Ensuring food security becomes urgent: Minister Society

Ensuring food security becomes urgent: Minister

Ensuring food security is an urgent issue at present with food supply sources and access to safe food supplies being seriously affected, especially by climate change, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Le Quoc Doanh said at a forum in Hanoi on November 5.
Vietnam enjoys trade surplus with Israel Business

Vietnam enjoys trade surplus with Israel

Vietnam-Israel trade reached over 790 million USD in the first nine months of 219, with Vietnam’s export revenue of about 410 million USD, according to the Vietnam Trade Office in Israel.
Ancient city seeks ways to improve tourism quality Travel

Ancient city seeks ways to improve tourism quality

The ancient city of Hoi An is being challenged by mass tourism, traffic congestion, underdeveloped waste management, vendors, street food quality and poor design and operation of homestays that have badly impacted the UNESCO-recognised World Heritage Site.
IUU fishing must be eradicated: Deputy PM Business

IUU fishing must be eradicated: Deputy PM

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung inspected the fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing in the southern province of Kien Giang on October 23, requesting ministries, sectors and localities to make stronger efforts to swiftly put an end to the problem.
Japan helps Vietnam improve control of food safety Business

Japan helps Vietnam improve control of food safety

JICA signed a grant agreement with Vietnam on October 17 to provide over 1.2 billion JPY for a project to enhance laboratory capacity of the Reference Testing and Agrifood Quality Consultancy (RETAQ) Centre, helping Vietnam better ensure safety of agricultural and fishery products as food.
Vietnam’s bakery market shows fast growth Business

Vietnam’s bakery market shows fast growth

The bakery market has enjoyed compounded annual growth of 20-30 percent in recent years and is worth 700 million USD now, the chief of one of the country’s largest bakery chains has said.