Blueprints for modernizing customs
09:30 | 06/02/2014 Science - Technology
(VEN) - 2013 was a year of change for customs offices as it has made efforts to streamline operations, improve management levels and enterprise service to meet the demands of the integration process.
ICDREC, a typical IC design model
11:00 | 05/02/2014 Science - Technology
(VEN) - After receiving university degree in Germany in integrated circuits, Nguyen Trung Hieu decided to return to Vietnam and is currently Head of Market and Investment Division under the Vietnam National University Integrated Circuit Design Research and Education Center (ICDREC). He is one among many other Vietnamese people around the world with the desire to improve the domestic market.
Quenching a thirst for electricity
16:00 | 04/02/2014 Science - Technology
(VEN) - The three districts of Co To in Quang Ninh, Phu Quoc in Kien Giang and Ly Son in Quang Ngai have important strategic locations in terms of national defense and security, but they are all thirsty for electricity. A number of projects which will be completed in the near future are expected to help them overcome this shortfall.
Da Nang, a smart city
15:30 | 03/02/2014 Science - Technology
(VEN) - Nature has bestowed Da Nang with a diverse range of natural landscapes, with the city boasting mountains, lakes and beautiful beaches. In addition, Da Nang has achieved a breakthrough in urban development and putting scientific and technological achievements into practice. The central city of Da Nang is seen as the most lifestyle friendly city in Vietnam and the first smart city in the Southeast Asia.
Bridging Vietnam, Denmark on green growth
10:30 | 02/02/2014 Science - Technology
(VEN) - “I like the Vietnamese Lunar New Year (Tet). Instead of driving a car as usual, I like the feeling of leisurely riding a bike around Hanoi’s tranquil streets to enjoy a beautiful view of the city. I can have this feeling during Tet holidays only. Riding a bike is also a good way to save energy and protect the environment.” Danish Ambassador to Vietnam John Nielsen shared these words with Vietnam Economic News’ Phuong Lan in a talk on green growth - one of the hot issues and the focus of cooperation between Vietnam and Denmark in the current period.
VinaPhone ready to welcome Tet with customers
17:33 | 24/01/2014 Science - Technology
(VEN) - The Vietnam Telecom Services Company (VinaPhone) recently announced that it had completed necessary preparations to promote its network capabilities and optimize telephone exchanges. The company has assigned its technical staff members to be on duty during Lunar New Year (Tet) holidays to ensure the best quality of customer service. VinaPhone would like to call upon its customers to cooperate with the company in efforts to prevent the network from being overloaded during Tet holidays.
Vietnam - US joint action to prevent climate change
14:00 | 21/01/2014 Science - Technology
(VEN) - The administration of President Barack Obama is taking action to improve the US’ capability to cope with the impacts of climate change. As one of the US’ partners in the field of green growth and climate change prevention, Vietnam has a demand to promote international cooperation in the field.
Prof. Yasuaki Maeda receives awards
16:19 | 17/01/2014 Science - Technology
(VEN) - With his active help extended for Vietnam in building a foundation for environmental management, Osaka Prefecture University Professor Emeritus Yasuaki Maeda has recently been honored to receive the Medal for the Cause of Natural Resources and Environment awarded by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.
Clean technology strategy to be boosted
08:00 | 15/01/2014 Science - Technology
(VEN) - By 2020, 100 percent of new investment projects in energy intensive industries, potentially causing serious pollution to the environment, must meet the standards and technical regulations on clean technology. This is one of the specific objectives in the clean technology strategy until 2020 with a vision toward 2030 receiving Prime Ministerial approval on December 30, 2013.
State management of natural resources and the environment
14:21 | 14/01/2014 Science - Technology
(VEN) - At the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment’s conference reviewing 2013 operations and 2014 orientations on January 7, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung told the whole natural resource and environment sector to enhance natural resource management and environmental protection and take the initiative in coping with climate change, saying that they are integral to the country’s sustainable development.