fpt is and carbon ex driving carbon credit market

FPT IS and Carbon EX driving carbon credit market

FPT IS and Carbon EX, a carbon credit trading platform and renewable energy certificate issuer in Japan, signed an MoU to collaborate in providing services and solutions to promote carbon credit projects adhering to global standards such as Verra Carbon Standard, Gold Standard, and J-Credit.
acecook vietnam bringing market value

Acecook Vietnam bringing market value

Making great strikes thanks to the core value and the combination of Japanese technology and Vietnamese flavours, Acecook Vietnam is making innovations and creating added values in the local market. Kaneda Hiroki, general director of the company, discussed with VIR’s Minh Anh the sustainable development journey ahead.
mizuho secures a 15 per cent stake in kisetsu saison

Mizuho secures a 15 per cent stake in Kisetsu Saison

Mizuho Financial Group, one of Japan's top financial institutions, is set to acquire a 15 per cent share in India's Kisetsu Saison Finance, an online lending platform catering to individuals and small enterprises.
oda continues to play vital role

ODA continues to play vital role

Vietnam is cooperating with Japan on new schemes of official development assistance. Sugano Yuichi, chief representative at the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in Vietnam, spoke with VIR’s Thanh Dat about how these ties will be implemented in 2024 and beyond.
marriott international sees exceptional growth

Marriott International sees exceptional growth

In 2023, Marriott International celebrated a milestone year in the Asia Pacific, securing over 80 deals to add around 18,000 rooms, excluding Mainland China, highlighting its expansion and deepened presence in pivotal markets like Japan, India, and Vietnam.
japanese retail businesses want to expand in vietnam

Japanese retail businesses want to expand in Vietnam

100 per cent of Japanese retail businesses in Vietnam have expansion plans, according to a Survey on the Status of Japanese Enterprises Investing Abroad in the fiscal year 2023.
tokyo gas makes progress on 2 billion lng power project in thai binh province

Tokyo Gas makes progress on $2 billion LNG power project in Thai Binh province

On January 24, Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd. announced the establishment of Thai Binh LNG Power JSC for the development of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) to power project in Thai Binh province in collaboration with Truong Thanh Vietnam Group and Japan's Kyuden International Corporation.
digital transformation to drive circular economy

Digital transformation to drive circular economy

A programme focussing on digital applications for visualising material cycles and resource efficiency and their role in advancing the circular economy in Vietnam was held on January 24 in Hanoi. It was led by the Resource and Environment Communication Center (RECC) in partnership with Japan's Environmental Renewal and Material Circulation Bureau.
a further 125000 workers to go abroad in 2024

A further 125,000 workers to go abroad in 2024

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) predicts that there will be more job opportunities for Vietnamese workers in markets such as Japan, Taiwan, and South Korea this year, with as many as 125,000 contracted workers expected to make the move.
erex to put 101 million into biomass plant in vietnam

Erex to put $101 million into biomass plant in Vietnam

Erex Corporation, a Japanese firm specialising in supplying electricity sourced from biomass, has just unveiled plans for a pioneering 50MW biomass power plant in the central province of Binh Dinh.
philippines bans poultry imports from japan

Philippines bans poultry imports from Japan

The Philippines has imposed a temporary ban on the importation of poultry and poultry products from Japan due to an outbreak of bird flu there, the Philippine Department of Agriculture said on January 18.
mufg and nic jointly propel vietnams startup ecosystem

MUFG and NIC jointly propel Vietnam’s startup ecosystem

A new partnership will support the development of Vietnamese startups in international markets while introducing global and Japanese tech firms to Vietnam’s opportunities.
uniqlo sues china rival shein over viral bag copies

Uniqlo sues China rival Shein over viral bag copies

Japanese fashion giant Uniqlo said Tuesday that it is suing Chinese rival Shein over copycats of a massively popular crossbody pouch dubbed online the "Mary Poppins carryall".
vietnam lose 2 4 to japan at afc asian cup opener

Vietnam lose 2 - 4 to Japan at AFC Asian Cup opener

The Vietnamese men’s national football team lost 2 - 4 to Japan in their 2023 AFC Asian Cup opener on January 14, but the two goals against Asia’s No. 1 team were still considered beyond expectations.
three metre tsunami recorded at japan nuclear plant after quake

Three-metre tsunami recorded at Japan nuclear plant after quake

Three-metre (10-foot) tsunami waves were recorded at, but did not damage, a nuclear plant in Japan in the recent earthquake, its operator told AFP on Wednesday more than a week after the incident.