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Pollution hotspots need much stricter control

Environment

Pollution hotspots need much stricter control

Fewer new pollution hotspots have been found in Vietnam in the past few years, but vigilance is needed to control potential risks, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment’s Vietnam Environment Administration has said.

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.

Tra Vinh looks to attract more investors

Business

Tra Vinh looks to attract more investors

The Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh has welcomed representatives of seven domestic and foreign firms to learn about the investment and business environment and regulations related to business registration in the locality in the first days of the Lunar New Year.

National IIP up about 8 percent in January

Business

National IIP up about 8 percent in January

Vietnam’s industrial production index (IIP) in January expanded 7.9 percent year-on-year, much lower than the growth rate of 22.1 percent the same time last year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).