Science & Education

Six Vietnamese universities named in THE World University Rankings 2023

In this year’s rankings, of the local universities listed, Việt Nam National University in Hà Nội maintained its position in the 1001 to 1200 group. In addition, it also scored high points in the Citations and Industry Income criteria.

 Six Vietnamese universities named in THE World University Rankings 2023

 

Bình Phước uses payment scheme to help protect forests

The policy of payments for forest environmental services in Bình Phước Province has helped protect and develop forests, and improve the livelihoods of forest protecting households.

 

One missing after landslide at power station in central region

A Vietnam News Agency correspondent reported that part of a mountain had collapsed onto the station.

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Trading garbage for money in Quảng Ninh

After 6 months in operation, the "Garbage ATM" programme, named VRacBank, from Quảng Ninh Cement and Construction Company have gathered 20 tonnes of recylable trash and transferred out VNĐ100 million (US$4,190) to people across the city.

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Cồn Soi villagers hope for bridge to end flood season isolation

The only road out of the village is submerged, leaving villagers with a stark choice; brave the waters, or stay in the village.

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Two more national parks nominated for ASEAN heritage status

If approved, Việt Nam will have 12 protected areas recognised as ASEAN Heritage Parks.

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Ministry prioritises clean water supply for rural areas

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development will continue priotising the supply of clean water for disadvantage, mountainous and remote localities

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Flash floods cause $4.16 million damage in Nghệ An

Recent flash floods, triggered by torrential rain, have cost up to VNĐ100 billion (US$4.16 million) in damage in Kỳ Sơn District in the central province of Nghệ An.

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Artificial Intelligence applied to weather forecasting

The application of historical data and AI has created products. For example, he said that the trend of AI applications created positive results in the field of hydrometeorology.

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Việt Nam has huge potential for co-processing of waste in cement industry

The country now has 82 clinker kilns in operation, which together each year consume over 10 million tonnes of anthracite coal, he said.

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123,000 sea turtles in Côn Đảo island released back to sea this year

The Côn Đảo National Park has been working hard to conserve sea turtles (Chelonioidea) for years, becoming an ideal nesting destination for the rare species in Việt Nam.

   

More protection of wild birds needed during migration season

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on Tuesday asked city and provincial people’s committees, as well as forest protection agencies, to strengthen inspections of the hunting, trading and consumption of wild birds. 

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Storm warning

With super typhoon Noru forecast to hit land in Vietnam tonight, rapid preparations are underway to protect those living in areas at risk. Already 400,000 people have been evacuated and boats safely moored. Stay safe everyone.

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