First recycled plastic cards launched in Vietnam Business

First recycled plastic cards launched in Vietnam

HSBC Bank Vietnam has rolled out Vietnam’s first card made from recycled Polyvinyl chloride (rPVC) plastic as part of a programme launched by the HSBC Group to introduce sustainable cards across all its global locations.
Environmental protection indicator set to be revised Environment

Environmental protection indicator set to be revised

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) is working to revise a set of indicators evaluating the outcomes of environmental protection in line with new institutions of the Law on Environmental Protection 2020 that became effective from January 1, with a view to issuing it for use this year.
Vietnam aims for improved business environment, more new firms Politics

Vietnam aims for improved business environment, more new firms

Vietnam plans to strongly improve its business environment and rapidly increase the number of newly-established firms, according to a draft resolution on tasks and solutions to improve the business environment and national competitiveness in 2022 delivered by Deputy Prime Minister Le Minh Khai at the Government’s online meeting with localities on January 5.
Singapore, India bolster relations in various fields World

Singapore, India bolster relations in various fields

India and Singapore further consolidated their strategic relations in 2021 to increase collaboration in fields that are likely to shape the future of both the countries, despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, reported the PTI news agency of India.
2021 Vietnam-Japan Environment Week launched Environment

2021 Vietnam-Japan Environment Week launched

The second Vietnam-Japan Environment Week was kicked off on December 16 aimed at creating opportunities for enterprises of Vietnam and Japan to exchange activities related to the environment and how to respond to climate change.
Strong commitment needed for sustainable development of planet: Minister Environment

Strong commitment needed for sustainable development of planet: Minister

Vietnam’s commitment to net-zero emissions made at the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) held in Glasgow, Scotland (the UK), shows the strong political determination in stepping up economic transformation to contribute to solving the climate crisis, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha has said.
Communications intensified to reduce use of plastic bags, single-use plastic products Environment

Communications intensified to reduce use of plastic bags, single-use plastic products

The Institute of Strategy and Policy on Natural Resources and Environment (ISPONRE) under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, in collaboration with the Hanoi Department of Industry and Trade and the Vietnam Business for Environment (VB4E) Alliance, held a consultation session with retailers on stepping up the implementation of a communication plan on reducing plastic bags.
Vietnam, Japan hold environmental policy dialogue Environment

Vietnam, Japan hold environmental policy dialogue

Vietnamese Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha and Japanese Minister of the Environment Tsuyoshi Michael Yamaguchi have discussed measures to further foster cooperation between the two countries in the area of environment and climate change response, focusing on the implementation of commitments made by the Prime Ministers of the two nations at the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26). ​