General Department of Disaster Prevention and Control makes debut

General Department of Disaster Prevention and Control makes debut

NDO – A specialised agency at the general department level has been established to cover the work of natural disaster prevention and control for the first time. (17 hours ago)


Joint efforts called for to protect last wild elephants in Vietnam

  Aug 12, 2017
NDO – No single country or individual could put an end to illegal wildlife trade, but joint international efforts should be made to prevent wildlife crimes and protect the elephant species in the centuries ahead, US Ambassador to Vietnam, Ted Osius, has said.  

Japan assists Vietnam in reservoir operation and effective flood management

  Aug 10, 2017
NDO – The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) signed a Grant Agreement in Hanoi on August 10 to provide a grant aid of over US$16.65 million for the Project “Emergency Reservoir Operation and Effective Flood Management Using Water related Disaster Management Information System”.  

Hanoi tightens bear farm monitoring with chipping programme

  Aug 09, 2017
NDO – The Hanoi Forest Protection Department, in coordination with World Animal Protection, has recently completed a re-micro-chipping of over 200 captive bears on farms in Hanoi, allowing for a safer and more efficient monitoring of the bears, without the need for anesthesia.  

BKAV unveils second generation of made-in-Vietnam Bphone

  Aug 09, 2017
NDO - Vietnamese security company BKAV has launched the second generation of its made-in-Vietnam smartphone, known as the Bphone, with a price of VND9.8 million (US$431). 

City to host biggest IT outsourcing conference in October

  Aug 08, 2017
NDO – The second Vietnam IT Outsourcing (VNITO) Conference will take place at Quang Trung Software City (QTSC) in Ho Chi Minh City from October 19-20, offering a closer look on Vietnam’s software industry and investment environment. 

Underground reservoir expected to control floods in HCMC

  Aug 07, 2017
NDO - Ho Chi Minh City is building a reservoir under Vo Van Ngan Street, which is expected to help with flood control in the city’s Thu Duc district.  

IAEA experts attend Vietnam conference on nuclear science and technology

  Aug 02, 2017
NDO - Almost 400 Vietnamese and foreign scientists and experts, in the area of nuclear energy, participated in the Vietnam Conference on Nuclear Science and Technology (VINANST-12), which opened in Nha Trang, on August 2. 

Quang Tri: Turtle at risk of extinction released into the wild

  Aug 02, 2017
NDO/VNA – The Con Co Island Marine Protected Area in the central province of Quang Tri and a local fisherman released an endangered green turtle into the sea, on August 1. 

Viettel expands 4G coverage to all provinces of Timor-Leste

  Jul 31, 2017
NDO - Vietnamese telecom giant Viettel announced on July 31 that the 4G signals of its Timor-Leste subsidiary, Telemor, have now been expanded to cover all 13 provinces of the Southeast Asian country.  

Seminar discusses environmental protection at national tourist sites

  Jul 29, 2017
NDO – Developing tourism at national tourist sites has brought about positive results in local socio-economic growth, but on the other hand, it has also posed concerning negative impacts on the environment, heard delegates at a conference held in Ninh Binh province, on July 28.  

Paris climate agreement executed in Central and Central Highlands

  Jul 28, 2017
NDO – Vietnam’s commitments under the Paris Climate Agreement have been implemented in the provinces and cities in the Central and Central Highlands regions.  

4G stations cover 95% of Vietnamese population

  Jul 28, 2017
NDO – Vietnam’s telecommunication carriers have installed approximately 43,000 base transceiver stations (BTS) of fourth generation (4G) technology across the country, covering an estimated 95% of the country’s population. 

Vietnam, Israel sign agreement on technology cooperation

  Jul 26, 2017
NDO/VNA - Vietnam’s Ministry of Science and Technology and its Israeli counterpart inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation in science and technology in Israel on July 25.  

Viettel supports start-up projects on internet of things

  Jul 25, 2017
NDO - Viettel Telecom Corporation officially launched the ‘Vietnam Internet of Things (IoT) Hackathon 2017’ – a national IoT competition, at a press conference held in Hanoi on July 24.