Wireless ReachImproves Access to Education Tools (17/04/2008)

By working with partners, Wireless Reach projects create new ways for people to communicate, access health care and reach global markets Qualcomm, a developer of wireless technologies and data solutions, has announced that it is working to improve access to education tools and resources through the provision of CDMA2000 1xEV-DO wireless broadband services at the Community Technology and Learning Center (CTLC) in Dong Anh, Vietnam. The Community Technology and Learning Center (CTLC) is part of the Training Online Programs and Incubation for Communities (TOPIC64) initiative, supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) ' + char(39)+ N's public/private partnership agreement with Qualcomm through its Wireless Reach initiative and other TOPIC64 partners.


Leaders of the PPC worked with the DOST (16/04/2008)

On the second of April 2008, the BR – VT PPC held a meeting, chaired by Mr. Tran Minh Sanh, the PPC Chaiman to review DoST’s executive results and achievements of the approved yearly plan of 2007 as well as to discuss advantage and disadvantage of implementation of yearly plan 2008 and the progress of pilot project on preventing coastal erosion and study of anti-water whirlpool in the province.

The Review Meeting of the Ordinance on Radiation Safety and Control was held in Ha Noi (16/04/2008)

Under direction of the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) Leader, the Vietnam Agency for Radiation and Nuclear Safety and Control (VARANSAC) held the Review Meeting of the Ordinance on Radiation Safety and Control on March 26th, 2008 in Hanoi. Attending the meeting were the MOST Vice Minister, Mr. Nguyen Van Lang, who opened the Meeting, and more than two hundreds representatives from various Ministries, provincial Departments of Science and Technology (DOSTs), radiation users, radioactive source dealer, and several centers providing training service on radiation safety.

Vietnam secures 10 grades up in global IT report (16/04/2008)

Vietnam ranks 73rd of 127 economies in the Global Information Technology Report 2007-2008 released by the World Economic Forum (WEF) on April 9, 10 grades up compared with the ranking a year earlier.

Network Security: A Persistent Problem (02/04/2008)

Network security is a major concern in every country in this age of digital technology and last year was one in which many problems came to light. When 1,400 companies around the world were questioned by McAfee (working with Datamonitor), it was found that 67 percent of companies had lost private data with corresponding negative repercussions and 33 percent have had privacy invasions that could result in their "closing the door".

Checking the project progress: "Scaling up the model of electronic information serving for BR – VT socio-economic development" (02/04/2008)

On August 17, an inspection delegation held by the DoST checked the progress of a project, namely "Scaling up the model of electronic information serving for BR-VT socio-economic development " . The project has been chaired by Eng. Nguyen Kim Truong, the Director of Center of Informatics and S&T Information and carried out during 15 months (from December 2006 to February 2008).

Workshop approved project: Do survey and select longan (Nhan xuong) in BR–VT (31/03/2008)

In March 12, 2008, The DOST BR-VT held a workshop to approve the project called: “Do survey and select longan in BR–VT”. This project has mainly been applied in Vung Tau city, Xuyen Moc and Tan Thanh districts, which was co-headed by PhD. Bui Xuan Khoi, the Director of the Southeast Fruits Center and Agriculture Eng. Nguyen Thi Bach Tuyet, Vice Director of the DOST BR-VT.

Closing ceremony to award a prize in “Technical Creativeness Competition of BR-VT” in 2006-2007 (17/03/2008)

On 20th  February, 2008, Organization Board of Technical Creativeness Competition of BR-VT held a closing ceremony to award a prize of  Technical Creativeness Competition” in Ba Ria – Vung Tau in 2006-2007. The closing ceremony was hold in the meeting hall of Vietsovpetro (105 Lê Lợi St., Ward 6 – Vung Tau city) with the cooperation of the DOST, Provincial Science and Technique Association, Provincial Labour Association and  the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union of the province.

Proceedings of IWNA 2007 (08/03/2008)

IWNA 2007 Vung Tau, Vietnam,  November 15-17/2007
Table of contents

Fundamental of nanotechnology

Nanomaterial and processing

The Top Ten ICT Events of 2007 (27/02/2008)

The most important information and telecommunication events of the year were: