Photo contest to raise public awareness of environmental protection

Photo contest to raise public awareness of environmental protection

NDO – The 2019 photo contest ‘Challenges to change’ will be launched from July 22 to August 25, aiming to raise awareness of environmental protection among young people. (24 hours ago)

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Cham Islands acts to eliminate plastic waste

  Jul 07, 2019 21:23:11
NDO/VNA – The Cham Islands’ Marine Protected Area (MPA) management board, in cooperation with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), has launched a new garbage sorting programme as part of efforts to reduce plastic waste in Vietnam. 

Information and communications sector posted six-month revenue of over VND1.3 quadrillion

  Jul 07, 2019 14:40:09
NDO – The total revenue of the entire Information and Communications (IC) sector reached over VND1.3 quadrillion (over US$43 billion) in the first six months of 2019, a year-on-year increase of 7%. 

Roundtable seeks to promote Vietnam - India sci-tech cooperation

  Jul 05, 2019 12:48:27
NDO – A roundtable was held at the Vietnamese Embassy in India on July 4 under the theme ‘Leapfrogging Vietnam - India relations through science and technology’. 

Bac Kan zones off nearly 600 hectares to protect ancient trees

  Jul 03, 2019 16:55:01
NDO – The Bac Kan provincial authorities have decided to establish the 594-hectare Thac Gieng protected site to safeguard a population of more than 500 ancient ‘nghien’ (Burretiodendron hsienmu) trees in the locality. 

Conference discusses good models for biodiversity conservation

  Jun 29, 2019 17:15:41
NDO – The second conference on biodiversity conservation and sustainable development in Vietnam’s Central and Central Highlands regions opened in the central coastal city of Da Nang on June 29, under the theme “Co-managing natural resources: Best practices and policy recommendations”. 

HCM City signs deal with Cuba on science-technology cooperation

  Jun 28, 2019 22:50:44
NDO/VNA – The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City and the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment of Cuba on June 28 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in development and managing science-technology zones. 

High-tech and human resources key to Vietnam’s successful digital transformation

  Jun 27, 2019 18:03:52
NDO – Automation trends combined with smart technologies and artificial intelligence (AI) are having a positive impact on every aspect of life. In particular, the development of science and technology (S&T), high-tech and high quality human resources of each country will be the decisive condition for the success of digital transformation. 

HCM City hosts Vietnam Technology and Energy Forum 2019

  Jun 26, 2019 11:37:44
NDO – The 2019 Vietnam Technology and Energy Forum was held by the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) in Ho Chi Minh City on June 25, seeking to keep management agencies, businesses and investors updated with the latest information related to energy and renewable energy. 

Over 50 green startup ideas honoured

  Jun 25, 2019 13:56:49
NDO – The Vietnam Women's Union collaborated with the Vietnam Climate Innovation Centre (VCIC) to organise a ceremony in Hanoi, on June 24, to honour 51 creative ideas at the third Proof-of Concept (PoC) competition under the theme "Women and the future of green economy". 

Forum raises role of communication in plastic waste prevention

  Jun 23, 2019 15:49:43
NDO – The third forum entitled ‘journalists with environment, seas and islands’ was held in Hanoi on June 22, focusing on raising the role of communication in plastic waste prevention. 

Launching the 5G mobile technology

  Jun 21, 2019 16:25:24
NDO – Despite applying the 2G, 3G and 4G technologies later than many other countries, by launching its first 5G call early last month, Vietnam has become one of the nations with the earliest successful piloting of the 5G mobile network in the world. The fact affirms that Vietnam has caught up with the leading countries in information and communication technology (ICT) around the globe. 

Vietnam showcases its technologies at ConnecTech Asia 2019

  Jun 20, 2019 11:32:07
NDO – Many technological products that are made in Vietnam are being showcased at ConnecTech Asia 2019, one of the largest information and technology events in the region, from June 18-20 in Singapore. 

Two solar power plants become operational in Tay Ninh

  Jun 19, 2019 21:55:38
NDO/VNA – Two solar power plants were inaugurated in Thanh Thanh Cong industrial park in Trang Bang district, the southern province of Tay Ninh on June 19. 

Vietnam Mekong River Commission holds first plenary meeting in 2019

  Jun 19, 2019 17:37:26
NDO/VNA – The Vietnam Mekong River Commission (VMRC) held the first plenary meeting in 2019 in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang on June 19 under the chair of the commission’s chairman Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha.