Fishing village builds fortune from lobsters Videos

Fishing village builds fortune from lobsters

Lobster farming has been practiced for more than 20 years in Song Cau town, the central coastal province of Phu Yen. Lobsters have helped the local people escape poverty and even earn big
 Da Nang set to build new High-tech farms Business

Da Nang set to build new High-tech farms

The central city of Da Nang plans seven suburban communes in Hoa Vang district for high-tech farms on a total area of 540ha – a crucial step to boost high quality and safe agriculture.
Most Vietnamese ignore nutrition Health

Most Vietnamese ignore nutrition

Most Vietnamese people don't pay attention to nutrition, says Nguyen Thi Lam, Deputy Director of the National Institute of Nutrition.
Business

Nghe An focuses efforts on keys industries

The central province of Nghe An plans to concentrate on the development of key industries up to 2020, including the production and supply of cement, building materials, sugars, electricity and garments.
HCM City adapts to climate change Environment

HCM City adapts to climate change

Ho Chi Minh City has devised several solutions to adapt to global warming and achieve green growth and sustainable development by 2020, including a reduction of carbon dioxide emissions by 2 to 3 percent per year.
Tea exports expected to reach 245 million USD Business

Tea exports expected to reach 245 million USD

The Vietnam Tea Association (Vitas) expects the country will earn 245 million USD from tea exports by the end of the year thanks to efforts to promote trade activities, reorganise production, diversify the product range, and improve the quality of tea, the Vietnam Economic News reported.
Business

Capital flow continues to pour into textile industry

Despite several major new projects, the attractiveness of the textile industry seems to have remained unchanged as it continues to lure huge amount of capital from both domestic and foreign investors, the Vietnam Economic News reported on May 28.
World

Indonesia yields less cocoa in 2013

Indonesia yielded 450,000 tonnes of cocoa last year, lower than over 453,000 tonnes seen in the previous year, due to harsh weather and aging plants.
Society

France, EU-funded programmes prove efficiency

As many as 85 percent of urban population in six Mekong Delta localities have access to clean water thanks to a programme funded by the French Development Agency, according to the Steering Committee for the Southwest.
Vinalines Queen survivor lands at Singapore Society

Vinalines Queen survivor lands at Singapore

Sailor Dau Ngoc Hung, a survivor from Vietnam ’s sunken Vinalines Queen cargo vessel, landed at the Singaporean port of Marine South Pier at 12:15 of Jan. 4 ( Singapore time).
World

ASEAN+3 sets up rice reserve

ASEAN countries and their three partners, China, Japan and the Republic of Korea, have agreed to build a 800,000 tonne rice stock to offset the destabilizing effects caused by natural disasters.
Business

Vietnam tops world’s cashew exports

Posting an export turnover of 1.14 billion USD in 2010 from shipping abroad 196, 000 tonnes of cashew nuts, Vietnam continues leading the world’s cashew exporters for the fourth consecutive year.
Business

Lack of storage blamed for gas hike

The State should offer incentives to businesses to encourage the building of large liquid petroleum gas (LPG) warehouses to help stabilise gas prices, said Dr Nguyen Si Thang, chairman of the Vietnam Gas Association (VGA).
Business

Fertiliser production to oustrip demand by 2015

The fertiliser industry's production capacity is likely to surpass the country's domestic demand by 1.7-2 million tonnes per year from 2010 to 2015, reported the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.