The 13th Party Congress Resolution says Vietnam aims to become a developed country with high income by 2045, when it will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the country's establishment. This means that Vietnam has 24 more years to reach that goal. And it will be very difficult to turn this into reality if Vietnam still cannot become a ‘developing country with modern industry and higher average income’ by 2030. Core technology Dang Vu Chu, former Minister of Industry, said Vietnam cannot become a country with modern industry if it doesn’t speed up the development of core technology. Chu, 81, was Minister of Light Industry and then Minister of Industry for 12 years. He was a special politician who was a a member of three cabinets under three PMs (Do Muoi, Vo Van Kiet and Phan Van Khai) and has a lot of experience from different development periods. He has been keeping a close watch over the country’s industrial development though he retired 20 years ago. Chu affirmed … [Read more...] about Will 24 years be enough for Vietnam to become a developed country with high income?
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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
In quenching the thirst of their loyal clients for professionally prepared food as well as improving the income, five-star hotels in Hanoi offer high-end dinners at their client’s homes. “I am a housewife lacking cooking skills and also time,” Lee Chae-Young, a Korean mother who lives in a luxury apartment in the west of Hanoi, told The Hanoi Times . “We all know cooking at home proves inefficient at the best of times, especially when you have toddlers running around your kitchen table,” she added. Covid-19 has changed the habit of dining out of Lee’s family. Her children’s favorite Korean restaurant located on the first floor of the apartment building had to close last year due to a lack of diners, meanwhile, the food and beverage outlets at the nearby hotel were shuttered. Thus, for Lee, choose a meal that is home-delivered would help to satisfy her family’s hunger for food variety and professionally prepared dishes. Food for thought The dish of … [Read more...] about Providing home-delivered meal service: Hanoi hotels strive to overcome pandemic