Singapore: From sky farms to lab-grown shrimp World

Singapore: From sky farms to lab-grown shrimp

As Singapore, an unlikely place for farming revolution, aims to boost agricultural production and rely less on imports to feed its 5.6 million people, the country has developed tiered fish farms, vegetable plots atop office buildings and lab-grown shrimp.
VN Index hits new record high Business

VN Index hits new record high

Vietnam’s benchmark VN Index marginally surpassed the record high of 1,170 points on March 22 as energy stocks remained upbeat and insurers and agriculture firms performed strongly as well.
Stocks rise further on banks Business

Stocks rise further on banks

Vietnamese stock indices ended on a positive note on June 14, led by banks, insurance companies and agriculture firms on positive market information.
Agriculture firms receive Gov’t funds Business

Agriculture firms receive Gov’t funds

State credit institutions will offer enterprises developing national agricultural products 70 percent of investment capital, said the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI).
Shares down as holiday approaches Business

Shares down as holiday approaches

Shares fell further on the two local markets on April 25 as investor confidence remained low on potential global risks, a coming holiday and a six-day decline of oil prices.
Farm co-operatives need more support Business

Farm co-operatives need more support

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Vietnam Co-operative Alliance have announced policy plans to support farming co-operatives by making them more competitive.