Posts Tagged ‘ Research Center ’

Acid rain widely prevalent in Vietnam

December 3, 2009
Acid rain widely prevalent in Vietnam

Up to half of the downpours in Vietnam are acid rains caused by air pollution, an environment research center said Wednesday. Duong Hong Son, director of the Environment Research Center under the Institute of Hydrometeorology, Science and Environment, cited data from observation centers that said 30-50 percent of rain in Vietnam every year are acid [...]

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Making waves about wave-breakers

July 6, 2009
Making waves about wave-breakers

Professor Phan Nguyen Hong in his office at the Mangrove Ecosystem Research Center on Nguyen Khuyen Street, Hanoi. He is one of the country’s leading researchers of mangrove forests, but Professor Phan Nguyen Hong says it was by chance that he started working in the field more than 40 years ago. In 1964, Hong joined [...]

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Antarctica melting faster than expected: scientist

July 6, 2009
Antarctica melting faster than expected: scientist

New Zealand scientists have warned that Antarctica is melting faster than expected. Professor Peter Barrett of Victoria University’s Antarctic Research Center told the annual Antarctic Conference, held on July1-3 in Auckland, that the rate of ice loss was up 75 percent since1996, and was increasing quickly.  The loss of glaciers at the edges of Antarctic [...]

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Outsourcing out of course

February 13, 2009
Outsourcing out of course

LookAtVietnam – As the global economic recession bites, the local software industry is also hard hit, and its fast-track development has to some extent derailed, according to industry insiders. Although it is still early to forecast the final outcome, local software makers are now trying Software developers from the LogiGear Test & Research Center are [...]

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Vietnam, Cuba foreign ministries to bolster ties

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Vietnam’s top diplomat has affirmed that the Foreign Ministry will closely cooperate with its Cuban counterpart to implement the agreements reached by the two...