Countries work to reduce plastic waste

Countries work to reduce plastic waste

(VOVWORLD) - At the Our Ocean international conference in Malta on Friday, several countries announced their plans to ban the use of micro plastic and disposable plastic products. This is one of...
Vietnam seeks to master space technology

Vietnam seeks to master space technology

(VOVWORLD) -Engineers from the Vietnam National Satellite Center have attended the master’s degrees training program in satellite technology in Japan and designed, manufactured and tested Micro Dragon satellite under...
Ho Chi Minh city, Microsoft boost cooperation

Ho Chi Minh city, Microsoft boost cooperation

(VOVWORLD) -Secretary of Ho Chi Minh city’s Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan suggested Microsoft strengthen cooperation in IT development and application to improve people’s living conditions in the city...
Vietnam acts to prevent “WannaCry” virus

Vietnam acts to prevent “WannaCry” virus

(VOVWORLD) - The “WannaCry” virus is exploiting vulnerability in Microsoft Windows to encrypt data in computers and hold it for ransom, according to the Information Security Authority of Vietnam's Ministry...
 Creating momentum for private economy

Creating momentum for private economy

(VOVworld) – The private economy plays an important role in Vietnam’s economy. As the sector for the most part consists of household traders and small and micro businesses, it needs...
Teaching IT to visually impaired people

Teaching IT to visually impaired people

(VOVworld) – Microsoft Vietnam and the Audio Books Charity Fund for the Blind are sponsoring a year of free IT training courses for the visually impaired in HCM City
Bill Gates remains richest man on earth

Bill Gates remains richest man on earth

(VOVworld) - Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates once again tops the list of the world's richest billionaires, Forbes magazine said on Monday. Gates, whose wealth is estimated at 86 billion USD...
UNESCO adds four new sites to World Heritage List

UNESCO adds four new sites to World Heritage List

(VOVworld) - The United Nations cultural agency today inscribed four new sites in China, India, Iran and Micronesia on its World Heritage List. The new sites added to the list – which are selected...
UN set up Zika Response Multi-Partner Trust Fund

UN set up Zika Response Multi-Partner Trust Fund

(VOVworld) – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has announced the establishment of the UN Zika Response Multi-Partner Trust Fund (MPTF) to finance critical unfunded priorities in response to the...
 Zika virus may be more dangerous than initially thought

Zika virus may be more dangerous than initially thought

(VOVworld)- The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recently announced that Zika virus causes unborn babies’ deformities, including microcephaly. CDC Principal Deputy Director Dr. Anne Schuchat said...