Two new national research academies, the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology and the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences, formally open this week.

The Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology will conduct scientific studies in the fields of mathematics, physics, chemistry, biological technology, and information technology.

The Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences will conduct research related to reforming the country’s political system, strengthening the leadership capacity of the Communist Party of Vietnam, enhancing the State’s administrative effectiveness, and perfecting the nation’s legal system.-VNA