Hosted by ADM Capital Foundation in Hong Kong, chaired by Scanlon, and with a Steering Group comprising the Born Free Foundation, the Food and Land Use Coalition, the Global Environmental Institute and the ICCF Group, EWC represents environmental, policy, business and public health interests. The initiative also includes Special Advisors on private sector engagement, building partnerships and CITES, as well as a technical support group that includes renowned international lawyers and criminologists. … [Read more...] about Global Initiative Outlines a “One Health” Approach to Reforming Wildlife Trade Laws
He said the tariff would only be 10-15 percent whereas moving the plant to Vietnam would increase costs by 25-30 percent. The rents in HCMC and its neighboring provinces are quite high compared to Foshan, while labor costs are higher after factoring in productivity. Data and logistics costs are also too high. … [Read more...] about Vietnam might become China’s dumping ground amidst US trade war
Many experts believe that 1995 marked a significant year for the nation, with Vietnam also officially joining the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). A ceremony to mark this event was solemnly held at the Brunei International Convention Center on July 28, 1995. Since then, the nation has shown itself to be a proactive member and has taken on a leading role in the bloc, assuming the role of ASEAN Chair three times in 1998, 2010, and 2020. Each occasion has seen the country strive to make efforts to help ASEAN overcome a range of great challenges, including the East Sea issue, and most recently, the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. … [Read more...] about Vietnam enjoys rising global status
Nam Dinh (VNA) - A signing ceremony of land lease agreements took place at the Rang Dong Textile Industrial Park - Aurora IP in Nghia Hung district of the northern province of Nam Dinh. The first two projects at the IP are in garment and textiles invested by companies of Hong Kong and Taiwan (China). Both of them will apply advanced and environmentally friendly technologies. Covering an area of more than 31ha, the first project has investment of more than 200 million by Top Textile from Hong Kong (China). It is expected to be operational in 2023 and generate stable jobs for over 3,000 workers. The other project with a total investment of 6 million USD by Jehong Textile from Taiwan (China) focuses on fabric dyeing. It is set to be put into operation in 2022, creating jobs for 300 labourers. Vice Chairman of the Nam Dinh People’s Committee Ngo Gia Tu said the province has spared no efforts in improving its infrastructure linking with the country’s economic … [Read more...] about Nam Dinh’s IP welcomes projects
So, the appeals to the Prime Minister for help may be not the best solution, but it could be a factor that opens up other policies that could be more beneficial for both the state and the market. Meanwhile, many businesses ask for the Prime Minister’s help because they face problems in administrative procedures and enforcement by state management agencies. In early 2019, the Prime Minister’s taskforce made an intervention to ‘rescue’ enterprises that import scrap materials. … [Read more...] about Why are so many businesses appealing for help from the PM?