Mobile carriers enter final phase of 4G race

Mobile carriers enter final phase of 4G race

NDO – Though Vietnamese mobile carriers are all set to officially launch 4G services, for now, they are employing a range of strategies to attract customers. While some carriers are focusing on an expansive network, others are concentrating on key cities. (Apr 05, 2017)


International trade fair for laboratory technology opens

  Mar 29, 2017
NDO - The fifth International Trade Fair for Laboratory Technology, Analysis, Biotechnology and Diagnostics (Analytica Vietnam 2017) officially opened in Hanoi on March 29.  

Vietnam, the Netherlands share experience in green architecture

  Mar 29, 2017
NDO –A series of workshops are being held in Hanoi from March 28-31 on the theme of green architecture for sustainable communities (GASC 2017) to exchange experiences on the direction of green architecture and green building, as well as finding valuable solutions in the construction and development of urban centres and architecture in Vietnam and other regions of the world.  

Viettel’s unprecedented lightning fast 4G roll-out

  Mar 28, 2017
NDO - It took telecoms giant Viettel four years to complete its 2G mobile network roll-out in Vietnam and eight years for the 3G network. But for the 4G network, it took the company only six months to ensure coverage in even remote areas. 

ROK firm to build solar power plant in Yen Bai

  Mar 27, 2017
NDO/VNA - The Solkiss Company of the Republic of Korea will invest in a solar power project in Thac Ba Lake in Yen Binh district, the northern province of Thai Nguyen, a local official has revealed. 

Vietnam saves 471,000 kWh of electricity during Earth Hour Campaign 2017

  Mar 26, 2017
NDO – Statistics from the Vietnam Electricity (EVN) indicate that during one hour of households and businesses switching off the lights in response to the Earth Hour Campaign 2017, which was implemented across the country on March 25, saved 471,000 kWh of electricity, equivalent to VND764 million. 

Cold spell hits the north

  Mar 25, 2017
NDO/ VNA - A cold spell is predicted to hit Hanoi and the northern region from March 25, causing the temperature to drop significantly.  

Vietnam makes progress in mastering satellite technology

  Mar 24, 2017
NDO - Vietnam is aiming to manufacture a satellite on its own by 2022, according to Deputy Director Pham Anh Tuan of the Vietnam National Satellite Centre (VNSC).  

Active response to natural disasters and adaption to climate change

  Mar 24, 2017
NDO - A report released by the Office of the National Committee for Search and Rescue at a recent conference to roll out the work of information dissemination in 2017 indicated that complicated effects of climate change as well as unusual weather such as droughts and flooding have seriously affected people's lives and production.  

VND230 billion to build modern water recycling plant in Quang Nam

  Mar 23, 2017
NDO – The People's Committee of the central province of Quang Nam commenced construction on a state-of-the-art water recycling plant in Tam Thang Industrial Zone, Tam Ky City on March 23. 

WIPO pledges to help Vietnam boost IP right enforcement

  Mar 23, 2017
NDO/VNA – The World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) is committed to supporting Vietnam in implementing intellectual property (IP)–related activities, WIPO Director General Francis Gurry told the National Office of Intellectual Property (NOIP) on March 23. 

WIPO helps Vietnam build national strategy on intellectual property

  Mar 22, 2017
NDO/VNA—The Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) and the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) on March 22 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in building a national strategy on intellectual property for Vietnam.  

Minister calls for joint action to address environmental challenges

  Mar 22, 2017
NDO – Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment (MONRE) Tran Hong Ha has called on joint efforts and actions from the entire community to address challenges regarding the environment, and wastewater in particular.  

Vietnam joins international cyber security drill

  Mar 22, 2017
NDO - The Vietnam Computer Emergency Response Team (VNCERT) on March 22 participated in an annual cyber security drill held by the Asia Pacific Computer Emergency Response Team (APCERT).  

Hoi An completes embankment project to protect UNESCO heritage site

  Mar 22, 2017
NDO - The Hoi An authorities on March 21 inaugurated an embankment project along part of the Hoai River aiming to protect the UNESCO-recognised old town against erosion.