vietnam launches national action plan to curb plastic pollution

Vietnam launches national action plan to curb plastic pollution

06:00 | 22/01/2021 Environment

(VEN) - Vietnam’s leading environmental policy-makers, business leaders, local and international organizations have endorsed an action platform aimed at slashing plastic waste on land and its discharge into the ocean, and develop a roadmap to eliminate single-use plastic and non-biodegradable plastic bags, especially in cities, coastal tourist destinations and marine protected areas.
the lure of ha thai lacquer products

The lure of Ha Thai lacquer products

06:00 | 17/01/2021 Culture & Tourism

(VEN) - Located about 20km south of downtown Hanoi, Ha Thai Village in Thuong Tin District’s Duyen Thai Commune has long been famous for its lacquerware production. 
mekong delta farmers urged to link up with global value chains Mekong Delta farmers urged to link up with global value chains

06:00 | 16/01/2021 Society

(VEN) - Mekong Delta authorities are encouraging farmers to develop agricultural, forestry and fishery products associated with strengthening linkages and building safe food supply chains in order to expand their market.
bavaria an indispensable european tourist destination Bavaria, an indispensable European tourist destination

06:00 | 15/01/2021 Culture & Tourism

(VEN) - Bavaria is best known in Vietnam by virtue of its world-leading football club, Bayern Munich. However, Vietnamese know much less about the southeastern German state as a tourist destination with unique cultural experiences and landscapes. Many will have heard of the Grimm Brothers’ fairy tales, but few would connect them with Bavaria, its snow-capped mountains, timber houses and romantic castles.
regional specialities program sales of many products for tet Regional specialities program sales of many products for Tet

09:00 | 14/01/2021 Society

Many products made under a programme called ‘One Commune One Product’ that facilitates the development of regional specialities will be sold through major retail channels during Tet next month.
ranking among world top 100 golf courses Ranking among world top 100 golf courses

15:05 | 11/01/2021 Culture & Tourism

(VEN) - The award-winning Hoiana Shores Golf Club has added another accolade into its impressive honor board by being the only Vietnamese representative in the World Top 100 list, ranked by Golf World Magazine.
ninety students benefit from primary school upgrade in remote area Ninety students benefit from primary school upgrade in remote area

13:00 | 11/01/2021 Society

(VEN) - More than 90 students of the Kim Đồng Primary School in Hau Giang Province are enjoying new school facilities and an improved learning environment thanks to a charity project.
vietnamese give top marks to authorities pandemic handling Vietnamese give top marks to authorities’ pandemic handling

06:00 | 09/01/2021 Society

(VEN) - A recent survey of attitudes towards Vietnam’s response to Covid-19, commissioned by the Mekong Development Research Institute (MDRI) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), showed that nearly 97 percent of respondents rated it as “good” or “very good” regarding efforts of the National Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control. Nearly 94 percent provided the same assessments of efforts by provincial-level authorities.
na hang a spectacular inland ha long bay Na Hang, a spectacular “inland Ha Long Bay”

13:00 | 08/01/2021 Culture & Tourism

(VEN) - “Na Hang” in the Tay ethnic language means “the last field”. The lake so named is the meeting place of the Gam River flowing from Ha Giang Province and the Nang River flowing from Bac Kan Province in Vietnam’s northeast, forming an imposing natural landscape. Here, every river, stream, and mountain is associated with fascinating legends.
businesses expect working life to be different post pandemic icaew survey finds Businesses expect working life to be different post-pandemic, ICAEW survey finds

10:25 | 08/01/2021 Society

In a report published recently by ICAEW, based on a survey of chartered accountants from more than 50 countries, almost all businesses around the world expect working life to be different in the future, compared to pre-pandemic times. Over a third of respondents believe that things will look very different.  
the carton collecting competition helps to double the cartons collected The Carton Collecting Competition helps to double the cartons collected

16:46 | 07/01/2021 Environment

The seperation of used cartons for recycling at Hanoi’s schools and households are demonstrating positive impacts. Only in the two last months of 2020, the number of used cartons collected has been twice as many as of the  previous two months, approaching 125 tonnes.
hcmc launches motorcycle emission control project HCMC launches motorcycle emission control project

13:00 | 05/01/2021 Environment

(VEN) - Ho Chi Minh City is undertaking a pilot project to control the exhaust emissions of the city’s almost seven million motorcycles. However, experts are concerned about its potential for increased costs affecting low-income people, especially the many who earn their living using a motorcycle.
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