PSNews – According to the recent Rankings of the Best Global Universities for Physics announced by the US News& World Report, the Vietnam National University (VNU) in Hanoi is the only university in Vietnam that has been listed. It was ranked 502nd globally in Physics.
In Vietnam, electronic waste is collected through unofficial channels by scrap dealers or unregistered units, which provide waste to craft villages for recycling.
PSNews – A Vietnamese student has won a gold medal at the 12th International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics (IOAA), which was held in China from 2 to 12 of November.
The first Cambodia-Laos-Vietnam Buddhist Leaders’ Conference was held in the Lao capital city of Vientiane on November 12, aiming to promote the development of Buddhism in the countries as well as regional exchange in the religion.
The Phu Tho provincial People’s Court on November 12 brought to trial two former senior officers of the Ministry of Public Security (MoPS) and 90 accomplices for their alleged involvement in a major online gambling ring.
There has been no report on any Vietnamese national among the deaths caused by the wildfires that are raging through California, the US, killing at least 25 people as of November 11, according to the Vietnamese Embassy in the country.
The Central Highlands province of Kon Tum and three provinces of Laos and Cambodia do not only share boundaries with each other along edges of the Annamese Mountains but also boast growing bonds in recent years.
The Hanoi Forum 2018, hosted by the Vietnam National University, Hanoi, closed on November 10 after two days of working with one plenum, two discussion sessions and two policy dialogues related to sustainable development and adaptation to climate change.
Sithanasay High School, built with funding presented by General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Nguyen Phu Trong to Laos on the occasion of his visit to the country in November 2016, was inaugurated and handed over to Bolikhamsay province on November 11.
Hanoi aims to reduce the use of plastic bags in the traditional markets, supermarkets and trade centres to protect the environment as well as ensure the sustainability of the ecosystem.
Two Vietnamese were killed and two other workers also from Vietnam were injured in an explosion that occurred at a chemical plant in Wonju city, the east of the Republic of Korea (RoK), on November 10.
The application of policies and advanced technologies from Japan towards reducing the damage caused by floods and landslides was highlighted at a seminar held in Hanoi on November 9 by the Vietnam Disaster Management Authority (VDMA) in collaboration with the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport, and Tourism.
PSNews - Professor Masatoshi Makuuchi in collaboration with doctors of the Da Nang General Hospital on November 8 successfully performed a surgery to remove a liver tumor from a 78-year-old man.
PSNews – Vietnamese and French health experts exchanged professional experience in cancer control and prevention at the second Vietnam –France cancer conference with a focus on lung cancer opened on November 7 by K (Cancer) Hospital, Hanoi.
On November 8, budget carrier Vietjet Air officially launched a non-stop air route linking Hanoi to Osaka City in Japan, contributing to the tourism and trade development between the two countries and in the region.
Party General Secretary, President Nguyen Phu Trong on November 9 hosted a solemn welcome ceremony for President of the Council of State and Council of Ministers of Cuba Miguel Mario Diaz Canel Bermudez at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi.
PSNews – The Ministry of Information and Communications of Vietnam has just granted a license for the France 24 international television channel to expand its operation in Vietnam, by launching a news program in French.
In a bid to create a healthy networking atmosphere in the country, the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) has completed a code of conduct on social networks for internet service providers and users, said Minister Nguyen Manh Hung.
PSNews – The authorities of Hoi An hoped that the modern wastewater treatment facility in the area near Pagoda Bridge, which was mostly sponsored by Japan will help the ancient town deal with wastewater pollution, contributing to creating a green, clean and beautiful landscape.
PSNews - Civil engineer Benji Poulton, from Bangor in north-west Wales, came up with the idea for a new bridge between Gwynedd and Anglesey which has been inspired by Golden Bridge near Da Nang, Vietnam.