Daily Archives: January 20, 2020

Philips marks new milestones to improve people’s health across the globe at WEF 2020

January 20, 2020

  • Philips’ products and solutions improved the lives of 1.64 billion globally in 2019 compared to 1.54 billion in 2018, and improved the lives of 194 million in underserved communities compared to 175 million in 2018
  • Global roll-out of Philips’ large medical systems take-back and remanufacturing program
  • Philips’ US and Netherlands operations 100% powered by renewable energy
  • Philips ranked on CDP Climate Change A-list for seventh year running and among the world’s top global companies for its commitment to action on climate change 

Amsterdam, the Netherlands and Davos, Switzerland Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced new milestones in its aim to make the world healthier and more sustainable through innovation.…

Philips once again ranked among the world’s top global companies for its commitment to action on climate change

January 20, 2020

  • Philips on CDP Climate Change A-list for seventh year running
  • Philips recognized for its actions to reduce emissions, mitigate climate risks and develop the low-carbon economy

Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced that it has once again been placed on the CDP Climate Change A List [1], making this the seventh consecutive year it has achieved a CDP A-list ranking for its leadership in corporate climate action.…

First American Studies programme launched at Vietnamese university

The Ho Chi Minh-based Hoa Sen University is set to launch an American Studies course this year, the first of its kind at a Vietnamese university.

Vietnam and the US are preparing to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the normalisation of bilateral ties in 2020.…

Cambodia’s delegations pay Tet visits to Kien Giang

Representatives from Cambodian localities and agencies have paid visits to the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang on the occasion of the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.

During their meetings with Kien Giang’s leaders, officials of the provinces of Takeo, Kampot, Preah Shihanouk, Koh Kong, and Kep, together with those from the Royal Cambodian Gendarmerie and the General Department of the National Police, highlighted and appreciated cooperation results between Cambodian localities and Kien Giang.…

Cambodia’s delegations pay Tet visits to Kien Giang

Representatives from Cambodian localities and agencies have paid visits to the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang on the occasion of the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.

During their meetings with Kien Giang’s leaders, officials of the provinces of Takeo, Kampot, Preah Shihanouk, Koh Kong, and Kep, together with those from the Royal Cambodian Gendarmerie and the General Department of the National Police, highlighted and appreciated cooperation results between Cambodian localities and Kien Giang.…

NA Vice Chairman welcomes guests from US House Committee on Armed Services

Vice Chairman of the National Assembly (NA) Gen. Do Ba Ty received a delegation of the Committee on Armed Services of the US House of Representatives led by Congressman Seth Moulton in Hanoi on January 20.…

Viettel becomes world’s 6th provider of 5G device

Vietnam’s telecom firm Viettel announced it is the 6th company in the world to manufacture 5G devices.

Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung and Minister of Science and Technology (MoST) Chu Ngoc Anh made the first video call with Viettel’s gNodeB transceiver in Hanoi on January 17.…