Tackling collection of technological waste
16:21 | 14/11/2014 Science - Technology
(VEN) - According to the Prime Ministerial Decision 50/2013/QD-TTg, from January 1, 2015, producers and importers relating to discarded products will retrieve all expired mobile phones and tablets in Vietnam. This was regarded as a basic legal foundation to tackle technological waste problems. However, the implementation of this decision has proved difficult.
Joining efforts to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions
10:10 | 14/11/2014 Science - Technology
(VEN) - According to Nguyen Lanh from the Institute of Strategy and Policy on Natural Resources and Environment, the Vietnamese government has issued several legal documents and has provided a legal corridor for the mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions. This is an important basis for foreign investors to work in this field and for Vietnam to join the global carbon market.
Applying science and technology to improve competitiveness
10:20 | 12/11/2014 Science - Technology
(VEN) - The Vietnam National Coal-Mineral Industries Holding Corporation Limited (Vinacomin) is striving to achieve sustainable development and improving competitiveness. To resolve the two problems, one of key solutions is to accelerate the application of science and technology into production.
Project targets 24 television, radio channels for Vietnamese abroad
17:34 | 10/11/2014 Science - Technology
(VEN) - Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung recently adopted a project to provide radio and television services via the internet to meet the demand of Vietnamese abroad from 2015-2020, to expand high-quality radio and television channels using terminal equipment, and to make it possible for an average of more than one million people to access services.
IT application in agriculture
15:02 | 03/11/2014 Science - Technology
(VEN) - An auto irrigation and moisture measurement system which will give yield and productivity nine times higher than the normal cultivation method if imported from Israel will cost more than VND2 billion. This figure is too high for most farmers growing coffee, pepper, cashew nuts and sugarcane in Vietnam. It also put out a question for Vietnamese technological engineers on how to produce these kinds of machinery as the market is very open.