Mr. Nguyen Van Nen, Secretary of the HCMC Party Committee (R), gives a gift to Mr. Rajkumar Ranjan Singh, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Indian Ministry of Education. (Photo: SGGP) At the meeting, Mr. Nguyen Van Nen congratulated important achievements that India had achieved in the construction and development of the country, as well as its rapid recovery of the Indian economy after controlling the Covid-19 pandemic. For his part, Mr. Rajkumar Ranjan Singh expressed his pleasure when visiting Vietnam and HCMC on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries. On this occasion, Mr. Rajkumar Ranjan Singh emphasized that India had chosen Vietnam as one of the pillars of its Look East Policy, as well as its visionary policy in the region. Mr. Rajkumar Ranjan Singh assessed that bilateral trade between Vietnam and India has grown rapidly in recent years and is pleased with the presence of … [Read more...] about HCMC, India strengthen cooperation
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Welcoming Singh’s visit to HCM City as the two countries are celebrating the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations, Nen expressed his delight at the results of their bilateral ties in recent years. He spoke highly of India’s support for Vietnam, including HCM City, to fight COVID-19, demonstrating the long-standing solidarity between the people of the two nations, particularly during a time of hardship. Nen also extended congratulations on the success of the Horasis India Meeting 2022 held in neighboring Binh Duong province from September 25 – 26. There is plenty of room for Vietnam and India, as well as HCM City and its Indian partners, to beef up cooperation, he emphasised, proposing the two sides step up partnership in areas of mutual interest and strength, including trade, investment, information technology, culture, education and training, and agriculture. Thanking Nen for his reception, Singh said Vietnam remains one of the important pillars in India’s Look East Policy … [Read more...] about Vietnam, India seek to enhance economic ties
As environmental concerns rise and resources deplete we need to shift towards a new model of consumption that can support the economy and help the planet: the circular economy. Earth Overshoot Day is a concept developed by Andrew Simms of UK think tank New Economics Foundation and promoted by its partner organization Global Footprint Network. It marks the date when humanity has used all the biological resources that the Earth regenerates during the entire year. CEO of HSBC Vietnam Tim Evans. This year, Earth Overshoot Day fell on 28th July, which means on this day, we had used all of the world’s natural resources budget for 2022. The date is coming earlier and earlier each year. In 1970, we overshot this threshold 2 days before the year-end. This year, we overshot the threshold 156 days before the year-end. The truth is we consume a lot and waste a lot. Think about the resources you consumed in the past week: the clothes you bought, the food you ate, the … [Read more...] about From waste to wealth: What opportunities abound in a circular economy?