Geographical indication of Binh Thuan dragon fruit protected in Japan Business

Geographical indication of Binh Thuan dragon fruit protected in Japan

The Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) on October 7 granted a Geographical Indication (GI) certification for dragon fruit grown in the south central province of Binh Thuan of Vietnam after three years the Binh Thuan Dragon Fruit Association had submitted the application for the status in Japan.
Indigenous language used to popularize information on COVID-19 Videos

Indigenous language used to popularize information on COVID-19

National and indigenous languages have been used in parallel to raise awareness about COVID-19 pandemic among local people in Luc Ngan district in northern mountainous Bac Giang province. The initiative has proven effective, especially among ethnic minority people.
Bac Giang province moves to sustainably develop tourism Travel

Bac Giang province moves to sustainably develop tourism

In the time ahead, the northern province of Bac Giang is going to summon resources and push ahead with measures to fully tap into tourism potential and advantages and sustainably develop this industry, according to Director of the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism Tran Minh Ha.
Vietnam’s export turnover exceeds 157.6 billion USD in H1 Business

Vietnam’s export turnover exceeds 157.6 billion USD in H1

Vietnam raked in 157.63 billion USD from exports in the first six months of the year, a year-on-year surge 28.4 percent. In the period, 25 commodities were added to the country’s “one-billion USD” club, which comprises exports with turnover of more than 1 billion USD.
Bac Giang to increase tourism’s contribution to economy Politics

Bac Giang to increase tourism’s contribution to economy

The northern province of Bac Giang will bring its strengths into full play to make tourism a major economic contributor and welcome about 3-3.5 million tourist arrivals each year by 2025, according to Deputy Director of the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Trong Bac.
GI certificate – a booster for lychee exports Business

GI certificate – a booster for lychee exports

Obtaining a certificate of Geographical Indication (GI) helps facilitate the export of thieu lychee to fastidious international markets like Japan, according to Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Le Anh Duong.
Bac Giang looks to develop night-time economy Business

Bac Giang looks to develop night-time economy

The People's Committee of Bac Giang province has approved a night-time economic development project for the 2021 - 2030 period with the aim to promote the development of evening economic activities in the locality, and turn Bac Giang into a vibrant and attractive destination, meeting the needs of working, entertaining, shopping, enjoying food and experiencing the nightlife of locals and visitors.
Bac Giang applies drastic measure to lure investment Business

Bac Giang applies drastic measure to lure investment

The northern province of Bac Giang is applying measures to implement its investment promotion programme for 2021 with an aim to attract about 1.3 billion USD worth of investment in 2021, said Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Le Anh Duong.
Success story of Bac Giang lychee Business

Success story of Bac Giang lychee

Never before have the prices and sale of lychee received such great attention as it is now. And perhaps, authorities and people of northern Bac Giang province have never been so proud of and confident with this kind of fruit despite the complex development of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Deal signed to promote farm produce sale via digital platforms Business

Deal signed to promote farm produce sale via digital platforms

A memorandum of understanding was signed in Hanoi on June 8 to carry out a programme on facilitating digital transformation and assisting small- and medium-sized enterprises, cooperatives and business households in the consumption of farm produce in the country.