Vietnam promoting hi-tech farming Business

Vietnam promoting hi-tech farming

Vietnam has encouraged the development of hi-tech agriculture with a view to making breakthroughs in farming productivity and improving the competitive edge of agricultural products in both the domestic and foreign markets, according to Deputy Minister of Science and Technology Pham Cong Tac.
Opportunity for Vietnam to export rice to Australia Business

Opportunity for Vietnam to export rice to Australia

SunRice CEO Rob Gordon, head of Australia’s largest rice supplier, has announced that Australia is suffering a massive shortage of domestic rice supplies and would be forced to rely on imported Vietnamese rice in the lead up to Christmas 2020.
Opportunities await sugarcane farmers if they change way of thinking Business

Opportunities await sugarcane farmers if they change way of thinking

While many people believe that sugarcane farmers will face difficulties after Vietnam implements the ASEAN Trade In Goods Agreement (ATIGA), there are also some who say it could offer bright prospects for Vietnamese sugarcane to maximise its economic value if there is coordination between the State, scientists, entrepreneurs and especially farmers.
Severe penalties handed down to terrorists Society

Severe penalties handed down to terrorists

The People’s Court of HCM City on September 22 handed down severe sentences to 20 criminals, most of whom are members of the reactionary organisation “Trieu dai Viet” (Viet Dynasty), found guilty of “terrorism to oppose the people’s administration” and “illegally manufacturing, storing and trading explosives”.
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Hau Giang facilitates development of circular economy

Authorities in the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang held a working session via Skype on September 10 with the THD Vietnam Project Development JSC and Dutch businesses regarding a local circular economy project covering high-tech organic farming and processing and renewable energy.
Over 7,000 aid packages presented to COVID-19-hit families Society

Over 7,000 aid packages presented to COVID-19-hit families

The Saigon Children’s Charity organisation (Saigonchildren) said on September 3 that it has raised over 10 billion VND (434,000 USD) from domestic and foreign entities and individuals, equivalent to over 7,000 aid packages since April.