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Vietnam promotes preservation of wetland protected areasicon

Vietnam promotes preservation of wetland protected areas

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The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) and the UNDP organised the closing workshop of the project titled 'Conservation of Critical Wetland Protected Areas and Linked Landscapes' in Hanoi on November 26.
Senior ASEAN officials meet to discuss environmental issues

Senior ASEAN officials meet to discuss environmental issues

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENTicon26/11/2020
The 31st Meeting of ASEAN Senior Officials on the Environment (ASOEN 31) and related meetings have begun via videoconference to discuss environmental sustainability.
Why do livestreams with bad content still exist on Facebook?

Why do livestreams with bad content still exist on Facebook?

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENTicon26/11/2020
Vietnamese sellers have found many methods to advertise and sell goods via Facebook, and they are trying to lure buyers by showing naked chest images, with low cut tops, at livestreams.
Hanoi aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Hanoi aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENTicon26/11/2020
Hanoi will strive to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 15 per cent by 2030, according to local authorities.
UNESCO honours third Global Geopark in Vietnam

UNESCO honours third Global Geopark in Vietnam

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENTicon26/11/2020
The Central Highlands province of Dak Nong on November 24 received a certificate recognising its geopark as part of the UNESCO Global Geoparks Network.
VNPT, MobiFone to launch 5G commercial pilot next month

VNPT, MobiFone to launch 5G commercial pilot next month

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENTicon25/11/2020
Vietnam Post and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) and MobiFone are making final preparations for the launch of the commercial pilot of the fifth-generation (5G) network next month, 
New policy is needed to control Facebook in Vietnam

New policy is needed to control Facebook in Vietnam

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENTicon25/11/2020
Experts, citing international practice, say it is necessary to set up a specific mechanism to control cross-border social networks strong enough to deter violators and favorable enough to ensure a fair playing field for all social networks.
Vietnam’s cloud computing market worth $133 million

Vietnam’s cloud computing market worth $133 million

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENTicon25/11/2020
Vietnam’s cloud computing market has so far been worth nearly VND3.2 trillion ($133 million), heard a workshop in Hanoi on November 24.
HCMC striving to reduce air pollution

HCMC striving to reduce air pollution

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENTicon25/11/2020
Like other major urban areas in Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) is now facing serious effects caused by air pollution, including respiratory health problems, climate change, and unbalanced ecosystems.
Urban sanitation company owes salaries, Hanoi streets full of garbage

Urban sanitation company owes salaries, Hanoi streets full of garbage

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENTicon24/11/2020
For a week, the streets of Yen Phu ward in Tay Ho district in Hanoi were flooded with garbage. Piles of waste were along streets, discharging a bad smell.
Apple, Google remove game with illegal "cow's tongue line"

Apple, Google remove game with illegal 'cow's tongue line'

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENTicon24/11/2020
At the request of Vietnam, the game 'Baby Panda’s World Travel' with the illegal 'cow's tongue line' has been removed from the app store of the Android and iOS operating systems.
Ministry rejects three land conversion proposals

Ministry rejects three land conversion proposals

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENTicon24/11/2020
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has turned down proposals from Binh Thuan, Quang Nam, and Ninh Binh provinces for forest land to be used for several projects.
Vietnam ranks in the top of Southeast Asia data centres

Vietnam ranks in the top of Southeast Asia data centres

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENTicon24/11/2020
Vietnam ranks in the top of the Southeast Asian data centre market with optimistic prospects thanks to the growing demand for digital transformation.   
Young female scientist wins International Brain Research award

Young female scientist wins International Brain Research award

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENTicon24/11/2020
Dr Ha Thi Thanh Huong, 31, has been named one of the winners of the Early Career Award 2020 from the International Brain Research Organization based in France for her research on the application of artificial intelligence
Vu Quang National Park receives ASEAN Heritage Park certificate

Vu Quang National Park receives ASEAN Heritage Park certificate

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENTicon23/11/2020
Vu Quang National Park in the central province of Ha Tinh has received a certificate of its recognition as anASEAN Heritage Park from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.
Who is the richest streamer in Vietnam?

Who is the richest streamer in Vietnam?

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENTicon23/11/2020
The lavish wedding of Xemesis and his wife Xoai Non has been the focus of the Vietnamese gamer community. The bridegroom is believed to be the richest streamer in Vietnam.