NDO - Prof. Gerardus’t Hooft, the 1999 Nobel Prize laureate in Physics, arrived in Vietnam on July 23 to attend the 'Exploring the Dark Universe' conference held in Quy Nhon city, Binh Dinh province, on July 24-29. (Jul 24, 2017)
NDO – A total of seven rare animals, including six white-breasted waterhens (amaurornis phoenicurus) and one Asian palm civet (paradoxurus hermaphroditus), were released back into the wild of the Son Tra Nature Reserve in the central coastal city of Da Nang on July 14.
NDO – Results from a monitoring and evaluation programme for the marine environment in four central provinces of Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Thua Thien-Hue after one year since the Formosa incident showed that the quality of the marine environment, including sea water and marine sediment, has been stabilised, in line with safety requirements for aquaculture, conservation of aquatic life, recreational swimming and water sports.
NDO – A 5G technology demonstration was held for the first time in Vietnam on July 12 under the cooperation of the Authority of Radio Frequency Management (the Ministry of Information and Communications) and the Ericsson Corporation.
NDO/VNA – Talented students, teachers and observers are taking part in the sixth ASEAN Plus Three Junior Science Odyssey (APT JSO-6) event, which is taking place in Vietnam for the first time with the theme “Renewable Energy For Life”.
NDO/VNA – Tens of black-shanked, douc langurs (Pygathrix nigripes), an endangered species, have been spotted in the Chua Chan mountain in the Suoi Cat commune of Xuan Loc district, in the southern province of Dong Nai.
NDO – A series of international scientific conferences on cosmology and experimental research on neutrino opened at International Centre of Interdisciplinary Science Education (ICISE), in the city of Quy Nhon, Binh Dinh province, on July 10.
NDO – Vietnam’s Bach Ma National Park in Thua Thien Hue province has been selected for the construction of the world’s first saola breeding centre, which is scheduled to be inaugurated in late 2017 or early 2018.
NDO/VNA - Vietnam’s new forest areas rose by 4.5% year-on-year to 90,700 hectares in the first six months of 2017 thanks to favourable weather conditions, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.