Kien Giang province increases rice output Business

Kien Giang province increases rice output

The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang, the country’s largest rice producer, is expected to produce 4.3 million tonnes of paddy this year, up more than 35,200 tonnes against last year, according to its Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Local rice industry needs technology in preservation, processing Business

Local rice industry needs technology in preservation, processing

The application of advanced technology in preservation and processing is the most important factor in Vietnam’s rice value chain, said Nguyen Hong Son, Director of the Vietnam Academy of Agricultural Sciences under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
Droughts hit Thailand’s rice sector ASEAN

Droughts hit Thailand’s rice sector

This is a tough year for Thailand’s rice sector due to prolonged droughts in the northeast and strong baht (THB), said Honorary President of the Thai Rice Exporters Association Chookiat Ophaswongse.
Ca Mau adjust list of key local agricultural products Society

Ca Mau adjust list of key local agricultural products

The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of the southern province of Ca Mau has amended its list of key agricultural products, deleting two from the original list and keeping shrimp, mud crab, high-quality rice, and wood.
Vietnam expands export markets for farm produce Business

Vietnam expands export markets for farm produce

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) is coordinating with other ministries, agencies and associations to organise a range of trade promotion activities, aiming to expand export markets for agricultural products, especially key staples.
Vice President meets Cuban leaders to enhance ties Politics

Vice President meets Cuban leaders to enhance ties

Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh on July 9 held talks with First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Raul Castro and Chairman of the Cuban State Council and the Council of Minister Miguel Diaz-Canel in Havana.