Business

2,000 deals inked at Techmart Vietnam ASEAN+3

More than 2,000 technology-related deals worth more than 1.7 trillion VND were inked during the Techmart Vietnam ASEAN + 3 which took place in Hanoi from September 17-20, said the organisers.
Environment

New species of snake discovered in Cao Bang

Russian and Vietnamese scientists have announced their discovery of a new species of rattle-snake, which belongs to Protobothrops family, in the Trung Khanh Nature Reserve in the north-western province of Cao Bang.
Health

Clinical tests of new drugs discussed

Almost 200 domestic and foreign managers and scientists are gathering in Lam Dong province in the central highlands to discuss circulating memo’s on the clinical tests of new drugs and standard procedures for the ethics council in biomedicine research on humans.
Vietnam, Australia issue joint statement Politics

Vietnam, Australia issue joint statement

Vietnam and Australia have released a joint statement as Vietnamese Party General Secretary Nong Duc Manh concluded an official visit from September 6-9 at the invitation of Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd.
Vietnam, Laos review special relations Politics

Vietnam, Laos review special relations

Party officials from the Communist Party of Vietnam and the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) on Sept. 8 gathered in the border town of Lao Bao in Huong Hoa district, in the central province of Quang Tri to talk about historical events in the special relations between the two countries.
Environment

Vietnam, Germany join hands in oceanography

The Nha Trang Oceanography Institute and a team of German scientists are carrying out a joint research project in the mouth of Mekong River and the upwelling in the southern central region.
Environment

Delta environment set for forum agenda

The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) will organise an annual forum on preserving the Mekong River Delta’s natural resources as part of efforts to ensure sustainable development.
Politics

Vietnam awards doctoral degree to Angolan official

The Angolan Minister of Science and Technology and Chairman of the Angola-Vietnam Intergovernmental Joint Committee, Maria Candida Pereira Teixeira, has been presented with Vietnam ’s Doctorate of Sciences.
Sci-Tech

Rubber waste recycled into cheap fuel

Scientists at the Southern Construction Materials Centre have been successful in recycling rubber waste to produce fuel oil through the thermolytic process at the cost of only half the price of crude oil.