PM highlights significance of agriculture, farmers, rural areas Politics

PM highlights significance of agriculture, farmers, rural areas

The Party and State define agriculture, farmers and rural areas as a significant part of the national industrialisation, modernisation as well as construction and defence, and an important motivation for socio-economic development, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has stated.
Acting President meets with exemplary Vietnamese farmers Society

Acting President meets with exemplary Vietnamese farmers

Acting State President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh has urged the Vietnam Farmers’ Union to accelerate the movement “Farmers 4.0” aiming to apply scientific and technological advances to create farm produce of better quality and generate higher economic benefits for farmers.
Fertiliser stocks shoot up due to VAT change Business

Fertiliser stocks shoot up due to VAT change

Fertiliser stocks are surprising the market with many large names hitting the ceiling prices, mainly due to the Ministry of Finance’s decision to make fertiliser subject to VAT at the preferential rate of 5 percent.
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Vietnam Farmers’ Union to hold congress in June

The sixth national congress of the Vietnam Farmers’ Union (VNFU) is scheduled to take place in June, 2013 to decide orientations and targets for the union’s action programmes as well as farmers’ movement in 2013-2018.