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Chatbot Vietnam wins technology award in Switzerlandicon

Chatbot Vietnam wins technology award in Switzerland

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Chatbot Vietnam JSC has won an award for a technology solution in the “E-business” category at the UN’s World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) held in the Switzerland.  
Various environmental activities to be held during Vietnam Seas and Island Week 2019

Various environmental activities to be held during Vietnam Seas and Island Week 2019

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A wide range of environmental protection activities are to be held during Vietnam Seas and Island Week 2019, scheduled for early next month, announced the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment on May 20.  
Gia Lai struggles to fight pine forest destruction

Gia Lai struggles to fight pine forest destruction

The Gia Lai Forest Protection sub-department has asked the police to investigate the recent destruction of a pine forest, Thanh Niên (Young People) newspaper reported.
To Lich River clean-up shows progress

To Lich River clean-up shows progress

Despite some improvements in To Lich River water quality, many experts are still expressing doubts.  
Google developer event to attract 1,000 participants

Google developer event to attract 1,000 participants

Google I/O Extended, an annual gathering for software programmers, is scheduled to take place in Da Nang on June 15, attracting 1,000 participants and featuring over 30 booths and 20 speakers.  
Legal framework needed to promote OTT media services

Legal framework needed to promote OTT media services

Vietnam needed to build a legal framework to promote the development of over-the-top (OTT) media services as the Government strives to build a digital economy and accelerate digital transformation.  
Thanh Hoa coast drowned in rubbish

Thanh Hoa coast drowned in rubbish

The coastal path in Hau Loc District is the most polluted area in Thanh Hoa Province as it has become an illegal dumping site.  
River erosion becomes dangerous in Kien Giang

River erosion becomes dangerous in Kien Giang

River and seaside erosion in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang has become more serious in recent years and greatly affected local residents.  
AI increasingly being used in hospitality sector

AI increasingly being used in hospitality sector

Predicting an ‘AI (artificial intelligence) boom’ in the hospitality industry, experts say its use will radically change clients’ experiences.
Titanium exploitation need to consider pros and cons

Titanium exploitation need to consider pros and cons

Many areas in the central coastal province of Binh Thuan are said to be in ruins by titanium extraction after several reports claiming that the south central province boasts the largest reserve in the Southeast Asia.
Nanotechnology reduces odour on To Lich River

Nanotechnology reduces odour on To Lich River

A Japanese cleaning nano-technology has helped reduce the bad smell from the polluted To Lich River in Hanoi, according to online newspaper toquoc.vn.vn.
Vietnam has few biodegradable-plastic producers

Vietnam has few biodegradable-plastic producers

 In early and late April, PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc released two documents noting that plastic waste is a ‘burning issue’ and calling all people to join forces to settle the problem.
Facebook, Google, YouTube remove offensive content following Vietnam’s request

Facebook, Google, YouTube remove offensive content following Vietnam’s request

Global tech giants namely Facebook, Google, and YouTube have deleted from its platforms a number of offensive content at the request by the Vietnamese government.
Seventh graders win environmental documentary award

Seventh graders win environmental documentary award

A short documentary on how to unleash the potential of sustainable tourism of Quang Nam Province’s Thu Bon River after the historic flood in 2000 brought a special prize for two secondary school students
Environmental, sea, island protection campaign to launch in Bac Lieu

Environmental, sea, island protection campaign to launch in Bac Lieu

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, in coordination with the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu, will launch a sea and island week, as well as an action month for environmental protection on June 1.  
Vietnamese student wins third prize at int’l science contest in US

Vietnamese student wins third prize at int’l science contest in US

Vietnamese student Vu Hoang Long grabbed one third prize at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) 2019 which was held in the US from May 12-17.