSC) announced.  

Policy dialogue discusses regional start-up ecosystem development

  Nov 30, 2018 21:33:52
NDO/VNA – The Vietnamese Government wishes to speed up the development of the start-up community and ecosystem, despite a number of difficulties facing the nation, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has affirmed.  

Int’l forum on information safety in Vietnam attracts 500 participants

  Nov 30, 2018 17:27:47
NDO – An international seminar, entitled “2018 Vietnam Information Safety Day”, opened in Hanoi on November 30, bringing together 500 invitees, including representatives from Vietnamese ministries, sectors, localities, and businesses, as well as leading global experts and corporations in information technology. 

Prime Minister calls for higher start-up spirit among Vietnamese youth

  Nov 30, 2018 11:50:36
NDO - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has called on Vietnamese young people to foster higher start-up spirit, dream bigger and work harder in their journey to conquer the world and bring the world to Vietnam. 

Housekeeping app bTaskee wins startup funding contest

  Nov 28, 2018 10:13:33
NDO - bTaskee, a mobile app developed to connect homeowners and housekeepers, has been named winner of the Startup Funding Camp 2018. 

Female Vietnamese academician receives Japan’s noble order

  Nov 27, 2018 12:09:54
NDO/VNA – Academician Dr. Nguyen Thi Thanh Nhan, Chairwoman and CEO of the Advanced International Joint Stock Company (AIC), has been conferred Japan’s Order of the Rising Sun for her important contributions to the development of Japan. 

Considerable potential for development of Vietnam’s digital content sector: experts

  Nov 22, 2018 16:37:56
NDO – Digital content is a potential market in Vietnam, in the context of increasingly developed network infrastructure and equipment, combined with a young population, a large number of smartphone users and 3G and 4G subscribers, experts have said.