A screenshot shows Rens Original's profile in the Social Entrepreneurs category of the 2020 Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe list. The young Vietnamese men’s crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter last year attracted over 5,000 backers who pledged more than US$550,000 of a $19,000 goal in just two months to help bring their project to life. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese make sneakers from coffee grounds, plastic waste
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“Due to the quite heavy workload, apart from our 150 employees, we had to hire 50 workers from three subcontractors including Oil and Gas Service company, the Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company of Connecticut Korea branch (INSU) and Truong Hai (THACO) company to ensure the project's production schedule. … [Read more...] about Made-in-Viet Nam equipment exported during COVID-19 pandemic
About 95,600 households in Mekong Delta face freshwater shortage because of drought and saline intrusion. First, the saline intrusion which leads to freshwater shortage occur in coastal areas. The soil in this area is sandy which makes it impossible to prevent water from leaking and saltwater from outside from penetrating into the reservoirs. … [Read more...] about Should Mekong Delta have many small reservoirs or a few large ones?
With most international flights cancelled and nearly all foreigners barred from entering the country, the vast majority of returnees are Chinese nationals, including many students. The situation has exposed animosities over class and privilege in Chinese society, fuelled by online posts stereotyping returning students as ungrateful and even dangerous -- using the irresponsible behaviour of a few individuals as proof. "Right now, public opinion in China is very unfriendly towards Chinese overseas students, and quarantine facilities there are mixed," said Hestia Zhang, a master's student at Yale University. She has decided to stay in self-isolation on campus rather than go back, despite the United States now accounting for almost a quarter of reported global infections. "There are also a lot of risks on the journey home, so I might as well stay here and wait it out," she told AFP. Meanwhile Cathy, who landed in China on Tuesday morning, is resigned to the fact that she may encounter … [Read more...] about Chinese students fleeing virus face uneasy reception back home
Capital quality will deteriorate because of increases in nonperforming loans, stressed Moody’s, adding that while headline capital ratios will be stable as the moderation of asset growth offsets declines in profit, the quality of capital will deteriorate as these loans increase. … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s banking outlook changed to negative due to coronavirus: Moody’s