Hanoi (VNS/VNA) - The Ministry of Construction has announced a national action plan on green growth in 2020-2030 focusing on reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and implementing the Paris Agreement. According to Deputy Minister Nguyen Tuong Van, the goal of the plan is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in construction materials production and develop construction works, urban areas and technical infrastructure for new urban areas that suit the Government's commitment for achieving green growth. The plan also aims to complete institutions and policies to support and encourage businesses to improve technology, enhance production management and construction capacity to reduce emissions and improve the management capacity of the Ministry of Construction on reducing GHG emissions. To accomplish the targets, the ministry has set out four main tasks, including mitigating GHG emissions, adapting to climate change, preparing resources and establishing a transparent and public system of … [Read more...] about Construction industry issues action plan on emissions
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Photo for illustration In January-July, the company produced and imported 142.47 billion kWh, up 2.09 percent against the same period last year, of which hydropower was 29.22 billion kWh (down 20.52 percent), coal thermal power 80.87 billion kWh (up 14.54 percent), gas turbines 22.4 billion kWh (down 15.36 percent), oil thermal power 1.03 billion kWh (up 33.11 percent), and renewable energy (wind power, solar power, and biomass power) 6.33 billion kWh. … [Read more...] about Nearly 20,000 rooftop solar power projects installed
Under the resolution, the country will aim to attract foreign investment in a selective manner, focusing on quality, efficiency, technology and environmental protection. Priority will be given to foreign direct investment (FDI) projects that use advanced technology and modern management with high added value, bringing spillover effects to Vietnamese enterprises, especially small and medium-sized enterprises; and the projects must be able to connect to the global production and supply chain. … [Read more...] about Can Vietnam could take advantage of new foreign investment strategies?
The participants proposed measures to improve the quality and effectiveness of tourism activities in the province, such as renewing tourism products, strictly managing service prices, ensuring safety for tourists, preserving and promoting traditional tourism destinations, improving the traffic and investment environment, and promoting coordination activities between the city and domestic and international travel agencies. … [Read more...] about Businesses put forward measures for tourism development
Hanoi (VNA) – Hanoi spent over 56.5 trillion VND (2.4 billion USD) on the development of agriculture, new-style rural areas, and farmers’ living standards between January 2016 and June 2020. The information was reported at a working session on August 6 between a delegation led by Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Tran Thanh Nam and the steering board for the Hanoi Party Committee’s Programme 2 on rural development for 2016-2020. At the function, Chu Phu My, director of the municipal Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, said in spite of African swine fever and COVID-19, the city’s agro-forestry-fishery in the first half of 2020 grew 1.61 percent year-on-year. According to him, Hanoi has so far carried out land allocation on 79,454 hectares. It is home to 164 high-tech farming models and 141 agricultural production connection models. As a result, local farmers are following more sustainable practices to turn out branded products … [Read more...] about Hanoi spends over 2.4 billion USD on rural growth in five years