Hanoi (VNA) – The capital city of Hanoi has defined the development of processing industry as an optimal solution to improve the value of local farm produce and ensure supply of the products to the domestic market as well as for export. In order to implement the solution, the agricultural sector has focused on promoting the application of high technology in all production activities, while developing material growing areas and forming closed production chains, thus enhancing the locality’s capacity in farm produce processing. Nguyen Thi Thu Huong, General Director of Huong Son Food JSC in Thanh Tri district said that food and foodstuff products usually have short preservation time, therefore, processing is the best way to deal with this problem. Furthermore, processed products have higher economic values, up to two - three times than raw products, she added. Meanwhile Dao Thi Luong, Director of Tam Anh safe vegetable production and trading cooperative in Phu Xuyen … [Read more...] about Hanoi focuses on boosting farm produce processing industry
Thanh Nam wastewater treatment plant in Khanh Phu IP, Ninh Binh Province is part of an ecological IP project implemented by the MPI Slow pace According to the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI), 284 IPs are in operation and 86 others are under construction. But in the two decades since the launch of the Cleaner Production Program, the development of IPs has been hampered by environmental challenges caused by waste discharge, requiring drastic changes in the quality of their construction. In the first half of 2021, the Prime Minister issued several decisions on investment of trillions of dong in clean IP projects, including the Soc Son Clean IP (Soc Son District, Hanoi); a clean IP in Hong Tien Commune, Khoai Chau District and another in Xuan Truc Commune (An Thi District, Hung Yen Province). The aim is to establish new IPs with synchronous infrastructure, ensuring rationality in production, use of technical infrastructure systems and participation in environmental … [Read more...] about What makes an industrial park clean?
Healthy competition crucial for e-commerce logistics The rapid growth of e-commerce is driving unprecedented demand for e-commerce logistics services in Vietnam. However, the growth of the sector is constrained by regulatory obstacles that impede competition in this industry, reducing efficiency and driving up costs for businesses. Ninja Van, established in Singapore, is one of Southeast Asia’s fastest-growing last-mile logistics companies. After successfully operating in Singapore and Malaysia, Ninja Van entered the Vietnamese market on a trial basis in late 2016 and formally began operations in 2018. The company has quickly scaled up its presence in the country. Despite its success, the group’s Vietnamese CEO Dzung Phan told VIR that the company has encountered a few hurdles related to compliance and following the law in the logistics industry. Some companies provide e-logistics services without registering or registering under a different industry, which causes unfair … [Read more...] about Healthy competition crucial for e-commerce logistics
Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh. (Photo: VGP) The recommendation was raised at an online meeting chaired by Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh with a number of localities to remove difficulties and obstacles for manufacturing enterprises in industrial parks and economic zones, export processing zones, high-tech zones and industrial clusters. According to the report by the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI), in the context of the complicated developments of the Covid-19 pandemic, industrial parks and industrial clusters have implemented plans to limit impacts on business operations. Production models were applied such as "3-on-site", "one route, two destinations", quick testing for workers to meet deadlines for orders, proactively seeking raw materials, cut operating costs, etc. However, the ministry said that in addition to attracting investment, businesses in industrial zones face many difficulties, when the global supply chain is interrupted, causing a shortage of … [Read more...] about Ministry asks Government to reconsider ‘3-on-site’ production model
At the ceremony. (Photo: moit.gov.vn) Dien made the statement at a working session with leaders of the US's AES Corporation in New York on September 21 (local time) to discuss the group's invesment and business activities in Vietnam. At the meeting, the leaders of AES Corporation informed that a joint venture agreement has been completed for the Son My LNG port warehouse project on the basis of the main terms of the joint venture contract of Son My LNG (liquefied gas) port warehouse project signed in October 2020. This is an important milestone in the development of the entire project, obtained thanks to the approval and direction of the Government, the Ministry of Industry and Trade, the Commission for the Management of State Capital at Enterprises, the Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) and relevant agencies of Vietnam. Minister Dien said leading US firms’ success in Vietnam not only holds economic significance but also promotes Vietnam as a trustworthy … [Read more...] about Vietnam to facilitate US investment projects, says minister
Vice Secretary of the Party Committee of HCMC Nguyen Ho Hai (4th, R) presents gift to Go Vap District’s Covid-19 treatment hospital. (Photo: SGGP) The Vice Secretary noted that District 12 has more than 7,000 Covid-19 patients (F0 cases) who are being treated at home. If the district has not arranged the treatment reasonably, its number of severe patients will increase. F0 cases need to be monitored blood pressure, pulse oximetry and body temperature. The municipal Party Committee has called on businesses to donate medical products of masks, sterilizing liquid and oxygen saturation (SpO2) to support mobile healthcare stations in Covid-19 treatment. He suggested the district improve the local medical system and strengthen the cooperation with the city’s health department. Vinh Tien Joint Stock Company hands over 1,100 medicine bags to the People’s Committee of District 12. Secretary of the Party Committee of District 12 Tran Hoang Danh extended his sincere thanks to … [Read more...] about Deputy Party Secretary of HCMC visits, presents gifts to health clinics