Vietnamese-led research team unlock potential of ultra-thin 2D materials

Vietnamese-led research team unlock potential of ultra-thin 2D materials

NDO/VNA – A research team led by Vietnamese national Nguyen Trong Hieu from the Australian National University (ANU) has demonstrated for the first time the maximum potential of ultra-thin 2D materials to generate electricity using sunlight. (May 29, 2019 17:51:04)

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Centre for Vietnam-RoK IT cooperation opens in Ho Chi Minh City

  May 24, 2019 12:17:55
NDO – The Republic of Korea (RoK)’s National IT Industry Promotion Agency (NIPA) officially launched a centre for Vietnam-Korea IT cooperation in Ho Chi Minh City on May 23. 

Hanoi seeks France’s experience in clean water, waste treatment

  May 23, 2019 10:12:00
NDO/VNA – Vice Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen The Hung expressed his delight at growing Vietnam-France ties during a working session in the capital city on May 22 with Jean Charles Nefgre, Politburo member of the French Communist Party (PCF). 

Vietnam responds to International Day for Biological Diversity 2019

  May 22, 2019 19:51:18
NDO/VNA – An event promoting International Day for Biological Diversity 2019, themed “Our biodiversity, our food, our health”, took place in the northern province of Ninh Binh on May 22. 

Raising public awareness of natural disaster preparedness

  May 22, 2019 19:48:58
NDO/VNA – Competent authorities should work to raise public awareness as well as improve their forecasting capacity against natural disasters in the context of extreme and unpredictable climate change, Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong said in a letter penned for the 72nd anniversary of the Traditional Day on Natural Disaster Prevention (May 22). 

Various environmental activities to be held during Vietnam Seas and Island Week 2019

  May 21, 2019 11:03:22
NDO – A wide range of environmental protection activities are to be held during Vietnam Seas and Island Week 2019, scheduled for early next month, announced the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) on May 20. 

Effective models formed to boost linkage in research and production

  May 20, 2019 13:06:56
NDO – Innovative activities in enterprises have received much attention but have not solved the issue in applying science and technology (S&T) to increase productivity yet. Therefore, from 2013, a project on Fostering Innovation through Research, Science and Technology (FIRST) by the Ministry of Science and Technology has supported enterprises to combine with research institutes and universities to innovate technology, thus solving practical problems through research projects. 

Vietnamese student wins third prize at int’l science contest in US

  May 20, 2019 12:26:28
NDO/VNA – Vietnamese student Vu Hoang Long grabbed one third prize at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) 2019 which was held in the US from May 12-17. 

Intellectuals mark Vietnam Science, Technology Day in Sydney

  May 18, 2019 17:36:00
NDO/VNA – The Vietnam Science and Technology Day was marked with a ceremony held in Sydney, Australia, on May 18. 

Vietnamese startup wins Startup World Cup 2019 Champion

  May 18, 2019 16:34:34
NDO – Vietnamese startup Abivin, which provides AI-powered Supply Chain Optimisation, has been confirmed as the winner of the Startup World Cup 2019 Champion withUS$1 million worth of investment prize. 

Creating a strategic breakthrough in scientific and technological development

  May 17, 2019 15:40:59
NDO - On the occasion of the Vietnam Science and Technology Day (May 18), Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has written an article on the orientation and solutions to create strategic breakthroughs in order to develop science - technology and creative innovation in Vietnam. 

Boosting sustainable exports of forest products

  May 17, 2019 15:40:29
NDO – The Vietnam-European Union Voluntary Partnership Agreement on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance, and Trade (VPA/FLEGT) will officially come into force on June 1, 2019, which is an important milestone in the cooperation between Vietnam and the EU to address the illegal exploitation and trading of forestryproducts. 

Tran Dai Nghia award honours outstanding scientists

  May 17, 2019 15:32:01
NDO – The Tran Dai Nghia award presentation ceremony was held in Hanoi on May 17 by the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology. 

Disaster response force applauded for reducing losses of life and property

  May 17, 2019 11:57:56
NDO – Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong has praised the disaster response force for their significant contributions in reducing losses of life and property. 

Seminar talks solid waste management in Southeast Asia

  May 15, 2019 17:35:27
NDO/VNA – French non-governmental organisation GRET Vietnam and partners held an international seminar in Hanoi on May 15 to discuss solid waste management in suburban, small and medium-sized urban areas in Southeast Asia, within the framework of a project on waste management in rural areas.