Vietnam to adopt pesticide-free agricultural model: experts Vietnam needs to shift from the use of conventional pesticides to biopesticides to “better manage weed growth, maintain a high agricultural yield, avoid resistant species, protect soil biodiversity and erosion, and reduce green-house emissions,” … [Read more...] about Has Vietnam’s sustainable agriculture developed well?
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Certain major goals of this strategy until 2025 include 100 percent of online public services having the 1-time identification feature and online payment; an administrative procedure being done completely online, except those which legally require real presence of subjects; 100 percent of national databases (land use, population, business registration, finance, insurance) becoming the foundation for e-government development via there common sharing nationwide; 80 percent of state offices providing open data to offer timely public services to the public; 50 percent of examination activities by state units being done in the digital environment. … [Read more...] about E-government growth to closely connect with smart city, digital transformation
In export markets, enterprises need to effectively exploit advantages brought by free trade agreements (FTAs), including the EVFTA, which has taken effect since the beginning this month, to boost exports; and to capitalise on opportunities brought by FTAs, they must be ready to meet requirements such as rule of origin and intellectual property regulations, they added. — VNS … [Read more...] about HCM City industrial production falls sharply
Notably, the Foreign Ministry of Laos was assigned to coordinate with the country’s national steering committee for COVID-19 prevention and control and relevant agencies to prepare for the implementation of “green lane” (fast procedure handling) for Vietnam and China. … [Read more...] about Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia August 10
Of note, PetroVietnam’s exploration activities recorded an important milestone last month when the group confirmed a large oil and gas reserve at Ken Bau well, which is expected to open up more opportunities to attract investment in exploitation and processing, the gas power industry, and oil and gas services in the time to come. PetroVietnam also successfully put into operation the Song Hau Thermal Power Distribution Centre on July 10, signed a contract on management and operations with the National Power Transmission Corporation (EVNNPT), and successfully fired up Turbine 1 at the Song Hau 1 Thermal Power Plant Project for the first time on July 28. According to Hung, positive production and business results during January-July resulted in sound financial outcomes, despite the average price of oil falling to 44 USD per barrel in the period, equal to just 73 percent of the planned price of 60 USD assigned for 2020. The group, therefore, reported total revenue of 327.8 … [Read more...] about PetroVietnam posts profit of over 430 million USD despite twin crises