Noi Bai International Airport in Ha Noi. The CAAV wants all businesses operating in this industry must have a plan to convert from fossil fuel-fired to electric vehicles. — VNA/VNS Photo The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) is collecting comments on a draft circular stipulating that all businesses in the sector must have a plan to convert ground vehicles from fossil fuels to electric. Once issued, this document will replace the Ministry of Transport’s Circular No.53/2012/TT-BGTVT, dated September 25, 2012, regulating environmental protection in civil aviation activities. The draft circular stipulates that airports and airport operators are now required to build an environmental management system (EMS) instead of being encouraged to apply this system at present. EMS is a set of processes and practices that enable an organisation to reduce its environmental impacts and increase its operating efficiency. The system helps an organisation address its regulatory … [Read more...] about Aviation ground services to go-green to meet compliance
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?
H2O Hospitality, a digital transformation company for the hospitality industry, working with Bespin Global, a cloud delivery platform company, announced that they have signed the MOU for the integration and joint operation of digital operation solutions for residential and accommodation facilities within the THT-Bespin Smart City Hub (the "Smart City Hub"). Mr. Kim Tae-ho, Country Director of Bespin Global Vietnam (left) and H2O Hospitality’s CEO Mr. John Lee (right) pose for a photo at the signing ceremony Smart City Hub is a platform jointly developed by Bespin Global Vietnam and Daewoo E&C’s Vietnamese subsidiary ‘THT Development’ for the operation management of smart cities in Vietnam. The two companies plan to build a strategic cooperative relationship based on each company's core competencies and technologies. H2O Hospitality is based on technology and consignment management expertise that has successfully carried out digital … [Read more...] about H2O Hospitality – Bespin Global Vietnam sign MOU for Smart City Platform business cooperation
Bespin Global (https://bespinglobal.com, CEO Han-joo Lee), a cloud delivery platform company, has announced that its Vietnamese subsidiary ‘Bespin Global Vietnam’, signed MOU with Daewoo E&C’s Vietnamese subsidiary ‘THT Development’ and 'MoMo' (https://momo.vn/), a tech unicorn in Vietnam, for the collaboration in smart city business in Vietnam. Mr Kim Tae Ho, Country Director of Bespin Global Vietnam, Mr Kwun Myeong Jun, Director of Daewoo E&C’s THT Development, Mr Nguyen Ba Diep, Co-Founder of MoMo, sign a Memorandum of Understanding at MoMo office in HCMC, Vietnam. MoMo, a Vietnamese fintech unicorn, provides super-app and payment service with 31 million users, 50.000 business partners and 140,000++ payment acceptance points across all Vietnam. The MOU was signed to integrate MoMo's smart payment solution with 'THT-BESPIN SMART CITY HUB (Smart City Hub)', a smart city operation & management platform, jointly developed and … [Read more...] about Bespin Global Vietnam, Daewoo E&C, and MoMo sign MOU
Illustrative image (Source: PetroVietnam) Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (Petrovietnam) has full capacity and advantages in offshore wind power development and in renewable energy projects in the future, held participants at a recent symposium on offshore wind power and hydrogen production from this energy source. A report released at the event showed that offshore wind power and hydrogen will play an important role in the global energy structure and an indispensable solution for energy transition and reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to achieve net zero emissions by 2050. In the future, the hydrogen industry and the global hydrogen market, including Vietnam, is predicted to develop fast in the period after 2030. Commenting on the potential and development trend of the offshore wind power industry in Vietnam in the future, the World Bank held that Vietnam has the largest potential in the Southeast Asian region at 475 GW. The figure in the draft … [Read more...] about PetroVietnam targets leading position in renewable energy industry
TH Group officially introduced filter bag herbal tea set – TH true HERBAL. Photo courtesy of the firm TH on Monday officially introduced a filter bag herbal tea set – TH true HERBAL. These are products developed based on domestic herbal sources collected naturally and grown in the buffer zones of the forests of the famous medicinal plant in Muong Long in the central province of Nghe An’s Ky Son District. TH Group is operating the Muong Long Centre for Conservation and Development of Medicinal Plants, a component of the overall project of preserving and developing high-quality medicinal herbs associated with sustainable development. Grown at an altitude of nearly 1,500m, the active ingredients in TH true HERBAL are guaranteed to be the best. Tea ingredients are strictly controlled from planting, tending, meeting the current regulations on materials used for food processing of the Ministry of Health and the Vietnamese Standard on Herbal Tea filter bags. Moreover, the product … [Read more...] about TH introduces herbal tea products