Network built to develop science and technology sector
A network of thousands of outstanding Vietnamese individuals living in foreign countries world-wide, is expected to be set up following a project newly kicked off by the Ministry of Science and Technology.
Sci tech application enhanced for national development
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc has highlighted the crucial contribution of science and technology to the national socio-economic development at a national conference.
PM: Scientific research must follow reality’s demand
Scientific research must follow reality’s demands, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said at an online conference on science and technology with provinces and central level cities on January 4.
SciTech – key solution to agricultural restructuring
Science-technology is one of the key solutions to restructuring agriculture and building new rural areas, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong told a workshop in Hanoi on January 3.
Vietnam’s top 10 ICT milestones of 2016
The following are the top ten information and communication technology (ICT) events in Vietnam in 2016 selected by Vietnam News, the national English language daily.
PM urges academy to bring science, technology into reality
The Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) should spare time studying the application of scientific achievements into reality, especially in production, business and start-up.
First Vietnamese receives academician title in France
Prof. Dr. Pham Van Thuc, Rector of the Hai Phong University of Medicine and Pharmacy, has become the first Vietnamese people to receive the “academician” title
First space observatory to open in Nha Trang
Vietnam will open its first ever astronomical observatory in Nha Trang next March, according to the Vietnam National Satellite Centre (VNSC).
Vietnamese, Russian scientists end fifth sea survey
Vietnamese and Russian scientists met in Nha Trang city on December 22 to review their one-month voyage to survey marine biodiversity in the sea of Vietnam’s central region.
Digital economy - the future for VN development
A digital economy is an inevitable step for development, said Nguyen Thanh Hung, Deputy Minister of Information and Communications at the 2016 Internet Day event in Hanoi.
Vietnam bags one silver prize at Int’l Astronomy Olympiad
Vietnamese students have brought home a silver and four consolidation prizes at the 10th International Astronomy and Astrophysics Olympiad in Bhubaneswar city in India’s Odisha State.
Blood freezing technique, milk with high protein win KOVA Prize
A technique for freezing to preserve red blood cells with glycerol at -80 degree Celsius for 10 years and a milk with high protein were awarded the KOVA Prize on December 17.
Vietnam aims to implement Nagoya protocol on sharing genetic resources
A conference discussed preparations for a project on building capacity for ratifying and implementing the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits.
Submarine fiber optic cable lines connect Vietnam with the world
To increase international transmission capacity and reduce dependence on the AAG cable line, VNPT together with regional partners develop the APG submarine cable line, expected to operate in 2017.
Exhibition spotlights Ho Citadel archeological excavations
An exhibition on archeological excavations at the Ho Dynasty Citadel in the past five years opened in the central province of Thanh Hoa on December 15.
Quang Binh solar power project makes adjustments
The Prime Minister has approved adjustments to the solar power project in the central province of Quang Binh, which is funded by official development assistance from the Republic of Korea.
Fern species found in Quang Binh karst cave
American and Vietnamese scientists have discovered a new fern species growing inside grottos in central Quang Binh province.
Vietnam builds satellite-based global positioning stations
The Agency for Survey and Mapping under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has launched a project on building a network of satellite-based global positioning stations in Vietnam.