International student science forum opens in Ho Chi Minh City

International student science forum opens in Ho Chi Minh City

NDO – The Ho Chi Minh City Vietnamese Students’ Association and Vietnam National University of Ho Chi Minh City officially opened the second International Student Science Forum (ISSF) 2017 under the theme ‘Industry 4.0 and building the smart city’ on June 21. (Jun 22, 2017)


Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City join World Cities network

  Jun 12, 2017
NDO – The two largest metropolitan cities of Vietnam, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, have officially joined the World Cities network, an initiative launched by the European Union (EU) aimed at promoting the exchange of experience and the best practice on regional and urban development policies between EU and non-EU cities, with a focus on sustainable urban development. 

Star Telecom to build population management system for Laos

  Jun 10, 2017
NDO/VNA – Star Telecom, a joint venture between the Laos-Asia telecom company and Vietnam's military-run Viettel telecom group, has acquired a contract to build a population management system for the Lao government. 

Innovation space for inventors launched in HCM City

  Jun 08, 2017
NDO – An innovation space for inventors was launched at the Saigon Hi-tech Park (SHTP) in Ho Chi Minh City on June 8, with the aim of facilitating the building of innovation ecosystem in Vietnam.  

Hanoi, Japanese firm from partnership in developing smart city

  Jun 06, 2017
NDO/VNA – The Hanoi People’s Committee, BRG Group and Japan’s Sumitomo Corporation have signed a cooperation agreement on developing the Nhat Tan-Noi Bai urban project, with total investment of more than US$4 billion, aiming to build the most modern smart city of Southeast Asia in the north of Hanoi. 

Science, tech sector urged to reform

  Jun 03, 2017
NDO/VNA - Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has urged the science and technology sector to renovate and restructure to boost scientific and technological research to take advantage of the fourth industrial revolution or industry 4.0 and contribute to development.  

Awards launched to honour Vietnamese talents

  May 31, 2017
NDO – The 2017 Vietnamese Talent Awards were launched on May 30 to search for and honour Vietnamese smart solutions in the four categories of information and technology, environment, medicine and pharmacy, and talent incentive. 

Intel ISEF: Vietnamese student wins third prize with prosthetic arm

  May 20, 2017
NDO - Vietnamese student Pham Quang Huy has won third prize in the robotics and intelligent machines category for a prosthetic arm designed for people with disabilities at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair 2017.  

Ta Quang Buu Awards honour outstanding scientists

  May 19, 2017
NDO – Two scientists were presented with the 2017 Ta Quang Buu Awards at a ceremony held in Hanoi on May 18 by the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST). 

Winners of Ho Chi Minh Awards in military, defence announced

  May 18, 2017
NDO – A ceremony was held at the headquarter of the Ministry of Defence in Hanoi on May 17 to present the Ho Chi Minh Awards for Science and Technology to two projects in the field of military and defence. 

Vietnamese scientist elected to Global Young Academy

  May 18, 2017
NDO - Dr. Tran Quang Huy, from the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology, has been elected to be a member of the Global Young Academy (GYA). 

Over 1,900 computers in Vietnam reportedly infected with WannaCry ransomware

  May 17, 2017
NDO - The ransomware, known as WannaCry, which has wreaked havoc across the world, has infected more than 1,900 computers in Vietnam as of May 16, according to security firm Bkav’s virus monitoring system. 

Vietnamese enterprises in the face of 4th industrial revolution

  May 16, 2017
NDO - The government has indicated that it will take a leading role so that Vietnam will not miss opportunities brought about by the 4th industrial revolution. But can Vietnamese enterprises, which are the most affected, take advantage of this technological trend? 

VIFOTEC Award 2016 honours 45 scientific and technological innovations

  May 16, 2017
NDO – The 2016 Vietnam Fund for Scientific and Technological Creations (VIFOTEC) Award will be presented to 45 outstanding tech works, including four first, nine second, 15 third and 17 consolation prizes.  

Gov’t issues warnings against WannaCry ransomware

  May 16, 2017
NDO/VNA – The spread of WannaCry ransomware has been wreaking havoc across the world since May 12, and several Vietnamese businesses and agencies are advised to take cautions.