Con Dao island launches zero plastic waste programme Environment

Con Dao island launches zero plastic waste programme

Local authorities of Con Dao Island District, off the coast of southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau province, in cooperation with the World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF), have launched a Zero Plastic Waste programme, aiming to eliminate single-use plastic products.
Thailand promotes bioeconomy World

Thailand promotes bioeconomy

Thailand is promoting the concept of bioeconomy, which encourages the use of renewable resources and waste products to make value-added products, to support the country’s ambitious plan to make Thailand the biochemical industry hub of ASEAN by 2027.
Thailand works to reduce plastic use World

Thailand works to reduce plastic use

Thailand’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MNRE) is collaborating with food delivery service providers to reduce the use of single-use plastics.
Indonesia’s capital city bans single-use plastic bags World

Indonesia’s capital city bans single-use plastic bags

Jakarta began a new chapter in reducing plastic waste on July 1, when a gubernatorial regulation banning single-use plastic bags in traditional markets, modern supermarkets and minimarkets across the capital city of Indonesia took effect.
Zero-waste communities start to emerge in Hoi An Environment

Zero-waste communities start to emerge in Hoi An

Reserving a 2,600sq.m garden in Dong Na village in Cam Ha commune – a farming intensive suburban area of Hoi An – local farmers and businesses have joined hands to debut the first zero-waste agriculture and tourism zone in promoting ‘green’ tourism product in the tourism hub.
From litters to lively community art under artist's makeover Society

From litters to lively community art under artist's makeover

A public litter zone of about 500m long, located next to the Red River, from Long Bien Bridge to Chuong Duong Bridge, Phuc Tan Ward, Hoan Kiem District (Hanoi), where no one wants to go to, suddenly becomes a bright space, creating a unique culture that is attracting the attention of many people.
Starbucks Vietnam rolls out Vietnam-inspired designs  ​ Business

Starbucks Vietnam rolls out Vietnam-inspired designs ​

US coffee chain Starbucks has marked its seven-year presence in Vietnam by introducing a range of exclusive new designs celebrating Vietnamese culture, including a Vietnam Coffee Filter, a Vietnam Been There Collection Mug, and a Vietnam Starbucks Card.