Vietnam, Czech Republic step up environmental cooperation Environment

Vietnam, Czech Republic step up environmental cooperation

Vietnam and the Czech Republic will enhance environmental collaboration under an action plan for cooperation during 2020-2025 signed between Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha and his Czech counterpart Richard Brabec in Prague on December 13.
Coating, printing ink firms need to be greener Business

Coating, printing ink firms need to be greener

With consumers paying increasing attention to the effects of paint and printing ink products on human health and the environment, producers need to develop more eco-friendly products, a seminar heard in Ho Chi Minh City on December 12.
Int’l machinery, supporting industry fairs open in HCM City Business

Int’l machinery, supporting industry fairs open in HCM City

The 2019 Vietnam International Machinery Fair and 2019 Vietnam Supporting Industry Fair opened in Ho Chi Minh City on December 11, offering opportunities for companies in the manufacturing and supporting industries to compare notes and explore business opportunities.
ASEAN to take immediate steps to combat drought ASEAN

ASEAN to take immediate steps to combat drought

ASEAN-member countries have vowed to take immediate action to resolve problems caused by worsening drought in Southeast Asia, especially in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta region, which is especially susceptible to global warming.
Top legislator visits university in Russia Society

Top legislator visits university in Russia

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan visited the Kazan Federal University in the Republic of Tatarstan, Russia, on December 9 as part of her ongoing official visit to Russia.
APEC 2020 informal senior officials’ meeting opens World

APEC 2020 informal senior officials’ meeting opens

The Malaysian Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) held the Informal Senior Officials’ Meeting (ISOM) of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) 2020 in Langkawi, Malaysia on December 9.
Japanese organisation willing to fund Hanoi river clean-up Environment

Japanese organisation willing to fund Hanoi river clean-up

The Japan Environment and Business Organisation (JEBO) has said it is willing to pay all costs to clean the heavily polluted To Lich River and West Lake in Hanoi following a remark by an environment official saying the firm's sewage treatment technology had failed.
Bac Giang seeks to boost export of Yen The hill chicken Business

Bac Giang seeks to boost export of Yen The hill chicken

A workshop to seek measures to boost the production and export of the Yen The hill chicken products, and orientations for enhancing production of farm products and tourism development, has been organised by the Yen The district People’s Committee, northern Bac Giang province.
Smart Grid Week Vietnam 2019 underway in Hanoi Business

Smart Grid Week Vietnam 2019 underway in Hanoi

The Smart Grid Week Vietnam 2019 has been underway in Hanoi since December 2, featuring a series of conferences and workshops for government officials, national and international professionals and partners as well as associations.