Based in Boston, Massachusetts, Boston Global Forum was founded in 2012 to bring together thought leaders and experts from around the globe to participate in open public forums to discuss and illuminate the most critical issues affecting the world at large, it said on its website. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese premier, Chancellor Merkel honored as world leaders for peace, development
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This is the first State-owned enterprise in Binh Dinh province to win the FSC certificate for plantation forest. Chairman of Quy Nhon Forestry Co., Ltd Tran Nguyen Tu said that the FSC forest certification will help raise the economic value of products from forest of the company. In the coming time, the company will invest in developing a processing plant to complete a complete chain of forestry development, including high quality saplings production, afforestation, sustainable forest management and wood processing. Standing Vice Chairman of the provincial People's Committee Nguyen Tuan Thanh said that the FSC certification is a great encouragement, recognizing efforts of the firm in sustainable and responsible forest management and development. This is also a model that other units and organizations in the locality should follow, towards improving the value of forests and the quality of the environment, he stressed. Implementing the sustainable forest management program under the … [Read more...] about Binh Dinh: nearly 4,200 hectares of forests certificated by FSC
Vietstar’s waste treatment plant has a daily capacity of 1,400 tons. However, on December 16 last year, it was found that the company collected only 2,000 tons a day. It has been slapped with a fine of VND296 million ($12,800), but whether that has been enough to change its behavior is not known. … [Read more...] about HCMC asked to clean up its waste treatment act
The number of passengers sharply dropped in 2020 because of Covid-19 and severe flooding in the central region. Service quality was also affected by the VND7trn (USD302m) infrastructure repair and upgrade project. The trains had to run very slowly in 50 locations. Sometimes railway sections were blocked. The number of passengers dropped by 52.5% compared to the previous year while the revenue from passenger transportation decreased by 51.7%. Many train services were temporarily suspended. … [Read more...] about Vietnam Railways Corporation predict huge loss amid Covid-19
From 2021 to 2030, Việt Nam aims to clear all road traffic accident hotspots and accident-prone sites. All new roads and those under maintenance will meet road safety criteria before opening for traffic. All new national highways and provincial highways and 75 per cent of the total length of existing highways across the country meet at least Level 3 of global road safety standards. … [Read more...] about Việt Nam’s ambitious plan to reduce the number of road traffic-relating death to zero by 2045.