Vietnam takes action to reduce plastic waste Environment

Vietnam takes action to reduce plastic waste

Vietnam is one of Asia’s five worst polluters of ocean plastic waste, according to international organisations. With 13 million tonnes of waste released to the ocean every year, the country ranks 17th in the world for ocean plastic waste pollution.
Hanoi honours 10 outstanding young people Society

Hanoi honours 10 outstanding young people

The Hanoi municipal chapter of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (HCMCYU) honoured 10 outstanding young people for their contributions during 2012-2017 at its 15th Congress from October 18-20.
Imprinting impressions on sea shells Culture - Sports

Imprinting impressions on sea shells

Having succeeded at printing photography on stones and leaves, Le Nguyen Vy started working with sea shells – a tough material for photo printing – and pioneered the art of printing photographs on shells in Vietnam.
Best projects and scientists receive awards Sci-Tech

Best projects and scientists receive awards

The 2011 Vietnam Fund for Supporting Technological Creations (VIFOTEC) Awards and the World Intellectual Property Organisation’s (WIPO) Awards have been presented to 44 outstanding scientific and technological projects and inventors.