Da Nang sets IT as spearhead for economic development

Da Nang sets IT as spearhead for economic development

NDO – With comprehensive strengths in infrastructure and human resources, Da Nang has been selected as one of the three key localities in the country to prioritise investment in IT development by 2020 with an orientation to 2025. (Oct 28, 2017)


National plan for Stockholm Convention implementation issued

  Oct 20, 2017
NDO/VNA – The Prime Minister has issued a national plan for the implementation of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POP) by 2025 with a vision to 2030. 

Largest IT outsourcing conference opens in Ho Chi Minh City

  Oct 19, 2017
NDO – The second Vietnam IT Outsourcing (ITO) Conference 2017, the largest of its kind in Vietnam, officially opened at Quang Trung Software City (QTSC) in Ho Chi Minh City on October 19, gathering almost 500 delegates from 20 countries and territories, as well as representatives from several leading IT companies. 

Investment in ICT will drive other sectors: Deputy PM Dam

  Oct 18, 2017
NDO - Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has stated that investment in information and communications technology (ICT) will boost the investment in other sectors and open new opportunities. 

France helps Hanoi with air quality assessment

  Oct 18, 2017
NDO/VNA – Hanoi will roll out action programmes and plans to improve the air quality in the city based on the outcomes of a French-funded air quality assessment project, stated a municipal leader. 

Mass fish death compensation must be made transparently and publicly: Deputy PM

  Oct 17, 2017
NDO - Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has asked the four central coastal localities involved to complete their compensation for mass fish deaths caused by an environmental incident in a transparent and public manner. 

Be active in responding to and seizing opportunities in Industry 4.0

  Oct 16, 2017
NDO – As the 4th Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0) gathers pace, Truong Gia Binh, Chairman of the Board of Directors of FPT Corporation – a Vietnamese technology giant, has shared his thoughts with Nhan Dan Monthly on the storming revolution that FPT is embracing with a pioneering spirit.  

Climate fair introduces solutions towards climate change response in Vietnam

  Oct 14, 2017
NDO – Initiatives on progress programmes in regards to climate change response in Vietnam with support from the European Union (EU), were introduced at a fair which opened in Hanoi on October 14.  

Prime Minister calls for greater efforts to protect forests

  Oct 14, 2017
NDO - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has urged relevant authorities to step up their efforts to protect forests and hold those failing to prevent forest destruction accountable as he chaired a national conference on forest management on October 14.  

Integrated strategy can facilitate Vietnam’s management of disaster risks

  Oct 13, 2017
NDO - Vietnam would be able to mitigate natural disaster risks by implementing an integrated management strategy, said experts at a conference jointly held by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and the World Bank on October 13.  

Viettel gears up ICT infrastructure in preparation for APEC

  Oct 06, 2017
NDO - The military-run telecommunications company Viettel is gearing up to provide telecommunication and IT services for the APEC Summit, scheduled to take place in the central city of Da Nang from November 6-11.  

City launches mobile app to facilitate flood warnings

  Oct 06, 2017
NDO – UDI Maps, a mobile flood-warning application, has been made available in the application stores of iOS and Android operating systems in order to help local people in Ho Chi Minh City avoid flooding. 

Dang Huy Huynh – ASEAN Biodiversity Hero

  Oct 05, 2017
NDO – Scientific Prof. Dr. Dang Huy Huynh, former Director of the Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources (IEBR), is one of the 10 individuals to receive the 2017 ASEAN Biodiversity Heroes Award. He has donated US$2,000 of his US$5,000 prize money to the operational fund of the Vietnam Association for Conservation of Nature and Environment (VACNE) and used another US$1,000 to finance the IEBR’s study encouragement foundation. 

Vietnam’s international internet capacity fully restored

  Oct 02, 2017
NDO - Vietnam’s international internet connections have been restored to full capacity after repairs on the Asia-America Gateway (AAG) and TGN Intra-Asia (IA) cable systems were completed on September 30. 

Mobifone beats Viettel in 4G speed tests

  Sep 28, 2017
NDO - The 4G download speed of Mobifone, one of the three major mobile carriers in Vietnam, is slightly faster than that of Viettel, according to test results announced by the Vietnam Telecommunications Authority.