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HCMC records lowest temperature since beginning of 2021icon

HCMC records lowest temperature since beginning of 2021

icon05/12/2021
Deputy Head of the Forecasting Division of the Hydro-meteorological Station in the Southern Region Le Dinh Quyet informed that HCMC recorded the lowest temperature of 22oC in the early morning of December 4 since the beginning of the year.
Female valedictorian discovers security vulnerabilities of US tech giant Oracle

Female valedictorian discovers security vulnerabilities of US tech giant Oracle

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENTicon03/12/2021
Before becoming valedictorian at the Academy of Cryptography Techniques, Le My Quynh had been been honored by a US tech group for her discovery of important security flaws.
A month after launch, Vietnam has yet to receive signal from NanoDragon satellite

A month after launch, Vietnam has yet to receive signal from NanoDragon satellite

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENTicon02/12/2021
Twenty-two days after its launch into orbit, the developer of the NanoDragon satellite has not received a signal.
Major amazing astronomical phenomena to be observed this December

Major amazing astronomical phenomena to be observed this December

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENTicon03/12/2021
Astronomy lovers will have the unique chance to enjoy major amazing phenomena in December this year, according reports by the Hanoi Amateur Astronomy Society (HAS).
Marine plastic waste an urgent issue in coastal Vietnam

Marine plastic waste an urgent issue in coastal Vietnam

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENTicon03/12/2021
Vietnam needs to carry out practical measures to manage and reduce marine plastic waste to ensure sustainable development of the fishery industry, according to experts at a workshop held in Hanoi on Wednesday.
Netflix denies purchase of phimmoi domain name

Netflix denies purchase of phimmoi domain name

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENTicon03/12/2021
Vietnamese users were surprised when they were redirected to Netflix.com when they tried to access phimmoi.net, a website that provides pirated movies.
Vietnam DX Summit: Vietnam’s awareness of digital transformation enhanced

Vietnam DX Summit: Vietnam’s awareness of digital transformation enhanced

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENTicon02/12/2021
Awareness of digital transformation has been enhanced and digital transformation has been seen in activities of the Government and socio-economic sectors, heard the Vietnam DX Summit 2021, which opened on December 1.
Code of conduct on child protection in cyberspace to be issued

Code of conduct on child protection in cyberspace to be issued

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENTicon02/12/2021
The Code of Conduct on Protection of Children on Cyberspace is scheduled for issuance in the fourth quarter of 2021.
South Korean ICT firms to contribute to ‘Make in Vietnam’ strategy

South Korean ICT firms to contribute to ‘Make in Vietnam’ strategy

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENTicon02/12/2021
South Korean ICT firms have been encouraged to invest in Da Nang as Vietnam is prioritizing investment in hi-tech and innovation projects with a focus on R&D.
PM2.5 pollution still problematic across Vietnam

PM2.5 pollution still problematic across Vietnam

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENTicon02/12/2021
Though the average PM2.5 concentration improved slightly in 2020, all provinces and cities in Vietnam still had much higher levels than the WHO’s recommendation, according to data revealed at a workshop held virtually on Tuesday.
State Bank grants Mobile Money license to Viettel

State Bank grants Mobile Money license to Viettel

BUSINESSicon01/12/2021
The central bank received three applications for Mobile Money service and has licenced all of them - VNPT, MobiFone and Viettel.
Virtual land plot in Vietnamese game sells for $2.5 million

Virtual land plot in Vietnamese game sells for $2.5 million

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENTicon01/12/2021
An Axie Infinity gamer sold his virtual land plot for 550 Ethereum, or $2.5 million, several days ago. This was one of the most expensive land plots ever sold in the cryptocurrency market.
Two of three international submarine fiber optic cables repaired

Two of three international submarine fiber optic cables repaired

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENTicon30/11/2021
Problems affecting the APG and AAE-1 submarine fiber optic cables, which have slowed Internet speed in Vietnam for months, have been fixed.
Solar cells, wind turbine blades: the waste of the next decade

Solar cells, wind turbine blades: the waste of the next decade

FEATUREicon30/11/2021
Wind and solar power plants will emit huge amounts of waste of up to hundreds of thousands of tons in the next 10 years.
Lang Son to build 3,900sqkm geopark

Lang Son to build 3,900sqkm geopark

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENTicon30/11/2021
An international conference took place in Lang Son on November 29 to discuss how to take advantage of the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) in building a 3,900-sqkm geopark in the northern mountainous province.
iPhone13 prices plummet just after two months

iPhone13 prices plummet just after two months

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENTicon30/11/2021
Two months after hitting the domestic market, iPhone 13 smartphones hand carried from Singapore and Hong Kong have seen prices drop dramatically by VND10 million, while officially distributed Apple phone products have fallen by VND5 million.