Techfest Vietnam 2020 opens Sci-Tech

Techfest Vietnam 2020 opens

The National Innovative Entrepreneurship Day (Techfest Vietnam 2020) and the Youth Startup Forum opened in Hanoi on November 27.
UNDP helps Da Nang build circular economy hub Business

UNDP helps Da Nang build circular economy hub

The Da Nang Business Incubator (DNES), in cooperation with the Accelerator Lab (AccLab) in Vietnam, which is also part of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) global network of 90 AccLabs, has launched the Da Nang Circular Economy Hub and Boot Camp to support innovative projects in the city and central Vietnam.
Con Dao island launches zero plastic waste programme Environment

Con Dao island launches zero plastic waste programme

Local authorities of Con Dao Island District, off the coast of southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau province, in cooperation with the World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF), have launched a Zero Plastic Waste programme, aiming to eliminate single-use plastic products.
Vietnam promotes preservation of wetland protected areas Environment

Vietnam promotes preservation of wetland protected areas

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) and the United Nations Development Programme in Vietnam (UNDP) organised the closing workshop of the project titled "Conservation of Critical Wetland Protected Areas and Linked Landscapes" in Hanoi on November 26.
Ministry seeks ideas on Mekong Delta master plan Business

Ministry seeks ideas on Mekong Delta master plan

The Ministry of Planning and Investment, in coordination with the World Bank, held a conference on November 26 to seek ideas and consultations from leaders of Mekong Delta localities, experts and scientists for the delta’s Integrated Regional Master Plan in 2021-2030 with a vision to 2050.
AICHR convenes second Special Meeting this year ASEAN

AICHR convenes second Special Meeting this year

The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) convened its second Special Meeting via video conference from November 23 to 25, the last official meeting chaired by Vietnam in its capacity as AICHR Chair 2020.
PM hosts former German Deputy Prime Minister Business

PM hosts former German Deputy Prime Minister

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on November 25 asked former Deputy Prime Minister of Germany Philipp Rosler to support promoting investment and attracting capital from major corporations around the world.