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PC viruses cost 4.5mllion USD a month

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PC viruses cost 4.5mllion USD a month

Computer virus attacks have cost Vietnamese computer users an average of 327 billion VND (18 million USD) since January 2008 to Aril of this year, according to a survey by the Bach Khoa Internetwork Security Centre (BKIS).

Vinasat-1 spreads its wings

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Vinasat-1 spreads its wings

Vietnam’s first telecommunications satellite, Vinasat-1, has leased out 70 percent of its capacity to domestic and foreign clients, just one year after its launch on April 19, 2008, according to the operator, Vietnam Telecom International (VTI).

Vietnam’s female scientists receive highest honour

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Vietnam’s female scientists receive highest honour

The National Institute of Nutrition’s female staff and the environmentalist, Nguyen Thi Kim Chi, from the Hanoil University of Technology have won 2009’s Kovalevskaya Award, which is considered to be the highest honour for Vietnam ’s female scientists.

Rare seahorse reproduces in Nha Trang lab

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Rare seahorse reproduces in Nha Trang lab

The Nha Trang Oceanography Institute has successfully reproduced the rare Hedgehog seahorse (Hippocampus pinosissimus), which is listed as vulnerable in the Red Book of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

Burn institute applying new technology

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Burn institute applying new technology

The National Institute of Burns will cooperate with international organisations to apply cell, stem cell, tissue technology and orthopedic surgery in treating burn patients, said Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien.