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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.

An Giang targets organic agriculture development

Business

An Giang targets organic agriculture development

The Mekong Delta province of An Giang has targeted shifting from traditional agricultural production, which is heavily dependent on fertilisers and chemicals, to more sustainable production and organic standards, said a provincial official.

Agricultural sector speeds up restructuring, growth model reform

Business

Agricultural sector speeds up restructuring, growth model reform

The agricultural sector is focusing on stepping up restructuring associated with growth model reform and new-style rural area building in order to effectively carry out the Government’s resolution on major tasks and measures to implement the 2019 socio-economic development plan and State budget estimates.

Vietnam works to boost organic farming

Business

Vietnam works to boost organic farming

Vietnam has been making efforts to foster organic farming, including a decree issued last August which should be implemented as soon as possible, experts told a forum in HCM City on December 25.

Vietnam accelerates implementation of sustainable development goals

Society

Vietnam accelerates implementation of sustainable development goals

The National Assembly (NA) of Vietnam coordinated with the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to hold a meeting in the central city of Da Nang on December 18 on realising challenges posed for Vietnam in the implementation of sustainable development goals (SDGs).

Kon Tum to become nation’s key pharmaceuticals region

Health

Kon Tum to become nation’s key pharmaceuticals region

Kon Tum province has been to focus on synchronously launching measures to improve capacity and quality, expand production scale, enhance agricultural restructuring and striving to make the province become the nation’s key pharmaceuticals region.