Vabiotech Licenses Japanese Encephalitis Technology From Inviragen

Vietnam's VABIOTECH has acquired rights to Inviragen's proprietary Japanese encephalitis technology to produce a cell-derived vaccine.

Arianespace To Launch Vietnam’s Earth Observation Satellite

Arianespace will launch an Earth observation satellite on behalf of the Vietnamese Academy of Science and Technology in 2013.

In Search Of A Good Dam On The Mekong

Plans to harness hydropower potential in the Lower Mekong Basin for the first time has led to a search for a good dam.

In The Mekong, Science – Not Guesswork – Must Prevail

With the livelihoods of 60 million people on the line, science - not guesswork - must prevail, writes WWF International Director General Jim Leape.

Vietnam’s Baseball Cap “Helmets”

Vietnam, where more than nine out of ten registered vehicles are motorcycles, is grappling with how to boost road safety.

Mekong Dam May Cause Food Security Threat, Study

The planned hydropowered dams on the Mekong River could jeopardize food security for 60 million people, according to a study.

Baby’s Gender Influences Neonatal Care, Study

New research from Vietnam shows that girls to a greater extent than boys are delivered at home, without qualified midwives or access to emergency surgery.

Paper Test Could Make Drug Treatment Safer

Researchers have developed a finger-prick blood sample device to detect serious liver damage.

WHO Warns Of Rising Anti-Malarial Drug Resistance In Asia

Growing resistance to artemisinin is threatening to roll back gains made in combating the disease, said malaria experts at a health conference in Sydney, Australia last week.