Vietnam’s first astronomical observatory to open in September

Vietnam’s first astronomical observatory to open in September

NDO - The Nha Trang Astronomical Observatory, the first of its kind in Vietnam, is scheduled to open its doors to visitors in late September, according to the Vietnam Space Centre (VNSC).  (Aug 18, 2017)


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.  

4G stations cover 95% of Vietnamese population

  Jul 28, 2017
NDO – Vietnam’s telecommunication carriers have installed approximately 43,000 base transceiver stations (BTS) of fourth generation (4G) technology across the country, covering an estimated 95% of the country’s population. 

Vietnam, Israel sign agreement on technology cooperation

  Jul 26, 2017
NDO/VNA - Vietnam’s Ministry of Science and Technology and its Israeli counterpart inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation in science and technology in Israel on July 25.  

Viettel supports start-up projects on internet of things

  Jul 25, 2017
NDO - Viettel Telecom Corporation officially launched the ‘Vietnam Internet of Things (IoT) Hackathon 2017’ – a national IoT competition, at a press conference held in Hanoi on July 24. 

Nobel laureate in Physics attends universe conference in Vietnam

  Jul 24, 2017
NDO - Prof. Gerardus’t Hooft, the 1999 Nobel Prize laureate in Physics, arrived in Vietnam on July 23 to attend the 'Exploring the Dark Universe' conference held in Quy Nhon city, Binh Dinh province, on July 24-29. 

Information technology key to alleviate poverty: seminar

  Jul 18, 2017
NDO/VNA - Vietnam has pledged efforts to promote the application of information and communication technology (ICT) in poverty reduction and sustainable development, said Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen The Phuong.  

5G technology demonstrated for the first time in Vietnam

  Jul 12, 2017
NDO – A 5G technology demonstration was held for the first time in Vietnam on July 12 under the cooperation of the Authority of Radio Frequency Management (the Ministry of Information and Communications) and the Ericsson Corporation. 

Vietnam hosts ASEAN+3 junior science event for first time

  Jul 11, 2017
NDO/VNA – Talented students, teachers and observers are taking part in the sixth ASEAN Plus Three Junior Science Odyssey (APT JSO-6) event, which is taking place in Vietnam for the first time with the theme “Renewable Energy For Life”. 

Vietnam hosts ASEAN Plus Three Junior Science Odyssey for first time

  Jul 10, 2017
NDO – The sixth ASEAN Plus Three Junior Science Odyssey (APT JSO) is taking place at Hoa Lac Hi-tech Industrial Park, in Hanoi from July 10-15, marking the first time Vietnam has hosted such an event. 

Conferences on cosmology and neutrino launched

  Jul 10, 2017
NDO – A series of international scientific conferences on cosmology and experimental research on neutrino opened at International Centre of Interdisciplinary Science Education (ICISE), in the city of Quy Nhon, Binh Dinh province, on July 10. 

Viettel makes use of AAE-1 submarine optical cable system

  Jul 08, 2017
NDO – Vietnamese military-run telecom giant Viettel has commenced using the Asia-Africa-Europe 1 (AAE-1) submarine communications cable system since early July.  

Number of Vietnam's domain name ".vn" triples over past six years

  Jul 06, 2017
NDO – A total of 70,900 new domain names ending in ".vn" were registered in the first six months of this year, bringing the total ".vn" registrations to 408,382, three times more than six years ago. 

Vietnam seeks EU smart city know-how

  Jul 01, 2017
NDO/VNA – Ho Chi Minh City requires Europe’s experience and solutions to create smart cities, a conference heard on June 30. 

Viettel products honoured at 2017 IT World Awards

  Jun 29, 2017
NDO – Six products of military-run telecom group Viettel were honoured at the 2017 IT World Awards held in San Francisco, the US, on June 27.