Tay Ninh: 50kg sun bear rescued after 15 years in captive

Tay Ninh: 50kg sun bear rescued after 15 years in captive

NDO – A 50kg sun bear was rescued in Tan Bien district in the southern province of Tay Ninh on December 10, after almost 15 years being kept in her cage, announced the Animals Asia. (Dec 11, 2018 11:08:45)


Environmental protection required to become cultural feature: Deputy PM

  Dec 07, 2018 11:52:26
NDO – At a meeting with delegations of the Vietnam Association for Conservation of Nature and Environment (VACNE) on December 6, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam highlighted that environmental protection should become a cultural feature.  

Self-developed digital ecosystem a new target for Vietnam: Deputy Minister

  Dec 06, 2018 11:44:18
NDO – In the 21st year since it officially commenced in 1997, Vietnam’s Internet continues by setting a new target for the nation, that is to build a digital ecosystem with digital platform products developed by the Vietnamese. 

Abivin wins innovative technopreneur contest

  Dec 02, 2018 15:38:44
NDO – Abivin, which provides AI-powered Supply Chain Optimisation solutions for enterprises, has won first prize at the 2018 innovative technopreneur contest.  

Vietnam’s MicroDragon satellite set for launch in January

  Dec 02, 2018 14:31:26
NDO - The launch date for MicroDragon, a miniaturised satellite developed by Vietnamese engineers, has been set for January 17 next year, the Vietnam National Space Centre (VNSC) announced.  

Exhibition calls for behaviour change to protect environment

  Dec 01, 2018 17:42:27
NDO – A photo exhibition titled ‘Our Grandparents at a time when there were no plastic bottles and nylon bags’ opened in Hanoi on November 30, with the call for behavioural change to protect the environment. 

Another wastewater treatment plant inaugurated in Binh Duong

  Dec 01, 2018 12:03:44
NDO/VNA – A new wastewater treatment plant with a daily capacity of 20,000cu.m was officially put into operation in the southern province of Binh Duong on November 30, after 18 months of construction. 

Policy dialogue discusses regional start-up ecosystem development

  Nov 30, 2018 21:33:52
NDO/VNA – The Vietnamese Government wishes to speed up the development of the start-up community and ecosystem, despite a number of difficulties facing the nation, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has affirmed.  

Int’l forum on information safety in Vietnam attracts 500 participants

  Nov 30, 2018 17:27:47
NDO – An international seminar, entitled “2018 Vietnam Information Safety Day”, opened in Hanoi on November 30, bringing together 500 invitees, including representatives from Vietnamese ministries, sectors, localities, and businesses, as well as leading global experts and corporations in information technology. 

Medicinal plant campaign helps promote bear protection among community

  Nov 30, 2018 17:03:30
NDO – A prize award ceremony was held at Phung Thuong Primary School in Phung Thuong commune, Hanoi’s Phuc Tho district, on November 29, to grant gifts to local pupils who participated in a bear protection contest by planting medicinal plants in replacement of bear bile. 

Prime Minister calls for higher start-up spirit among Vietnamese youth

  Nov 30, 2018 11:50:36
NDO - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has called on Vietnamese young people to foster higher start-up spirit, dream bigger and work harder in their journey to conquer the world and bring the world to Vietnam. 

Housekeeping app bTaskee wins startup funding contest

  Nov 28, 2018 10:13:33
NDO - bTaskee, a mobile app developed to connect homeowners and housekeepers, has been named winner of the Startup Funding Camp 2018. 

Female Vietnamese academician receives Japan’s noble order

  Nov 27, 2018 12:09:54
NDO/VNA – Academician Dr. Nguyen Thi Thanh Nhan, Chairwoman and CEO of the Advanced International Joint Stock Company (AIC), has been conferred Japan’s Order of the Rising Sun for her important contributions to the development of Japan. 

Int’l experts propose measures for Vietnam’s sustainable energy

  Nov 27, 2018 12:07:36
NDO/VNA – International experts put forward measures for Vietnam’s sustainable energy development and reduction of gas emission during the second high-level meeting of the Vietnam Energy Partnership Group (VEPG) in Hanoi on November 26. 

Vietnam Bear Day encourages youngsters to join hands in ending bear farming

  Nov 26, 2018 15:19:45
NDO – The Vietnam Bear Day 2018 was launched by the Education for Nature - Vietnam (ENV) at Hanoi’s Newton Grammar School on November 26, featuring a school letter writing contest, aiming to join people together in the fight against bear farming across Vietnam.