Awards honouring outstanding IT products and services launched

Awards honouring outstanding IT products and services launched

NDO—The 2017 Sao Khue awards were launched on January 16 to honour the top ten outstanding information and technology (IT) products and services of the year. (Jan 16, 2017)

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Graffiti artists voice support for rhino protection

  Jan 10, 2017
NDO – Graffiti artists on January 9 commenced a project decorating 12 walls in Nguyen Thai Binh ward, district 1 in Ho Chi Minh City with paintings featuring the theme of rhino protection. 

Hanoi launches incubator for innovative IT enterprises

  Jan 09, 2017
NDO – The Hanoi Department of Information and Communications officially put into operation an incubator for innovation information technology (IT) enterprises on January 9, located in a 17-storey building at 185 Giang Vo Street, Dong Da district.  

Sustainable forestation management project launched

  Jan 07, 2017
NDO/VNA—A project to promote sustainable forestation management and responsible timber trading was launched in Hanoi on January 6.  

Institute of Natural Resources and Environment established

  Jan 06, 2017
NDO – The Vietnam National University, Hanoi (VNU) held a ceremony on January 5 to announce the Prime Minister’s Decision No. 2218/QĐ-TTg dated November 17, 2016 on the establishment of the Institute of Natural Resources and Environment under the VNU.  

Ten major natural resource and environmental events in 2016

  Jan 05, 2017
NDO – The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) has announced the top 10 events of the natural resources and environment sector in 2016. 

New startup impetus as Vietnam innovates

  Jan 04, 2017
NDO – Investors around the world have ranked Vietnam third in the list of the best countries the world should invest in, leading to the inflow of international venture funds. Scientific and technology activities in 2016 have also prospered, especially in the startup field, with a series of startup businesses and projects receiving large investments and recording success. 

Top ten scientific and technological events in 2016

  Dec 31, 2016
NDO – The Science and Technology Journalist Club under Vietnam Journalists’ Association, in coordination with Centre for Science and Technology Communications under the Ministry of Science and Technology, has published a list of top ten prominent events in the science and technology sector in 2016. 

Major pollution scandals uncovered in 2016: administration

  Dec 29, 2016
NDO/VNA – Many serious environmental pollution cases were uncovered and strictly handled in 2016, Vietnam Environment Administration (VEA) said on December 29.  

Java pangolins released into wild

  Dec 29, 2016
NDO – Cuc Phuong National Park, Save Vietnam’s Wildlife (SVW) and Hanoi Wildlife Rescue Centre (WRC) have successfully released 54 Java pangolins (Manis javanica) into the wild at an undisclosed, secure site. 

Contributors to environmental protection in Ho Chi Minh City honoured

  Dec 28, 2016
NDO – Four individuals and 38 collectives who have made great contributions to environmental protection in 2016 were honoured at a ceremony held by the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Natural Resources and Environment on December 28. 

Vietnam Institute for Green Urban Research and Development makes debut

  Dec 28, 2016
NDO – The Vietnam Institute for Green Urban Research and Development debuted on December 27 at a ceremony held by the Vietnam Fine Art Creation and Design Association in Hanoi. 

VFF leader lauds public involvement in environment protection

  Dec 27, 2016
NDO/VNA – President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan has lauded millions of people in 110,000 residential areas, religious and mass organisations for their environmental protection efforts over recent years. 

Vietnamese, Russian scientists conclude fifth sea survey

  Dec 22, 2016
NDO/VNA – Vietnamese and Russian scientists gathered at a conference in Nha Trang city in the south central province of Khanh Hoa on December 22 to review their one-month voyage to survey marine biodiversity in waters off of Vietnam’s central region.  

Activities call for public support to end bear farming

  Dec 21, 2016
NDO—Education for Nature–Vietnam (ENV) and volunteers from its 6,200-member Wildlife Protection Network carried out a series of awareness activities in fifteen major cities across the country on December 20 aimed at encouraging the public to take action to bring an end to the cruel and illegal bear bile business.