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MIC plans to boost digital infrastructure, digital applications in 2024

In 2024, the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) will focus on key tasks, including the development of digital infrastructure and digital applications to boost the digital economy, creating new momentum for economic growth and labour productivity, Minister of Nguyen Manh Hung has said.The ministry ...

Agriculture ministry wants to sell 5.9 million tons more of carbon dioxide

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has reported to the government about the signing of documents on transferring 10.3 million tons of CO2 to the World Bank which will bring turnover of VND1.25 trillion.In the report to the Prime Minister on the implementation ...

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Environment protection fee proposed for emissions

In response to the evolving economic and social landscape in the country, Vietnam’s Ministry of Finance has announced measures to address the deteriorating air quality in major cities, industrial zones and craft villages. The worsening environmental conditions pose serious threats to public health, inflict damage ...

Labour market picks up in 2023: Minister

Measures had been taken to help more people get jobs overseas. In 2023, over 150,000 workers were employed abroad, up nearly 9 percent year-on-year. That was the remark made by Đào Ngọc Dung, Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, at the ministerial virtual meeting ...

Deputy PM approves project to build National Statistical Database

The project aims to build, manage, use and update the National Statistical Database (NSD) in order to provide complete, accurate and timely statistical information to meet management and direction requirements of the Party, National Assembly and Government, ministries, sectors and localities as well as meeting ...

Vietnam pledges to join efforts in promoting Mekong - Lancang cooperation

The Vietnamese Government always attaches importance to the Mekong – Lancang Cooperation (MLC) and will continue joining hands with China and other Mekong countries to promote the strong, effective, and sustainable development of this cooperation mechanism, said Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh.The PM made the ...

Việt Nam has first more than US$41 million from selling forest carbon credits

A total of US$41 million in carbon credit sales is the first forest proceeds from six north central provinces from the emission reduction agreement with the World Bank. This money is transferred to localities to pay forest owners, local people and communities to manage, protect and ...

Green production a way for Vietnam to promote agricultural development: Insiders

The agricultural sector is speeding up restructuring towards a circular and green agriculture to adapt to the global green consumption trend, promote exports and join hands in realising the goal of net-zero emissions by 2050, said authorities.Currently, science, technology and innovation is contributing more than ...

Localities join in efforts to fight plastics pollution

Ten localities in Vietnam are taking actions to fight plastic pollution under Plastic Smart Cities (PSC), an initiative put forward by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF).PSC, which aims to connect cities and tourist destinations in joint efforts to combat plastic pollution, has attracted ...

GEF helps promote low-carbon circular economy in Viet Nam

A project to accelerate low-carbon circular economy through cleantech innovation towards sustainable development has been launched in Viet NamThe project was jointly developed by the Institute of Strategy and Policy on Natural Resources and Environment, under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the ...

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