National power development plan VIII targets drastic CO2 emissions reduction Business

National power development plan VIII targets drastic CO2 emissions reduction

The latest draft National Power Development Plan for the 2021 - 2030 period, with a vision to 2045 (PDP VIII) has made drastic reduction of CO2 emissions with no new coal-fired power plants to be built in the planning period, and with the switch from coal and natural gas to biomass, ammonia, and hydrogen, according to Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Dang Hoang An.
Greater efforts needed to tackle inefficient projects Business

Greater efforts needed to tackle inefficient projects

Greater efforts and determination were needed to thoroughly tackle stagnant State-owned projects and create new resources and motivation to revive these projects and enable them to promote the country’s economic development.
China allows resumption of fresh chili import from Vietnam Business

China allows resumption of fresh chili import from Vietnam

The General Administration of Customs of China (GACC) has allowed the import of Vietnamese fresh chilies again after a long negotiation process, according to the Plant Protection Department under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. ​
New plant species discovered in Thua Thien-Hue Environment

New plant species discovered in Thua Thien-Hue

A new species of flowering plant named My nhuy rang cua in Vietnamese has been discovered by scientists and forest rangers in the Phong Dien nature reserve in the central province of Thua-Thien Hue, reported the Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper.