On August 23rd, a delegation of the Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, led by Prof. Dr. Boviengkham Vongdara, Minister of Science and Technology and president of the Lao National Academy of Science (LNAS), paid a working visit to the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST).
On September 4th 2013, the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) and EADS Astrium Company – France, the general contractor, held a ceremony to hand over control of VNREDSat-1 to Vietnam for official operation and exploitation.
From August 25th to 29th, the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) delegation led by Prof. Chau Van Minh, VAST president, paid a working visit to Japan to promote Vietnam-Japan strategic cooperation in space technology. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pham Anh Tuan, director of the Vietnam National Satellite Centre, also participated in the delegation.
From April 3rd to 7th 2013, a ceremony to mark the 30 years of scientific cooperation between Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) and the National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) took place in Paris. This first ever such event drew the participant of managers and scientists from VAST, CNRS and the Vietnamese Embassy in France. The VAST delegation led by Prof. Chau Van Minh, member of the Party Central Committee and VAST president, took part in the event.
On July 2nd 2013, the delegation of Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) led by VAST president, Prof. Chau Van Minh, visited and worked with French Trade Minister Nicole Bricq.
With a history of over 100 years, the Flora Museum under the Institute of Tropical Biology (ITB) under the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) has great scientific and historical significance. The museum was established and developed on the foundation of a collection by French botanists. This collection is national property, including outstanding flora samples not only from Vietnam, but also different countries in the region. The museum serves scientists, postgraduates, students and all people who visit and study plants.
- VAST President receives delegation from Institute of Research for Development (IRD – France)
- Intellectual women and scientific research
- New progress in cooperation between Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology and the Far East Branch of the Russian Academy of Science
- National Aeronautics and Space Administration visits Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology
- Conference to review work in 2012 and implement plans for 2013 at Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology
- VNREDSat-1 successfully launched into orbit