Northern mountainous provinces seek to improve PCI Society

Northern mountainous provinces seek to improve PCI

President of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) Vu Tien Loc has urged northern mountainous provinces to review their economic management, with priorities given to businesses in socio-economic development.
Thailand eyes pollution tax for motorcycles World

Thailand eyes pollution tax for motorcycles

Officials from Thailand’s Excise Department are now studying the possibility of charging pollution tax on motorcycles similar to cars in accordance with the emission of CO2.
Green growth - a magnet for foreign investors Business

Green growth - a magnet for foreign investors

Green development projects in Vietnam are catching attention of foreign investors on account of the Government’s favourable policies on land, taxes and capital as well as a large number of potential customers in the country.
Society

Vietnam struggles to promote green consumption

Vietnam has recognised the importance of environmentally-friendly lifestyles in achieving its goal of sustainable development for a number of years, yet continues to face challenges in increasing green consumption.
Environment

Programme conserves biodiversity in central region

A programme within the framework of the core environment programme and biodiversity corridor initiative has contributed to strengthening forest ecosystem connection in the central provinces of Thua Thien-Hue, Quang Nam and Quang Tri.