Updating national plan for implementing POP treaty
16:51 | 11/07/2014 Science - Technology
(VEN) - The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment’s Vietnam Environment Administration (VEA) recently launched a project to update the national plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) which is funded by the Global Environment Fund (GEF) via the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).
Vietnam makes electricity efficient cars
14:20 | 11/07/2014 Science - Technology
(VEN) - The Research, Design, and Manufacture of Electric Cars for Patient Moving in Hospital project deployed by Director of Tung Lam Trade, Service and Production Co., Ltd Nguyen Cong Lam and his associates was honored with the First Vietnam Fund for Supporting Scientific and Technological Creations (VIFOTEC) Prize last year.
Hanosimex: Technological innovation, green production
08:09 | 11/07/2014 Science - Technology
(VEN) - One of the important objectives of the strategy for development of the Vietnamese textile and garment industry towards 2015 with an orientation to 2020 is promoting the sector’s development along with efforts to protect the environment and promote green production.
Cleaner production helps save VND130 million a year
16:10 | 02/07/2014 Science - Technology
(VEN) - Many firms in developed countries are involved in green business or trading in green clothing products as part of their garment and textile imports. Therefore, to meet the requirements of these partners, the application of cleaner production has been regarded as an optimal option for Vietnamese garment and textile companies.
Increasing investment in basic research
15:24 | 30/06/2014 Science - Technology
(VEN) - In a recent dialogue with nearly 300 scientists, Minister of Science and Technology Nguyen Quan stressed that “investment in basic research is needed to create a premise and foundation for later applied research.”
Channel NewsAsia plans Vietnam bureau
14:12 | 23/06/2014 Science - Technology
(VEN) - Regional broadcaster Channel NewsAsia announced its plan to launch a bureau in Ho Chi Minh City to improve its capacity for covering the fast-growing Southeast Asian business hub. The 14th bureau of the channel in Asia will follow the launch of the Yangon bureau in Myanmar last January. Debra Soon, Managing Director of Channel NewsAsia, said Vietnam, particularly Ho Chi Minh City, is a fast growing and vibrant business hub.