Selecting 20 items to build targets
16:35 | 10/03/2014 Science - Technology
(VEN) - Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Ho Thi Kim Thoa said that in 2014, one of the key tasks of the “Buy Vietnamese Goods” campaign was to select 20 items that are produced in the country to build targets and propose specific solutions in order to develop each item.
CommunicAsia2014 and EnterpriseIT2014 update new technology
14:02 | 08/03/2014 Science - Technology
(VEN)- International trade event on communications and information technology (CommunicAsia2014 and EnterpriseIT2014) will take place from June 17-20, 2014 in Marina Bay Sands, Singapore to meet requirements in terms of rapid development of technology and better connectivity for individuals and businesses in the region.
Vietnam should smartly access GM crops
10:07 | 07/03/2014 Science - Technology
(VEN)- The International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA), in coordination with the Vietnam Academy of Agricultural Sciences (VAAS), recently sponsored a conference on global status of commercialized biotech/GM (genetically modified) crops for 2013 in Hanoi. Vietnam Seed Association President, professor, academician Tran Dinh Long said at the conference that Vietnam should access GM crops in a smart manner.
Saigon Hi-Tech Park records export growth
16:11 | 05/03/2014 Science - Technology
(VEN) - Ho Chi Minh City’s Saigon Hi-Tech Park (SHTP) is a major highlight in terms of investment attraction, with 60 existing projects and total investment capital of about US$2.22 billion. Moreover, since it was established in October 2002, its export revenues have amounted to almost US$6.476 billion.
Tightening control over steel quality
08:05 | 04/03/2014 Science - Technology
(VEN) - To improve productivity, quality and competitiveness, Vietnam’s steel industry is focusing on adopting national technical regulation on steel bars for concrete reinforcement QCVN 07:2011/BKHCN issued on September 22, 2011 according to a compulsory roadmap from June 1, 2014.
Recycled solid waste: A new source of energy
08:21 | 03/03/2014 Science - Technology
(VEN) - Residents in Hanoi currently discard an estimated 5,000 tonnes of solid waste per day, over 98 percent of which is buried. However, about 85-90 percent of waste burial sites fail to meet hygienic requirements and pollute the environment. If the situation continues, Hanoi will have no place to bury waste by 2015.
Sharing environmental protection experiences
15:59 | 27/02/2014 Science - Technology
(VEN) - On February 18, in Hanoi, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, in association with the National Assembly’s Committee for Science, Technology and Environment and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), organized a workshop on International Experience on Environmental Law.