Singapore tightens regulations on unmanned drones World

Singapore tightens regulations on unmanned drones

Singapore’s Parliament on November 4 approved the Air Navigation (Amendment) Bill under which, from January 2, 2020, all drones that weigh more than 250g will have to be registered with the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) before they can be used in the country.
Kien Giang spends 356 billion VND on four afforestation projects Environment

Kien Giang spends 356 billion VND on four afforestation projects

The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang splashed out over 356 billion VND (15.35 million USD) on four afforestation projects under the National Target Programme for Climate Change Response and Green Growth for the 2016-2020 period, according to the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Domain name “.vn” tops ASEAN in usage Sci-Tech

Domain name “.vn” tops ASEAN in usage

About 486,000 internet addresses had been registered with Vietnam’s top-level domain (TLD) “.vn” as of September 30, which tops all other ASEAN domains and is among Asia-Pacific’s top ten in terms of usage.
Mekong Delta subsiding at alarming rate: workshop Environment

Mekong Delta subsiding at alarming rate: workshop

The Mekong Delta is subsiding at an alarming rate, and if the situation continues without effective solutions, the livelihoods of tens of millions of people will be threatened, especially those in coastal areas, heard a recent workshop.
Gov’t must adapt to sharing economy models Business

Gov’t must adapt to sharing economy models

Vietnam must identify, implement and build management models for sharing economy applications in the country’s major sectors such as banking and transport to ensure a fair business playground and protect all involved parties, said economics experts at a conference on the sharing economy in Hanoi on October 10.
Digitisation of health care sector, a double-edged sword Health

Digitisation of health care sector, a double-edged sword

The development of technologies such as 4G, 5G, internet of things and artificial intelligence has rapidly changed the healthcare sector’s landscape globally, including in Vietnam, with more organisations adopting digitisation, according to experts.
5,000 people to perform ‘xoe’ dance Culture - Sports

5,000 people to perform ‘xoe’ dance

As many as 5,000 people will perform ’xoe’, a traditional dance of Thai ethnicity people, to set a Guinness World Record, at the opening ceremony of Muong Lo Culture and Tourism Festival on September 20 in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai.