Thailand’s sugar industry affected by drought World

Thailand’s sugar industry affected by drought

With Thailand in the midst of its worst drought in four decades, sugar production is falling significantly for this year's crop cycle, pushing up the price of sugar globally, local media reported.
Businesses urged to cooperate to bring live pig price down Business

Businesses urged to cooperate to bring live pig price down

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong has urged livestock businesses to cooperate with the Government and with each other to bring the live pig price down from the current 75,000 VND (3.17 USD) to 70,000 VND per kg as from April 1.
Sympathy to Thailand over damage caused by storms Politics

Sympathy to Thailand over damage caused by storms

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has extended sympathy to his Thai counterpart Prayut Chan-o-cha over great losses in humans and property caused by storms Podul and Kajiki and subsequent floods in Thailand’s northeastern, central and northern regions.
Nearly 2.5 million pigs culled due to African swine fever Society

Nearly 2.5 million pigs culled due to African swine fever

The African swine fever (ASF) in pigs has appeared in 55 out of 63 provinces and centrally run cities in the country, forcing the cull of 2.5 million pigs, or 7.5 percent of the total pig stocks, it was reported at a conference on fighting the disease and restoring the pig farming industry on June 13.
Tea industry needs to focus on quality Business

Tea industry needs to focus on quality

Vietnam’s tea industry needs to focus on enhancing quality, diversifying product offerings and building brands to develop in a sustainable way, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Vocational training needs to attract participation of enterprises Society

Vocational training needs to attract participation of enterprises

Enterprises are not interested in collaboration with vocational training establishments to train students or update their internal training programmes because the laws are not clear about their role and responsibilities, according to Vo Tan Thanh, Director of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s HCM City Branch.
Vietnam to keep sugarcane area at 300,000ha by 2030 Business

Vietnam to keep sugarcane area at 300,000ha by 2030

Vietnam will keep its sugarcane growing area stable at 300,000 hectares until 2030 in parallel with increasing sugar output and quality, according to a plan on the sugar industry’s development until 2020 with a vision to 2030.