Population of ancient ‘po mu’ trees found in Ha Tinh

Population of ancient ‘po mu’ trees found in Ha Tinh

NDO – A population of ancient ‘po mu’ trees (Fokienia hodginsii), some nearly 1,000-years-old, has been found at the Vu Quang National Park in Ha Tinh province, announced the park’s director Nguyen Danh Ky, on May 5. (May 10, 2018)

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Young startupper earns success with free shopping app

  May 04, 2018
NDO – Tran Hai Quang, a 28-year-old former student of the Foreign Trade University, has earned initial success after two years since the launch of his startup project, Clingme, a free app to facilitate shopping for consumers. 

Green Innovation Awards launched

  May 03, 2018
NDO - The Green Innovation Awards, the second of its kind, have been launched by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union. 

Hundreds of wild animals rescued, released to nature

  May 02, 2018
NDO/VNA – Approximately 110 wild animals were rescued and released into the environment or to rescue centres during the first three months of this year, while there were 132 cases of wild animals being advertised on restaurants’ menus or on Facebook which were handled, according to the Education for Nature Vietnam (ENV). 

Talent Awards launched to encourage digital technology

  Apr 24, 2018
NDO – The annual Vietnamese Talent Awards 2018 was launched on April 23 with a focus on the power of digital technology. 

First Vietnamese honoured with world’s foremost environmental prize

  Apr 24, 2018
NDO – Nguy Thi Khanh, Director of Green Innovation and Development Centre (GreenID) has become the first Vietnamese citizen to be honoured with the Goldman Environmental Prize, the world’s highest award for grassroots environmental activists.  

Vietnamese carriers extend info update deadline to mid-May

  Apr 23, 2018
NDO - Vinaphone and Mobifone, two of the three largest mobile carriers in Vietnam, have decided to extend the deadline for their subscribers to submit photos of their profiles and identity cards to May 15. 

Reducing damages caused by salt intrusion in the Mekong Delta

  Apr 23, 2018
NDO - The Mekong River Basin is currently in the mid-dry season of 2017-2018. The Mekong Delta is strongly affected by two different tidal regimes in the East Sea and the West Sea. 

Vietnam’s practical activities in response to Earth Day

  Apr 22, 2018
NDO/VNA – Nearly 2,000 volunteers collected waste at public places in Ho Chi Minh City on April 22 in response to Earth Day 2018 which has the theme of “End Plastic Pollution.”  

Outstanding IT products and services honoured at Sao Khue Awards 2018

  Apr 21, 2018
NDO – Seventy-three of Vietnam's outstanding software products and IT services were honoured at a ceremony to present the 2018 Sao Khue Awards, held in Hanoi on April 21. 

Seminar discusses environmental protection in developing tourism

  Apr 21, 2018
NDO – A seminar on "Developing tourism associated with environmental protection in the Central Highlands region" was held in Kon Tum city, on April 20, aiming to propose solutions to build a green, clean and beautiful Central Highlands region associated with sustainable development. 

Khanh Hoa: Endangered 9.5kg sea turtle released back to the sea

  Apr 18, 2018
NDO – A rare olive ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea) weighing over 9.5kg has been released back into the environment after getting caught in a local fishing net in Khanh Hoa province.  

Localities step up measures against forest fires

  Apr 17, 2018
NDO – Localities that have forests throughout the nation take action towards preventing and fighting against forest fires during the dry season each year. However, unfortunately forest blazes still occur, presenting profound lessons for the relevant functional forces and the community. 

HCM City seminar launches emission reduction project

  Apr 14, 2018
NDO/VNA – A seminar was held in Ho Chi Minh City on April 13 to launch a 2018 Project to Support the Planning and Implementation of the Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (SPI-NAMA). 

Vietnamese protein product made from crickets win first prize at Mekong Agritech Challenge

  Apr 13, 2018
NDO – CricketOne, a sustainable and affordable protein product made from crickets by Vietnamese youngsters, won first prize at the 2018 Mekong Agritech Challenge (MATCh), as announced by the organisers on April 13.