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Vietnam takes action to reduce plastic waste

Environment

Vietnam takes action to reduce plastic waste

Vietnam is one of Asia’s five worst polluters of ocean plastic waste, according to international organisations. With 13 million tonnes of waste released to the ocean every year, the country ranks 17th in the world for ocean plastic waste pollution.

Supermarkets keep stable prices for Tet

Business

Supermarkets keep stable prices for Tet

Many trade centres and supermarkets started opening their door right on February 5, the first day of the traditional lunar New Year (Tet), with prices kept at the same level before the longest and most important festival in Vietnam, according to market watchers.

Solar plants face a consumption crisis

Business

Solar plants face a consumption crisis

Vietnam’s solar power plants are facing a crisis in consumption of their electricity because there has not been synchronous development of power transmission infrastructure or a suitable operation mechanism.

Lai Chau supports sustainable poverty alleviation

Society

Lai Chau supports sustainable poverty alleviation

The north-western mountainous province of Lai Chau has implemented various measures to boost local living standards in line with the provincial Party Committee’s resolution on sustainable poverty alleviation for 2016 – 2020.

Mega-solar power plant rolls out in Gia Lai

Business

Mega-solar power plant rolls out in Gia Lai

The Krong Pa mega-solar power plant was officially inaugurated by the Gia Lai Electricity JSC, a member of TTC Group, in Chu Gu commune, Krong Pa district, the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai on December 2.

Laos looks to increase electricity export

World

Laos looks to increase electricity export

Lao media on November 30 quoted a report by the country’s Minister of Energy and Mines Khammani Inthilath as saying that it is looking to increase electricity export in the time to come.

EVN enters “sustainable enterprises” list in 2018

Business

EVN enters “sustainable enterprises” list in 2018

The Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) has entered the list of the top 100 sustainable enterprises in 2018 which was announced by the Vietnam Business Council for Sustainable Development (VBCSD), under the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI).