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Forestry and Fisheries

ASEAN works towards innovative agriculture

World

ASEAN works towards innovative agriculture

The Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM) of the ASEAN Ministers on Agriculture and Forestry (AMAF) opened in Hanoi on October 8 to prepare for the 40th meeting of AMAF, the 18th AMAF+3 and the 6th ASEAN-China Ministerial Meeting on Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine.

Q1 workforce up by 150,000

Society

Q1 workforce up by 150,000

Vietnam expects to have a total of 54.2 million people in the workforce in the first quarter of 2018, up 150,000 from last year’s final quarter, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA).

Vietnam, Australia elevate ties to strategic partnership

Politics

Vietnam, Australia elevate ties to strategic partnership

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull signed a joint statement on the establishment of the Vietnam-Australia Strategic Partnership following their talks in Canberra, Australia on March 15 as part of the Vietnamese PM’s official visit.

HCM City’s farm production shoots up

Business

HCM City’s farm production shoots up

The average production value per hectare of agricultural land in Ho Chi Minh City has increased year after year even as the area shrank, according to the municipal Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Cashew industry lowers export goal

Business

Cashew industry lowers export goal

Vietnam’s cashew industry has targeted 300,000 tonnes of cashew exports at a value of 3 billion USD this year, a year-on-year reduction of 50,000 tonnes in volume and 500 million USD in value.