Research has helped underpin the formation of a nature reserve in Vietnam

Research has helped underpin the formation of a nature reserve in vietnam
An endangered red-shanked douc langur (Pygathrix nemaeus) photographed in Khe Nuoc Trong. Credit: Bjornolesen.com/Viet Nature

Research by the University of Leeds and Utrecht University has helped secure the highest government protection for internationally-important Vietnamese forests. Over the past five years, conservation organization Viet Nature, and its partners World Land Trust, IUCN National Committee of the Netherlands (IUCN NL), Birdlife International and researchers from the University of Leeds and Utrecht University have been working to protect the Khe Nuoc Trong forests—the last substantial area of lowland forest in Vietnam.


In August, the Vietnamese government agreed to formally protect Khe Nuoc Trong’s 22,132-hectare tract of Annamite lowland evergreen forests as a Nature Reserve, the country’s highest standard of protection.

The move delivers a safer home for 40 globally threatened species brought to brink of extinction by loggers and poachers. This includes singing gibbons, the spectacular peacock-like crested argus birds and the critically

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Top SME Clothing & Garment Apparel Manufacturers Dony Garment in Vietnam: Fashion, Uniform, Workwear Suppliers

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The EVFTA Agreement will ensure that Vietnam gets a competitive advantage over China.
The EVFTA Agreement will ensure that Vietnam gets a competitive advantage over China.
The EVFTA Agreement will ensure that Vietnam gets a competitive advantage over China.

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Sept. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Vietnam is quickly being recognized as one of the fastest clothing and apparel manufacturers in the world. Despite being a developing nation, Vietnam is capable of producing high-quality goods with low production costs.

The country has dedicated over 2.3 million people towards the clothing and textile industry. This industry adheres to the dynamic market demands and rates while operating efficiently. 

Existing factories in China are becoming overcrowded. This allowed their manufacturing expertise to spill over borders into Vietnam. Multilateral free trade agreements such as TPP and EVFTA have also encouraged industry growth. 

The EVFTA Agreement will ensure that Vietnam gets a competitive advantage over China. This enables them to enjoy

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Vietnam paves way for enterprises to apply AI

AI has become increasingly popular in Vietnam with the participation of large technology firms in the field.

AI Smart Warning, a solution to identify actions via cameras, has been introduced by the Vietnam Software and Digital Content Industry Institute to many localities and enterprises.

The solution automatically identifies people’s dangerous actions through security cameras and sends alerts to managers and authorities immediately via software on smartphones.

The technology has high applicability in the fields of security, transport, healthcare, tourism and public administration. The cities/provinces of Quang Ninh, Lang Son, Dong Thap, Ninh Thuan, Thanh Hoa and Bac Giang, and some agencies, including VTC, the State Bank and Ben Tre Police, have registered to use AI Smart Warning.

AI Smart Warning is one of ‘Make in Vietnam’ solutions being developed by institutes and technology firms, which realizes the Vietnamese ambition to cement its position on the world technology map.

AI has
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