Vietnam speeds up COVID-19 vaccine research: acting health minister

Vietnam speeds up COVID-19 vaccine research: acting health minister

NDO – As one of 42 countries around the world that can produce vaccines, Vietnam is speeding up its vaccine research to soon finalise a "made in Vietnam" COVID-19 vaccine for all Vietnamese people. (Sep 30, 2020 17:59:07)


HCM City: Residents swap trash for rice in fight against plastics

  Sep 20, 2020 11:22:32
NDO/VNA – District 1 in Ho Chi Minh City is trying to tackle the scourge of plastic waste by offering rice to residents in return for their trash. 

Symposium discusses communications and technology transfer in Industry 4.0

  Sep 18, 2020 17:37:39
NDO – A symposium entitled ‘Communications and technology transfer in the context of the fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0)’ was held in Hanoi on September 18 by Nhan Dan (People) Newspaper and the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST). 

Vietnam to spend VND2.5 trillion on marine environment and resource surveyal

  Sep 12, 2020 10:57:54
NDO - The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) will be conducting surveys on the marine environment and resources in 16 projects over the next ten years with a total funding of VND2.5 trillion (US$107.8 million). 

Vietnam aims to regulate up to 90% of industrial waste by 2025

  Sep 11, 2020 10:26:51
NDO - Vietnam is looking to have 70-90% of waste in key industrial sectors subject to evaluation such that databases about it can be created and regulations introduced to deal with such waste by 2025. 

Vietnam’s innovation index exceeds its level of development

  Sep 10, 2020 11:20:47
NDO – Vietnam is among the group of lower middle-income countries with their Global Innovation Index (GII) 2020 going beyond their development level, said General Director of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) Francis Gurry. 

Online platform launched to promote roof-top solar power

  Sep 10, 2020 11:12:01
NDO – The Southern Power Corporation under the Vietnam Electricity Group (EVN) on September 9 launched the online EVNSOLAR platform for roof-top solar power at 

Vietnam Smart City Award launched

  Sep 08, 2020 13:17:37
NDO – On September 7, the Vietnam Software and IT Services Association (VINASA) officially launched the Vietnam Smart City Award 2020. 

For a non-plastic waste marine environment

  Sep 08, 2020 10:28:22
NDO - Marine pollution in Vietnam due to plastic waste continues to increase, having significantly affected the ecosystem, organisms and people's health over recent years. Waste from land and marine-based sources; the capacity to manage it, collection and treatment of waste; public awareness about protecting the marine environment are all considered as the main reasons for the problem. 

Vietnam maintains high ranking in Global Innovation Index 2020

  Sep 03, 2020 17:55:16
NDO – Vietnam continues to maintain a high ranking, placed at 42nd out of 131 economies around the world in the Global Innovation Index (GII) 2020 as announced by the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) on September 2. 

National data portal inaugurated

  Sep 01, 2020 12:12:33
NDO/VNA - The national data portal was launched by the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) during a ceremony held in Hanoi on August 31. 

Hopes raised for conservation of world’s rarest turtle in Vietnam

  Aug 29, 2020 10:50:49
NDO – Conservationists have found the trace of another giant Swinhoe’s Softshell Turtle (Rafetus swinhoei), also known as a Hoan Kiem Turtle, in Hanoi’s Dong Mo Lake, raising hopes for the conservation of the world’s rarest turtle in Vietnam. 

Made-in-Vietnam AI platform debuted

  Aug 28, 2020 21:02:48
NDO/VNA – The Viettel AI Open Platform, an artificial intelligence (AI) platform developed by the military-run telecoms group Viettel, was launched by the Ministry of Information and Communication at a ceremony on August 28. 

International law governing cyberspace globally urgently needed to ensure human rights

  Aug 28, 2020 12:55:23
NDO – A virtual executive seminar themed “International law governing cyberspace” was co-held by the Department of Foreign Relations under the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) in coordination with the Dutch Embassy and the EU delegation to Vietnam in Hanoi on August 27. 

Programme launched to honour top Vietnamese IT firms

  Aug 26, 2020 17:15:33
NDO - The Vietnam Software and IT Services Association (VINASA) has formally launched a programme to select pioneering Vietnamese IT firms in 2020.