Avian flu breakouts recorded in 11 localities Health

Avian flu breakouts recorded in 11 localities

Outbreaks of A/H5N1 and A/H5N6 avian influenza, which is transmittable to humans, have been reported in 13 communes of 11 localities nationwide from the start of 2019, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Agriculture ministry asked to ensure food supply in year-end Society

Agriculture ministry asked to ensure food supply in year-end

The Government has urged the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) to mobilise resources and engage the whole political system and community to prevent the spread of African swine fever, restructure the animal breeding sector and ensure foodstuff supply for year-end occasion.
African swine fever spreads in Cambodia World

African swine fever spreads in Cambodia

African swine fever has spread to southern Cambodia’s Kandal province, bringing the total number of provinces hit by the virus to five, Agriculture Minister Veng Sakhon announced on July 15.
African swine fever spreads over 62 localities Society

African swine fever spreads over 62 localities

African swine fever (ASF) has spread across 62 out of 63 provinces and centrally-run cities in the country, forcing the cull of more than 3.3 million pigs, the Department of Animal Health under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development reported on July 11.
Low CPI growth facilitates inflation control: Deputy PM Business

Low CPI growth facilitates inflation control: Deputy PM

A CPI rise at three-year low during the first half of 2019 has greatly helped stabilise the macro-economy, promote economic growth and leave much room for inflation control for the remaining of the year, according to Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue.
Vietnam develops anti-African swine fever vaccine Health

Vietnam develops anti-African swine fever vaccine

A vaccine against African swine fever (AFS) virus by the Vietnam Academy of Agricultural Sciences (VAAS) has produced initial positive outcomes on experimental scale, unveiled Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) Nguyen Xuan Cuong.
Agriculture sector posts 2.39 percent in first half of 2019 Business

Agriculture sector posts 2.39 percent in first half of 2019

The agriculture sector posted a year-on-year growth of 2.39 percent in the first half of 2019, despite facing numerous difficulties like global economic slowdown, impacts from US-China trade war, unfavourable weather, and especially the African swine fever.
Hanoi to conduct food safety inspections Society

Hanoi to conduct food safety inspections

Hanoi will conduct checks on the food safety and hygiene of all enterprises and restaurants in the capital city starting July 10, according to the municipal People’s Committee.
Prime Minister meets Hai Phong voters Politics

Prime Minister meets Hai Phong voters

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and the delegation of National Assembly deputies of Hai Phong city had a meeting with voters in the city’s An Duong district on June 16 to inform them of the outcomes of the NA’s seventh session.