Updating national plan for implementing POP treaty

16:51 | 11/07/2014 Science - Technology

(VEN) - The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment’s Vietnam Environment Administration (VEA) recently launched a project to update the national plan for implementing the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) which is funded by the Global Environment Fund (GEF) via the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).
Vietnam makes electricity efficient cars

14:20 | 11/07/2014 Science - Technology

(VEN) - The Research, Design, and Manufacture of Electric Cars for Patient Moving in Hospital project deployed by Director of Tung Lam Trade, Service and Production Co., Ltd Nguyen Cong Lam and his associates was honored with the First Vietnam Fund for Supporting Scientific and Technological Creations (VIFOTEC) Prize last year.
Hanosimex: Technological innovation, green production

08:09 | 11/07/2014 Science - Technology

(VEN) - One of the important objectives of the strategy for development of the Vietnamese textile and garment industry towards 2015 with an orientation to 2020 is promoting the sector’s development along with efforts to protect the environment and promote green production.
Improving responsibility, reputation for businesses

14:09 | 10/07/2014 Science - Technology

(VEN) - The national program on improving productivity and product quality for Vietnamese businesses by 2020 (Program 712) has contributed to bringing greater economic efficiency for economic sectors.
First USAID biodiversity policy prioritizes Vietnam

08:19 | 10/07/2014 Science - Technology

(VEN) - The US Agency for International Development (USAID) announced its first ever biodiversity policy on July 8 in Washington including a vision on global biodiversity conservation for sustainable long-term development.
Promoting sci-tech applications in paper industry

10:32 | 07/07/2014 Science - Technology

(VEN) - To limit the environmental damage caused by paper manufacturing, paper companies have resorted to sci-tech applications.
Cleaner production helps save VND130 million a year

16:10 | 02/07/2014 Science - Technology

(VEN) - Many firms in developed countries are involved in green business or trading in green clothing products as part of their garment and textile imports. Therefore, to meet the requirements of these partners, the application of cleaner production has been regarded as an optimal option for Vietnamese garment and textile companies.
Increasing investment in basic research

15:24 | 30/06/2014 Science - Technology

(VEN) - In a recent dialogue with nearly 300 scientists, Minister of Science and Technology Nguyen Quan stressed that “investment in basic research is needed to create a premise and foundation for later applied research.”
Vinacomin-Nui Beo Coal JSC adopts environmental protection measures

09:10 | 27/06/2014 Science - Technology

(VEN) - The Vinacomin-Nui Beo Coal JSC is one of the largest coal exploitation units in Quang Ninh Province. In recent years, the company has adopted a series of positive environmental protection measures as part of its safety and modernization plans.
Channel NewsAsia plans Vietnam bureau

14:12 | 23/06/2014 Science - Technology

(VEN) - Regional broadcaster Channel NewsAsia announced its plan to launch a bureau in Ho Chi Minh City to improve its capacity for covering the fast-growing Southeast Asian business hub. The 14th bureau of the channel in Asia will follow the launch of the Yangon bureau in Myanmar last January. Debra Soon, Managing Director of Channel NewsAsia, said Vietnam, particularly Ho Chi Minh City, is a fast growing and vibrant business hub.
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