Vietnam makes progress in atomic energy utilisation

Vietnam has made great strides in researching and applying radiation and radioactive isotopes to serve socio-economic development, an official said on November 1.Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Organic fertilizer still not popular in Vietnam

Organic agricultural production has been expanding in Vietnam, but very few made-in-Vietnam organic fertilizer products are marketed. Scientists have repeatedly urged farmers to use organic fertilizer to protect the environment and ‘clean’ land, while the government has encouraged enterprises to invest in organic fertilizer production. Keep reading ...

Thanh Lich

How Vietnam can walk the tightrope of US-China tensions

Vietnam faces the daunting prospect of balancing its relations with the U.S. and China as tensions escalate between the superpowers. The second October 16-17 visit by U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis to Vietnam this year attracted great attention among international experts. His first visit was ...

Viet Anh

The dark side of FDI in Vietnam

Cheating and overexploitation of workers are among the myriad of negative impacts FDI has had on Vietnam. Keep reading ...

VnExpress Reporter

Vietnam to develop its own satellite

Vietnam is working to develop its own earth observation satellite, which will help the country manage natural resources and mitigate the impacts of climate change and natural disasters.Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Vietnam to collect over 100 mln USD from forest environment services in 2018

Vietnam is forecast to collect approximately 2.5 trillion VND (106.4 million USD) from payments of forest environmental services in 2018. During the reviewed period, the fund mobilizes VND10 trillion or an average of over 1.3 trillion VND (55.3 million USD) a year from forest environment ...

Bich Hong

Vietnam eliminates lymphatic filariasis

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced that Vietnam has eliminated lymphatic filariasis as a public health problem. According to the WHO, lymphatic filariasis is an infection transmitted to humans by mosquitoes.Keep reading ...

Ha Quyen

Finland helps Vietnam build forestry database

Vietnam has set up a fully integrated forestry information database under a project funded by the Finnish Government, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) said at a recent conference in Hanoi. Data from forests across the country and more than 1.4 million forest ...

Bich Hong

Vietnam, Japan building satellite for natural disaster prevention

Vietnamese and Japanese engineers are building a satellite that will aid Vietnam’s disaster prevention efforts when launched in a few years. They have begun preparatory steps in Japan to produce LOTUSat-1 as part of the Natural Disaster and Climate Change Prevention project undertaken by the ...

Bich Ngoc

Vietnam's first tissue bank opens in Hanoi

Vietnam has opened its first ever tissue bank for medical diagnosis, education and research​ in Viet Duc Hospital. The Tissue Bank, licensed by the Ministry of Health, would receive, store and transport tissue samples.Keep reading ...

Le Nga

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