European firms plan to invest billions of US dollars into Vietnam’s renewables industry, including wind projects. Green growth and climate change response are inevitable trends for Vietnam amid efforts to realize the net-zero goal by 2050. Vietnam's Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh at the event takes place on November 28. Source: VGP “This is particularly important as Vietnam is among the five most vulnerable countries to climate change,” Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh stressed the goal at the Green Economy Forum & Exhibition 2022 (GEFE 2022) held today [November 28] by EuroCham Vietnam. Under this context, Vietnam has approved a national strategy for green growth in the 2021-2030 period, with a vision for 2050. Chinh reiterated Vietnam’s commitment to sustainable growth and not sacrificing the environment for pure economic benefits. Proof of this is that Vietnam and 150 other countries have joined efforts to ensure zero net carbon emission by 2050; … [Read more...] about Green growth an inevitable trend for Vietnam: PM
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PM Pham Minh Chinh (R) meets with European Commissioner for Environment, Oceans, and Fisheries Virginijus Sinkevičius in HCM City on November 28. (Photo: VNA) HCM City (VNA) – Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh received European Commissioner for Environment , Oceans, and Fisheries Virginijus Sinkevičius in Ho Chi Minh City on November 28, affirming the importance Vietnam attaches to green development and the realisation of international commitments on forest, seas, oceans, and climate change fight. PM Chinh said as Vietnam, especially its Mekong Delta, is highly vulnerable to climate change, it has built programmes, strategies, and plans for green development . However, as a developing country with a low starting point, fairness and justice need to be guaranteed during the transition process. He called on the international community to assist Vietnam in finance, science - technology, personnel training, governance experience, and building of a legal basis that … [Read more...] about Vietnam attaches importance to green development: PM
After over five years of negotiations, the U.S. Department of Agriculture officially licensed the import of the fruit earlier this year, making it the seventh fresh fruit of Vietnam permitted to enter the market, following mango, longan, lychee, dragon fruit, rambutan, and star apple. The Chanh Thu Fruit Import - Export Group Joint Stock Company in Ben Tre's Cho Lach district is the one behind the shipment of the first pomelo batch. Addressing the ceremony, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Tran Thanh Nam said the U.S. is a fastidious market, but its demand for fresh fruits remains tremendous. He noted that for the coming into being of this first batch, growing and packing facilities had to prepare themselves and undergo many stages of inspection by specialised agencies of both countries, so that their production meets the requirements of quarantine and harmful organisms control, and safety and hygiene; complies with packaging regulations; and ensures accurate … [Read more...] about Vietnam to export first batch of fresh pomelo to U.S.
Hanoi (VNA) - The following is a brief review of the day’s events as reported by the Vietnam News Agency. - The 17th session of the National Assembly Standing Committee opened in Hanoi on November 28, and will last only one day. Under the chair of NA Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue, the committee is scheduled to give opinions on the outcomes of the 4th session of the 15th National Assembly which concluded on November 15 and preparations for the legislature's 2nd extraordinary session and the 5th regular session in May next year. Read full story - The 9th National Buddhist Congress opened in Hanoi on November 28, with President Nguyen Xuan Phuc attending. The congress, held in accordance with the Charter of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS), brought together 1,091 delegates, including Buddhist dignitaries, monks, nuns and followers. Read full story - Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh received European Commissioner for Environment, Oceans, and Fisheries Virginijus Sinkevičius in Ho … [Read more...] about ☕ Afternoon briefing on November 28