Science & Education

Session on top master’s programmes launched

A virtual information session on top master’s programmes for Vietnamese nationals will be held for the first time by Quacquarelli Symonds.

 

Ministry orders review of wind, solar, hydropower projects

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has asked provinces and centrally-run cities to review wind, solar and hydropower projects included in the national planning scheme for electricity development for 2011-2020 with a vision towards 2030.

 

Teachers struggle as COVID cases soar

The number of COVID-19 patients are increasing rapidly, especially in schools, and teachers, besides their professional work, are reluctant to become medical staff.

   
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Agriculture development in Mekong Delta must adapt to climate change

Agricultural development in the Mekong Delta region must adapt to climate change and be in close connection with the growth of industry and services, said Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính.

 

Savipharm receives the third class labour medal award and inaugurates high-tech research and development centre

At 8:30 a.m on March 6 2022, Savi Pharmaceutical Joint Stock Company (Savipharm) held a “Ceremony of Awarding the Third Class Labour Medal and Inaugurating High-Tech Research and Development Center and Nationwide Modern Medicine Distribution System” in the Industrial Park of Tan Thuan Export Processing Zone (District 7, Ho Chi Minh City)

   

More lakes needed for the capital, not less

Architect Trần Huy Ánh spoke to VietNamNet online newspaper about the importance of natural ponds and lakes as Hà Nội's bodies of water are being filled in to make way for real estate development.

 

Upstream Mekong dams worsened wet season drought: report

Upstream dams severely restricted water flow between 2019 and 2021 during the wet season, exacerbating drought conditions created by the lack of rainfall, a new report says.

Lower flows are also observed far downstream at Stung Treng, Cambodia during the drought years. Photo by Stimson Center

   

Vietnam mulls free tablets for poor families

The Ministry of Information and Communications has put forward a plan to give each poor family a tablet if they cannot afford one.

Vietnam mulls free tablets for poor families

 

Sand mining devours Mekong River bank

Around 500 hectares of riverbank are lost yearly across the Mekong Delta to excessive sand mining, according to World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the agriculture ministry.

Sand mining devours Mekong River bank

   

HCMC provides Covid-19 test kits for schools

Schools across Ho Chi Minh City have been provided more than 50,000 rapid antigen testing kits to screen students suspected to have Covid-19.

HCMC provides Covid-19 test kits for schools

 

Dedicated teachers continue teaching despite being infected with COVID-19

Being infected with the novel coronavirus often means a disruption in people’s everyday lives, but dedicated teachers are still doing their job as usual – even from their hospital beds.

   

Policy reform to enhance development in ethnic minority areas

Deputy Prime Minister Phạm Bình Minh has signed a decision on policy reform to support the national target programme on socio-economic development in ethnic minority and mountainous areas in 2021-2030.

 

Saltwater intrusion damage successfully prevented this season: Mekong Delta

The Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta provinces say they have taken effective measures to mitigate saltwater intrusion impacts in the ongoing dry season.

   

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