Vietnamese inventor receives US patent for impregnating wood with polymer solution

Vietnamese inventor receives US patent for impregnating wood with polymer solution

NDO – Vietnamese inventor Tran Hoai Nam has received a US patent for his methods and systems of impregnating wood with a polymer solution and the products thereof. The project resulted from dozens of years of conducting research, which was even more difficult as Nam didn’t have methodical and professional education in this field. (15 hours ago)


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. 

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. 

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.” 

Qualcomm holds webinar to launch start-up contest in Vietnam

  Mar 12, 2020 16:31:36
NDO - Qualcomm Vietnam held a webinar on March 12 to launch a start-up competition aiming to select and support new ideas that will accelerate innovation in Vietnam. 

MobiFone successfully pilots 5G mobile network

  Mar 10, 2020 16:11:58
NDO – MobiFone officially announced on March 10 that it has successfully piloted a 5G mobile network in the four cities of Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Da Nang and Hai Phong. 

Female scientists honoured for influenza, forestry research

  Mar 05, 2020 15:27:31
NDO/VNA – A group of influenza researchers and a forestry scientist were named winners of the Kovalevskaya Award 2019, a prize dedicated to outstanding female scientists. 

Samsung builds US$220 million R&D centre in Vietnam

  Mar 02, 2020 15:47:10
NDO - Samsung Vietnam has announced the commencement of construction on a new US$220 million research and development (R&D) centre in Vietnam, with completion scheduled for late 2022. 

Vietnam’s 3G and 4G subscribers outnumber 2G for first time

  Feb 27, 2020 16:26:53
NDO - Users of the third and fourth-generation cellular networks, known as 3G and 4G, in Vietnam have reached 64.5 million, outnumbering those using the 2G network for the first time by 3.8 million. 

Vietnam leads Tutela’s mobile network performance ranking

  Feb 27, 2020 14:22:33
NDO/VNA – Vietnamese mobile subscribers have a better experience in network quality and speed than users in many Southeast Asian countries such as Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia and the Philippines, according to a report by Tutela, a global crowdsourced mobile data company. 

Vietnamese, Korean enterprises boost cooperation in green technology development

  Feb 19, 2020 17:59:09
NDO – Vietnamese firms in the field of green technology will have more opportunities to connect trade, services, investment and technology transfer with Korean partners, following a new cooperation mechanism that has been reached by both parties. 

PM issues instructions on facilitating startups

  Feb 19, 2020 17:43:19
NDO – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has signed Directive No. 09/CT-TTg asking for more favourable conditions for start-ups. 

Vietnamese professor awarded 2020 Sloan Research Fellowship

  Feb 16, 2020 16:00:33
NDO – Vu Ngoc Tam, a young Vietnamese professor working at the Department of Computer Science at the University of Colorado Boulder, USA, has been honoured as a 2020 Sloan Research Fellowship recipient. 

Vietnam announces first digital signature without USB token

  Feb 15, 2020 12:53:00
NDO – Software company MISA on February 14 officially launched eSign – the first non-USB digital signature in Vietnam, with outstanding features that completely overcome the inconvenience of the old generation of digital signatures from the last decade.