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APEC exhibition on agriculture opens in Can Tho

World

APEC exhibition on agriculture opens in Can Tho

Six APEC member economies are displaying agricultural products and advanced agri-production technologies required to address food security and sustainably develop agriculture at an exhibition that opened in Can Tho city on August 21.

APEC’s action plan for sustainable fisheries discussed

World

APEC’s action plan for sustainable fisheries discussed

The APEC Ocean and Fisheries Working Group (OFWG) opened its ninth annual meeting in Can Tho city on August 21 to discuss a common action plan for the APEC economies and regional and global cooperation activities to sustainably develop fisheries and sea- and ocean-related fields.

Experts: Resilient infrastructure enhances economic growth

World

Experts: Resilient infrastructure enhances economic growth

Well-designed, sustainable and resilient infrastructure will enhance economic growth, boost productivity and provide significant positive flow-on effectives, heard a meeting of the APEC Committee on Trade and Investment (CTI) in Ho Chi Minh City on August 19.

High-tech farming development sluggish

Business

High-tech farming development sluggish

The development of high-tech agriculture in Vietnam remains sluggish due to unplanned and small-scale production, and is not commensurate with the country’s comparative advantages and efforts.

Traffic safety film festival opened for entries

Society

Traffic safety film festival opened for entries

Traffic culture among Vietnamese youths is the theme of a national film festival on traffic safety launched on August 9 by the National Traffic Safety Committee, the Department of Traffic Police and Toyota Motors Vietnam in Hanoi.

Mural arts encourage environment protection

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Mural arts encourage environment protection

Numerous mural artworks on climate change have been painted on ten walls in Ho Chi Minh City, drawing great attention. The designs were selected from 34 entries to a mural art contest ‘City in 2030’.