ASEAN tackles trash in the ocean Environment

ASEAN tackles trash in the ocean

Marine pollution, mainly caused by plastic waste, is now the world’s second biggest environmental challenge after climate change. ASEAN countries have taken specific actions to reduce trash.
PM praises establishment of recycling organisation Society

PM praises establishment of recycling organisation

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has praised domestic and multinational companies in the food and beverages industry for their initiative of setting up PRO Vietnam, an organisation for recycling packaging materials.
Pork closely monitored in HCM City amid ASF outbreaks Society

Pork closely monitored in HCM City amid ASF outbreaks

Official agencies and distributors in Ho Chi Minh City have dispatched their quality management teams to major slaughtering facilities and wholesale markets to ensure that 100 percent of pork coming to the market is of good quality and without diseases, especially African swine flu (ASF).
HCM City leader receives Swedish Crown Princess Politics

HCM City leader receives Swedish Crown Princess

Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong on May 8 hosted a reception for Crown Princess of Sweden Victoria Ingrid Alice Desiree who is on an official visit to Vietnam on the occasion of the 50th founding anniversary of the Vietnam-Sweden diplomatic ties.
Hanoi shares economic development with Africa Society

Hanoi shares economic development with Africa

Hanoi stands ready to share experience with African experts in economic development, new style rural area building, social welfare and poverty alleviation, among others, Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung has said.
Say no to plastic straws Society

Say no to plastic straws

Non-biodegradable plastic straws have been widely used over the last century, causing the depletion of marine life in many countries, including Vietnam.