Hanoi diversifies cleaner production activities
10:11 | 06/06/2014 Science - Technology
(VEN) - Last year, Hanoi focused on promoting cleaner production activities along with related awareness raising and strong support for enterprises and craft villagers, with a view to boosting the city’s cleaner production efficiency. Vietnam Economic News’ Bao Ngoc interviewed Nguyen Minh An, Deputy Director of Hanoi Energy Conservation Center, the unit in charge of performing cleaner solutions in Hanoi, on the city’s cleaner production results.
Improving enforcement for draft LEP
14:08 | 04/06/2014 Science - Technology
(VEN) - The amendment of the Law on Environmental Protection (LEP) in order to overcome shortcomings is essential. However, the state should add specific regulations and strengthen management capacity in environmental protection.
Pulp production by biotechnological methods encouraged
10:26 | 04/06/2014 Science - Technology
(VEN) - According to the Ministry of Industry and Trade, in the next 5-10 years, Vietnam still has to depend on imported paper. Currently, Vietnam’s pulp production is mainly based on chemical technology characterized with low performance, environmental pollution, and high consumption of natural resources such as water, electricity and coal.
Controlling pollution by cleaner production
16:10 | 29/05/2014 Science - Technology
(VEN) - The garment and textile industry is trying to take a number of measures to protect the environment such as implementing cleaner production programs, encouraging enterprises to apply environmental management following ISO 14000 standards and creating a good workplace for laborers following SA 8000 standards.
Lang Son specialties to enter European market
15:08 | 28/05/2014 Science - Technology
(VEN) - Director of Lang Son Department of Science and Technology Doctor Luong Dang Ninh said Lang Son People's Committee and the Czech Embassy in Vietnam are drafting two projects on making products from vermicelli and star anise to export to the Czech Republic and other European countries.