Two Vietnamese among top 100 scientists in Asia

Two Vietnamese among top 100 scientists in Asia

NDO/VNA – Prof. Dr Nguyen Thanh Liem and Dr Nguyen Thi Hiep have been named in a list of the top 100 scientists in Asia recently released by Singapore’s Asian Scientist magazine. (Jul 21, 2019 20:40:34)


Lekima Hung – a photographer dedicated to marine environment

  Jul 15, 2019 16:33:19
NDO – Photographer Nguyen Viet Hung (known as Lekima Hung) has impressed with his exhibition entitled ‘Hay cuu bien’ (Save our seas), featuring over 100 photos on marine waste. 

74 works and applications selected to Vietnam Golden Book of Creativity 2019

  Jul 10, 2019 15:21:49
NDO - As many as 74 research works and applications in the field of natural and applied sciences have been selected to the Vietnam Golden Book of Creativity in 2019. 

Raising awareness of plastic pollution

  Jul 08, 2019 17:25:29
NDO – In order to step by step mitigate plastic pollution, communication work should be regularly and constantly implemented to raise the community’s awareness of the adverse impacts of plastic waste, in addition to effectively observing the laws and policies concerned. 

Cham Islands acts to eliminate plastic waste

  Jul 07, 2019 21:23:11
NDO/VNA – The Cham Islands’ Marine Protected Area (MPA) management board, in cooperation with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), has launched a new garbage sorting programme as part of efforts to reduce plastic waste in Vietnam. 

Information and communications sector posted six-month revenue of over VND1.3 quadrillion

  Jul 07, 2019 14:40:09
NDO – The total revenue of the entire Information and Communications (IC) sector reached over VND1.3 quadrillion (over US$43 billion) in the first six months of 2019, a year-on-year increase of 7%. 

Roundtable seeks to promote Vietnam - India sci-tech cooperation

  Jul 05, 2019 12:48:27
NDO – A roundtable was held at the Vietnamese Embassy in India on July 4 under the theme ‘Leapfrogging Vietnam - India relations through science and technology’. 

Bac Kan zones off nearly 600 hectares to protect ancient trees

  Jul 03, 2019 16:55:01
NDO – The Bac Kan provincial authorities have decided to establish the 594-hectare Thac Gieng protected site to safeguard a population of more than 500 ancient ‘nghien’ (Burretiodendron hsienmu) trees in the locality. 

Conference discusses good models for biodiversity conservation

  Jun 29, 2019 17:15:41
NDO – The second conference on biodiversity conservation and sustainable development in Vietnam’s Central and Central Highlands regions opened in the central coastal city of Da Nang on June 29, under the theme “Co-managing natural resources: Best practices and policy recommendations”. 

HCM City signs deal with Cuba on science-technology cooperation

  Jun 28, 2019 22:50:44
NDO/VNA – The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City and the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment of Cuba on June 28 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in development and managing science-technology zones. 

High-tech and human resources key to Vietnam’s successful digital transformation

  Jun 27, 2019 18:03:52
NDO – Automation trends combined with smart technologies and artificial intelligence (AI) are having a positive impact on every aspect of life. In particular, the development of science and technology (S&T), high-tech and high quality human resources of each country will be the decisive condition for the success of digital transformation. 

HCM City hosts Vietnam Technology and Energy Forum 2019

  Jun 26, 2019 11:37:44
NDO – The 2019 Vietnam Technology and Energy Forum was held by the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) in Ho Chi Minh City on June 25, seeking to keep management agencies, businesses and investors updated with the latest information related to energy and renewable energy. 

Over 50 green startup ideas honoured

  Jun 25, 2019 13:56:49
NDO – The Vietnam Women's Union collaborated with the Vietnam Climate Innovation Centre (VCIC) to organise a ceremony in Hanoi, on June 24, to honour 51 creative ideas at the third Proof-of Concept (PoC) competition under the theme "Women and the future of green economy". 

Forum raises role of communication in plastic waste prevention

  Jun 23, 2019 15:49:43
NDO – The third forum entitled ‘journalists with environment, seas and islands’ was held in Hanoi on June 22, focusing on raising the role of communication in plastic waste prevention. 

Launching the 5G mobile technology

  Jun 21, 2019 16:25:24
NDO – Despite applying the 2G, 3G and 4G technologies later than many other countries, by launching its first 5G call early last month, Vietnam has become one of the nations with the earliest successful piloting of the 5G mobile network in the world. The fact affirms that Vietnam has caught up with the leading countries in information and communication technology (ICT) around the globe.