ASEM members share experience in climate change adaptation Environment

ASEM members share experience in climate change adaptation

Representatives from member countries of the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) shared their experiences in coping with climate change on June 19, part of the ASEM Conference on Climate Action to Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals - Ways Forward in Can Tho city.
Vietnam takes action in GHG reduction Environment

Vietnam takes action in GHG reduction

Vietnam has given top priority to measures aimed at reducing Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and those that promote climate change resilience, with the aim of seeing an 8 percent GHG reduction by 2030.
Vietnam, France issue joint statement Politics

Vietnam, France issue joint statement

Vietnam and France issued a joint statement on the occasion of the official visit to France from March 25-27 made by General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong at the invitation of French President Emannuel Macron.
Singapore to impose carbon tax from 2019 World

Singapore to impose carbon tax from 2019

Singapore will impose a carbon tax from next year in an effort to cut its greenhouse gas emissions and make companies more competitive as global agreements on climate change take effect.
ADB supports waste-to-energy plants in Vietnam Environment

ADB supports waste-to-energy plants in Vietnam

ADB in Vietnam revealed that it has signed a 100 million USD loan facility agreement with China Everbright International Limited to help a series of municipal waste-to-energy plants in first- and second-tier cities in the Mekong Delta.
Vietnam to raise forest coverage, exports Business

Vietnam to raise forest coverage, exports

Vietnam aims to raise its forest coverage to 41.6 percent and to earn 8.5–9 billion USD from exporting wood and forestry products while providing jobs to 25 million people in 2018.