Competition to differentiate products in food and beverage, textiles, pharmaceuticals, and consumer goods is expected to augment the biodegradable paper and plastic packaging market. The changing lifestyle of consumers, along with increasing demand for packaged food products in developed markets are putting wind in the sails of biodegradable plastics packaging. The rising awareness among farmers to build green farms has also boosted the use of biodegradable plastics in agriculture while the growing electronic, medical, and automobile industries are also showing a mounting need for these materials. … [Read more...] about Local packaging manufacturers go green
"I lost everything," he said. "I wasted too much time and money, distanced myself from friends and my girlfriend left me. My life became empty. I realised that reaching level 80 and being able to defeat thousands of monsters and acquire hundreds of millions in property meant nothing in real life." — VNS … [Read more...] about Online games: harmless fun or social problem?
“All of the streets from neighboring areas leading to Lai Thieu Orchard were packed with bicycles and tourists, especially around the fifth day of the fifth month in the lunar calendar,” said Le Quoc Hung, now chairman of the farmers’ association of Hung Dinh Ward. … [Read more...] about Building a brand name for Vietnam’s ancient Lai Thieu Orchard
Hanoi (VNS/VNA) - The Vietnam Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) dipped fractionally below the 50.0 no-change mark to 49.9 last month, signalling broadly unchanged business conditions during the month. A survey by newly-released IHS Markit showed that the recovery in the Vietnamese manufacturing sector paused last month as a succession of storms and associated flooding hit the country. This followed a reading of 51.8 in October and was the first sub-50 figure in three months. Output decreased slightly last month, thereby ending a two-month sequence of growth. That said, anecdotal evidence suggested that the reduction could be temporary as a number of firms indicated that recent stormy weather and subsequent flooding had disrupted their production during the month. The COVID-19 pandemic was also a factor weighing on output. New orders continued to rise, but only fractionally as business was impacted by the stormy weather conditions and flooding, as well as the pandemic. … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s PMI disrupted by storms and flooding
The UN delegation visited the hospital's relevant departments and encouraged all doctors and other medical workers to continue making efforts to complete their UN peacekeeping mission. Because of the complicated development of COVID-19, the local government must limit inbound and outbound flights, so most of the hospital staff cannot return to their home as expected. … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s Level-2 Field Hospital Rotation 2 praised for achievements in COVID-19 prevention