16th KOVA Awards’ winners announced

16th KOVA Awards’ winners announced

NDO – The winners of the 16th KOVA Awards were announced at a ceremony held in Hanoi on November 24, honouring the outstanding Vietnamese people who have made positive contributions to the community and national socio-economic development.  (Nov 24, 2018 18:09:53)

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Ben Tre province reports no more bears in captivity

  Nov 15, 2018 17:02:01
NDO – The Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre has become the 23rd locality in Vietnam to not have any more bears in captivity, after the last captive bear in the province was handed over to the FOUR PAWS Viet centre on November 15.  

Exhibition highlights settlement of AO/dioxin consequences

  Nov 08, 2018 11:42:32
NDO – An exhibition highlighting the settlement of consequences of war-left landmines and toxic chemicals in Vietnam opened in Da Nang city on November 7. 

Initiative targets a 6% reduction of GHG emissions

  Nov 07, 2018 17:58:00
NDO – The implementation of the "Upscale and Mainstream Green Office Lifestyles in Vietnam" initiative is likely to reach a 6% reduction of Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through changing people’s behaviour towards a green lifestyle and sustainable consumption. 

Experts discuss climate change response integration into socio-economic development

  Nov 07, 2018 17:37:26
NDO – Experts gathered at an international seminar, held by the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Hanoi on November 7, to discuss climate change response integration into Vietnam’s socio-economic development plans. 

Over 32ha of dioxin-polluted land treated in Da Nang airport

  Nov 07, 2018 11:46:49
NDO/VNA – Vietnam and the US have succeeded in detoxifying 32ha of land previously polluted with dioxins at Da Nang Airport, as heard at a conference in the central city to review the outcomes of the project. 

Russia triumphs at global-scale cyber security competition

  Nov 02, 2018 11:44:44
NDO – The LC1BC team from Russia has won the global-scale cyber security competition, Whitehat Grand Prix 2018. 

Minister talks climate change response in Mekong Delta

  Nov 01, 2018 17:01:38
NDO/VNA - Climate change response in the Mekong Delta, a region vulnerable to this global phenomenon, continued to be one of the issues that legislators grilled Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha about on November 1. 

NAMA project supports climate change response in Vietnam

  Oct 31, 2018 10:46:39
NDO/VNA – A workshop was held in Hanoi on October 30 to review the project “Creation of an overarching framework for Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) and measuring, reporting, and verification in Vietnam”. 

Localities urged to brace for upcoming super typhoon

  Oct 29, 2018 11:38:10
NDO – A super typhoon, which has been named internationally as Yutu, is moving west-southwest in the northwestern Pacific Ocean, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting (NCHF). 

Forest project helps enhance forest governance and poverty reduction

  Oct 27, 2018 17:22:05
NDO – Over the past four years, the "People participation in improvement of forest governance and poverty alleviation in Vietnam” (PFG-Vietnam) project has brought about positive changes for local communities, especially in proactively planning forest development and protection in association with promoting the role of local people. 

Binh Duong province named in ICF’s Smart21 list

  Oct 27, 2018 16:13:03
NDO/VNA – The southern province of Binh Duong has become the first and only one in Vietnam to be named a Smart21 community for 2019 by the New York-based Intelligent Community Forum (ICF).  

Ho Chi Minh City hosts Smart IoT conference and exhibition

  Oct 25, 2018 13:58:47
NDO – The 2018 Smart Internet of Things (IoT) Conference and Exhibition, themed ‘Realising the potential and discovering Vietnam’s IoT market’, was held in Ho Chi Minh City on October 24.  

HCM City to host int’l exhibition on water supply

  Oct 25, 2018 10:18:28
NDO/VNA – An international exhibition on water supply and sewerage (Vietwater 2018) will be organised from November 7 to 9 at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre in Ho Chi Minh City.  

Israeli advanced agro-water technologies to be introduced at Hanoi exhibition

  Oct 23, 2018 16:22:23
NDO – Israel’s most advanced technology in the field of agriculture and water will be introduced at an upcoming exhibition scheduled for Hanoi on October 27.