Nobel laureate in Physics attends universe conference in Vietnam

Nobel laureate in Physics attends universe conference in Vietnam

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)

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  Jul 15, 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.  

MONRE urges for continuous close monitoring of Formosa emission sources

  Jul 14, 2017
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.  

5G technology demonstrated for the first time in Vietnam

  Jul 12, 2017
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. 

Vietnam hosts ASEAN+3 junior science event for first time

  Jul 11, 2017
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”. 

Threatened langur species found in Dong Nai province

  Jul 10, 2017
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. 

Vietnam hosts ASEAN Plus Three Junior Science Odyssey for first time

  Jul 10, 2017
NDO – The sixth ASEAN Plus Three Junior Science Odyssey (APT JSO) is taking place at Hoa Lac Hi-tech Industrial Park, in Hanoi from July 10-15, marking the first time Vietnam has hosted such an event. 

Conferences on cosmology and neutrino launched

  Jul 10, 2017
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. 

Vietnam’s Bach Ma National Park selected to host world’s first saola breeding centre

  Jul 10, 2017
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. 

Viettel makes use of AAE-1 submarine optical cable system

  Jul 08, 2017
NDO – Vietnamese military-run telecom giant Viettel has commenced using the Asia-Africa-Europe 1 (AAE-1) submarine communications cable system since early July.  

Vietnam plants additional 90,700 hectares of forest in first half

  Jul 06, 2017
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. 

Number of Vietnam's domain name ".vn" triples over past six years

  Jul 06, 2017
NDO – A total of 70,900 new domain names ending in ".vn" were registered in the first six months of this year, bringing the total ".vn" registrations to 408,382, three times more than six years ago. 

Vietnam seeks EU smart city know-how

  Jul 01, 2017
NDO/VNA – Ho Chi Minh City requires Europe’s experience and solutions to create smart cities, a conference heard on June 30. 

PM appoints new officials for National Council for Water Resources

  Jul 01, 2017
NDO - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has signed Decision No.932/QD-TTg to appoint new officials for the National Council for Water Resources. 

Viettel products honoured at 2017 IT World Awards

  Jun 29, 2017
NDO – Six products of military-run telecom group Viettel were honoured at the 2017 IT World Awards held in San Francisco, the US, on June 27.