Programming contest launched to combat coronavirus

Programming contest launched to combat coronavirus

NDO - A hackathon has been launched by the Hanoi Youth Union, the UNDP in Vietnam and AngelHack Vietnam to look for innovative ideas in education, healthcare, information and economics to combat the coronavirus epidemic. (12 hours ago)

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Campaign launched to apply Vietnamese technology for digital life

  Mar 28, 2020 22:08:37
NDO/VNA – The Ministry of Information and Communications has issued a directive and launched a campaign to apply Vietnamese technology for digital life. 

New species of toad discovered in Cao Bang

  Mar 28, 2020 11:38:40
NDO – A new species of Megophrys toad has been discovered in the northern mountainous province of Cao Bang, thanks to efforts from Vietnamese and German scientists. 

Hanoi to host 27th Asia-Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum

  Mar 26, 2020 17:37:03
NDO – The 27th Asia-Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum (APRSAF-27) is scheduled to be held in Hanoi from October 27 - 30, according to the Vietnam National Space Centre, a subsidiary of the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VASC). 

MoIT makes all public administrative services online

  Mar 24, 2020 10:10:43
NDO/VNA – The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has made all of its 292 public administrative services online, 166 of which are level-3 and -4 services while the remainders are level-2, according to the ministry’s Vietnam e-Commerce and Digital Economy Agency. 

Mobile disinfection chamber launched in HCM City

  Mar 20, 2020 11:47:01
NDO/VNA - The Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology in collaboration with the Centre of Science and Technology Development for Youth have successfully created and officially launched a mobile disinfection chamber serving people in COVID-19-affected areas. 

Focusing on effectively exploiting renewable energy sources

  Mar 19, 2020 17:22:53
NDO – The exploitation and application of RE to create electricity supply is now a common trend in many countries around the world, aiming to ensure energy security and sustainable development. 

Promoting new research to cope with COVID-19 epidemic

  Mar 18, 2020 17:44:52
NDO - Domestic scientific and technological units have quickly carried out research and initially produced remarkable results in the prevention and fight against the COVID-19 epidemic. Notably, scientists from the Military Medical Academy and Viet A Corporation have successfully produced a new coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) test kit, helping Vietnam to take the initiative in testing the disease. 

Earth Hour 2020 to raise public awareness of plastic waste

  Mar 18, 2020 16:45:41
NDO/VNA – The Earth Hour 2020 will call for not only the efficient use of energy but also reduction of plastic use, according to the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources. 

Automated aviation customs system to officially open in May

  Mar 18, 2020 16:24:13
NDO/VNA – The single window and automated aviation customs supervision system is scheduled to open at Noi Bai International Airport in May, according to Hanoi’s Department of Customs. 

UNDP assists Mekong Delta in drought response efforts

  Mar 18, 2020 16:21:03
NDO/VNA – The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the Partnership for Disaster Risk Reduction under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) signed an agreement on March 17 to support the Mekong Delta’s response to drought and saltwater intrusion. 

Vietnam to export SARS-CoV-2 test kits to Ukraine and Finland

  Mar 17, 2020 17:57:04
NDO – The first batch of 7,500 SARS-CoV-2 test kits produced in Vietnam will be shipped to Ukraine and Finland this week. 

Hanoi, HCM City start trial on e-collection for vehicle registration fees

  Mar 17, 2020 16:23:06
NDO – Traditionally having to pay cash to the treasury or bank for registration fees for cars and motorbikes, residents in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City now can pay them online through the National Public Service Portal, banks and payment intermediaries. 

Over US$30 million for Vietnam to enhance climate resilience

  Mar 14, 2020 09:53:14
NDO/VNA – The Green Climate Fund (GCF) has approved a non-refundable aid worth US$30.2 million to help Vietnam enhance climate resilience, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD). 

Australia supports Vietnam to evaluate the impact of technology on productivity and growth

  Mar 12, 2020 16:57:33
NDO – The Australian Embassy in Vietnam on March 12 stated that the Australian government has announced its support for Vietnam to implement a study themed “Technological change in Vietnam – How technology contributes to productivity and economic growth.”