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Sugarcane faces plummeting prices

Business

Sugarcane faces plummeting prices

The sugarcane sector is facing record-low prices despite an increase of 500,000 tonnes of output over last year, leading to high inventory levels, according to the Vietnam Sugar and Sugarcane Association.

Rice production drops slightly in summer-autumn crop

Business

Rice production drops slightly in summer-autumn crop

Southern localities have harvested nearly 962,000 hectares of total rice farmed in the summer-autumn crop this year, equivalent to 88.7 percent of the same crop last year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

Cabinet members debate institutional development

Politics

Cabinet members debate institutional development

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on August 16 chaired the Cabinet’s regular meeting on the development of institutions. The discussion focused on the revised Law on Public Investment which amends and supplements a number of articles of laws relating to the Planning Law.

Ministries to promote GI products

Business

Ministries to promote GI products

The Industry and Trade, the Agriculture and Rural Development and the Science and Technology have signed a coordination agreement on construction and management of geographical indication (GI).

Conference to draw more private investment in agriculture

Business

Conference to draw more private investment in agriculture

The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) will co-organise a conference on July 30 to discuss solutions for the development of the agricultural sector and open the door for investment from the private sector.

Laos sends condolences to Vietnam over losses caused by storm

Politics

Laos sends condolences to Vietnam over losses caused by storm

President Bounnhang Vorachit and Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith of Laos have sent messages of sympathy to Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang and Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc over the huge losses in humans and property caused by typhoon Son Tinh in northern and central provinces.