Sci-Tech

Germany helps Vietnam develop wind power

The German Technical Cooperation (GTZ) has said it will hand over 1 million euros to help Vietnam develop a plan to convert wind power into electricity after signing an agreement with the Ministry of Industry and Trade in Hanoi on July 21.
Business

Private aircraft market expected to develop

A breakthrough agreement reached recently between two major players in Vietnam ’s civil aviation industry will lay a foundation for the development of a private aircraft market in the country.
Business

VN to organise business forum in Europe

A Vietnamese business forum in Europe, the fourth of its kind, will be held in Berlin, Germany, from Sept. 11-13, said an official from the Vietnamese Embassy in Germany.
Society

Int’l volunteer campaign targets Ha Long heritage

An international volunteer campaign will be held in Ha Long City, north-eastern Quang Ninh province from August 15-28 as part of a series of programmes on preserving world heritage initiated by UNESCO and the COordianting Committee for International Voluntary Service (CCIVS).
World

Foreign aid to Laos tops 400 million USD per year

The Lao government has received, on average, 400 million USD in aid each year from foreign countries and international development and financial agencies to help the country carry out economic development and poverty reduction programmes.
ASEAN

ASEAN’s young scientists honoured

Four young Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) citizens have been honoured as ASEAN scientists of tomorrow in a ceremony at the ASEAN Secretariat.