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VNREDSat-1 satellite launch delayed

VietNamNet Bridge – The launch of the Vietnam Natural Resources, Environment and Disaster Monitoring Small Satellite (VNREDSat-1) will be delayed until late April.     Dr. Bui TrongTuyen, Vice Director of the Space Technology Institute under the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, made the announcement on April 11. The satellite was scheduled to go ... Read More »

Vietnam fails to attract high technologies in FDI projects

VietNamNet Bridge – Scientists have warned that the import of backward technologies would turn Vietnam into a technology landfill. A recent report by the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) showed that high technologies have not been transferred to Vietnam as it expected when attracting foreign direct investment (FDI). According to MPI’s Deputy Minister Dao Quang Thu, 80 percent of ... Read More »

HCM City funds updates for government IT infrastructure

VietNamNet Bridge – The municipal administration plans to spend VND300 billion (US$14.3 million) this year on further developing E-governance in HCM City. This is three times the investment made in 2012, the Sai Gon Giai Phong (Liberated Sai Gon) newspaper said in a report on Saturday. This huge investment from the State budget for application of information technology in 2013 ... Read More »

Billion-dollar market remains unreachable for Vietnamese digital content firms

VietNamNet Bridge – The domestic digital content market, estimated to be worth billions of dollars, may be out of the reach of domestic enterprises if they cannot receive the appropriate support from the state.   The market large enough The white book on Vietnam’s information technology and communication showed that digital content is one of the industries which have the ... Read More »

Growing stem cells – a new profitable business in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam is really a potential market for stem cell services with the increasingly high number of people suffering from dangerous diseases and the people who can afford the expensive services. A billionaire at the age of 70 in Hanoi said he has returned from South Korea where he spent nearly VND1 billion for the stem cell service. ... Read More »

Hai Phong hosts TELSOM-ATRC Leaders Retreat

The annual Telecommunication Senior Officials Meeting-ASEAN Telecommunication Regulators’ Council (TELSOM-ATRC) Leaders Retreat is taking place in the northern port city of Hai Phong from April 11-12 to boost cooperation in information and communication technologies (ICT) between ASEAN member countries. Addressing the opening ceremony, Deputy Minister of Information and Communication Tran Duc Lai highlighted the bloc’s ICT cooperation and its effectively ... Read More »

Vietnam considers building nuclear science & technology center

VietNamNet Bridge – The Vietnam Atomic Energy Institute has urged to build up a nuclear science technology center, saying that this is an important link of the national program on developing nuclear power, a crucial testing for the capability of implementing the program.   Dr Tran Chi Thanh Right after getting the nod from the National Assembly on the development ... Read More »

Work starts on IT park in Danang

VietNamNet Bridge – The wholly foreign-invested Danang Information Technology Park (DITP) worth some US$278 million got off the ground last Saturday. Rocky Lai Associates Inc. of the U.S. is owner of the project covering 341 hectares in Hoa Vang District, Danang City. The IT park will be developed in two phases, from 2013 to 2017 and from 2017 to 2023. ... Read More »

Australian science expo opens in Hanoi

Australia’s National Science and Technology Centre, known as Questacon launched an exhibition on April 10 entitled “Science on the Move” for teenagers. It is part of activities to mark the 40th anniversary of Vietnam-Australia diplomatic ties. Speaking at the event held at Hanoi University of Science and Technology, Questacon Director Graham Durant said the expo provides opportunities for teenagers to ... Read More »

Social network sites bring societal change

VietNamNet Bridge – In a dimly lit and heavily decorated room of a cafe in downtown Ha Noi, Tran Manh Tien and his four friends share the same table and are all busy surfing the net on their mobile phones and iPads.     A very common scene in many WiFi cafes, where people, sitting alone or in a group, ... Read More »