NASA’s Goddard Spaceflight Center has successfully tested their supersonic parachute for the Mars rover planned to launch in 2020. The parachute will slow the rover to a manageable speed as it enters the Martian atmosphere at speeds of 12,000 miles per hour.
PSNews - Major General Tran Son Ha, Director of the Traffic Police Department under the Ministry of Public Security on Sunday chaired a conference to review the work of ensuring security and order, traffic safety and the escorting of delegations during the APEC Summit Week 2017.
PSNews - Phuong Anh Logistic is a company specializing in transporting automobile end-products and automobile components from ports to clients. In doing so, the company aims to complete its network, supplying services from the port to the customer, contributing to the development of the supply chain in Vietnam.
Turn on a coffee machine, switch to another TV channel and close a garage with the press of a button? The sci-fi movie scenario that had previously seemed impossible has already become a reality.
PSNews – The Irish Embassy in Vietnam in collaboration with the Vietnamese Ireland Alumni and Amslink English Center organized the English contest "Discover the Land of Literature" for Vietnamese children from age 7 to 15.
The State Bank of Vietnam has recently decided to lower the interest rates on short-term loans to priority sectors by 0.5 percentage points and some policy rates by 0.25 percentage points.
Last week, the Australian National University invited volunteers to help astronomers track down the fabled Ninth Planet, first hypothesized in 2014, and have so far identified four possible candidates for Planet Nine. Radio Sputnik talked to Dr. Brad Tucker from the Australian National University on the significance of the research.
PSNews - From January 9th, Hanoi officially started informing indexes form the automated environmental monitoring system on the city’s cyber portal, said Phan Lan Tu - Director of the Hanoi Information and Communications Department.
PSNews - 700 volunteers from People's Police School 5 on January 7th attended a blood donation festival themed "Voluntary blood for society".
The much-touted BRT system had a rough start at a middling speed, but passenger numbers are picking up.
PSNews- Thanks to the serious implementation of the “All People Protecting National Security'” movement, Christian parishes in Thua Thien - Hue province have enjoyed good social security and order, and become safe Christian zones for many years.
Vietnam’s real estate market will continue to see stable development in the apartment segment with abundant supply in 2017, a conference in Hanoi on December 20 heard.
PSNews-Deputy Minister of Public Security Nguyen Van Son received and held talks with a delegation of outstanding individuals in the movement “All People Protecting National Security” of Cao Bang province on December 22 in Hanoi.
Danish pop/soft rock band Michael Learns to Rock stirred up the atmosphere at an outdoor concert in Ho Chi Minh City on December 21.
Sharply decreasing Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) output and increasing prices of new gas resources are forcing Vietnam to look to increase LNG imports.
PSNews - As the State Treasury reported, as of October 31st 2016, the sum that ministries, branches and localities used to buy cars for public purposes is 972.2 billion VND, accounting for 0,11% of the estimates for regular spending of the State Treasury.
Flames, plumes of smoke, and a loud clap – the moment and aftermath of an explosion in the Moscow Metro have been caught on camera. Several people have been injured in the incident, which was reportedly caused by a leaking gas canister.
Vietnam’s farming exports in the first eleven months of 2016 reached US$29.1 billion, up 5.9% over the same period of last year, with eight commodities each earning more than US$1 billion.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has assigned the reaching of targets in the 2017 socioeconomic plan to five ministries, with a host of proposals coming from both local and domestic groups submitted to help the country achieve its goals.
Vietnam mangosteens and lychees have been licenced to enter the US and Australia. This is a good sign for the fruit and vegetable sector.