Pandemic’s second wave hurts Vietnam tourism
06:00 | 15/08/2020 Culture & Tourism
(VEN) - A new wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in Vietnam is affecting the country’s tourism sector. The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) is devising responses to the situation to ensure visitor safety and interests.
Plastic waste battle hampered by lack of standards, regulations
13:00 | 31/07/2020 Environment
(VEN) - The draft revised Law on Environmental Protection under consideration by the National Assembly is expected to provide redress for Vietnam’s plastic waste problem. However, high costs and lack of standards for biodegradable bags are a bottleneck in the fight against so-called “white pollution”. Vietnam Economic New’s Thu Huong asked Nguyen Le Thang Long, Director of Research and Development at An Phat Holdings about this issue.
City sets growth target of five percent for 2020
06:15 | 26/07/2020 Society
The chairman of HCM City People’s Committee has urged agencies to develop solutions to support enterprises and local residents affected by the COVID-19 pandemic as part of its effort to revive business activities to achieve a five per cent growth rate by the year end.