Science and technology

Science and technology policy and administration

Laos lacking young scientists

Laos needs more young people to study science so they can contribute to the nation’s development, according to a leading official. The number of students enrolling in science courses is continuing to decrease with most high school leavers studying in other fields, Minister of Science and ...

ASEAN nations call for scientific, technological innovation

The 70th Meeting of the ASEAN Committee on Science and Technology (ASEAN COST-70), currently taking place in Vientiane, has emphasised that shortcomings in scientific and technological development need to be urgently addressed. The committee was established in 1978 and has become the focal point and driving force of ...

Vietnam launches its largest hi-tech research and development center

Hanoi has opened the country’s biggest research and development center for technologies related to mechanics, electronics, energy and environment, local media reported. Keep reading ...

UK backs STEM push in Cambodia

Young Cambodians will be urged to consider a career in the fields of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM), through a joint initiative launched on 27 October by the Ministry of Education, the British Embassy and the international employment and training organisation IDP Education. Keep reading ...

Thailand bids to lure global giants

The Telecommunications Association of Thailand is to submit proposals by 31 August on the strategies and goals the government needs to transform Thailand into a digital hub in ASEAN. Keep reading ...

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