Visitors at a booth displaying recycled products made by SCG at the “Circular Economy: Collaboration for Action” conference organised in Bangkok on Monday. — VNS Photo Bồ Xuân Hiệp BANGKOK — A co-ordinated and sustained global effort “is needed to reinforce the circular economy through action-based projects”, an international forum heard in Bangkok. Global companies from across the value chain, including chemical and plastic manufacturers, on Tuesday took part in the forum organised by NGO Alliance to End Plastic Waste (AEPW) for the first time in Southeast Asia. Cholanat Yanaranop, executive vice president of SCG - an industrial conglomerate in Southeast Asia, said: “No single country, company or organisation can solve this problem alone. “The natural resources of our planet are dwindling at an alarming rate. It is said that if the population of the world continues to consume … [Read more...] about Alliance to End Plastic Waste calls for concerted global effort
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The Government in the 2016-2020 term is making every effort to boost economic growth together with sustainable development and to help businesses address difficulties, by reducing production costs and improving their competitiveness and effectiveness, according to Nguyen The Phuong, Planning and Investment Deputy Minister. Changes in the laws on investment and enterprises effective a year ago and dozens of guiding decrees that recently took effect and regulations on doing business are now more transparent and are providing favourable conditions for investment and trading. The Government is speeding up the restructure and equitisation of State-owned enterprises to improve performance and allow them to sell more of their stakes to investors. Joining free trade agreements with the ASEAN, the Republic of Korea, the EU and the expected Trans-Pacific Partnership as well as the formation of ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) has given an impetus for Vietnam to speed up improvement of its … [Read more...] about New developments aid merger & acquisition activities
Speaking at the opening of the Vietnam Communist Party Central Committee’s conference on May 16, Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong raised the question "What will our country be in 2045?" The question of the top leader of Vietnam is one of many that need to be addressed at the upcoming XIII Congress, for which the Central Executive Committee is preparing. If the Party and the people's will unite, the problem can be solved no matter how difficult it is. In this regard, the will of the Party is taking shape. But what about the people? There are hundreds of ideas. VietNamNet would like to introduce an article by Dr. Dinh Duc Sinh about this matter. By 2045, the country's name will still be the Socialist Republic of Vietnam In 1945, the August Revolution gave birth to the Democratic Republic of Vietnam. After 35 years, in 1980, the name of the country was changed to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam with the expectation of advancing rapidly, strongly and firmly … [Read more...] about What will Vietnam be in 2045?