Same-sex couple bonds beyond borders

Same-sex couple bonds beyond borders

After travelling halfway around the globe, the young German-Vietnamese same-sex couple Etienne and Thanh will tie the knot in Denmark.
AkzoNobel aiming for inclusive, sustainable growth

AkzoNobel aiming for inclusive, sustainable growth

On July 7 and 8, Michael Friede, chief commercial officer at AkzoNobel, visited some of the company’s manufacturing sites and partners in Vietnam. On this occasion, he spoke to VIR’s Etienne Mahler about the company’s philosophy for holistic, sustainable, and inclusive development in this country.
Closing event of Rethinking Plastics heralds new age of combatting plastic pollution

Closing event of Rethinking Plastics heralds new age of combatting plastic pollution

MoNRE and Expertise France jointly organised the Closing Event of the “Rethinking Plastics" project in Hanoi on June 16.
Bolstering cybersecurity along with the rise of NFT games

Bolstering cybersecurity along with the rise of NFT games

Last Thursday, Vietnam Investment Review hosted the talk show ‘Cybersecurity Issues with NFT Games’, during which the guests not only discussed some of the most daunting questions regarding the security of blockchain games but also gave advice on how to successfully establish a project, as well as what kind of legal framework would be necessary to guide companies and end-users.
VIR talk show discusses cybersecurity issues surrounding NFT Games

VIR talk show discusses cybersecurity issues surrounding NFT Games

On May 19, Vietnam Investment Review will host the talk show Cybersecurity Issues with NFT Games.
Sorting out responsibilities regarding marine and ship waste management

Sorting out responsibilities regarding marine and ship waste management

On April 29, Expertise France and Vinamarine organised the follow-up session for the Complementary Training on Ship Waste Management at Seaports in Ho Chi Minh City.
The blockchain newcomers playing towards the next level

The blockchain newcomers playing towards the next level

Cryptocurrency, blockchain, non-fungible tokens (NFT) – these are terms that are now widely discussed in every major economic sector, including in the entertainment and video game industry. Globally, NFT gaming has received much attention, with Vietnam’s tech-savvy youngsters pioneering some of the most popular products.
Fostering a just and sustainable future for Vietnam’s female waste workers

Fostering a just and sustainable future for Vietnam’s female waste workers

A partnership between Vietnamese and overseas organisations seeks to improve informal waste workers’ livelihoods and contribute to a greener future.
Holistic strategies to tackle plastic waste sustainably

Holistic strategies to tackle plastic waste sustainably

On March 22, the French IRD hosted the final webinar for the pilot project ‘Enhancing plastic packaging collection, sorting, and recycling in Ho Chi Minh City’.
Phu Yen says no to marine plastic waste

Phu Yen says no to marine plastic waste

On March 6, around 50 inhabitants and about 120 students gathered at the beach in Phu Yen’s Xuan Thanh commune to clean the coastal strip of the Xuan Dai Bay of plastics and other marine waste.
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