Phia Oac – Phia Den National Park established

Phia Oac – Phia Den National Park established

NDO – Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has approved the establishment of the Phia Oac – Phia Den National Park in Nguyen Binh district, Cao Bang province in an effort to preserve the ecosystem and biodiversity of the site. (Jan 13, 2018)


ADB facilitates waste-to-energy plants in Vietnam

  Feb 02, 2018
NDO – The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has reached a US$100 million loan facility agreement with China Everbright International Limited (CEIL) to help a series of municipal waste-to-energy (WTE) plants in the Mekong Delta region.  

WB supports emission reduction programme in central region

  Feb 02, 2018
NDO/VNA – The World Bank’s (WB) Carbon Finance Unit approved a resolution on supporting the Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) programme in central Vietnam, in line with a results-based payment, at a meeting in Paris on February 1.  

Forum discusses international experiences in bear conservation

  Feb 02, 2018
NDO – International conservatives and representatives from wildlife protection organisations joined the local authorities and policy makers at a forum in Hanoi, on February 2, to share their experiences in bear protection and bear bile farm management.  

Ten companies honoured for energy efficient solutions

  Jan 31, 2018
NDO - Ten outstanding companies that have utilised successful energy efficient solutions were honoured at an awards ceremony for the Vietnam Energy Efficiency in Industry Awards 2017 in Hanoi on January 31.  

Sao Khue Awards 2018 opens category for products of new tech trends

  Jan 31, 2018
NDO – The Sao Khue Awards 2018 will open an additional category for exemplary information technology (IT) products, solutions and services in the new trends of the fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0), such as artificial intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data and 3D printing.  

Works begin on third phase of Bac Lieu wind farm

  Jan 31, 2018
NDO - A groundbreaking ceremony was held on January 30 in the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu to kick off construction on the third phase of the Bac Lieu wind farm, costing a total of VND8.9 trillion (US$391.6 million). 

British magazine: VNPT the best ICT service provider in Vietnam

  Jan 30, 2018
NDO – The State-owned telecom giant Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) has been honoured with two prestigious awards by the British finance magazine IFM.  

Winners of Environmental Film Festival honoured

  Jan 16, 2018
NDO – Twenty-one outstanding films were honored at the sixth National Environmental Film festival in Hanoi on January 16. 

Sustainable environment project for coastal cities launched

  Jan 13, 2018
NDO/ VNA – A conference was held in Phan Rang – Thap Cham city in the south central province of Ninh Thuan on January 12 to launch the Vietnam Coastal Cities Sustainable Environment Project (CCSEP) funded by the World Bank (WB).  

Vietnam needs to develop renewable energy

  Jan 12, 2018
NDO – Vietnam needs to develop electricity from solar, wind, geothermal, biomass and biological energy, instead of using coal power as at present, Chairman of the Central Economic Commission Nguyen Van Binh informed a workshop in Hanoi on January 11. 

PM calls for breakthroughs in science-technology development

  Jan 09, 2018
NDO – The Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) should focus on improving four main issues as well as creating three breakthroughs during the 2018-2020 period. 

Cyber Command asked to safeguard national sovereignty in cyberspace

  Jan 08, 2018
NDO/VNA - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked the freshly-established Cyber Command to become a loyal, disciplinary, intelligent, and clear-headed force which is strong enough to protect the national sovereignty in cyberspace.  

Da Nang puts into use automatic water environment monitoring system

  Jan 06, 2018
NDO/VNA – Four automatic water environment monitoring stations, produced by the Da Nang Centre of Integrated Circuits (CENTIC) were put into operation in the central city of Da Nang on January 6.  

Digital Vietnamese knowledge system launched

  Jan 01, 2018
NDO/ VNA – All Vietnamese citizens now can participate in spreading knowledge conveniently and effectively thanks to the “Digital Vietnamese knowledge system” project which was launched in Hanoi on January 1 morning.