Eight Mentees for International Journalistic Trani
25/05/2013, 11:55:43 AM
(Vfej.vn)-The World Federation of Science Journalists (WFJS) is looking for eight Vietnamese journalists for an international science journalist training course held in Vietnam for nearly two years. Deadline for application is on Thursday June 06th, 2013.
Construction Ministry, IFC promote energy efficie
25/05/2013, 06:02:19 AM
(VNA)-The Ministry of Construction (MoC) and the Investment Climate Advisory Programme of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) on May 24 signed a cooperation agreement on green and energy efficient building developments in Vietnam, aiming to reduce energy costs and greenhouse gas emissions.
Sucker-mouth fish threatens indigenous Mekong spec
24/05/2013, 08:31:45 PM
(VietNamNet Bridge)-Sucker-mouth fish, an invasive species of South American origin, have appeared in large quantities in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta, threatening the lives of indigenous aquatic species.
Pinpointing How Nature's Benefits Link to Human We
24/05/2013, 05:51:36 AM
(Sciencedaily)-What people take from nature -- water, food, timber, inspiration, relaxation -- are so abundant, it seems self-evident. Until you try to measure how and to what extent they contribute to humans.
Tropical Upper Atmosphere 'Fingerprint' of Global
23/05/2013, 09:37:38 PM
(Sciencedaily)-In the tropics at heights more than 10 miles above the surface, the prevailing winds alternate between strong easterlies and strong westerlies roughly every other year. This slow heartbeat in the tropical upper atmosphere, referred to as the quasibiennial oscillation (QBO), impacts the winds and chemical composition of the global atmosphere and even the climate at Earth's surface.
Experts urge new weather approach
22/05/2013, 12:45:59 PM
(Vietnamplus)-Experts urged Vietnam to renew its weather forecasting technology in order to improve its effectiveness in predicting extreme weather phenomena, at a meeting held in the capital on May 21.
Origins of Human Culture Linked to Rapid Climate Change
22/05/2013, 11:12:56 AM
(Sciencedaily)-Rapid climate change during the Middle Stone Age, between 80,000 and 40,000 years ago, during the Middle Stone Age, sparked surges in cultural innovation in early modern human populations, according to new research.
Water shortage hits suburban Hanoi
22/05/2013, 09:45:58 AM
(VNA)-A shortage of clean water has hit residents in many of Hanoi's suburban districts, leaving them no choice but to spend over the odds on water or resort to using stagnant pond water.
Bed-sharing 'raises cot death risk fivefold'
22/05/2013, 11:10:14 AM
(BBC)-Sharing a bed with a newborn increases the risk of sudden infant death syndrome fivefold, research claims.
Vietnamese businesses must know how to “play” with China
22/05/2013, 11:01:47 AM
(VietNamNet Bridge)-Vietnam and China are both WTO members, they are neighbors, they have developing economies and they have the need of trade exchange. There is no reason for Vietnamese businesses to keep away from this market while Chinese businesses enter narrow alleys in Vietnam. That is the wise direction that is supported by many people.