Vietnam to observe World Water Day on March 22

Vietnam to observe World Water Day on March 22

NDO – Various activities will be held from March 22 to 25 in Vietnam to respond to World Water Day, which falls on March 22 this year, under the theme “Leaving no one behind.” (Mar 06, 2019 10:56:40)

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Seminar spotlights Vietnam’s digital transformation efforts

  Feb 21, 2019 10:28:15
NDO - FPT Corporation held a seminar on February 20 with the participation of more than 30 senior corporate leaders from different sectors to discuss digital transformation in Vietnam. 

Argentina seeks to cooperate with Vietnam in telecoms and internet

  Feb 21, 2019 10:25:19
NDO – Argentina wants to cooperate with the Government of Vietnam and boost Vietnamese and Argentine business cooperation to promote the development of the potential Argentine internet and telecommunications services market. 

Vietnam actively implements IOC’s initiatives on marine spatial planning

  Feb 18, 2019 16:32:39
NDO – As an active and responsible member of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO (IOC), Vietnam has proactively implemented the IOC’s initiatives on marine spatial planning through many forms, such as organising the translation and dissemination of UNESCO’s documents and guidance, and participating in UNESCO-organised training and capacity building classes. 

Dioxin detoxification at Bien Hoa airport inspected

  Feb 16, 2019 11:34:42
NDO/VNA – Minister of National Defence General Ngo Xuan Lich inspected the dioxin detoxification work at Bien Hoa airport in the southern province of Dong Nai on February 15. 

National week for disaster prevention and control to be launched

  Feb 16, 2019 11:30:57
NDO/VNA – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has decided to designate May 15-25 as the national week for natural disaster prevention and control. 

Locally made device maps ocean floor

  Feb 13, 2019 09:52:29
NDO/VNA – A group of Vietnamese researchers has created an unmanned vehicle that can be used to create maps of the ocean floor and collect environmental data. 

Over 500 wildlife rescued in 2018: report

  Feb 12, 2019 10:40:31
NDO – Roughly 521 wildlife were rescued nationwide in 2018, thanks to timely notification from local people, as well as the quick and drastic actions of the relevant authorities in arresting violators and confiscating exhibits, reported the Education for Nature - Vietnam (ENV). 

Realising Vietnamese dream of space exploration

  Feb 09, 2019 16:35:22
NDO - With a passion for knowledge and a dream for conquering space, 36 engineers of the Vietnam National Space Centre (VNSC) have overcome difficulties to successfully manufacture a microsatellite after five years of hard efforts at leading Japanese universities.  

Vietnamese scientist finds anti-diabetes compounds in white rice

  Feb 01, 2019 13:14:13
NDO – Research by Associate Professor Tran Dang Xuan, who is working at Hiroshima University (Japan), has discovered and successfully isolated two precious compounds of momilactones A and B, which inhibit enzymes in white rice. 

PM meets with outstanding intellectuals, scientists

  Jan 29, 2019 18:24:08
NDO/VNA – The Party and State highly value Vietnamese intellectuals and scientists, as well as their contributions to the national development, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc. 

Vietnam joins call for UNSC’s action to deal with climate change

  Jan 26, 2019 18:45:24
NDO/VNA – Vietnam has joined countries’ call for UN agencies, including the UN Security Council, to coordinate and help countries and regional organisations in dealing with climate change at an open debate of the UN Security Council on January 25. 

Vietnam to begin 5G trials in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City

  Jan 25, 2019 10:31:50
NDO - Viettel has become the first mobile carrier in Vietnam licensed to test the next-generation of wireless technology, known as 5G, in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. 

Vietnam’s satellite sends back first photos

  Jan 24, 2019 13:30:58
NDO/VNA – The first images taken by Vietnamese satellite MicroDragon were sent to a land station in Japan on the morning of January 23 (Vietnam time), according to the Vietnam National Space Centre (VNSC) under the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology. 

Contest offers US$1 million for green startup ideas

  Jan 23, 2019 17:24:21
NDO – Organisations and individuals with excellent ideas to help Vietnam cope with climate change challenges will have the opportunity to fully access incubation services, the commercialisation of technology and business development, with a maximum funding of US$75,000 per project.