vietnam struggles with plastic waste management Vietnam struggles with plastic waste management

13:00 | 27/05/2020 Environment

(VEN) - With daily plastic waste of approximately 18,000 tonnes, Vietnam is one of the world’s top five dischargers of waste into the sea, at 1.8 million tonnes annually. Its action plan on ocean plastic waste management, adopted at a prime ministerial decision in December 2019, is presenting the country with a significant challenge. 
vietnam seeks to accelerate plastic waste recycling Vietnam seeks to accelerate plastic waste recycling

06:30 | 26/05/2020 Environment

(VEN) - A large amount of plastic waste is discharged in Vietnam but the country still lacks an efficient solution for recycling that type of waste.
vinsmart phones capture growing market share VinSmart phones capture growing market share

06:00 | 19/05/2020 Science - Technology

(VEN) - The Vsmart phone has surged ahead in recent months to reach third place in terms of domestic market share, reflecting its potential to dominate the market of made-in-Vietnam smartphones.
vietnam mulls how to break the plastic bag habit Vietnam mulls how to break the plastic bag habit

13:00 | 15/05/2020 Environment

(VEN) - Vietnam has taken determined measures to limit the use of plastic bags, but the well-known saying that bad habits are hard to break certainly applies to such a convenient and ubiquitous habit.
the eu and france join hands to support vietnams resilience and management of water and natural resources The EU and France join hands to support Vietnam’s resilience and management of water and natural resources

11:04 | 14/05/2020 Science - Technology

The European Union (EU) to Vietnam and the French Development Agency (AFD) in Vietnam, signed an agreement to strengthen their joint cooperation for increasing resilience to climate change and natural hazards in Vietnam, while at the same time trying to reduce the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
policies needed to boost science technology and innovation Policies needed to boost science, technology and innovation

13:00 | 13/05/2020 Science - Technology

(VEN) - Science, technology and innovation are key to the competitiveness and development speed of any nation, especially in developing countries.
mekong delta provinces adapt to drought saltwater intrusion Mekong Delta provinces adapt to drought, saltwater intrusion

06:00 | 08/05/2020 Environment

(VEN) - Though saltwater intrusion in the Mekong Delta was predicted to come earlier and with a higher level of salinity than was recorded in the 2015-2016 dry season, the damage to farming is expected to be less serious as authorities and farmers have taken measures to cope with the situation in the 2019-2020 dry season.
vietnam struggles to limit plastic waste curb use of plastic bags Vietnam struggles to limit plastic waste, curb use of plastic bags

06:00 | 08/05/2020 Environment

(VEN) - Vietnam aims to replace all plastic bags currently in use by environmentally friendly plastic bags at commercial centers and supermarkets by 2025.
vietnamese firms fall short on standardization Vietnamese firms fall short on standardization

13:00 | 06/05/2020 Science - Technology

(VEN) - Having an appropriate standardization strategy and meeting international standards is important for businesses to improve quality and competitiveness, and successfully integrate into international markets. However, a large number of Vietnamese enterprises are still unaware of the importance of standardization and/or unable to apply it.
made in vietnam robots on front lines of covid 19 battle Made-in-Vietnam robots on front lines of Covid-19 battle

06:00 | 05/05/2020 Science - Technology

(VEN) - Robots can replace humans in high-risk environments in carrying out certain tasks, such as delivering medicines and food, collecting garbage, and spraying disinfectants. That was the guiding principle adopted by Vietnamese scientists mobilized for the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.
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