Vietnam to build mobile app to diagnose plant diseases

Vietnam to build mobile app to diagnose plant diseases

NDO - The Ministry of Agriculture and Development (MARD) is looking to build a mobile app that can identify plant pests through pictures taken out in the field and recommend control measures for farmers. (19 hours ago)

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E-government development strategy towards digital government approved

  Jun 16, 2021 08:02:29
NDO – On behalf of the Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam signed to issue Decision No.942/QD-TTg on June 15, approving the e-government development strategy towards the digital government in the 2021-2025 period, with a vision to 2030. 

Belgium startup interested in Vietnam’s automation industry

  Jun 11, 2021 11:08:06
NDO/VNA – Zorabots, a company specialised in robot and automation in Eastern Belgium, is looking towards Vietnam as a potential market. 

Viet Solutions contest promotes national digital transformation

  Jun 11, 2021 10:30:29
NDO - The third Viet Solutions Contest (2021) was officially launched in Hanoi on June 10 by the Ministry of Information and Communications (MoIC) and Viettel Group, aiming to seek solutions to promote national digital transformation. 

Data breaches call for greater attention to security measures

  Jun 10, 2021 17:37:11
NDO - Last month, personal information of nearly 10,000 Vietnamese people was put up for sale on a forum known as R, an incident which has caused public anger as many fear that such data will be used for nefarious purposes. 

Centralised IT zone to be set up in Can Tho

  Jun 10, 2021 05:55:25
NDO/VNA - Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has signed a decision establishing a centralised information technology (IT) zone in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho. 

Technological "weapon" in fight against COVID-19

  Jun 09, 2021 09:41:46
NDO – Implementing the Prime Minister's strategy on epidemic prevention and control, including the principle of "5K plus vaccine and technology", in the two COVID-19 outbreak hotspots of Bac Ninh and Bac Giang, forces are using information technology (IT) as "a weapon" in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic. 

Heat-resistant COVID-19 testing chambers put into operation to facilitate frontliners

  Jun 07, 2021 15:43:28
NDO – An air-conditioned chamber has been put into operation in Tan Yen District Health Centre in Bac Giang province to facilitate frontline workers collecting samples for COVID-19 testing, amid the intense heat in the North in recent days. 

Vietnam, Russia should cooperate in IT development: insider

  Jun 06, 2021 06:01:23
NDO/VNA - Vietnam and Russia can cooperation in developing information technology (IT) and implementing major projects in this field, a representative of the Vietnam Software and IT Services Association (VINASA) has said. 

Vietnam’s successes in sequencing coronavirus genomes without int’l reference genome

  Jun 02, 2021 08:10:17
NDO – Vietnamese scientists at the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) have successfully built a technological process for sequencing the SARS-CoV-2 virus using the new generation sequencing machine PacBio Sequel. 

PM asks science ministry to take measures to attract talents

  May 28, 2021 11:04:19
NDO - Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has asked the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) to introduce mechanisms for attracting high-quality human resources in order to boost innovation for socio-economic development. 

Vietnamese students earn third prize at 2021 Regeneron ISEF

  May 22, 2021 15:43:01
NDO/VNA – A Vietnamese project has won the third prize at the 2021 Regeneron ISEF Grand Awards, making Vietnam one of 34 countries and territories to be honoured among 81 taking part. 

Australia increases investment in innovation in Vietnam

  May 19, 2021 12:11:33
NDO – The Australian Government has once again reinforced their commitment to cooperation with Vietnam in knowledge and innovation with an additional budget of AUD3.5 million (US$2.7 million) provided to the Aus4Innovation programme. 

Scientific survey launched in Vietnamese waters

  May 11, 2021 11:05:23
NDO – On May 10, the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) organised a ceremony at Chua Ve Port, Hai Phong City, to welcome the "Oparin Institute" ship of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), launching a marine scientific survey between the two institutes in Vietnam's territorial waters. 

Technology students given opportunity to work at leading corporations

  May 07, 2021 11:46:03
NDO – The Central Committee of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (HCYU), the Vietnamese Students Development and Support Centre, and the Canon Vietnam Co. Ltd. launched the 2021 Student Chie-Tech, an automation competition for technology students, on May 6.