Author: Kevin Le

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has arranged a USD 135 million climate change financing package for VinFast to support the production of electric buses for public transport and a network of charging stations. The climate change mitigation financial support package includes a USD 20 million 7-year loan, concessional financing of up to USD 28 million from ADB and a USD 87 million loan from ADB as the main capital arrangement. In this transaction, ADB arranged financing for VinFast with concessional capital from trust funds including the Australian Government’s Australian Climate Finance Partnership (ACFP), the Clean Technology Fund (CTF), Goldman Sachs’…

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A few years ago, electric blankets, 3D tights and hand warmers were hard to find in Europe. People here are not used to these ‘flashy’ things simply because they have installed a heating system everywhere that is so efficient that in winter it is normal to wear short clothes indoors. But this year, concerned about unpredictable fluctuations in the energy market, Europeans began rushing to import heating products from China. 3D tights, electric blanket ‘sold out’ As an indispensable thing for the Chinese every winter, thermal underwear is now present in the wardrobes of Europeans. According to data from the…

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What do brands need to prepare for a year of full recovery from the pandemic and witness the resilience of creativity and changed customer value chains after the pandemic? Share with us Ms. Pham Thi Thu Hang – founder and CEO of 5S Media brings comments. Don’t be slow on the journey of digitization Thanks to digitization, our world has changed a lot, especially after Covid-19, and changed in a way that is more beneficial for customers. While this is great news for consumers, it also means that developing brand loyalty becomes a task, even a challenge, in the face…

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With the gradual return of travel comes a change in behavior among travelers from all over the world. According to Booking.com’s Sustainable Travel Report 2022*, a whopping 87% of Vietnamese travelers say they have stayed in sustainable accommodation in the past year, and are encouraged to do so again soon. almost half (42%) of Vietnamese travelers said they prefer to stay in sustainable accommodation as it helps reduce their impact on the environment, and more than a third (34%) believe sustainable properties treat the community better. By encouraging travelers to put sustainability into practice when they travel again, Booking.com lists…

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According to the Ministry of Industry and Trade, the logistics activities in Vietnam have made great progress in recent times, the import and export turnover has increased rapidly. According to the Agility 2022 ranking, the Vietnamese logistics market ranks 11th in the group of 50 emerging logistics markets worldwide due to the strong transformation of enterprises providing and using logistics services. The annual growth rate from 2022 – 2030 of the Vietnam logistics market is expected to reach 5.5%. Foreign investors also assessed that Vietnam has many opportunities to develop logistics services. The logistics market of Vietnam is visited by…

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Ho Chi Minh City Department of Transport has just agreed to set up 3 assembled high-rise parking lots in Le Lai Street (District 1) and Cho Lon bus station (District 5) and District 8 bus station. TCP-mounted garage at Tan Son Nhat Airport with an 8-storey shell with a capacity of nearly 6,000 vehicles. Photo: MH The Ministry of Transport has just commissioned the Public Transport Management Center to develop a pilot plan to implement the assembled high-rise parking project at Cho Lon Bus Station (District 5) and District 8 Bus Station. At the same time, the Road Traffic Infrastructure…

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The birth rate in Kimchi is alarming and is among the lowest in the world. This not only affects socio-economic development, but also leads to a shortage of a very important profession, namely an obstetrician and gynaecologist. Talking numbers One in four hospitals in Korea does not have an obstetrician-gynaecologist or gynaecologist. The delivery room is also in a similar state of deprivation. According to Korea JoongAng Daily, this clearly reflects the country’s record low birth rate. According to data released by Statistics Korea and the Korean Ministry of Health and Welfare on Oct. 9, 63 out of 250 cities,…

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Airfares to Japan, Korea and Taiwan are all high during the holiday season. Asian destinations will attract large numbers of visitors during the holiday season at the end of this year. Photo: CNA. Travelers who book flights from Singapore to several Asian destinations are paying more for the upcoming December holiday than in the same period before the Covid-19 pandemic. This is because several popular destinations, including Japan and Taiwan, have recently reopened their borders to tourists after two and a half years of travel restrictions. According to Traveloka, one-way airfares from Singapore to Seoul have increased by a whopping…

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Keeping your house clean is a continuous activity and often people decide to take different routes to fully enjoy all the benefits of a clean house. However, most of the time, these household solutions and methods contain hazardous chemicals that are hazardous to both humans and the environment. To embrace a sustainable lifestyle and enjoy clean air, you need to have a source for bio-friendly non-toxic cleaners and natural solutions and apply specific green cleaning measures to your home. If you’re looking for methods to keep your home clean while not harming the environment you live in, stay with us…

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The IMF predicts that the Asia-Pacific region will grow by 4% this year and 4.3% in 2023. Asia — especially Southeast Asia — is still a bright spot, despite the global economy likely to plunge into recession by 2023, according to recent economists. Recently, the International Monetary Fund just released its latest outlook report titled “Asia Heads into Headwinds Amid Interest Rate Increases, War and Slowdown in China”. According to the report, the Asian economy’s strong recovery wave was lost to three “severe headwinds” in early 2022. These are rising interest rates, tensions in Ukraine and the effects of the…

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