The city’s Department of Natural Resources and Environment has signed a plan with the Department of Education this year to roll out a programme to collect, categorise and recycle milk cartons and plastic straws in schools, Chi said. … [Read more...] about Hanoi, Hoi An intensify fight against plastic wastes
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The adjustment of socio-economic targets is a big and unprecedented issue, because the targets set in the NA’s Resolution are concretised from the Resolution of the Party Central Committee. On the basis of the Government’s proposal, the decision on the adjustment of growth targets will be made by the competent levels, with the current political and legal bases taken into account. According to economic experts, the adjustment of GDP growth target and relevant macro targets in accordance with the new developments in the domestic and international socio-economic situations will create favourable conditions for the Government in its management work, towards realising the dual goal of successfully combating the pandemic and reviving the economy after the disease. … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES MAY 30
The Hanoi Department of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs has requested district People's Committees to screen 1.477 million employees eligible to receive the aids, of them 840,000 are people without labor contracts and have lost their jobs. Currently, the districts keep identifying the beneficiaries in accordance with the process and procedures. … [Read more...] about Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia May 29
Regarding VPBank, its board of management will request approval from shareholders to lower the foreign ownership limit to 15 per cent from the current 23 per cent, as well as launching a treasury buyback for 5 per cent of shares to realign the ownership structure. Despite the shrinking foreign ownership cap, VPBank boasts immense potential thanks to its stellar performance. The bank posted robust net profit growth of around 62.7 per cent on-year in the first quarter of 2020 amidst the outbreak, thanks to efficient cost control and risk management. … [Read more...] about Upcoming EVFTA to fortify lenders
Frank Bochmann is seen in a photo he provided Tuoi Tre News. Saebel: Vietnam’s tourism sector has been tragically affected by the outbreak of COVID-19. Airlines, hotels, restaurants, laundry facilities, amusement parks, transport companies, tour operators, and homestay owners have all seen their business come to a standstill. The loss of revenue and livelihoods for Vietnamese employees and entrepreneurs alike in all spheres is devastating and the real effects will only be seen as savings and cash funds dry up. … [Read more...] about How should Vietnam prepare for post-pandemic tourism recovery?