Joint efforts required to keep the sea clean

Joint efforts required to keep the sea clean

NDO – Ten years have passed since the World Oceans Day (June 8) was officially recognised as an international holiday by the United Nations (UN). Annually, on this occasion, Vietnam organises response activities and launches the Vietnam Sea and Island Week. This year, the northern province of Quang Ninh has been selected to host these significant events. (Jun 01, 2018 11:43:39)


Embassies, int’l organisations join in preventing plastic pollution in Vietnam

  May 30, 2018 10:54:15
NDO/VNA – Twenty-two embassies and international organisations in Vietnam will sign a code of conduct on the prevention of plastic pollution on June 4, to mark World Environment Day (June 5), according to the Canadian Embassy in Vietnam.  

First Vietnamese becomes IAQ academician

  May 28, 2018 14:54:22
NDO/VNA – Dr. Ngo Van Nhon, Chairman of Vietnam Quality Association and President of Institute for Quality Assessment and Development in Ho Chi Minh City, has become the first Vietnamese to become an academician of the International Academy for Quality (IAQ). 

Second giant panda born in Malaysia makes public debut

  May 27, 2018 15:05:44
The second giant panda born in Malaysia made her first public appearance at the national zoo in Kuala Lumpur on May 26. 

Ly Son islanders urged not to use plastic bags, straws

  May 26, 2018 21:53:21
NDO/VNA - The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has launched a communication campaign to cut the use of plastic bags on Ly Son island, as a prelude to its sea turtle conservation programme on the island.  

Vietnam plans to truncate 11-digit mobile phone numbers

  May 26, 2018 17:31:56
NDO - Vietnam plans to shorten 11-digit mobile phone numbers to 10 digits by replacing three-digit carrier prefixes with new two-digit prefixes. 

ROK offers US$1.9 million to support energy saving in Vietnam

  May 25, 2018 17:51:38
NDO – A project on promoting energy efficiency in Vietnam’s industrial sector was launched in Hanoi on May 24, with sponsorship worth US$1.9 million from the Republic of Korea (RoK). 

Vietnam hosts 2018 ASEAN-Japan cyber security

  May 24, 2018 12:00:09
NDO/VNA - The Vietnam Computer Emergency Response Center (VNCERT) hosted the 2018 ASEAN -Japan information security drill, which took place in Hanoi, central Da Nang city and Ho Chi Minh City on May 23. 

First recorded images of large-antlered muntjac in Quang Nam

  May 23, 2018 17:17:36
NDO - The WWF-Vietnam has announced that the first photographs of two large-antlered muntjac (Muntiacus vuquangensis) in the wild were captured by scientists in Quang Nam province in November 2017.  

Arts programme celebrates 25 years of action for biodiversity

  May 23, 2018 11:55:19
NDO – An arts programme was held in Hanoi on May 22 to celebrate 25 years of action for biodiversity since the establishment of the Convention on Biological Diversity. 

Winners of film contest about disaster prevention announced

  May 22, 2018 16:26:17
NDO – The nine winners of the short reportage and film contest on the theme of “Extreme disaster events – Lessons of the past and future actions” were announced and honoured at an awards ceremony held in Hanoi on May 22. 

Forum discusses enterprises’ responsibilities for environmental protection and green growth

  May 22, 2018 16:02:38
NDO – Experts, policy makers and business representatives gathered at a Hanoi forum on May 22 to discuss measures to promote businesses’ active participation in environmental protection and sustainable development towards green growth.  

Hung Yen to build wastewater treatment plant using Japan’s technology

  May 21, 2018 10:46:56
NDO/VNA - The northern province of Hung Yen has approved a pilot project to treat wastewater using Japan’s Johkasou technology, said Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Bui The Cu. 

Listening to scientists towards improving development policies

  May 20, 2018 07:11:28
NDO – Do you think the meltdown of the Himalayas, rising sea levels, or global nuclear weapon prohibition are strange stories that are unrelated to our lives? If you listen to what scientists say and believe in them, the stories will be completely different.  

Club of Overseas Vietnamese intellectuals in New South Wales debuts

  May 19, 2018 21:55:07
NDO/VNA – The Representative Office of the Vietnamese Ministry of Science and Technology in New South Wales, Australia on May 19 launched a club of Overseas Vietnamese intellectuals in New South Wales.