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Increased funding for Binh Dinh space science complex

HA NOI (VNS) — The prime minister has approved an increase in State funding for a space science complex in the central coastal province of Binh Dinh, to cost over VND171.1 billion (US$8.1 million). Of the total amount, VND160 billion ($7.6 million) will now be sourced from the State budget, which is VND60 billion ($2.85 million) higher than the original estimate.

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Posted: July 2, 2015

Viet Nam must invest in scientists of tomorrow

Five Nobel laureates have visited Viet Nam this month to attend a number of scientific exchange events held by the Association Rencontres du Vietnam in central Binh Dinh Province. They have also witnessed the inauguration of the country's new International Centre for Interdisciplinary Science and Education (ICISE).

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Posted: August 19, 2013

Research centre opening a milestone

BINH DINH (VNS)— Government leaders, Nobel Prize winners, and leading international scientists yesterday attended the opening of a centre for interdisciplinary science and education in central Binh Dinh Province. The centre, which was initiated - and backed financially - by Prof. Tran Thanh Van, chairman of the Association Rencontres (meeting) du Vietnam, is expected to serve as the nation's biggest centre for top level scientific activities.

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Posted: August 13, 2013

Nobel winners visit scientific symposium

BINH DINH (VNS)— Four American Nobel laureates arrived in central Binh Dinh Province yesterday to attend the 9th "Meeting Viet Nam" event – a scientific symposium which starts today. The illustrious foursome are Prof. George Smoot, Prof. David J. Gross, Prof. Jack Steinberger, and Prof. Sheldon Lee Glashow. They will join fellow Nobel winner Prof. Klaus von Klitzing, who arrived last Thursday, to deliver keynote speeches at the conference.

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Posted: August 12, 2013

German Nobel laureate arrives in Vietnam for physics conference

A German Nobel laureate has arrived in Vietnam to chair a nanophysics conference in a central city.

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Posted: August 5, 2013

Scientists converge on innovative centre

Vietnamese-French Professor Jean Tran Thanh Van is the third physician in Asia to be awarded the Tate Medal for his contribution to physics. He has raised US$2 million to build an international centre for science and education in Viet Nam. He talks with Ha Nguyen about the ICISE. Inner Sanctum: Why have you had chosen the southern province of Binh Dinh's Quy Nhon City to build an International Centre for Interdisciplinary Science and Education (ICISE) in Viet Nam.

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Posted: August 4, 2013

Five Nobel laureates to join Vietnam physics conferences in August

Five Nobel laureates will come to Vietnam to attend a science event that includes a series of conferences on physics and astrophysics in August.

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Posted: July 29, 2013

International scientists to gather in Binh Dinh

HA NOI (VNS)– Over 200 scientists from 30 nations, including seven Nobel Prize winners, will attend the 9th "Meeting Viet Nam" – a series of scientific workshops and physics lectures to be held from July 28 to August 17 in the central province of Binh Dinh. The event is being organised by the ministries of Science and Technology, Education and Training and Foreign Affairs along with the Association Rencontres (meeting) du Vietnam.

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Posted: July 24, 2013

On the table

Marc Gricourt, mayor of Blois, France, meets with Prof. Doctor Jean Tran Thanh Van, Chairman of the Meet Viet Nam Association in France, and Vietnamese Ambassador to France Duong Chi Dung at the 25th Blois Meeting. The event, "Particle Physics and Cosmography", is a chance for hundreds of international scientists to discuss their research. — VNA/VNS Photo Le Ha

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Posted: June 1, 2013

Int’l physical science meeting held in Binh Dinh

Ha Noi--– An international physical science meeting, the sixth of its kind in Viet Nam, opened in Quy Nhon city, the central coastal province of Binh Dinh on July 16. The event, co-organised by the organisation Meeting Vietnam and the Binh Dinh provincial People's Committee, attracted physicists, who are Nobel laureates and 120 leading professors and doctors from 23 countries and territories worldwide.

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Posted: July 17, 2012

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