Organic farmers reap fruit of investment due to growing demand
13:00 | 15/12/2020 Society
(VEN) - The growing demand for organic farm produce is generating huge potential for organic agricultural development. Provinces in the Mekong Delta in particular and Vietnam in general have encouraged enterprises, farmers and cooperatives to invest in organic agricultural production.
Will we get Tet bonuses, workers ask
06:00 | 13/12/2020 Society
(VEN) - Due to the negative effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on worker incomes, Tet bonuses have become an issue of wide concern even though the Lunar New Year is more than two months away.
TRAFFIC initiative to drive down tiger product consumption in Vietnam
16:33 | 11/12/2020 Environment
(VEN) Today, TRAFFIC launched a three-year social marketing program aiming to reduce demand for tiger products in Vietnam. The project will draw upon the latest in behavioural science to discourage the medicinal use of tiger products in the country, which is recognised as a main destination market for illegal tiger trade.
The dilemma of consumers : Food safety or environment?
14:26 | 10/12/2020 Society
(VEN) - A global research study by Tetra Pak and Ipsos shows that showing that food safety is a major issue for society. At the same time, concern for the environment remains strikingly powerful, pointing towards a dilemma in the consumers’ minds as they try to balance the critical priorities of human existence through safe food and sustainability of the planet we live on.
Increasing awareness in plastic waste management for private sector in Viet Nam
22:00 | 05/12/2020 Society
Da Nang, December 4th, 2020 - “Increase awareness in plastic waste management for private sector in Vietnam”, workshop is co-hosted by PepsiCo Vietnam, the Center of Education and Development (CED), Vietnam Chamber of Industry and Commerce (VCCI) – Da Nang branch. The workshop had the participation of over 100 delegates from functional agencies, SMEs, NGOs, universities in the Central region.
Students, teachers receive quality helmets and road safety training
10:03 | 04/12/2020 Society
To commemorate the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, AIP Foundation organized a Helmets for Kids program donation event on December 3, 2020 at the Binh Minh Primary School, an educational institution dedicated to serving children with special needs. Participating students and teachers at the Binh Minh Primary School received helmets from Protec, whose own workforce includes a large number of team members with special needs. Students also received a helmet-wearing tutorial along with road safety training.
OCOP program boosts agricultural specialties
13:00 | 02/12/2020 Society
(VEN) - Vietnam's One Commune One Product (OCOP) program has contributed to promoting production and expanding revenue for households and companies. From 2021 to 2025, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) will continue to develop OCOP products with a value chain approach, in line with local advantages and conditions.
MM Mega Market develops a green distribution system
13:00 | 01/12/2020 Environment
(VEN) - MM Mega Market, a retail company with 20 branches nationwide, is implementing a wide array of measures in order to green its distribution system. It no longer provides shoppers with disposable plastic bags that are hard to decompose, does not use plastic bottled water in its facilities and installs energy-saving lighting.