Illustrative image (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – The vietnam-briefing.com published by Dezan Shira & Associates - a consultancy firm on foreign investment in Asia - on May 6 run an article, emphasising that since the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) took effect in August 2020, Belgium has played a significant role in promoting trade and foreign investments into Vietnam. According to the article, major sectors that Belgian investors have particularly shown interest in is industrial zones, food and beverage, processing and manufacturing, pharmaceutical, and renewable energy. It noted that with increasing trade and investment between Belgium and Vietnam, Belgian investors have opportunities to invest in Vietnamese industries, favoring the economic and political landscape between the two countries. Over the past decade, trade and investment relations between Vietnam and Belgium have improved considerably. This has been attributed to Vietnam’s growing economy and the … [Read more...] about Increase in Vietnam – Belgium trade brings more opportunities for investors: Experts
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Edge computing is an important key to enterprises’ IT infrastructure strategies and the digital economy. A recent survey by TRA found that 51 percent of IT experts in Asia Pacific have begun applying hybrid IT solutions, combining edge computing, public cloud computing and on-premises infrastructure. Edge computing was chosen by more than 1,100 CTOs as the priority task for the next 12 months. The deployment of edge computing has been going strongly in neighboring markets, according to the report. 79 percent of surveyed institutions in Indonesia have applied edge computing, or have understanding about edge computing. Many of them have been applying edge solutions for advanced projects as well. Meanwhile, Thai businesses plan to step up the use of edge computing in the next 24 months for customers’ experience-oriented projects. TRA’s report confirmed the superiority of the positive effects of these solutions. As much as 72 percent surveyed subjects recognized the benfits of … [Read more...] about How can businesses use edge computing effectively?
Anthony Roméo is designing a domestic waste treatment line, which will be installed in the southern province of Dong Nai, where his company has a cooperation project with Sonadezi Environment Joint Stock Company. The project aims to recycle domestic waste in the province into humus compost. Menart, a family business established in 1961, specializes in the field of designing, manufacturing and installing machinery and equipment, which are used to produce organic fertilizer and to treat waste of different kinds. The company has projects in many countries in Europe, Africa, America and Asia. In Vietnam, Menart built waste treatment plants in many provinces, including Dong Nai, Soc Trang, Kon Tum, Ha Tinh, Thai Nguyen and Ha Nam. At this workshop, Menart engineers will install and test parts of the waste treatment line before they are shipped to Vietnam. VNA … [Read more...] about Belgium, Vietnam cooperate in domestic waste treatment
Airlines are exerting efforts to resume international flights after a halt triggered by COVID-19 (Photo: VietnamPlus) Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam is advised to promptly negotiate with countries that have efficiently curbed the spread of COVID-19 in a bid to create travel bubbles and gradually resume international tourism in a practical manner. Relating to the re-opening of international air routes to Vietnam, Dr. Luong Hoai Nam, an aviation expert, voiced his concern about the collaboration in resumption of international flights with other countries, reception of air passengers, COVID-19 prevention, and effectiveness of the resumption in an interview granted to VietnamPlus. Reporter: Vietnam is due to resume international flights, what is your opinion? Luong Hoai Nam: Countries like Thailand and Singapore have built “travel bubbles”. They are bilateral or multilateral agreements stating regulations and tasks that countries of departure and arrival must follow … [Read more...] about Int’l flight resumption: Efficiency built on trust
The bodhi tree stands guarding Lương Văn Chánh Temple in Phú Hòa District, Phú Yên Province, one of the National Heritage trees of Việt Nam. An old temple against an ageing tree gives people a sense of firm background, stability and tranquillity, and is a classic rural Vietnamese landscape.VNA/VNS Photo Minh Đức By Nguyễn Mỹ Hà It's still early in the summer and Hà Nội's skies are a crystal clear blue as far as the eyes can see. Increased air pollution in recent years has made a blue sky a rare sight in Viet Nam's capital, and while the COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on all aspects of life, one area where it may have a silver lining is environmental protection. Lockdowns across the world have led to drops in emissions and therefore air pollution, while the global nature of the crisis could just jolt humanity into a long-needed awakening to the need to counter the unfolding climate crisis. The trees of a historical temple in Hà Nội's Tây Hồ District provide a … [Read more...] about Securing humanity’s future, one tree at a time
STYLISH: A handbag within the AmReborn project made of recycled textiles and environmentally-friendly material. By Lương Thu Hương Tonnes of unwanted fabrics end up in landfills every year, seriously impacting the environment. However, if such discarded clothes are properly recycled, they could become elegant accessories like handbags, clutches or purses. Hoàng Huệ, a young businesswoman from Hà Nội, is transforming unwanted clothing into fashionable pieces. The idea for AmReborn, a project recycling thrown-away clothes, came to Huệ when she was rearranging her wardrobe and realised that like many others, she was keeping hold of a large amount of old and unused clothes. “While most of the old clothes will be discarded, some others will be preserved as keepsakes but will be wasted. At that time, I thought, why not give such clothes a second life while still being able to preserve their sentimental value in other forms like handbags,” she said. Huệ … [Read more...] about Project gives discarded clothes new lease of life