Vietnam targets ecological, sustainable agriculture Vietnam is striving to become a transparent, responsible and sustainable producer and supplier of food and foodstuff under a draft strategy on agricultural and rural development for 2021-2030 with a vision towards 2050. The strategy, which was sketched out by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), targets ecological and sustainable agriculture. Vietnam’s commitments at the United Nations Food Systems Summit and the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) have been integrated into the strategy. The agricultural sector is facing challenges presented by the rapid industrialisation and urbanisation, intensive and extensive international integration, the Fourth Industrial Revolution, natural disasters, diseases, climate change, and great changes in consumption markets. Dragon fruit business seek to penetrate deep into Indian market Dragon fruit businesses of Binh … [Read more...] about VIETNAM BUSINESS NEWS JANUARY 19
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Instead of just providing an ordinary overnight stay, many hotels and resorts in Vietnam introduce the “wellness holiday” concept to better serve the rising demand of travelers. In the context of the Covid-19 pandemic, climate change, environmental pollution, and diseases, people need to take care of their health and relieve stress. Thus, tourism activities associated with wellness and healthcare are being given more and more attention in the world, according to holiday-makers. The "yoga class by the sea" is a dispensable part of travelers' wellness holiday in Da Nang city. Photo: TIA Wellness Resort They forecast that the wellness holiday will take the throne in 2022. “The long trips of tourists will not only be for sightseeing, but also for healthcare,” they stated. According to the results of a recent survey by American Express, 76% of respondents said they would like to spend more on travel to improve their health and 55% said they would be willing to … [Read more...] about Wellness holiday takes the throne after Covid-19 pandemic
Delivering a draft report on the session's summary, N.A. General Secretary and Chairman of the N.A. Office Bui Van Cuong said that the session took place with an urgent need for solutions to many important issues to boost socio-economic recovery and development as well as put the COVID-19 pandemic under control. After four days and a half, the session completed all the set agenda, said Cuong, attributing the result to rich experience of the N.A., good preparations as well as effective and flexible directions over the implementation process. Member of the N.A. Standing Committee highlighted the firm political and legal foundation for the organization of the session. They agreed that it helped deal with not only urgent matters but also had strategic and long-term significance. Chairman of the N.A. Committee for Science, Technology and Environment Le Quang Huy said that although the session was an unprecedented event with a short time for preparations, it produced good results and … [Read more...] about N.A. shows in-depth, reality-close operations through first extraordinary session
'Great things often come from the simplest things'. This might be the best description for the tech world in 2022. The key technologies of the future come from the research and development labs. Self-driving cars will appear on the streets, augmented reality glasses will become more popular, governments around the world will control Big Tech more strictly… 2022 may be the pivotal year for many new technologies to take off. Emerging technologies Rodney Zemmel, an official at McKinsey Digital, said quantum computing is still at a relatively early stage of development. However, we've already seen the real advancements of this technology, and it's time for technology leaders to consider its impact on business. In 2022, the world will see the ecosystem grow faster, investments increase more strongly, and breakthrough research accelerated. In 2021, investments in quantum computing startups surpassed US$1.7 billion, doubling that in 2020. The momentum is expected to be … [Read more...] about What should we expect in the world of technology in 2022?
As of January 18, 14 cities and provinces across the country allowed students at all grades to return to school. (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – It is time to consider school reopening in a safe manner in line with Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh ’s instructions on safe and flexible adaptation to and effective control of the COVID-19 pandemic, Minister of Education and Training Nguyen Kim Son told an online seminar on January 19. The minister pointed out favourable conditions like high vaccination coverage and improvements in the pandemic combat, in terms of treatment drugs, infrastructure, public awareness and experience. Online learning that has been utilised over the past more than two years due to COVID-19 would affect the quality of teaching and learning, children’s psychophysiology as well as socio-economic activities, among others, Son said. He asked localities to raise their opinions and views, and take actions to soon reopen schools in the new situation. It was … [Read more...] about Minster suggests considering school reopening
At the event (Photo: VNA) HCM City (VNA) – The Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee of Ho Chi Minh City on January 19 held a get-together in honour of 100 charity organisations and groups, who have made silent but noble contributions to the southern city’s COVID-19 prevention and control during the fourth wave of outbreaks last year. In her remarks at the event, Chairwoman of the committee To Thi Bich Chau expressed her gratitude for the groups' proactive and effective participation in the battle against the pandemic, adding that they are among many organisations and individuals that have worked side by side with HCM City during the hard time. Representatives of honoured organisations thanked the municipal authorities for creating favourable conditions for them in bringing assistance to people in need and pledged to offer more support in the time to come. To date, the committee has received donations worth over 5 trillion VND (220.2 million USD) from localities, … [Read more...] about Charity organisations honoured for contribution to HCM City’s pandemic response