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.
Standing firm on the East Sea
11:30 | 23/06/2014 Science - Technology
(VEN) - The PV Drilling V Semi-Submersible Self-Erecting Tender Assist Drilling Rig is a strong affirmation of Vietnamese national sovereignty on the East Sea. That image is not only a pride but also a motivation for Vietnamese workers to continue working harder.
Marine economy: Actively exploiting advantages
10:31 | 19/06/2014 Science - Technology
(VEN) - The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment said that Vietnam’s marine and coastal economy accounted for 47-48 percent of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) at a forum on Vietnam’s marine brand development on June 6 in Hai Phong.
Efficiently mechanized underground coal mining
08:04 | 19/06/2014 Science - Technology
(VEN) - Khe Cham Coal JSC was the first affiliate to Vietnam National Coal-Mineral Industries Holding Corporation Limited (Vinacomin) making intensive investment in mechanized pit coal mining activities, significantly raising efficiency and ensuring safety.
Hydrometallurgical technologies help copper mining
14:05 | 16/06/2014 Science - Technology
(VEN) - In Vietnam, copper ore can be found scattered in the provinces of Cao Bang, Lang Son, Son La, Quang Ninh, Bac Ha, Quang Nam, and Lam Dong with total reserves estimated at about 600,000 tonnes. Most copper ore with only about two percent of copper content should not be used directly and must be handled with enrichment methods.
People will apply GM crops if they see the benefits
14:11 | 11/06/2014 Science - Technology
(VEN) - The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA), in coordination with CropLife Asia and Agbiotech Vietnam, recently sponsored a talk on resource development policies, strengthening Southeast Asian countries’ agricultural competitiveness, application of modern biotechnology pertaining to food security and climate change and promoting cooperation in Asia.
Chemical sector concerned about environmental protection
10:07 | 11/06/2014 Science - Technology
(VEN) - Many of Vietnam National Chemical Group (Vinachem)’s chemical plants continued to invest in improving their wastewater, exhaust and waste collection and treatment systems last year. They paid special attention to choosing less polluting technologies that met Vietnam’s requirements for environmental protection.