Every year, the city Department of Natural Resources and Environment has advised the municipal People's Committee to issue a plan and collect, manage and use information and data on natural resources and the environment in the southern largest city. The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Natural Resources and Environment has completed the construction of the Natural Resources and Environment Portal in 2021 https://geoportal-stnmt.tphcm.gov.vn The HCMC Natural Resources and Environment Data Portal and the axis system integrating web services of the natural resources and environment sector are served as a database platform for sharing environmental and resource data to serve state agencies, people, and businesses in accordance with the present regulations. Nguyen Toan Thang, Director of the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Natural Resources and Environment, said that through this platform, organizations and individuals can clearly understand the data and approach to create applications … [Read more...] about HCMC announces database platform for sharing environmental data
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Vincom shopping mall in Ha Noi. Vingroup (VIC) was the biggest contibutor to the VN-Index yesterday with a growth of 2.1 per cent. — VNS Photo Mai Huong Shares eked out a gain in HCM City but lost ground in the last trading minutes in Ha Noi amid rising investor caution at the high price range. On the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange, the VN-Index inched up 0.05 per cent to close yesterday at 1,275.28 points – its third rally session this week and fourth since last Friday. The market breadth was negative, however, with 191 stocks rising, 252 falling and 118 closing flat. Realty stocks backed the market as half the top 10 shares lifting the VN-Index were real estate firms. Vingroup (VIC) was the biggest contributor with a growth of 2.1 per cent, followed by No Va Land Investment Group (NVL), Phat Dat Real Estate Development (PDR) and Investment and Industrial Development Corp (BCM) with gains of between 1.7 per cent and 7 per cent. Beverage companies also performed well with the … [Read more...] about Shares eke out gains in HCM but investors watch out at high price range
With expertise and advanced technology, Danish firms are expected to develop Vietnam's agri-food industry for high efficiency and sustainability. A delegation of 13 leading Danish agri-food firms in Solutions for Livestock & Food Production, Food Processing Technologies, Ingredients and Climate Control Solutions is giving expertise to Vietnamese partners Representatives of Danish companies attend the seminar held in Hanoi on August 17. Photos: Embassy of Denmark in Hanoi The delegation, which works in areas important for improving agri-food production towards high efficiency, green, and sustainability, expects to share experiences and introduce world-leading and well-proven Danish solutions in agri-food production and look for opportunities to cooperate with Vietnamese companies. The expertise was shared at during Seminar – Business Matchmaking held in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City on August 16-19. The events are part of a joint effort between the Embassy … [Read more...] about Denmark extends agri-food expertise to Vietnam
The event was attended by Naval Region 2’s Second-in-Command Naval Captain Dinh Van Thang; Chief of the Department of Politics of the Naval Region 2 Command Naval Captain Do Hong Duyen; Deputy Director of the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of Ba Ria - Vung Tau province Pham Thi Na, and representatives of the district. On this occasion, doctors and medical staff from Le Van Thinh Hospital (Thu Duc city, Ho Chi Minh City) also joined the program. During the program, the troops distributed 500 leaflets to fishermen to popularize information about maritime boundary delimitation agreements between Vietnam and neighboring countries; legal documents on safe, sustainable and lawful fishing and fishing in line with environmental protection; and illegal fishing; among others. In addition, the Naval Region 2 Command also presented 500 national flags, 50 gifts, 100 life jackets, and 30 medical bags to needy fishermen; and provided them with free health check-ups and … [Read more...] about Naval Region 2 stands side by side with fishermen
On August 12, the Danang People's Committee in collaboration with State Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Affairs (SCOV) held a seminar in Ho Chi Minh City to introduce Danang’s investment climate. The event attracted overseas Vietnamese to participate online from 19 countries and territories including the United States, Canada, Japan, South Korea, China, Taiwan, Australia, Germany, Russia, Poland, Slovakia, England, France, Italy, Belgium, Switzerland, Hungary, Thailand, and Mongolia. The event also saw the participation of 100 enterprises run by Vietnamese abroad. At the seminar, Do Thi Quynh Tram, deputy director of the Investment Promotion and Support Department shared a report about Danang’s strategies for development and called for investment in the city. The report covers preferential policies as well as projects calling for investment in the fields of high-tech industry, IT, supporting industries, and industrial park infrastructure construction. She also … [Read more...] about Overseas Vietnamese strengthen Danang’s investment climate
That worries me. Seven years ago, I got to spend nine months living and studying in Ghent, a small, beautiful ancient city in Belgium with many well-preserved medieval castles and churches. I rented a cheap room for students. On the first day, the landlord gave me a tour of the house, showed me how to use the heater and kitchen utensils. In the kitchen, there was a corner with two steel frames holding a blue plastic bag and a yellow plastic bag with "IVAGO" printed on them, as well as a cardboard box next to the bags. The landlord told us that our waste must be sorted thus: the yellow bag for daily household waste; the blue for plastic waste, aluminum cans and milk cartons; and the big box for cardboard, pizza boxes and glass bottles, especially beer bottles. Then, after posting a waste collection calendar on the kitchen wall, he asked us to check the dates then decide among ourselves who would take out the garbage on which day. The calendar was colored yellow, blue and … [Read more...] about Will the sorting of waste at source become a non-starter?