Vietnam, US to enhance agricultural cooperation Business

Vietnam, US to enhance agricultural cooperation

Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Ha Kim Ngoc held phone talks with US Under Secretary of Agriculture Ted McKinney in Washington DC on May 6 with a view to promoting agricultural cooperation between the two countries.
Thailand ceases licensing agricultural chemicals World

Thailand ceases licensing agricultural chemicals

Thailand’s Deputy Agriculture Minister Mananya Thaiseth on August 9 ordered the Department of Agriculture to put the brakes on licence extensions for hazardous farm chemicals, and vowed to ban three substances by the end of this year.
Politics

Indian President’s visit to tighten bilateral ties

Indian President Pranab Mukherjee will pay a state visit to Vietnam from September 14-17 to further strengthen the country’s traditional cooperation and strategic partnership with Vietnam.

Since the two countries established diplomatic ties in 1972 and a strategic partnership in 2007, the Vietnam-India relationship has developed intensively, reflected by the increase in high-level visits.
Vietnam’s first hybrid rice R&D station opens Business

Vietnam’s first hybrid rice R&D station opens

A Swiss-invested hybrid rice research and development (R&D) station was inaugurated in the Red River Delta province of Nam Dinh on August 14, becoming the first of its kind in Vietnam under the management of an international group.
Int’l exhibitions held in HCM City Business

Int’l exhibitions held in HCM City

A series of international exhibitions on industrial machinery, equipment and products opened in Ho Chi Minh City on December 5 with the attendance of 180 well-known domestic and foreign businesses.
Society

Workplace accidents on the rise in rural areas

Professor Doctor Le Van Trinh, head of the National Institute of Labour Protection, said there was still not an office in charge of controlling labour accidents and occupational diseases in rural areas.