More OCOP products to be certified Business

More OCOP products to be certified

Vietnam hopes to have 3,843 products qualified for standards of One Commune-One Product (OCOP) programmes by this year, said deputy minister of agriculture and rural development Tran Thanh Nam at a conference in Hanoi on January 9.
Vietnam has 66 traditional medicine hospitals Health

Vietnam has 66 traditional medicine hospitals

Vietnam had 66 traditional medicine hospitals as of the end of 2019, an increase of two compared to the number in 2018, it was reported at a conference on January 7 of the Agency of Traditional Medicine Administration under the Health Ministry.
Exploring nine Ramsar sites of Vietnam Environment

Exploring nine Ramsar sites of Vietnam

Vietnam became a member of the Ramsar Convention in 1989. So far, nine wetlands in the country have been recognised as Ramsar sites – wetlands of international importance.
Development programme reduces poverty in ethnic minority areas Society

Development programme reduces poverty in ethnic minority areas

The percentage of disadvantaged hamlets and communes in eight northeastern provinces has reduced 3 to 4 percent per year since 2016, heard a workshop held in Cao Bang province on November 8 to review the implementation Programme 135 for 2016-2020 period.
Bac Kan promotes seedless persimmon Business

Bac Kan promotes seedless persimmon

Bac Kan province has been focusing on growing seedless persimmon in an effort to make it a key commodity for the locality. This persimmon variety has brought great economic value to the province.
Collective economy achieves good results Business

Collective economy achieves good results

While positive results have been achieved getting people to work together as part of a cooperative, there’s still limitation in its development, said Vo Thanh Thong, Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment.