Health minister requires plastic waste reduction in medical sector

Health minister requires plastic waste reduction in medical sector

NDO – The minister of health has urged the relevant health facilities, agencies, organisations, and medical staff to take active measures to reduce plastic waste, in response to the direction from the Prime Minister asking for plastic waste decline in the health sector. (Aug 01, 2019 10:03:26)


Vietnam targets a dynamic creative startup ecosystem

  Jul 26, 2019 15:56:30
NDO – Amidst new developments in policy, infrastructure and capital for startup ecosystems, Vietnam has targeted a dynamic creative startup ecosystem featuring various linkage and close cooperation to boost the rapid and sustainable development for startups. 

Vietnam vows to join efforts in marine debris combat

  Jul 25, 2019 21:27:56
NDO/VNA – Vietnam stands ready to join regional and international efforts in building mechanisms and regulations in order to promote cooperation in tackling marine litter, Foreign Ministry’s spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang affirmed on July 25. 

Programme to promote development of rooftop solar power launched

  Jul 25, 2019 16:49:28
NDO – Renewable energy is expected to generate 6.5% of the country’s total electricity in 2020 and 10.7% in 2030, Vietnam also aims to save 10% of energy of the total power consumption in 2020.  

US$2.9 million funded to build resilience to natural hazards in central Vietnam

  Jul 25, 2019 12:16:11
NDO – A workshop was held in Quang Tri province, on July 24, to kick start the third phase of the ‘Building resilience to natural hazards in Central Vietnam’ project. 

Vietnam up three spots in global innovation index

  Jul 24, 2019 21:54:13
NDO/VNA - Vietnam has jumped three spots to the 42nd position out of 129 world economies in the Global Innovation Index (GII) as announced by the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) in New Delhi, India on July 24. 

2019 Vietwater exhibition opens in Hanoi

  Jul 24, 2019 16:25:34
NDO/VNA – The 2019 Vietnam international water and environment exhibition (Vietwater) opened in Hanoi on July 24 with the participation of more than 200 exhibitors from 30 countries and territories. 

PM urges for acceleration of e-government development

  Jul 23, 2019 16:48:13
NDO – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired a teleconference on e-government development on July 23, in which he required to not allow financial difficulties and obstacles in connecting and sharing data to halt e-government development. 

Two Vietnamese among top 100 scientists in Asia

  Jul 21, 2019 20:40:34
NDO/VNA – Prof. Dr Nguyen Thanh Liem and Dr Nguyen Thi Hiep have been named in a list of the top 100 scientists in Asia recently released by Singapore’s Asian Scientist magazine. 

Launching submerged forest plantation in Mekong Delta region

  Jul 21, 2019 10:58:23
NDO – The Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) and Ca Mau provincial People’s Committee co-organised a ceremony to launch a submerged forest plantation campaign in the Mekong Delta provinces. 

Exhibitions trigger an alert call of saving the planet from plastic waste

  Jul 20, 2019 11:46:19
NDO – Two art exhibitions titled ‘Hanh Tinh Nhua’ (Plastic Planet) and ‘Xa Rac It Thoi’ (Reduce) opened recently in Hanoi, attracting much attention from the community. Utilising used plastic products; the participating artists have installed colourful art works with fresh visual effect which trigger an alert of saving the planet from plastic waste among visitors. 

Photo contest to raise public awareness of environmental protection

  Jul 18, 2019 11:26:04
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. 

Hanoi’s 11th air monitoring station installed at French Embassy

  Jul 16, 2019 18:00:33
NDO/VNA – The 11th air quality monitoring station of Hanoi was inaugurated at the French Embassy on July 16. 

First conference on soft matter science opens in Binh Dinh

  Jul 15, 2019 21:40:02
NDO/VNA – The first conference on soft matter science opened on July 15 at the International Centre of Interdisciplinary Science Education (ICISE) in Quy Nhon city, the south central province of Binh Dinh. 

Lekima Hung – a photographer dedicated to marine environment

  Jul 15, 2019 16:33:19
NDO – Photographer Nguyen Viet Hung (known as Lekima Hung) has impressed with his exhibition entitled ‘Hay cuu bien’ (Save our seas), featuring over 100 photos on marine waste.