Geotec Hanoi 2016 offers a world-class playground for experts

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Geotec Hanoi 2016 offers a world-class playground for experts

The third edition of Geotec Hanoi international conference, themed “Geotechnics for Sustainable Infrastructure Development,” recently broke its record for the number of abstracts submitted, with 200 submissions for a spot under the limelight. Dr. Phung Duc Long, chairman of the Vietnam Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (VSSMGE) and co-chairman of the Geotec Hanoi 2016 Organising Committee, talked to VIR’s Hoang Thach about the event’s unique appeal that lead to its skyrocketing popularity.

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Vietnam may lose beaches to climate change: official

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Vietnam may lose beaches to climate change: official

A Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism has voiced concern over the potential loss of natural resources and tourist attractions, beaches in particular, due to climate change in a conference to address the effect of climate change on Vietnamese tourism.

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Vietnam runs for UNESCO chief position

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Vietnam runs for UNESCO chief position

Ambassador Pham Sanh Chau, head of the Foreign Ministry's Culture and UNESCO Department, has been nominated for the director-general position of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) for the 2017-2021 tenure.

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Vietnam urged to focus more on scientific research

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Vietnam urged to focus more on scientific research

Professor Ngo Bao Chau, who won the 2010 Fields Medal, said that Vietnam should focus more on fundamental scientific research which is a key factor in improving the quality of its science sector.

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Nobel laureates, scientists attend forum in Quy Nhon

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Nobel laureates, scientists attend forum in Quy Nhon

About 1,000 scientists got to rub shoulders with five Nobel laureates in a dialogue session on fundamental sciences and society held on July 7 as part of the 2016 Meet Vietnam 12th annual forum.

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New policies take effect in July, 2016

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New policies take effect in July, 2016

VGP – A string of policies on introduction of legal documents, punishment of administrative infringements, granting of scientific research licenses will take effect in July, 2016.

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107 Nobel laureates sign letter blasting Greenpeace over GMOs

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107 Nobel laureates sign letter blasting Greenpeace over GMOs

More than 100 Nobel laureates have signed a letter urging Greenpeace to end its opposition to genetically modified organisms (GMOs). The letter asks Greenpeace to cease its efforts to block introduction of a genetically engineered strain of rice that supporters say could reduce Vitamin-A deficiencies causing blindness and death in children in the developing world.

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Formosa takes responsibility for Vietnam’s fish deaths, pledges $500mn in compensation

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Formosa takes responsibility for Vietnam’s fish deaths, pledges $500mn in compensation

The Vietnamese steel business of Taiwan’s Formosa Plastics Group is the ‘culprit’ of a spate of fish deaths in central Vietnam, the government said in a meeting on Thursday, as the firm’s top executive admitted the wrongdoing and pledged a hefty monetary compensation.

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New Chairman of VN-Belarus Inter-Governmental Committee appointed

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VGP – The PM has decided to assign Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh as Chairman of the Viet Nam-Belarus Inter-Governmental Committee on Economic, Commercial, Scientific and Technology Cooperation.

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Marine scientific research cooperation promoted

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Marine scientific research cooperation promoted

VGP – The PM has recently issued Decree 41/2016/ND-CP in which foreign organizations and individuals are allowed to work with domestic partners to conduct marine scientific research activities in Viet Nam’s waters in line with Viet Nam’s regulations.

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Binh Dinh hosts international conference on mechanobioligy

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Binh Dinh hosts international conference on mechanobioligy

An international scientific conference entitled “Mechanobiology: from molecules to tissue” today took place at the International Centre for Interdisciplinary Science and Education (ICISE) in Quy Nhon city of the south-central coastal province of Binh Dinh.

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Conference in Binh Dinh for top scientists

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Conference in Binh Dinh for top scientists

Hundreds of leading scientists, including six Nobel laureates and Vietnamese-French professor Ngo Bao Chau, the winner of the Fields Medal - the mathematics version of the Nobel Prize, will join a series of scientific conferences in the central coastal province of Binh Dinh throughout the rest of the year.

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Why are 46 cities in China sinking?

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China’s cities are sinking, according to a new scientific study published this month in the journal Remote Sensing.

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HCMC Stock Exchange, Cadre Institute join hands

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The Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange and the HCMC Cadre Institute singed a cooperation memorandum of understanding (MoU) to improve agency leaders and cadres’ knowledge of stock market and their management ability in this field on June 23.

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Summer robotics class creates free scientific playground in Ho Chi Minh City

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Summer robotics class creates free scientific playground in Ho Chi Minh City

A free program is giving opportunity to those interested in robots and programming this summer.

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