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  A seminar on the inclusion of natural capital in planning infrastructure development was held in Hanoi on February 7.

Vietnamese students reap high results at int’l robot competition

 Vietnamese students have reaped high results at the final round of the World Robot Olympiad (WRO) 2017, held in Costa Rica from November 10-12.

Experience shared to help boost Vietnamese universities’ ranking

 Education experts from Australia shared their country’s experience in running universities to meet the criteria of world university ranking systems at a workshop in Hanoi on October 26.

Young teachers overcome difficulties to educate mountainous kids

 The high and dangerous journey challenges travellers with abysses and mountains. However, all those difficulties can not dampen the enthusiasm of teachers. 

More efforts needed to preserve biodiversity on Ly Son Island

 Destructive human activities have put coral reefs, sea grass beds and many other marine species off Ly Son Island at risk, with local authorities urged to make more efforts to preserve the unique ecosystem.

Crop map being drawn to cope with Mekong Delta climate change

 Scientists are compiling a crop structure map for the Mekong Delta to counter growing climate change impact in the region known as the country’s food granary.

Da Nang: Households to be relocated away from steel companies

 Households near the steel companies in Da Nang coastal city’s Hoa Vang District will be relocated on account of the environmental pollution there.

VN beauty queens head to Kenya on elephant protection mission

 Miss Vietnam Universe 2015 Pham Huong and runner-up Le Hang have begun a five-day trip to Kenya to join in a wild elephant protection campaign.

New champions of National Chess Championship 2017

 Hoang Thi Bao Tram (HCM City) and Tran Tuan Minh (Hanoi) won first prizes in the women and men’s standard chess categories of the 2017 National Chess Tournament.