Lawmakers set to strengthen environmental audit provisions
13:00 | 29/10/2020 Environment
(VEN) - Despite improvements in State management and awareness of environmental protection in Vietnam, there are still legal loopholes resulting in environmental incidents and violations with serious consequences for the natural environment and human health. The National Assembly is about to adopt a law strengthening provisions of state environmental audits.
Da Nang declares war on single-use plastic packaging
13:00 | 27/10/2020 Environment
(VEN) - Da Nang aims for all its supermarkets and shopping malls to replace difficult to decompose, single-use plastic packaging with environmentally friendly packaging by 2030. This ambitious goal is part of the “National Action Plan on Sustainable Production and Consumption for the 2021-2030 period” being led by the local Department of Industry and Trade.
Japanese PM meets with students of Vietnam-Japan University
13:27 | 20/10/2020 Society
Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide on October 19 had a meeting with students of the Vietnam-Japan University (VJU) under the Vietnam National University, Hanoi - a symbol of human resource development projects between Japan and ASEAN - as part of his official visit to Vietnam.
World Standards Day 2020: Protecting the Planet with Standards
09:00 | 17/10/2020 Society
To reduce human impact on our planet, we need the political will, concrete actions and the right tools. International standards are one of such tools. The international standards prepared by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) and International Telecommunication Union (ITU) take into account tried and true solutions to technical challenges.
Need tomatoes in the off-season? Son La Province can help
13:00 | 16/10/2020 Society
(VEN) - The Australian-funded ACIAR project and the “Community Livelihoods” Program launched by Central Retail Group is helping farmers increase their incomes and opening up opportunities for domestic clean agricultural products and Vietnamese products in general in the modern distribution system.
Quang Ninh model achieves industrial-environmental co-existence
13:00 | 15/10/2020 Environment
(VEN) - Home to one of the world’s most enticing heritage sites, Ha Long Bay, the northeastern Vietnamese province of Quang Ninh is also the source of 90 percent of the country’s coal. Seeking to balance its booming industry with its surging tourism, the province is set to exceed the targets set out by its green growth model.