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WWF report warns ASEAN banks

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WWF report warns ASEAN banks

A new World Wild Fund for Nature (WWF) report finds that ASEAN’s biggest banks are increasingly aware of the impact their businesses have on the environment and society, but are slow to act on the huge potential they hold in addressing climate change and financing sustainable food, energy and infrastructure systems in the region.

Vietnam advances weather forecasting via int’l cooperation

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Vietnam advances weather forecasting via int’l cooperation

2017 was an eventful year for international cooperation at the National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting (NCHMF), helping the centre improve its severe weather forecasting capacity and heighten its role in natural disaster prevention and mitigation globally.

Vietnam zeroes in on hunger elimination

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Vietnam zeroes in on hunger elimination

Poverty alleviation and hunger eradication has been a consistent priority for Vietnam and the country is committed to achieving these goals in cooperation with the international community, Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung said in Hanoi on December 13.

APEC economies discuss responsible use of resources

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APEC economies discuss responsible use of resources

Vietnamese Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha has stressed the need to strengthen cooperation with the private sector as well as leading businesses and corporations to make them key partners in helping APEC economies build capacity for production rehabilitation and resilience to climate change.

APEC exhibition on agriculture opens in Can Tho

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APEC exhibition on agriculture opens in Can Tho

Six APEC member economies are displaying agricultural products and advanced agri-production technologies required to address food security and sustainably develop agriculture at an exhibition that opened in Can Tho city on August 21.

APEC officials continue discussing major issues

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APEC officials continue discussing major issues

Officials from member economies of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum are expected to work on an array of issues on August 19, the second day of the third APEC Senior Officials Meeting (SOM 3) and related meetings in Ho Chi Minh City.