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USAID-funded project to improve biodiversity in Quang Nam

USAID-funded project to improve biodiversity in Quang Nam

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) launched the US$24 million Green Annamites Project in Tam Ky city, the central province of Quang Nam on March 27 to help it preserve local biodiversity and improve people’s livelihoods.

USAID-funded project benefits disabled in Binh Phuoc

USAID-funded project benefits disabled in Binh Phuoc

Hundreds of persons with disabilities in the southern province of Binh Phuoc have benefited from a 2015-2018 project funded by the US Agency for International Development (USAID) which helps them fully integrate into society.

Int’l conference discusses improving business environment

Int’l conference discusses improving business environment

VOV.VN -Improving the business environment and the quality of growth is the priority of the Vietnamese Government, heard an international conference on sustainably improving the business environment to strengthen economic growth in Hanoi on March 15.

Businesses urged to protect Ha Long Bay

Businesses urged to protect Ha Long Bay

Businesses were urged to increase their involvement in addressing environmental challenges caused by the operation of cruise ships in Ha Long Bay during the fifth leadership committee meeting of Ha Long – Cat Ba Alliance in northern Quang Ninh province on March 13.

USAID helps with dioxin remediation at Bien Hoa Airport

USAID helps with dioxin remediation at Bien Hoa Airport

The US Agency for International Development (USAID) will cooperate with the Vietnamese Ministry of National Defence to design and implement a project on dioxin remediation at Bien Hoa Airport in the southern province of Dong Nai.

Direct PPAs spark renewable energy

Direct PPAs spark renewable energy

To attract investment in the renewable energy sector, the Ministry of Industry and Trade has confirmed that a mechanism to allow businesses to buy power at competitive prices from renewable energy generators will be piloted in 2018.

Foreign players are rushing to Vietnam’s lucrative solar market

Foreign players are rushing to Vietnam’s lucrative solar market

After the government’s Decision No. 11/2017/QD-TT on supporting the development of solar power was issued in April, Vietnam witnessed a trend of successfully registered and licensed projects, though challenges still await potential investors.

USAID continues helping Vietnam Red Cross manage disaster risks

USAID continues helping Vietnam Red Cross manage disaster risks

The US Agency for International Development (USAID) will provide nearly US$800,000 for the continuation of a project to raise the capacity of the Vietnam Red Cross and its chapters to manage disaster risks, conduct first aid, and care for people’s health in emergency situation.

Innovation in medical education highlighted

Innovation in medical education highlighted

As Vietnam and its Southeast Asian neighbours integrate into the ASEAN bloc, which will require the free movement of health care workers and patients, there is an urgent need to update the country’s system of medical education, according to medical professors.

Ministries to cut barriers for import-export goods

Ministries to cut barriers for import-export goods

The Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) will propose solutions to the Government to renovate specialised inspection activities in order to create a favourable environment for the business community while ensuring control over the quality of goods and protecting consumers.

Thua Thien-Hue pledges to speed up Truong Son Xanh project

Thua Thien-Hue pledges to speed up Truong Son Xanh project

Nguyen Van Cao, Chairman of the People’s Committee of the central province of Thua Thien Hue, has pledged that the locality will speed up the implementation of Truong Son Xanh, a US Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded project on climate change response in the locality.

Vietnam, US step up trade union relations

Vietnam, US step up trade union relations

The Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) and the American Federation of Labour and Congress of Industrial Organisations (AFL-CIO) have agreed to enhance cooperation and protect guest workers in the respective markets.