High risks of forest fires in many ASEAN countries World

High risks of forest fires in many ASEAN countries

The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) of Indonesia has warned about high risks of forest and land fires in many Southeast Asian countries as a result of dry conditions in the region.
Seven-month rice export up in volume, but down in value Business

Seven-month rice export up in volume, but down in value

Vietnam exported 4.01 million tonnes of rice worth 1.73 billion USD in the first seven months of 2019, up 2.1 percent in volume but down 14.3 percent in value year on year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
PV Power posts positive results in five months Business

PV Power posts positive results in five months

PV Power, an subordinate company of the Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam), reported positive business results in the first five months of this year despite difficulties the company faced in generating power.
Philippines to import 300,000 tonnes of corn World

Philippines to import 300,000 tonnes of corn

The Philippines is seeking to import 300,000 tonnes of corn to cover a shortfall in the domestic supply caused by the El Nino dry spell and to prepare for the expected dramatic growth of local hog and poultry sectors, said Philippine Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Pinol on May 21.
Thailand warns of serious drought World

Thailand warns of serious drought

The Thai government has ordered all relevant agencies to be cautious in managing the country’s water supplies and also urged people to use water wisely due to concern about drought in the near future. ​
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.
Climate change adaption project launched in Dak Lak Environment

Climate change adaption project launched in Dak Lak

The National Agriculture Extension Centre and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) launched a communications programmne on disaster prevention, supply of materials and breeding chickens to farmers in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak on May 25.