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Vietnam’s space industry makes strides in 10 years

 Vietnam’s space industry has gained significant development in the 10 years since the launch of its first satellite Vinasat-1 (April 18, 2008). Ariane 5 rocket with Vinasat-2 on board on its way to the launch pad in Guiana Space Centre in 2013 In 2006, then Prime Minister Phan Van Khai approved the strategy for Research and Application on Space Technology ... Read More »

Facebook scandal a warning for all

The ongoing Facebook imbroglio is a warning for Vietnamese internet users, Associate Professor Hoang Phuoc Thuan, Head of the Department of Network Security at the Ministry of Public Security, told Security World 2018 on April 5. He said that Facebook passed on the user data of 80 million accounts to a hacker, not 50 million as originally announced, and social ... Read More »

New convenient firefighting balls introduced

After so many abrupt fires happening lately, the public are intensely interested in firefighting products. The newly released Elide Fire, a fire fighting ball, has caught much attention from concerned people. New convenient firefighting balls introduced This fire extinguisher ball is a sphere and able to be hung on walls or held on hand to throw right into a fire. ... Read More »

HCM City’s semiconductor industry slowing down

VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City authorities once vowed to make the semiconductor industry a key part of the economy, but no significant action has been taken recently. HCM City vows to develop IC industry The HCM City Semiconductor Technology Association, established in March 2013, included many experts with good ideas. The optimism about the action plan was empowered by municipal ... Read More »

Network operators’ revenues down in first quarter

The revenue of Vietnamese network operators has suffered an uncharacteristic low in the first quarter of this year due to new legislation reducing top-up promotions for pre-paid subscribers from 50 percent to 20 percent. The reduction of the promotion was put into force last month. MobiFone Corporation reported a year-on-year increase of 6.3 per cent in revenue in the first ... Read More »

Da Nang to host Telecommunity meeting

World experts and regional specialists will get together at the 23rd meeting of the Asia-Pacific Telecommunity (APT) Wireless Group (AWG-23) in the central city of Da Nang from April 9-13.  The 22nd meeting of Asia-Pacific Telecommunity (APT) Wireless Group held in the Republic of Korea in 2017 (Source:  The Ministry of Information and Communications said the meeting will also ... Read More »

Vietnam LED market should focus on low-end segment: scientists

VietNamNet Bridge – The domestic LED (light-emitting diodes) market has been developing rapidly but chaotically in recent years. The LED market has been developing rapidly Nguyen Phan Kien from the Hanoi University of Science & Technology said that until 2014-2015, LED development in Vietnam had gone slowly.  The products available in the market at that time were mostly cross-border imports ... Read More »

Vietnam among top 10 countries affected by Cambridge Analytica scandal

Vietnam is among top 10 countries in which information of Facebook users may have been improperly shared with Cambridge Analytica, according to Facebook chief technology officer Mike Schroepfer. Cambridge Analytica, a UK-based data collection and analysis company, was reported on March 19 to have wrongly collected information and data from about 50 million Facebook users around the world. Mike confirmed ... Read More »

Two Vietnamese listed among 100 top scientists in Asia

Singaporean-based Asian Scientist Magazine has named two Vietnamese – Professor Phan Thanh Son Nam and Associate Professor Nguyen Sum – in its recently published list of 100 leading scientists in Asia. Professor Phan Thanh Son Nam (first row, left) in the list of 100 top scientists in Asia. (Photo: Professor Phan Thanh Son Nam, Dean of the Faculty of ... Read More »