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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.