At the pharmacy in Bình Dân Hospital in HCM City’s District 3, staff use paper bags to pack medicine instead of plastic.
The Hà Nội-based National Cancer Hospital will develop bidding plans to buy biodegradable bags to help reduce plastic waste.
The paper industry has potential for growth, but businesses need to avoid investment in products that have excess supply, according to the Việt Nam Paper and Pulp Association.
In 2018, the province lured above $532 million in foreign direct investment (FDI), up 51.3 per cent year on year.
Rare sea turtles are in danger of dying out but a project has started that aims to save them. Researchers have taken eggs from Côn Đảo Island in Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu Province to Chàm Island in the south central province of Quảng Nam.