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Vietnam to install air quality monitoring systemicon

Vietnam to install air quality monitoring system

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The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) is planning to design a system to monitor air quality across all provinces and cities.
The environmental threat from spiritual tourism projects

The environmental threat from spiritual tourism projects

Businesses have poured trillions of dong into spiritual tourism projects, causing hundreds of hectares of forestland and rice fields to be cleared.
Danang beaches suffer waste following torrential rains

Danang beaches suffer waste following torrential rains

Beaches in the central city of Danang have been covered by litter following heavy rains over the past three days.
Vietnamese information ministry to phase out 2G service soon

Vietnamese information ministry to phase out 2G service soon

The Ministry of Information and Communication (MIC) will soon announce a roadmap for full termination of the second generation network (2G) technology to release broadband support for 3G, 4G and 5G.
Young man abandons training for doctorate in France, starts business in Vietnam

Young man abandons training for doctorate in France, starts business in Vietnam

Giving up a doctoral degree at Paris Sud University in France, Le Cong Thanh set up a business which collects 14 billion data records and scans 40 million bits of information a day.
How many Vietnamese are on the lists of the world's leading scientists?

How many Vietnamese are on the lists of the world's leading scientists?

Statistics vary about the number of Vietnamese scientists internationally recognized for excellence.
Viettel launches 5G tests in Peru

Viettel launches 5G tests in Peru

Bitel, a brand of the Viettel Military Industry and Telecoms Group (Viettel) in Peru, has recently carried out 5G tests in the American nation on the occasion of its fifth anniversary.
Cyber security in Vietnam facing severe challenges

Cyber security in Vietnam facing severe challenges

There has been an increasing number of cyber attacks recently in Vietnam aiming at both state units and private organizations to steal sensitive information. 
Nearly 4,000 plastic waste containers clogged in Vietnam's ports

Nearly 4,000 plastic waste containers clogged in Vietnam's ports

More than 3,800 plastic waste containers have piled up for more than 90 days at Vietnam’s three major ports of Hai Phong, Vung Tau and HCM City’s Cat Lai, according to the latest report by Vietnam Customs.
The dark side of urbanization: air pollution in big cities

The dark side of urbanization: air pollution in big cities

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked the leaders of Hanoi to apply radical solutions to handle air pollution.
Human-centered AI has great potential in Vietnam

Human-centered AI has great potential in Vietnam

Human - centered artificial intelligence (AI) is an approach that aims not to replace people but to enhance human life,Tran Minh Triet, deputy rector of HCM City’s University of Science, said at a recent conference in HCM City.
Da Nang to host international IT events in October

Da Nang to host international IT events in October

A string of important IT events will be held in the central coastal city of Da Nang from October 21-24, helping promote cooperation among Vietnamese and foreign IT firms, the Vietnam Software and IT Services Association (VINASA) said.
Doctor develops ‘virtual assistant’ Vbee for Vietnamese market

Doctor develops ‘virtual assistant’ Vbee for Vietnamese market

The initial purpose of Vbee, according to Trang, was to be a reader in Vietnamese for 2 million blind and visually impaired.
Vietnam calls for stronger international cooperation in cybersecurity

Vietnam calls for stronger international cooperation in cybersecurity

Vietnam wants to learn from international experience in cyber security, and stands ready to cooperate with international law enforcement agencies and organisations in this sphere, Minister of Public Security General To Lam has said.
Mekong Delta subsiding at alarming rate: workshop

Mekong Delta subsiding at alarming rate: workshop

The Mekong Delta is subsiding at an alarming rate, and if the situation continues without effective solutions, the livelihoods of tens of millions of people will be threatened, especially those in coastal areas, heard a recent workshop.
Hanoi's water pollution unable to be treated for now

Hanoi's water pollution unable to be treated for now

Vinaconex Water Supply Joint Stock Company (Viwasupco), which purifies water to supply for a large part of Hanoi, did not clean the contaminated water but isolated it.