The latest Ministry of Industry and Trade report showed that about 70,000 tonnes of daily waste is dumped into the environment every day, 10 per cent of which came from Ha Noi and HCM City. About 85 per cent of waste in Viet Nam is simply dumped into landfill sites, which created the risks of causing pollution while it was also a waste not to burn it to create energy. … [Read more...] about Policies needed to encourage investment in waste-to-energy
Policies to attract foreign direct investment
Sydney (VNA) – The Vietnamese Embassy in Australia has provided updated information about the Australian government’s adjustment of its policies for foreigners amid the rapid spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. Right after receiving information about Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s April 3 recommendation that international tourists and students who are not financially secure should leave Australia, the embassy actively contacted with local authorised offices to clarify the leader’s statement. Accordingly, in the context of complicated developments of the pandemic, the Australian government encourages foreign backpackers to return home if they can not support themselves. For nearly 600,000 foreign students, the government encourages them to rely on family support, part-time work where available and their own savings to sustain themselves. Those who have lived in Australia for more than one year are advised to withdraw up to 10,000 AUD (6,000 … [Read more...] about COVID-19: Students in Australia get updated on local government’s new policies
Over the long term, most big Japanese manufacturing enterprises are already present in Vietnam and they will pour more capital into the manufacturing sector here in the country. Up to 75% of enterprises set up over the past five years said they wanted to expand business in Vietnam. This is a quite high rate compared with other countries in the region. … [Read more...] about Japanese investment to continue rising
Officials at the city unveiled that two foreign-invested enterprises from Hong Kong, RGF HR Agent Vietnam Co Ltd and Delta Starmark Garment Vietnam Co Ltd, have increased their additional capital from between US$1.6 million and US$1.8 million. … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s rising stature in global investment
VN education ministry agrees to cut back teaching programs due to school closure The Ministry of Education and Training has allowed education departments to cut curricula taught in primary, secondary and high schools due to the prolonged school closure caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. … [Read more...] about How are foreign teachers earning their living in the COVID-19 crisis?