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Health ministry seeks convalescent plasma to treat COVID-19 patients

  Aug 06, 2020 15:38:33
NDO – The Ministry of Health (MoH) is seeking donations of convalescent plasma from those who have fully recovered from COVID-19 to lend a hand in treating severely ill patients with the coronavirus. 

Australia assists Vietnam to apply AI in post COVID-19 economic recovery

  Aug 05, 2020 09:58:56
NDO – The Australian government on August 4 announced its financial support of AUD650,000 to a new initiative that enables the application of artificial intelligence (AI) to assist economic recovery in Vietnam after the COVID-19 pandemic. 

VNPT wins 15 awards at Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards 2020

  Aug 03, 2020 17:12:44
NDO – The Vietnam Post and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) has featured among the top overall winners at the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards in 2020 with three Gold, three Silver and nine Bronze Stevie wins. 

Vietnam to allow online vehicle registration from mid-August

  Jul 29, 2020 17:25:27
NDO – A public service on registering cars and motorbikes online is expected to be put into operation on August 15, according to Minister-Head of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung. 

Vietnam ranks 10th globally in IPv6 adoption

  Jul 28, 2020 11:22:30
NDO - Vietnam’s adoption of the Internet’s latest addressing scheme, known as IPv6, reached 44% as of June 2020, ranking 10th in the world (the global average is 22%).  

Vietnam launches national payment support portal PayGov

  Jul 24, 2020 16:12:50
NDO - The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) has launched a national portal known as PayGov, designed to promote electronic payments for public services. 

Workshop discusses ways to preserve and develop Can Gio Mangrove Biosphere Reserve

  Jul 23, 2020 17:35:18
NDO – The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee held a workshop on July 23 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the management and development of Can Gio Mangrove Biosphere Reserve (2000-2020). 

Vietnamese Talent Awards 2020 seeks talents in digital transformation

  Jul 23, 2020 12:58:24
NDO – The “Nhan Tai Dat Viet” (Vietnamese Talent Awards) 2020 will look for and honour talents with products and solutions regarding digital transformation, contributing to the Government’s digital transformation process. 

Ho Chi Minh City announces digital transformation programme

  Jul 23, 2020 11:34:56
NDO - A conference was held in Ho Chi Minh City on July 22 to announce a programme on digital transformation, data sharing and the integration platform of Ho Chi Minh City. 

Made-in-Vietnam COVID-19 vaccine likely by October next year: official

  Jul 23, 2020 11:04:05
NDO – Thanks to the shortening of reviewing, appraising and approving the clinical trial as well as the testing and licensing of possible COVID-19 vaccines, a safe and effective made-in-Vietnam COVID-19 vaccine is likely by October 2021. 

Vietnam, Denmark sign agreement to develop offshore wind energy

  Jul 23, 2020 09:01:49
NDO - Danish investment firm Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) and its partners have signed a memorandum of understanding with the central province of Binh Thuan to develop a wind energy project with a total capacity of 3.5GW off the coast of La Gan. 

“Treasure” of biodiversity discovered in Kon Plong district

  Jul 21, 2020 18:17:55
NDO - Recent biodiversity surveys have revealed a "treasure" of rare and endangered wildlife including the gray-shanked douc langur, yellow-cheeked crested gibbon, owston's palm civet, horse bear, slow loris, otter, wild cats and many other species of Vietnam, in Kon Plong district, the Central Highland province of Kon Tum. 

Three Vietnamese papers accepted at the International Conference on Machine Learning

  Jul 17, 2020 16:41:34
NDO – VinAI Research Institute (a member of the Vingroup Group) has had three papers accepted at the International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML) 2020. 

UNESCO launches programme seeking youth ideas to eliminate plastic ocean

  Jul 14, 2020 17:00:51
NDO – A ‘Youth Innovative Ideas for an Ocean without Plastic’ programme was launched in Hanoi on July 14 to boost the key role the youth play in developing ideas and implementing initiatives to deal with plastic waste in the ocean.