UNDP helps Da Nang build circular economy hub Business

UNDP helps Da Nang build circular economy hub

The Da Nang Business Incubator (DNES), in cooperation with the Accelerator Lab (AccLab) in Vietnam, which is also part of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) global network of 90 AccLabs, has launched the Da Nang Circular Economy Hub and Boot Camp to support innovative projects in the city and central Vietnam.
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.
Unique bamboo root sculptures Society

Unique bamboo root sculptures

In the middle of Hoi An ancient town, there is a small stall displaying hundreds of strange portrait sculptures carved from bamboo roots. Those are the artwork of Huynh Phuong Do whose nickname is "Do bamboo roots".
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.
Project launched to develop eco-industrial park model Business

Project launched to develop eco-industrial park model

The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) have launched the project “Eco-industrial Park Intervention in Vietnam - Perspective from the Global Eco-Industrial Parks Programme”.
Binh Duong seeks ADB’s cooperation in various fields Business

Binh Duong seeks ADB’s cooperation in various fields

Vice Chairman of the Binh Duong provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Truc had a working session with representatives from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) on November 17, discussing cooperation orientation in development of smart cities, environmental protection, energy and job creation in the next five years.
HCM City draws up master plan on solid waste Environment

HCM City draws up master plan on solid waste

HCM City is drawing up a master plan on solid waste management and treatment for the next five years, aiming to have 100 percent of its domestic solid waste to be collected and treated and at least 80 percent of solid household waste classified at source.
Cambodia issues press release on ASEAN meetings World

Cambodia issues press release on ASEAN meetings

The Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MFAIC) issued a press release on the outcomes of the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM), the 22nd ASEAN Political-Security Community (APSC) Council Meeting, and the 28th ASEAN Coordinating Council (ACC) Meeting, held via teleconferences on November 12.