Forestry sector focuses on creating high-yield trees
10:00 | 03/07/2020 Science - Technology
Scientific research and technology transfer for the forestry sector in the 2021-2030 period will focus on the hybridisation of new varieties, giving priority to planting high-yield, good-quality and pest-and-disease preventive capable tree varieties, said Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Ha Cong Tuan.
Vietnamese businesses embrace sci-tech revolution
13:00 | 01/07/2020 Science - Technology
(VEN) - From pesticide-spraying drones to automatic chicken eggs collection, Vietnamese businesses are enthusiastically embracing state-of-the-art technologies in management, administration and production to improve labor productivity and increase competitiveness.
Vietnam faces challenges in management of persistent plastic waste
16:52 | 26/06/2020 Environment
(VEN) - With a volume of nearly 18,000 tonnes of plastic garbage generated a day and 1.8 million tonnes discharged into oceans a year, Vietnam is one of the world’s top five ocean plastic polluters. The management of plastic waste on land to limit the discharge into the oceans under an official action plan adopted six months ago is confronting Vietnam with a major challenge.