Minister calls for practical actions to protect environment

Minister calls for practical actions to protect environment

NDO - Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment Tran Hong Ha appealed to the public and the business community to take practical actions to protect the environment, particularly during the 2017 Action Month for the Environment. (Jun 05, 2017)

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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. 

Harmonious tourism, environment protection urged in Son Tra Peninsula

  May 31, 2017
NDO/VNA – The development of tourism in Son Tra Peninsula of central Da Nang city must be in harmony with environmental and biodiversity protection and sustainable development, according to participants at a seminar in Hanoi on May 30. 

Developing sustainable forest environmental services

  May 30, 2017
NDO – Payments for forest environmental services (PFES) have made significant contributions to the restructuring and sustainable development of the forestry sector while providing a financial source for forestry protection and development. However, despite encouraging results, there still remain a number of obstacles in operating PFES in Vietnam which require further attention. 

Deputy PM Dam orders temporary halt on Son Tra Peninsula’s tourism planning

  May 29, 2017
NDO – Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has suspended the implementation of a master plan for the Son Tra National Tourism Complex in Son Tra Peninsula, Da Nang City for the next three months. 

Youngster attracts huge viewers for Youtube videos on wild animals and plants

  May 28, 2017
NDO – Duong Khac Tuan Anh, a young Youtuber from Vietnam’s Dak Lak province has been awarded with a Youtube Silver Play Button for his channel ‘Hunting and Gathering’, in which he studies nature, wild animals and plants.  

EU and France support the tackling of coastal erosion in Vietnam

  May 25, 2017
NDO – Results of scientific studies on coastal erosion issues in the three provinces of Ca Mau and Tien Giang in the Mekong Delta and Quang Nam in the central coastal region were delivered at a national seminar in Hoi An City, Quang Nam Province on May 25.  

Photo contest calls for harmony between humans and nature

  May 25, 2017
NDO – Vietnamese citizens and foreigners who are working and living in Vietnam have been invited to join a photo contest themed ‘Living in harmony with nature’ 

Da Nang: More than 1,300 red-shanked doucs live in Son Tra

  May 23, 2017
NDO – There are about 1,335 red-shanked doucs (Pygathrix nemaeus) and 237 troops living on the Son Tra Peninsula in Da Nang City, figures that are much higher than data indicated in previous reports. 

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). 

Vietnam still faces obstacles in intelligent urban development

  May 18, 2017
NDO – The successful implementation of smart urbanisation will turn cities into a desirable place to live and work and help to enhance sustainable development in terms of economy, society and the environment. However, international experience shows that Vietnam still faces many obstacles and difficulties on the road to smart urban development. 

PM Phuc urges efforts to raise public awareness of climate change

  May 18, 2017
NDO - It is imperative to raise awareness in relation to climate change and measures to cope with its impacts among all ministries, agencies, the entire political system and people. 

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).