Green technology featured in seminar Sci-Tech

Green technology featured in seminar

Green technology and eco-friendly materials was theme of a seminar held in Hanoi on November 5, which formed part of activities in response to the Vietnam Urban Green Growth Week.

Foreign demand grows for Vietnamese furniture

Vietnam's indoor and outdoor furniture industry should remain strong until the year-end on the back of demand from traditional markets, which bounced back after being affected by the global recession, said a report.

Exports of indoor and outdoor furniture this year expanded roughly 20 percent, compared to previous years when exports dropped due to the recession, according to the Vietnam Sourcing Report: Indoor and Outdoor Furniture, published by the US non-profit Kearny Alliance organisation.

Vietnam 's furniture output is categorised under two segments, depending on the materials used.

Volunteers help create a greener city

Elizabeth Somers, 9, and her Korean friend Su Yon, 12, picked up rubbish around West Lake on April 23 morning instead of playing around the home like other children.

Local kitchenware exports get fired up

Vietnam kitchenware suppliers expect export sales to grow by at least 10 percent this year as overseas demand has picked up, according to a report by Kearny Alliance, a US-based nonprofit organisation which helps businesses in developing economies.