The Earth Day Compostable Campaign to minimize the use of plastic bags and replace them with compostable bags made from corn starch has been officially launched on the occasion of Earth Hour by An Phat Holdings. It is estimated that dozens of tons of plastic bags will be replaced thanks to the campaign.
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Global value chains were an indispensable way for local firms to build and develop brands, said Le Hoang Tai, deputy director of the Vietnam Trade Promotion Agency (VIETTRADE). Tai told the conference that international trade had seen the establishment of global value chains with active participation of not only developed countries but also developing ones and emerging economies.
U.S. President Donald Trump told South Korean President Moon Jae-in during their meeting Thursday that he remains open to continuing dialogue with North Korea over its nuclear weapons program, the White House said.
As Vietnam’s agricultural sector is facing serious impacts of climate change, it is necessary to adapt and improve food production. Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Le Quoc Doanh, made the statement at a regional policy forum entitled “Opportunities for Climate-Smart Food System in Viet Nam” held in Hanoi on Wednesday.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has issued Directive 09/CT-TTg, specifying solutions to remove obstacles to production and business activities so as to achieve this year’s growth target.
In the first quarter of 2019, Vietnam recorded positive economic achievements despite a range of difficulties both in and outside the country, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said at a Government cabinet meeting in Hanoi yesterday.
Foreign financial institutions were eyeing up poorly-performing Vietnamese banks after being given the green light to acquire stakes in local institutions in a move to speed up the restructuring of the country’s banking industry, according to banking expert Nguyen Tri Hieu.
Some supermarkets in Vietnam have been wrapping food in environmentally friendly products like fresh banana leaves, beginning a new trend as people are becoming increasingly aware of the harmful effects of plastic bags and are becoming protective of the living environment.
Ho Chi Minh City was the costliest city in Vietnam in 2018, followed by Hanoi and Da Nang, according to the most recent published Spatial cost of living indices of the General Statistics Office of Vietnam.
Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments, today launched its Future of Security Roadmap for Vietnam, outlining a robust approach for strengthening payments security in the country in the upcoming years.