Science & Education

HCM City to take synchronous environmental protection solutions

Nguyen Thi Quyet Tam, Chairwoman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Council, has underscored the need to employ synchronous solutions in environmental protection in the locality. 

(4 votes, average 2.50 out of 5)

Hundreds households exposed to cancer because of polluted water

Hundreds of households in Gio My Commune, Quang Tri Province are facing the risks of deadly illnesses as their underground water is contaminated.


Vietnam succeeds in universal education coverage for 5-year-old children: official

Vietnam has qualified as successful universal education coverage for 5-year-old children according to Vice Minister of Education and Training, Nguyen Thi Nghia.

(4 votes, average 3.50 out of 5)

Nha Trang nature reserve may be operated by private firm

The central province of Khanh Hoa is considering allowing a local private firm to preserve and operate its Hon Mun Nature Reserve, one of the most famous tourist destinations in the province.

(1 vote, average 5.00 out of 5)

Environmentalists say Da Nang’s Son Tra must remain pristine

Without the original Son Tra, Da Nang will be just like other sea cities in Vietnam, according to environmentalists who are opposed to tourism development at the site. 

(1 vote, average 5.00 out of 5)

More Vietnamese studying in Japan

The number of Vietnamese interns studying and working in Japan has increased, reaching 90,000 in 2016.


Landfill operator notorious for causing Saigon stench fined $66,000

Vietnam’s environment ministry has fined the operator of a major landfill site in Ho Chi Minh City more than VND1.5 billion ($66,100) for illegally discharging sewage.

(6 votes, average 4.00 out of 5)

Langur safe-guarders on Cat Ba Island

The Cat Ba langur is listed as one of the 25 most endangered species in the World Red Book. In Hai Phong, the staff of Cat Ba National Park are working hard to preserve the langur from the impact of activities that adversely affect the environment.


Vietnam-Japan student exchange programme to begin

A Vietnam-Japan student exchange programme will take place in the Japanese prefecture of Nagasaki from July 9-20, with four teachers and 26 high school students in Ho Chi Minh City taking part. 

(1 vote, average 5.00 out of 5)

Fulbright University Vietnam receives $15.5mn grants from U.S. government

The Fulbright University Vietnam (FUV) on Tuesday received two grant awards totaling US$15.5 million from the U.S. government, the university said in a press release the same day.


13-year-old Vietnamese wins U.S. science award

Nguyen Hoang Ly Na from Liberty Bell Middle School in Tennessee has recently been awarded a prize at the Genes in Space Science Contests for young students in the U.S.


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