Vietnam, ADB sign deal on emergency grant to aid disaster response Society

Vietnam, ADB sign deal on emergency grant to aid disaster response

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong, authorised by the Government, and Country Director of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Andrew Jeffries on November 24 signed an agreement on the bank’s emergency grant of 2.5 million USD to help Vietnam address natural disasters’ consequences in the central region.
Wood industry regains growth momentum Business

Wood industry regains growth momentum

Despite a tough year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the national wood sector looks set to achieve its export turnover target of 12 billion USD, and some wood processing businesses have so many orders while they are in short of workers to complete them, according to the Vietnam Timber and Forest Product Association (Vietforest).
Minister calls for drastic response to Storm Vamco Society

Minister calls for drastic response to Storm Vamco

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong has asked localities and competent agencies to undertake a sweeping response to Storm Vamco, which entered the East Sea on the morning of November 12 and has been erratic and unpredictable.
Vietnam Festival in Japan kicks off Society

Vietnam Festival in Japan kicks off

The annual Vietnam Festival in Japan opened in Tokyo on November 7, making it the first large-scale event here since the city was included in the Japanese Government’s Go To Travel campaign.
PM calls for redoubling of efforts to compensate disaster losses Politics

PM calls for redoubling of efforts to compensate disaster losses

The settlement of the consequences of the recent storms and flooding in the central region was high on the agenda at the Government’s monthly meeting on October 30, during which Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc demanded that efforts to compensate local residents for their losses be redoubled.
Vietnam seeks sustainable development of fisheries Business

Vietnam seeks sustainable development of fisheries

Fisheries output is expected to reach 8.2 million tonnes this year, much higher than the target of 6.5 – 7 million tonnes set under a 2016 -20 sustainable seafood development programme, according to the Directorate of Fisheries.
Minister asks for proactive measures to respond to Storm Molave Society

Minister asks for proactive measures to respond to Storm Molave

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong on October 28 asked relevant localities and agencies, and people in the central and Central Highlands regions to take proactive measures in coping with Storm Molave and its consequences, towards minimising its impact.