Vietnam steps up clean energy development: report Business

Vietnam steps up clean energy development: report

The year 2020 marks a major turning point in the energy industry of Vietnam, with clean energy strengthening its solid position and establishing itself as a profitable sector with significant potential for development, while coal-fired thermal power no longer holding the position as a favoured energy source in the country.
Vietnam Renewable Energy Week 2020 underway Business

Vietnam Renewable Energy Week 2020 underway

The Vietnam Renewable Energy Week 2020 was launched in Hanoi on August 25 by the Vietnam Sustainable Energy Alliance, the Vietnam Climate Action Alliance, and the Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations.
Uncle Ho’s embalmed body preserved well: council Society

Uncle Ho’s embalmed body preserved well: council

The embalmed body of late President Ho Chi Minh has been preserved well, the State-level medical scientific council affirmed during a working session with Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc in Hanoi on July 18. ​
National workshop to feature late General Vo Nguyen Giap Society

National workshop to feature late General Vo Nguyen Giap

A national workshop on the late General Vo Nguyen Giap will take place in Hanoi on December 21 on the occasion of the 74th founding anniversary of the Vietnam People’s Army and the fifth commemorative anniversary of the late General.
VFF leader highly evaluates role of member organisations Society

VFF leader highly evaluates role of member organisations

President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Tran Thanh Man on February 22 visited the Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations (VUSTA) and the Committee for Solidarity of Vietnamese Catholics – two member organisations of the VFF.
Vietnamese diets still lack iodine Health

Vietnamese diets still lack iodine

Using iodine in salt, a health step long enforced in Western countries, cannot by itself improve iodine shortages in Vietnamese people, experts agreed at a conference held last week in Hanoi.
Technical innovation awards presented to 45 projects Sci-Tech

Technical innovation awards presented to 45 projects

Some 45 scientific and technological inventions and applications of Vietnamese scientists and businesses will be honoured by the Vietnam Fund for Supporting Technological Creations (VIFOTEC) at a ceremony held in Hanoi on May 16.
EU-funded project promotes forest law enforcement    Society

EU-funded project promotes forest law enforcement

A project to promote forest law enforcement, governance and trade (FLEGT) in Southeast Asia through the involvement of civil social organisations (CSOs), has been effective, heard a seminar in Hanoi on April 4.