Ben Tre seeks to boost exports of key farm produce Business

Ben Tre seeks to boost exports of key farm produce

China has high demand for fruits but new measures are needed to encourage Vietnamese exporters to ship their fruits officially to China rather than through border trade, a recent seminar heard in Ben Tre province.
PPPs urged to develop coffee sector sustainably Business

PPPs urged to develop coffee sector sustainably

A workshop was held in Ho Chi Minh City on December 4 to seek measures for boosting public-private partnerships (PPP) towards sustainably developing Vietnam’s coffee sector – one of the world’s leading coffee exporters.
More research needed for climate adaptation Environment

More research needed for climate adaptation

Climate change is the biggest challenge to Vietnam and the agricultural sector, and farmers and the poor are the most vulnerable. In response, a number of measures have been taken by the country to mitigate climate change.
Agricultural sector takes actions against drought Society

Agricultural sector takes actions against drought

The people’s committees of provinces and cities across the country have been ordered to outline plans to fight drought and saline intrusion in the context of low water levels in many reservoirs, making it hard to provide sufficient water for agriculture production during the dry season 2018-2019.
Laos sends condolences to Vietnam over losses caused by storm Politics

Laos sends condolences to Vietnam over losses caused by storm

President Bounnhang Vorachit and Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith of Laos have sent messages of sympathy to Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang and Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc over the huge losses in humans and property caused by typhoon Son Tinh in northern and central provinces.
Rice export upbeat in first half Business

Rice export upbeat in first half

Vietnam’s rice exports saw remarkable growth in the first six months of this year, with year-on-year increases of 24.6 percent in volume and 42.2 percent in value.