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Vietnamese, Chinese firms transfer technology
30/07/2015 | 21:22:00
Vietnamese and Chinese enterprises signed agreements on transferring technology at a workshop held in Ho Chi Minh City on July 30.
Seminar on Quarks underway in Quy Nhon Nobel Laureate Dr. Jerome Isaac Friedman had a talk on quarks to students and science lovers in Quy Nhon city in central Binh Dinh province on July 28.
Vietnam, Japan boost links in agriculture technology
Vietnamese and Japanese scientists working in micro-electro-mechanical and Internet of Things (IoT) technologies gathered at a workshop in Ho Chi Minh City on July 20 to discuss specific orientations for researching, designing, manufacturing and applying agricultural production technologies.
Good prospect for high-tech venture fund model: minister
12/06/2015 | 21:39:00
Minister of Science and Technology Nguyen Quan on June 12 told the National Assembly that a trial private venture fund for technology development, licensed early this year, has proved to be a good start. In response to NA deputies’ questions about venture funds for high technology, the minister said although the High Technology Law contains regulations on a venture fund for high technology to support scientists, the fund has not been established as it is not stipulated in the State Budget Law and other relevant laws. However, the Ministry of Science and Technology has made the first step by support the project for the private venture fund, which has sponsored nine start-up groups of students from universities. Five of the groups have found investors for their business with an investment of 200,000 USD each. This is a bright sign signaling the success of the model, he asserted.
Vietnam improves PCB awareness
12/06/2015 | 20:37:31
Reporters from press agencies in the central region of Vietnam were provided with scientific facts on toxic agents called PCBs (Polychlorinated biphenyls) at a seminar held in the city of Da Nang on June 12.
Minister pledges to strongly develop technology market
12/06/2015 | 19:03:48
Minister of Science and Technology Nguyen Quan underlined a number of measures to build a technology market and promote the application of science-technology in agriculture and increase labour productivity and competitiveness at the Q&A session in the ninth meeting of the 13th National Assembly in Hanoi on June 12.
Microsoft supports NGOs for access to new technologies
11/06/2015 | 21:06:00
Microsoft Vietnam and its partners on June 11 introduced new technology trends and updated technological achievements for non-profit organisations (NGOs) in Vietnam at its annual NGO Connection Day.
PM approves incentives for new microchip plant
09/06/2015 | 11:18:00
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has agreed in principle to permit Saigon Industry Corporation to build a chip making factory worth 6.6 trillion VND (309 million USD).
FDI down 8 percent this year to 8.8 billion USD
Vietnam has attracted 8.8 billion USD in foreign direct investment in the year-to-date, an 8 percent fall year-on-year.
Nation remembers war martyrs and invalids
A solemn memorial service for fallen soldiers was held in central Quang Tri province.
Seven-month CPI pace slowest in a decade
Vietnam’s July CPI was at 10-year low, gaining only 0.68 percent from the end of 2014.
Joint statement of Vietnam-Thailand cabinet meeting
A joint statement of the third Vietnam-Thailand joint cabinet retreat was signed on July 23.
HCM City leaders visit US to strengthen ties
A delegation from Ho Chi Minh City has concluded a US visit to the US to bolster cooperation.
Prime Minister talks with Lao counterpart
The two leaders agreed on measures to boost bilateral cooperation during their talks.
Deputy PM holds talks with Chinese Vice Premier
Deputy PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc held talks with Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli on July 16.
Banking system has optimistic outlook for 2015
Domestic and foreign credit institutions in Vietnam continue to see a bright business outlook.
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