This year’s celebration has the theme “The Vietnam we want in 2030: The Youth act for a clean environment”. In his opening speech, Nguyen Ngoc Luong, Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union emphasised that all members of the Youth Union at all levels as well as all other young people need to raise awareness among their communities on climate change, environmental protection, and the negative impact of plastic bags and waste through modern communication channels and on social media. It is necessary to strengthen the capacity, knowledge and skills of the Youth Union, and other youth organisations on environment protection on how to cope with climate change, to pilot and popularise models of environmental protection and adaptability to climate change, and to promote innovative green startups and green business ideas, he stressed. Michael Croft, UNESCO Representative in Vietnam and Co-chair of the UN Youth Working Group said that today’s young people … [Read more...] about 2020 International Youth Day: Vietnamese youth takes action for a cleaner environment
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Vietnam was lauded for suppressing an earlier contagion through aggressive testing, contact-tracing and quarantining, but it is now racing to control infections in multiple locations linked to the popular holiday city of Da Nang, where a new outbreak was detected on July 25. … [Read more...] about Vietnam PM says next 10 days ‘critical’ in virus fight
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Tourism, a huge source of hard foreign currency, depends as much on female managers, supervisors and dozens of other jobs. At a time when tourism numbers are down, senior management positions are limited by Vietnam’s traditional emphasis on, and preference for, male leadership. Even members of the National Assembly have commented on the lack of female members participating in senior government. … [Read more...] about Women and flowers: Happy Vietnamese Women’s Day!
The Center of Business Studies and Assistance (BSA) has just organized a program to connect nearly 30 medium and small enterprises and startup businesses, cooperatives from localities which have been selling their products at Green-Nice Market Day held every Saturday and Sunday on the first and third week of the month in Ho Chi Minh City, where consumers can buy directly from farmers. BSA has introduced these enterprises to Foodmap after the program. … [Read more...] about Green market day introduced in e-commerce platform Foodmap