Tra fish exports surge in seven months Business

Tra fish exports surge in seven months

The export turnover of tra fish soared 19.5 percent to 1.18 billion USD in the first seven months of 2018, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
Thailand: 2017's MPI grows by 1.58 percent World

Thailand: 2017's MPI grows by 1.58 percent

Thailand's Manufacturing Production Index in 2017 showed 1.58 percent growth from a previous year with rubber products, automobiles, automobile engines, vegetable oil, and petroleum being major performers.
Vietnam to produce foot-and-mouth disease vaccines next year Health

Vietnam to produce foot-and-mouth disease vaccines next year

Next year, Vietnam expects to produce and provide a sufficient supply of vaccines against foot-and-mouth disease, an infectious and sometime fatal viral disease that affects cloven-hoofed animals, including cattle and pigs, as heard at a conference in Hanoi on December 18.
Tay Ninh acts to prevent bird flu spread Society

Tay Ninh acts to prevent bird flu spread

The southwest province of Tay Ninh has directed all local authorities of its border districts to take immediate steps to prevent the spread of H5N1 bird flu and foot and mouth disease from Cambodia.
Vietnamese poultry sector seeks export Business

Vietnamese poultry sector seeks export

Facing mounting pressure from cheap imported chicken, domestic products are examining export options, stated Nguyen Tri Cong, Chairman of Dong Nai province’s Livestock Association.
Business

Brazil lifts import ban on Vietnamese seafood

The Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply (MAPA) has lifted the import ban on Vietnamese tra fish, said the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Department of Animal Health (DAH).
Bird flu viruses could re-emerge in upcoming flu season Health

Bird flu viruses could re-emerge in upcoming flu season

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has issued a new warning, saying bird flu viruses continue to pose a serious threat to human and animal health, adding they will pose a greater risk during the upcoming flu season.
Society

Vaccine not magic bullet for bird flu

Vaccination was not a "magic bullet" against bird flu, United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation Bangkok-based expert in viral diseases Subhash Morzaria said on Dec.1.