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.
Top companies see profit slide in 9 months Business

Top companies see profit slide in 9 months

Forty of the largest companies by market capitalisation posted a 15 percent annual decline in total pre-tax profit, which fell to 162.8 trillion VND (7.02 billion USD) in January-September.
Tra fish exporters struggle with production, exports Business

Tra fish exporters struggle with production, exports

Tra (pangasius) fish farming has been hit by a double whammy of COVID-19 and prolonged saltwater intrusion in rivers in the Mekong Delta region, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
Make-in-Vietnam blockchain platform debuts Sci-Tech

Make-in-Vietnam blockchain platform debuts

The Ministry of Information and Communications, on August 13, held a ceremony to debut the akaChain blockchain platform, as part of a programme introducing “Make in Vietnam” digital platforms.
Top 10 most valuable brands worth 8.1 billion USD Business

Top 10 most valuable brands worth 8.1 billion USD

The top 10 most valuable brands in Vietnam 2020 are worth 8.1 billion USD, increasing by 17 percent from last year and accounting for 30 percent of the list’s total value, according to Forbes Vietnam magazine.
Local dairy expected to continue growing in 2020 Business

Local dairy expected to continue growing in 2020

The Vietnam Industry Research and Consultancy (VIRAC) forecasts that the dairy industry prospect in 2020 will continue to grow at a high level, increase investment capital in dairy farms to reduce dependence on imported milk and to meet the needs of people’s domestic consumption.
Masan revenues surge in Q1 Business

Masan revenues surge in Q1

Masan Group Corporation (HOSE: MSN) has reported consolidated net revenues of 17.632 trillion VND (753.08 million USD) in the first quarter of financial year 2020, a year-on-year increase of 116.1 percent.