Businesses in the field of fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) have been the pioneers in transiting to a circular economy model. Enterprises need to build a roadmap for circular strategy from a senior management perspective, following steps such as improvement in the production process, product and business model, Brendan Edgerton, Director of Circular Economy under the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) recommended. An overview of the workshop. Photo: VCCI Speaking at the circular economy-related workshop on October 14, Edgerton said about 8.6% of production volume in the world has been made following the circular model. If the enterprise lacks close supervision of this roadmap, the number of resources consumed by 2060 is estimated to double that of 2015. The circular economy is a model of using limited resources of water, energy, raw materials, and food towards efficiency, and higher value than the linear economy. Sharing his views at … [Read more...] about Foreign manufacturers boost circular economy in Vietnam
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At present, China does not have the capacity to declare a military ADIZ over the entire South China Sea. China's possible declaration of an Air Defence Identification Zone (ADIZ) over the South China Sea has made headlines over the past days. On May 31, South China Morning Post cited the Chinese army that Beijing since 2010 has been thinking of establishing an ADIZ in the sea that cover Pratas, and Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) islands. It reported that China is choosing a propriate time to declare the plan. Emeritus Professor Carl Thayer at UNSW Canberra, an expert on the South China Sea Emeritus Professor Carl Thayer at UNSW Canberra has made some accessement on the implications of Chinese ADIZ over the sea that is one of the world’s busiest waterways. If China deploys an ADIZ over the South China Sea, what are the geo-political implications for the region? There are no provisions in international law concerning an Air … [Read more...] about What does China’s potential ADIZ over South China Sea imply?
The project, funded by the Green Climate Fund, aims to strengthen the resilience of smallholder agriculture to climate change-hit water insecurity areas. More than 500,000 people in Vietnam’s Central Highlands and South-Central Coastal regionals will directly benefit from a project worth US$30 million financed by the Green Climate Fund (GCF) on climate change adaptation. Representatives of UNDP, MARD, and five target provinces Dak Lak, Dak Nong, Khanh Hoa, Ninh Thuan, and Binh Thuan. Photos: UNDP About 50% of the beneficiaries are women who will be subject to the project which is designed to empower vulnerable smallholders, particularly women and ethnic minority farmers in climate change-induced water insecurity provinces namely Dak Lak, Dak Nong, Khanh Hoa, Ninh Thuan, and Binh Thuan. The “ Strengthening the Resilience of Smallholder Agriculture to Climate Change-induced Water Insecurity in the Central Highlands and South-Central Coast Regions of Vietnam” … [Read more...] about US$30 million climate change adaptation project launched in Vietnam
Handing over their appointment decisions to the diplomats at a ceremony, the State leader asked them to create mutual understanding and trust, promote firm cooperation with traditional partners in all fields, take full advantage of partners' potential, and bring about benefits in both bilateral and multilateral relations. He also reminded them to step up the implementation of the vaccine and health diplomacy strategy. The top priorities are economic development, the enhancement of Vietnam's prestige in the international arena, and the realization of the nation’s aspiration for peace, he stated. He also highlighted the importance of working with overseas Vietnamese, implementing citizen protection measures, mobilizing resources from the expatriate community for national construction, and promoting the preservation of Vietnam's traditional culture among them. Vietnamese Ambassador to India Nguyen Thanh Hai committed that the diplomats will always try their best and stay flexible … [Read more...] about President tasks diplomats with external resources mobilization for national growth
HCMC led the daily tally with 1,131 cases, followed by Dong Nai with 586 and Binh Duong with 533. With 918 patients discharged Friday, total recoveries rose to 788,923. HCMC also recorded most of the 93 deaths recorded Friday, taking the national pandemic death toll to 21,043. Over 59 million have been vaccinated, with more than 17.1 million receiving two doses. As Vietnam has switched from the zero-Covid strategy to living with it, the country has issued a set criteria to define localities' risk level, including infection tally and vaccination rate, based on which travel and economic activities, among others, can be resumed. The capital city of Hanoi allowed restaurants and coffee shops to serve on-site services again starting 6 a.m. Thursday, with the establishments allowed to operate at 50 percent capacity. … [Read more...] about Vietnam records 3,789 new local Covid cases
Guests will enjoy unrestricted access within The Grand Ho Tram Strip complex The pioneering programme, which is led by the provincial authorities to reignite travel to the popular seaside province, aims to take the nation’s commitment to live safely with COVID-19, with a plan that explores the means by which we may all travel safely with COVID-19. The ultra-exclusive Ho Tram Staycation packages are being offered by The Grand Ho Tram Strip in its InterContinental Grand Ho Tram tower. Packages include room and breakfast only, half board (room, breakfast, and dinner included) and full board (room, breakfast, lunch, and dinner included) options. Guests will enjoy unrestricted access within The Grand Ho Tram Strip complex, its expansive swimming pools, and savour the culinary delights of its signature Ginger Restaurant and The Grand Café. “Ba Ria-Vung Tau province has once again demonstrated it is one of the leading lights in helping Vietnamese people, business, and entire … [Read more...] about The Grand Ho Tram Strip launches pilot package to reboot Vietnamese travel